Links for your weekend reading:
The Pictures are Pretty but the Struggle is Real
On October 1st, I am launching a 30-day #thisisreal campaign.
Tell us the story behind your photo. If it’s beautiful, also share the ugly. If it’s a sink full of dirty dishes, let us have it. Let’s turn social media on its head with reminders that the pictures are pretty but the struggle is real.
Why Being a Pastor-Scholar Is Nearly Impossible
I see three major tensions that make the pastor-scholar something of a unicorn.
10 Reasons to Send a Weekly Email to Your Church or Group
I’ve been surprised by how much a 2-3 paragraph weekly email can help you stay connected with a congregation.
Four Leadership Personalities: What Color Are You?
Not all leaders are wired the same way. Based on my observations, here are the leadership personalities of each color.
Advice on Hosting And/or Accepting Speaking Engagements
If you’re interested in hosting a conference or otherwise hosting a speaking engagement, or if your ministry platform is allowing you to begin pursuing God’s call into that option, I hope this advice will serve you well in considering how to honor God and your neighbors.
The 15-Minute Routine This Man Used to Write More Than 40 Books
Work for the long-term. Measure your progress for the short-term.