Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

Pastors and Social Media

If I were on a church’s pastoral search committee, one question I would have for each candidate is:
What social media accounts do you use, how often do you publish on them, and who in your life has total access to your page and your private messages and could confront you, if necessary, about anything on there?

Are You a Cheap Pastor on Social Media?

Pastoral counsel that leads to meaningful change should usually be earned through a relationship of trust that develops over time.

"God Knows I Love You"

A pastor’s love to a congregation is essential to a happy and healthy ministry.

Being a Church Planter Is Not Always Exciting!

The majority of work for a pastor is in the same ballpark as the majority of work for a church planter.

Putting Down Roots: A Call to Young People

How about this as a vision for your life?
Put down your roots deep and early. Commit to a local church for life. Then pass that vision on to the next generation.

The Gospel is the Main Application of the Bible

We are all weak and broken and in need of a savior, and the gospel is the only solution that gets down to the very bedrock of our souls. Everything else is ancillary to that one main thing.

Keep Them from Sex: A Demon’s Plea for Abstinence

Advice from a senior demon to a junior demon on sex

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: The Best and Worst Parts of Ministry

The worst part of ministry is the relational pain. But, according to Paul, it’s worth it.
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