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Curated links for your weekend reading:

Here Come the Skinny Cows

Conventional wisdom suggests that a church whose budget is not 100 percent supported by tithes and offerings is not sustainable. We believe, however, that a coming revolution in church economics will necessarily redefine the notion of church stability altogether, as an increasing number of congregations find they are not stable or sustainable by this definition.

Does Your Church Offer Weak Community?

The problems you may face with waning or stagnating membership is because your Christian community doesn’t give you much if you join, and doesn’t cost you much if you leave.

9 Suggestions for Better Members’ Meetings

Many of us have horror stories of members’ meetings gone terribly wrong. But do they always have to end in bitterness and bickering? I don’t think so. Here are nine suggestions to help set members’ meetings on the right track.

Let’s Show Women They Are a Vital Part of Christ’s Body, Not Just Tell Them to “Go Home”

How elders and pastors treat and speak of women, privately and publicly, will model for our men how they should treat their wives.

The Lost Supper

We’re missing something crucial with the demise of the family dinner.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: Good Firefighters Don’t Rush

Our lives and ministries are short. When it comes to living and serving faithfully, we can’t afford to rush.