Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

75 Theses on Pastoral Ministry

After 10 years of pastoral ministry in the same church and years of serving church planters and pastors, I’ve compiled a list of things, or theses, I’ve learned—or wish I had learned sooner.

Leadership in the Church: Managers, Midian, and Moses

God isn’t waiting on the next Peter Drucker; he already has faithful elders.

Why Not to Plant Churches

Yes, plant churches. But do so after counting the cost. And then joyfully plunge forward.

The Half-Baked Sermon: Missing Ingredients in Much Preaching

Mix the ingredients of your sermon, let it rise in contemplation, knead it thoroughly in prayer, let it prove in meditation, bake it well in your own heart, and serve it warm from the pulpit.

Good Preaching Can Be Such Hard Work

What exactly does the hard work of preaching entail?

The Common Grace of Conscience

Do you know part of the human design is an internal alarm system? If it functions correctly, it raises an alarm multiple times throughout your day. It is the gift of having a conscience.

Mercilessness in the Name of Mercy

True mercy doesn’t excuse or minimize sin.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: How God Uses Unexpected Churches

Like the carpenter who builds priceless furniture out of driftwood, God builds a dwelling place out of the broken and unremarkable. We get to be part of 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