Links for your weekend reading:
God is so single-minded in his preference for weakness, that when he wants to use us, he often begins by weakening us.
So live your assignment. Steward your gifts to the utmost for the sake of others. Aspire to be the very best and most fruitful you that you can be for God’s glory.
Whatever public ministry a pastor engages in (that bit above the surface) needs to be built upon a lifetime of preparation, growth, character, learning, and reliance on God (the mass under the surface).
Submission is not a word you usually connect to leadership but it may be one of the most powerful attributes for a leader to succeed in going the distance and successfully passing that baton of leadership to his/her successor.
I recently shared with some of my team seven ways that I am trying to implement more brain time into my life. Here they are...
Your church should be seen as a bit odd, freakish, and otherworldly. Here are five peculiar things a church must do...
Seriously. Take a day, sit down, and work through these questions.