Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

Efficiency in Churches

Pastors aren’t managers, they aren’t CEOs, they are gardeners, they are shepherds.

Advice from a Retiring Minister

Some words of advice for young (and old) pastors from John Samuel after 37 years of church ministry.

You Don’t Know When Your Last Sermon Will Be

Every pastor will preach his last sermon — but unlike Jesus, most of them won’t know it. Here are a few examples from history.

What I’ve Learned

From Anglicans, Baptists, and Presbyterians

Read Like a Christian

Let me commend five principles that help and challenge me to read like a Christian.

3 Ways to Pursue Sabbath When You’re the Pastor

When you’re the pastor, it takes a lot of work to embrace, let alone plan for, the reality of Sabbath. So, how can a pastor Sabbath rightly?

Ignore Strenuously

There is power and leverage in not being inter­ested in the stuff everybody else is inter­ested in — the stuff other people insist is urgent.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: He Made It Almost to the End

I don’t want to be faithful for most of my life and then blow it in the end.
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