Saturday Links

coffee and laptop in Fall

Curated links for your weekend reading:

Hearts Painted by the Word Again and Again

As the workers paint the Golden Gate Bridge stroke by stroke, similarly I paint my heart with the Word of God verse by verse. It is a never-ending process.

Want to Survive College? Join a Church.

I always urge young people — and I’m urging all college students now — to be committed members of a local church.

Pastors Are Special

If you’re one of those who thinks pastors whine too much and work too little, I want to share with you some reasons you may not have considered that pastoral work really is different.

Serve Others With Your Books

How can I build a library that will be useful when I’m gone?

Beware the New Seeker Sensitivity

A new church growth tactic for preachers is to play to the crowd who cheers you on as you take a “strong stand” or “own the libs” or “join the battle” for the soul of the country.

‘Jesus Has Left the Building’: Scotland’s Secular Slide — and Signs of Hope

This sign of spring encourages us to keep on sowing.

9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration

We asked a number of lead pastors and administration or executive pastors to help us think through matters like staffing, building, budgets and other policies.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: One or Two People Can Make a Difference

Don’t overlook the power of what a few godly people in a church can do.
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