Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading:

The Missionary Life: No Shortcuts

What would you say to a budding missionary candidate? There has been a surge of young adults in recent years who have landed on the field, enthusiastic to redeem the city and bring justice to the oppressed. But they do not stay longer than two years due to exhaustion, dejection, and even loss of faith.

12 Keys for Successfully Starting Something New

Are you starting a new organization? A Church Planter? Entrepreneur? Involved in a small organization just getting started?
Here are some tips for getting started.

7 Attributes for a Pastor Wanting to do Church Revitalization

I’ve learned there are some commonalities among pastors who can successfully revitalize an established church.
Here are 7 attributes of pastors who do church revitalization…

Testing Leadership Ambition

I want to suggest three ways that we can test our ambition and two ways that we can be presently faithful while ambitiously pursuing future possibilities.

On Stewarding Technology Well

Below are some considerations and conclusions based on my own personal examination. This is slanted towards pastoral ministry but not limited to it.

The Real Reasons Young Adults Drop Out of Church

Despite all the fear driven presentations you’ve heard, not every young person is walking out of the church the moment they finish high school and never coming back.
Here’s what you need to know. The young adults who do drop out of church often lack a first-hand faith—a faith of their own—and a relationship with Christ that matters deeply in their own personal life apart from their parent’s pressure.

Themelios 39.3

The Gospel Coalition just released the latest issue of Themelios, which has 221 pages of articles and book reviews. It is freely available in three different formats.
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