Links for your weekend reading:
Love the Church More than Its Health
We should love people because they belong to Jesus, not because they have kept the law of a healthy church, even though that law may be good and biblical. It means we should love them because of what Christ has done and declared, not because of what they do.
Assessing the State of Your Church and How It Got There
Don’t miss the importance of learning “what time it is” for a church and how it has progressed to this point.
Don’t be concerned about what others have–and what you think you lack for Kingdom impact. Our supposed inadequacies are God’s opportunities.
You Know You’re Really Preaching the Gospel When…
When we’re really preaching the gospel, both to ourselves and to others, it sets us free. And it results in the kind of success that lasts for eternity.
16 Ways to Think like a Leader
The first step toward becoming a leader is thinking like one.