Saturday Links

How To Be A Weird Christian Without Being A WEIRD Christian

When an unbeliever comes into my church I know they will stumble over Jesus and the message of the gospel. I don’t want to add any additional stumbling blocks.

Ten Characteristics of Leaders Who Last

  1. They begin with a determination to finish well.
  2. They always have a vision bigger than they are.
  3. They take care of themselves spiritually.
  4. They take care of themselves physically.
  5. They invest in their family.
  6. They treat people well.
  7. They share the workload.
  8. They do not let discouragement set in.
  9. They have genuine friends.
  10. They have learned to laugh.

“To Everyone an Answer”: Eight Tips for Sharing Your Faith

  1. Pray
  2. Talk and Listen
  3. Learn to Ask Good Questions
  4. Study the Bible
  5. Read a Book
  6. Take a Course
  7. Teach Somebody Else
  8. Stay Humble

5 Ways that Plug-n-Playing Another Church’s Ministry Model Will Cost You Ministry Progress

  1. Secondary Passion
  2. Underutilized Strengths
  3. Cultural Disconnect
  4. Less Satisfaction
  5. Faulty Measurement

7 Ways that Fathers Provoke Their Children

By God’s grace, father your children by avoiding these pitfalls:
  1. Make more withdrawals than deposits
  2. Resort to physical or verbal abuse
  3. Be emotionally absent
  4. Publicly humiliate and criticize
  5. Be no fun
  6. Don’t be generous
  7. Never say “I’m sorry.”

The origin of the 8 hour work day and why we should rethink it

For my daily workflow at Buffer, I’ve started to make 4 distinct changes to implement the above research better. Here is what worked the best:
  • Manually increase the relevance of a task
  • Split your day into 90 min windows
  • Plan your rest so you actually rest
  • Zero notifications
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