Saturday Links

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading:

How to Make Better, More Careful, More Persuasive Arguments

I want to suggest two ways we can make our arguments harder, which in this case means better, more careful, and more persuasive.

A Response to John MacArthur’s Statements on Mental Illness From a Family it Has Misjudged

I primarily write this to those navigating mental illness in their child.

Institution Building Requires Virtue

Unfortunately, during times of fear and turmoil, it is very easy for us to build institutions founded on vice rather than virtue.

Slouching Towards Saul When Selecting Leaders

Pastors and planters — even parents — are responsible to identify potential in individuals and prosper that potential. That means selecting and raising up new leaders. How do we identify and prosper God-given leadership potential?

How Much Should Churches Pay Their Pastors?

I propose that an elder board or search committee triangulate the following three numbers to come up with a reasonable salary.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: The Weightiness of Worship

We need churches that take God seriously and that refuse to resort to gimmicks to keep people interested.
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