Preacher and Prayer, E. M. Bounds, 1907, pp. 5,7
God's plan is to make much of the man, far more of him than of anything else. Men are God's method. The Church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men What the Church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use&md;men of prayer, men mighty in prayer. The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men. He does not come on machinery, but on men. He does not anoint plans, but men&md;men of prayer.