Links for your weekend reading:
God doesn’t want Matt Chandler to be your pastor (unless you happen to be in his church). God has placed your pastor in your church to care specifically for you.
Here are nine marks that your church–even one that believes the Bible, preaches the gospel, and embraces good ecclesiology–may be unhealthy.
When another church prospers, I rejoice in God’s grace to them.
Here’s the challenge: Be part of the solution. And the solution is not to walk away or be endlessly critical.
Excellence requires confrontation.
Anything you do with emotional investment and creativity is a type of art, and all work is to be done in an artful — rather than merely utilitarian — way.