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.
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.
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.