Links for your weekend reading:
You need to show up not just because you need other people, but because other people need you!
Resist the false hope of ministry and continue coming to the only fountain that never runs dry, the fountain of Christ Himself.
Our justification is in the Gospel, not how many people attend our services.
Bullying is evil. Cartels are nefarious as well.
But God is good. And He is greater than anything the world or the local church can throw our way.
At some point in our Christian walk, all of us face opposition from within the church. When that happens for you, here are some ways to pray.
So often we hear in the church (and elsewhere) that “everything rises and fall on leadership.” What we don’t fully understand is that this statement for most leaders is rooted in the “command and control” kind of leadership that Johnston was talking about.
Don’t hold back, don’t be stingy, and don’t cut corners. Just give, and give freely.