Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

Hearing the Heart in Bad Theology

We can be wise and faithful counselors by recognizing that bad theology can reveal our counselee’s heart and then ask questions to better understand.

How to Get Ahead on Sermon Planning for the New Year

As you prepare for the new year, here are a few sermon planning ideas that may help you get a head start on sermon preparation.

It’s About What’s in the Text

We are aiming to understanding this text, seeking to understanding what the author wanted to convey. Unless we are basing our interpretation of this text in this text we will run into problems.

Jesus Was Not Born in a Stable—and It Really Matters!

In the Christmas story, Jesus is not sad and lonely, some distance away in the stable, needing our sympathy.
Rather, he is in the midst of the family, and all the visiting relations, right in the thick of it and demanding our attention.

I’m Never More Christ-Dependent Than When I’m Doing Deep Breathing Exercises

Bodily interventions—interventions designed to address the fact that God created us as embodied-souls—are sacred interventions.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: The Reverse-Thread Bolts of Ministry

God often works the opposite way that we think.
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