Saturday Links

Saturday links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

State of the Bible 2023

American Bible Society is in its thirteenth year of conducting State of the Bible, asking American people their opinions and practices relating to the Bible.

The Importance of Porches

Like the early church and the church throughout the non-western world, congregations in the West must learn to create their own porches or forecourts where people can enter a relational process and be prepared to hear and understand and perhaps embrace the gospel.

What Is the Bible to a Pastor?

Thomas Murphy, pastor of the Frankford Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia from 1849 to 1895, wrote about what the Bible should mean to a pastor.

5 Reasons Your Church Needs a Statement of Faith

Every church should be able to point members and visitors to a doctrinal statement. Here are five reasons why.

Redeeming Discipline

When Paul lost his legalism, he did not lose his discipline. Not even a little bit.

Lead in Such a Way That the Wheels Won’t Come Off If You’re Not There

We necessarily want to run things so that if we’re not there, the work can carry on.

The Best Preacher for You

The best preacher for each of us is the one we know. And it goes the other way, too. The best preacher is the one who knows us.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: Base Hit Preaching

Don't miss what God accomplishes through ordinary sermons.
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