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Links for your weekend reading:

The Most Attractive Quality in a Leader

The most attractive quality in a leader, I find, is when you discover that the inside is bigger than the outside.

Don’t Ignore the “Speed Limit”: How the Sufficiency of Scripture Should Make Us Patient

The speed limit in Scripture encourages us to a more patient, persevering, and sustainable ministry, one that more commonly takes the long view.

Why Church Planting ‘Success’ Is Dangerous

At some point I traded being sustained by communion with God for the recognition I received for serving him.

You Don’t Have to Have a Well-Formed Opinion on Everything

On some of the more contentious political debates of our day, where people with good intentions often disagree, we need to free people up to say, I don’t know what to think.

Want to Change the World? Invest in Institutions

If we rightly care about the church or society and want to make a difference, we must think in terms of institutions.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: Remarkable, Ordinary Churches

Don’t let the ordinariness of the church fool you. All around this, God is building his church and preserving a people who have nothing in common except for Jesus.