Saturday Links

Paradigm Shifts for Healthier and Sustainable Churches

What you’re about to read are raw ideas (in no way conclusive) in terms of paradigm shifts. There are four main shifts: 1) incarnation over innovation, 2) environments over processes, 3) movements over expansion, and 4) flat over hierarchical.

Is the Who of Church Planting More Important than the What?

My observation, lately, of some really successful church plants thriving in post-Christian contexts is that the people who made up the Core Team were far more important than the amazing plan the planter had come up with.

T4G Audio

Audio from last week’s Together for the Gospel Conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky

T4G Soundbites

These are some of my favorite brief thoughts from T4G so far (some for very different reasons than others). Such goodness from so many who treasure Christ so much.

John Stott the Napper

For years I have skipped meals and sleep thinking that I don’t have time for them with all of the things I need to get done. Yet I doubt Stott could have maintained his ministry while living an unhealthy life.

Top 200 Church Blogs – Spring 2012 Edition

I barely squeaked in at #196.
Darryl Dash

Darryl Dash

I'm a grateful husband, father, oupa, and pastor of Grace Fellowship Church Don Mills. I love learning, writing, and encouraging. I'm on a lifelong quest to become a humble, gracious old man.
Toronto, Canada