Curated links for your weekend reading:

Make Sunday Mornings Uncomfortable

These rules make our Sundays less comfortable, but more rewarding. If you’re tired of comfortable, you might want to give them a try!

3 Reasons Drifting From the Faith Starts With Drifting From the Church

We must not abandon the church if we want to persevere in the faith. We must keep going to keep ourselves going.

Most Growth Will Be Slow Growth

Today’s Scripture reading and praying, today’s confessing and repenting, today’s serving and evangelizing will all drop into the soil of your soul. You will sow the seeds of your future self.

Pastor, Your Sheep Are Not an Accident

As planters, it is of chief importance that we love the people God has put under our spiritual care.

Pastor, Don’t Avoid Uncomfortable Topics

Sexuality. Gender. Racial reconciliation. Hell. God’s wrath. Tithing. Church discipline. Divorce. Greed and materialism. War and violence. Charismatic gifts. Christ’s exclusivity.

The Bible has things to say about all of these things. And preachers should, too.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: What’s a Good Pastor?

A good pastor has godly character, godly motives, and an ability to teach God’s Word.