Links for your weekend reading:
Letter from a Millennial Who Walked Away
I never wanted to walk away from Jesus or his followers, but I feel like I’m left with no choice.
What I Wish I Had Known or Done and Some Words of Counsel for Pastors
The first article identifies a few things “I wish I had known or done” but, sadly, didn’t. In the second installment I’ll focus on some lessons I’ve learned, maybe a small bit of pastoral wisdom as well, and put them in the form of encouragement for the future.
The Best Way to Improve Your Preaching
The best way to improve your preaching is to be in love with Jesus.
Gospel-Shaped Worship: Why I Love Liturgy More Every Day
Liturgy presents the order of worship in the form of the gospel, shapes us, and points to the endless beauty and glory of God.
Top Six Things Every Church Planter Must Know
- How to pray
- How to build teams
- How to share the Gospel
- How to have faith
- How to be flexible
- How to pray
Ask yourself this:
How would I want my son or daughter leave my house when they get older? How would I want them to handle themselves? How would I want them to speak of us, their parents to their friends? What would I want the process to look like?
Start answering these questions, and you’ll be well on your way of leaving, if it’s a must, in a healthy, God-honoring way.
Here’s my general strategy for how to say no.