Links for your weekend reading:

Community is a Costly Business

If we want to make a big impact on our world, why not get in the risky business of building community?

Sabbath Rest Is for Busy Moms, Too

It’s possible to make Sundays a day of rest, even in the season of young children.

Love as Motivation for Time Management

Let the loving service that you can render to those around you motivate you to organize that schedule, kill those time wasters, and seize the best parts of the day.

Retiring Old Generosity Plays

Avoid leading with pressure and plays. Pursue advanced thinking powered by spiritual outcomes.

How Church Plants Can Ensure Healthy Accountability

Establishing systems of accountability will prepare churches to protect people, and to pursue justice should abuse occur.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: God’s Primary Instrument for Growing God’s Church

“God’s Word, working through God’s Spirit, is God’s primary instrument for growing God’s church.” I don’t know of many sentences that pack as much of a punch for today’s church.