Links for your weekend reading:
The most important time to be at church is when you don’t feel like it.
In recent years and months and weeks I’ve been freshly convicted of some things and reached out to some folks who left our church, and they have graciously met with me, shared with me and taught me some valuable lessons. I’d like to share them with you.
The whole point of planting churches is to make disciples who make disciples.
Don’t wait until you get larger or more complex to focus on developing leaders. Make this a part of your DNA and culture from day one.
It may feel like you’re being chopped up, but the divine gardener is pruning you so that you bear more fruit in your life than you could ever ask for or imagine.
Even the mighty apostle needed friends—and he needed them for the same reasons you do.