Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

Reflections on the Evangelical Fracturing, Ten Years In

The story of Acts 29's trajectory will feel familiar to many of us outside of the network as well. Indeed it may serve as a small-scale model for much of the evangelical fracturing that began around 2015 and has continued through to the present. So it is worth considering why all this took place.

We're All Muzzled Oxen Now

My concern, really, is not with pastoral wages at all, but with evangelical awareness of the powerful undercurrents in our society which are destroying family life and the wider social fabric with it.

Hate the Sin and Love the Sinner?

Sometimes we hear the phrase, “God hates the sin but loves the sinner,” and wonder what to think. To make sense of this statement one would have to have a sophisticated understanding of how this can be both true and false or the different senses in which the statement may be true or false.

Must Every Christian Evangelize?

Church members sometimes wonder if they should just leave evangelism to the “professionals.” After all, isn’t evangelism a spiritual gift?
In this article I offer a quick guide for pastors to know how to answer them.

How Baptists and Christian Reformed Believers Speak Past Each Other on Baptism

I was asked to debate baptism with a Christian Reformed pastor. As we talked back and forth for more than two hours, it was clear how much we shared in common but also how Christians from our traditions can often misunderstand each other on this issue.

On Preparing for the Funeral

Heather and I visited a funeral director recently. His company was having a sale on funeral services and we wanted to get in on it before its expiry date. Before our expiry date too, I suppose.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: Be Kind to Younger Pastors

Be the kind of Christian who is kind and gracious to young, earnest pastors who still have room to grow.
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