Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading:

I Was a Pragmatist

Despite our church’s apparent success, the pragmatism left me empty and disoriented. This model for church ministry felt increasingly hollow. In retrospect, there seemed to be several reasons for my response, stemming from pragmatism’s inherent weaknesses.

Truth, Conviction, and Jesus Are Relevant

All this relevancy is making us irrelevant by removing every true and glorious thing from Christianity that makes us unique … We would trade these weighty things for a boring sermon we could have heard on Oprah?

Everything I Know about Pastoral Ministry I Learned Riding with Pastors

Everything I know about pastoral ministry as taught in passing statements from brothers I know.

How a Preacher Can Stay on Fire

Learn the idols that grab you by the throat. Think hard about how God wired you and what most contributes to your growth. Let love define all you do. Do whatever it takes to keep yourselves on fire!

The Three Worst Qualities of the Gospel-Centered Movement

There are three major failings the gospel-centered movement is prone to. From time to time I see them in myself and I want to warn you against them.

3 Kinds of Weak Vision That Entice Church Leaders

  • A building is a weak vision.
  • Going multisite is a weak vision.
  • More people in worship is a weak vision.

If Dependence is the Objective, Weakness Is an Advantage

The greater your weakness, the greater the chance for God to display His power.

Is Your Website Attractional or Missional?

Attractional vs. Missional.  It’s all the buzz.  But have you applied the thinking to your website?

7 Alternatives to Sunday Morning Announcements

The more you talk about on a Sunday morning the less effective the messaging for everything is. You need some solid ways to say “no” to other ministry leaders by providing alternative communication channels.
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