45 Inspirational and Life Changing Alex Kendrick Quotes

45 Inspirational and Life Changing Alex Kendrick Quotes

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Alex Kendrick is a Christian, husband, father and filmmaker based in Albany, Georgia. Together with his brothers Shannon and Stephen they run Kendrick Brothers Productions.

They are responsible for the famous Christian films such as Courageous, War Room and Overcomer. Their very first movie production with Sherwood Church was done as a local outreach initiative.

Unbeknown to them that was the beginning of greater things to come. In this post we capture some of the lessons Alex has learned about life and film making.

Here are 45 of Alex’s most powerful quotes:

  1. “You must be able to recognize the difference between a good idea and a God idea.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  2. “He still remains faithful.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  3. “Love is the most important ingredient to any meaningful relationship. It is fundamental to true significance. Your quality of life is directly tied to the amount of love flowing in you and through you to others.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  4. “Though it’s often overlooked, love is infinitely more valuable than riches, fame, and honor. They will pass away, but love remains. You can be fulfilled without these, but not without love.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  5. “We’re seeing that God’s word and His principles do work. They may not work overnight but they are powerful and when we apply them in the way He shows us to apply them in life then we’re going to see positive consequences.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  6. “As we all know, we’re all highly influenced by the atmosphere that our parents create when we’re growing up. And, if we do that the right way, that carries on to the next generation.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  7. “I have six kids – four girls and two boys. I’m amazed that growing up in the same house, same parents with the same exposure to the same things that all my six kids can be so different. I see that as their (being) designed by God.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  8. “As a boy, for years, we did not have a television. Our parents were pretty conservative, we were able to see on occasion. A family-friendly movie at the theater. I remember being so enamored with these huge stories on screen.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  9. “Your attitude is like the aroma of your heart. If your attitude stinks, it means your heart’s not right.” ~ Alex Kendrick

  10. “Walking in fellowship with God is better than a thousand marriage books or counseling sessions, as helpful as these resources can be.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  11. “We also want to invest in the next generation of filmmakers. There have been hundreds of these filmmakers that have called us saying “Can we intern with you? Can we mentor under you?” And we want an opportunity to do that, as well.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  12. “As our kids are drawn into, you know, Facebook and twittering and having their own cell phone and iPod and all those things, all of those things will take up as much time as you give them. What our goal is is to help them find that natural balance so that the things of our culture don’t just steal their hearts and their minds and just consume their lives.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  13. “So, my brother and I, over the last two years, went back through Scripture and pulled every (passage) we could in relation to parenting children, guarding their hearts, teaching them, loving them, being patient. And then we worked through 40 principles and wrote The Love Dare for Parents.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  14. “Love is hard to offend and quick to forgive. How easily do you get irritated and offended? Some people live by the motto, “Never pass up an opportunity to get upset with your spouse.” When something goes wrong, they quickly take full advantage of it by expressing how hurt or frustrated they are. But this is the opposite reaction of love.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  15. “Anger almost never makes things better.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  16. “Surrendering a battle may actually be the best way to greater victory.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  17. “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional.” ~ Alex Kendrick

  18. “Simply put, one of the greatest priorities for your marriage should be daily cultivating your relationship with God while celebrating any spiritual growth in your spouse.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  19. “Prayer really does work. It’s a spiritual phenomenon created by an unlimited, powerful God. And it yields amazing results.”  ~ Alex Kendrick
  20. “The bottom line is this: you either make decisions out of love for others or love for yourself.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  21. “The truth is, love is a decision and not just a feeling. It is selfless, sacrificial, and transformational.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  22. “Remove anything that is hindering your relationship, any addiction or influence that is stealing your affections and turning your heart away from your spouse.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  23. “When all else fails, the truth of God will stand.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  24. “Unless our hearts are genuinely changed by God, they will continue to choose wrong things.” ~ Alex Kendrick
  25. “Lasting love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  26. “Love that chooses to love is just as beautiful as love that feels like loving. In many ways, it is a truer love because it has its eyes wide open.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  27. “Almost every sinful action can be traced back to a selfish motive.”  ~ Alex_Kendrick
  28. “A husband who has a wife willing to help him fulfill God’s assignments for his life has a priceless treasure.”  ~ Alex_Kendrick
  29. “Though you may wind up disagreeing with your spouse’s perspectives, you should still give their views respect and strong consideration. This honors God’s design for your relationship and guards the oneness He intends. Joined together, you are greater than your independent parts. You need each other. You complete each other.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  30. “There is a difference between a good idea and a God idea.” ~ Alex_Kendrick

  31. “The more you learn to resist your own selfishness daily, the stronger, more lovable, and happier you will become.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  32. “Anger almost never makes things better. In fact, it usually generates additional problems. It will trample on long-term relationships while reacting to short-term mishaps.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  33. “Divorce is nearly inevitable when people refuse to allow their spouses to be human. So make a transition in your thinking. Choose to live by encouragement rather than expectations.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  34. “Love that is from God is unending, unstoppable. If the object of its affection doesn’t choose to receive it, love keeps giving anyway. Love never fails.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  35. “Demonstrate love by willingly choosing to give in to an area of disagreement between you and your spouse. Tell them you are putting their preference first.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  36. “Being easily angered is an indicator that a hidden area of selfishness or insecurity is present where love is supposed to rule. But when God is your reason for loving, your ability to love is guaranteed . . . because love comes from Him.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  37. “Love that keeps God as its primary focus is unlimited in the heights it can attain. When you’re not motivated to do it for them, do it for Him.” ~ Alex_Kendrick

  38. “Before you see your spouse again today, pray for them by name and for their needs. Whether it comes easy for you or not, say “I love you,” then express love to them in some tangible way. Go” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  39. “Patience avoids a problem; kindness creates a blessing. One is preventive, the other proactive.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  40. “You should not just follow your heart, you should lead it. Don’t let your feelings and emotions do the driving. You put them in the back seat and tell them where you’re going.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  41. “Don’t jump ahead of God. Don’t jump ahead of Him, don’t lag behind Him.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  42. “God is worthy of our praise and glory because He is God, not just for what He does for us.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  43. “If you worship God only when you’re blessed, what that says about your faith is that God is only worth me worshiping Him when I feel blessed.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  44. “God sometimes will allow things to die to resurrect them later.” ~ Alex_Kendrick
  45. “Lay the ground work in prayer.” ~ Alex_Kendrick

On or off this list what is your favorite quote by Alex? Comment below:

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Sija Mafu is an Online Enthusiast, Personal Development Fan, Global Business owner and a Master in The Art of Living. Also as a devout Christian, his vision is to see young people take responsibility for their lives and create bright futures for themselves, their families and society at large.

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