Curated links for your weekend reading:
Lasting fruit usually comes from lasting presence.
My hunch is that most people with this vision of Christianity are not disengaged because it is really difficult. Rather, people disengage because this version of Christianity seems boring.
Platform relates to the “trellis” work mentioned in Trellis and the Vine — the structure, programs etc. that support the vine work of actual preaching and teaching.
How do you determine if a man is not only qualified to be an elder, but also compatible to elder at your church?
Arminianism is a theological system developed by the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius (1560-1609). It is a form of Protestant Christianity that emphasizes God’s love for all people and human free will in salvation. It rejects the Calvinist doctrine of predestination.
I need to plan my rest as much as my work. I just don’t have the instincts or the self-control or the character to make something when I’ve planned nothing.
February is as good a time to start as any.
Let me offer a few reasons blogging still matters and may even become increasingly (rather than diminishingly) important in the days to come.
Success may be more dangerous than we realize.