Links for your weekend reading:
The key to a productive and content life is “planned neglect”—knowing what NOT to do, and being content with saying no to truly good, sometimes fantastic, opportunities.
- Directional clarity
- Strategic movement
- Cultural leverage
- Resource stability
Over-Pastoring and Under-Pastoring
There are two common dangers in pastoral ministry and Paul is alert to both of them. They are what we might call over-pastoring and under-pastoring.
6 Reasons Established Churches Should Plant Churches
Let’s plant churches that plant churches that plant churches. Let’s trust God to do the things that God likes. God likes to surprise people who have faith in Him.
5 Essential Phrases for Every Talk to Youth
- If you’re not a Christian . . .’
- ‘What this word means is . . .’
- ‘Here’s where the gospel comes in . . .’
- ‘Let’s open our Bibles to . . .’
- ‘Here’s why this matters when you walk out of these doors . . .’
The Case for Idolatry: Why Evangelical Christians Can Worship Idols
I really hope it’s obvious that this is a parody, but if not: it is.
Reflections Following My Conversation With An Abortion Provider
I thought it was only fair that if I was going to speak publicly on this issue, I should hear directly from all the perspectives. After studying the Scriptures and listening to all sides, here are a few thoughts I would like to share.