Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

That Bible Verse You Don’t Like and What to Do About It

When I come across a Bible verse I might not immediately like, here are three reminders I give myself to keep things in proper perspective.

Why the Church of England’s Same-Sex Marriage Vote Breaks My Heart

The Church of England’s vote to bless same-sex relationships will ultimately harm those it means to help: people like me who experience same-sex attraction.

Bring Order to the Chaos: The Calming Force of Good Pastors

This duel demand for initiative and patience, for effort and composure, captures well what Christ often requires of local-church leaders in the complexities of church life.

The Importance of the Pastoral Payer: Don’t Ditch It and Don’t Wing It!

I am still growing in how to use this critical time in our worship service to best equip and encourage the variety of people who attend.

4 Feasts We Eat Every Week at Church

Churches feast on God’s word during a worship service through at least four means: singing it, praying it, reading it, and hearing it preached.

The Great Commission Is Bigger Than Your Church

How does your ministry reflect the fact that the Great Commission is far bigger than your local church?

Why You Should Wait to Go to Seminary

If you’re considering seminary, or thinking about going back for another degree, here are four reasons it may be worth waiting.

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Go to Seminary

There are substantial advantages to pursuing seminary directly out of college when you’re still young.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: A Ministry of Weakness

Don’t go looking for a ministry of weakness, but if God gives you one, don’t despise it either. He does some of his best work in the middle of our weakness.
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