Curated links for your weekend reading:
What does your love for the church say about your love for Christ?
How do we learn to lead meetings in ways that help us relinquish and resist the temptations we face?
There are questions every pastoral candidate ought to ask a search committee or hiring team when evaluating possible relocation, and then there are the questions every pastoral candidate ought to really ask.
If you really want to know where you’re going, think about asking questions like these.
While I have no science to offer, I have intuitively noticed some leadership habits in churches that are experiencing a good ministry, a great journey, and a period of anointing.
There may come times when some of us will need to rebuke or denounce someone on social media. But if you want to maintain relationships and actually change someone’s mind, it is almost never the best approach.
By limiting our time online, we give God the space in our lives to cultivate the virtues he longs for us to have.
God works through ordinary people doing ordinary things. Another sermon, another encouragement, another prayer. Drip by unremarkable drip, God does his remarkable work.