Curated links for your weekend reading:
Some years ago, a young pastor kindly asked me for advice as he was launching into ministry. I proposed to him three commitments that will not fail to give any pastor strength for the journey.
Perhaps one of the most remarkable (and often overlooked) examples of apostasy is Saruman in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. We can learn a lot about the way de-conversions work through stories like Saruman’s.
All of these struggles were part of my reality, but they were not my real issue.
So what was? The answer is simple — Shame.
Every now and then, I am overcome with gratitude for little things that bring a rush of happiness that far surpasses their cost.
Andrew & Emily from Stature Films are going to share with you a few tips on how to improve the quality of your video and audio while working from home. Whether you’re spending more time on Zoom or making a webinar for the first (or 50th) time, we’re willing to bet you might find some of this helpful.
I’m wondering what God may be teaching us, and what God may produce as we move through this time of difficulty to grow us individually and as churches.