Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading:

Is Politeness Killing Your Prayer Life?

Go ahead and jump in the deep end with God. Polite prayer may be more comfortable, but authentic prayer transforms hearts.

The Strange Case of the Imploding Ministers

Ministers don’t explode. Ministers implode. That is, the pressure on the outside becomes greater than the pressure on the inside and we’re crushed like an empty soda can.

The First 11 Minutes at Your Church

To get really practical and helpful, Will encourages church leaders to think about the following “seven checkpoints” in expressing hospitality.

Why I Don’t Go By “Pastor Mark”

I am called to lead the church, especially through preaching and teaching. But I’m leading as a member.

How to Leave Your Church Without Hurting It

Those of us who have the privilege of serving on a church staff will eventually leave our ministry posts. I would like to share a few lessons I learned from this transition that may help make your last Sunday a happy ending rather than a hurtful one.
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