Links of the Week (1/27/18)

Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week.

Links of the Week

Links of the Week

R.C. Sproul’s Final Sermon: A Great Salvation – via Ligonier
Be sure and check this out.

7 Critical Abilities Senior Leaders Must Have – by Ron Edmondson
“I have held a senior leadership position for over 20 years and been in leadership over 35 years. In this post, I want to express some things I’ve observed (and experienced) as some of the critical abilities a senior leader must have in order to be most effective.”

A Guided Tour to 2017’s Bestselling Christian Books – by Tim Challies
“Sadly, the qualities that make up good Christian books have little bearing on the quantities of Christian books sold. Just this week the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association released a list of the bestselling Christian books of 2017. Let’s give it a brief gander, shall we?”

10 Churches (You May Not Have Heard Of) to Follow for Social Media Inspiration – by Rich Birch
This will give you a ton of ideas and inspiration to level up your church’s social media accounts.

3 Guidelines For Practical Theology in Large Churches – by Dan Reiland
“Few things about the Church (body of Christ) are more important than disciplined thinking and a clear understanding of God’s Word.”

5 Keys to a Long Tenure – by James Emery White
“Meck recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. A fellow pastor asked me, ‘What are the keys to a long tenure?'”

Why I Use a Printed Notebook for Ideas and Planning – by Phil Cooke
I love seeing how others generate ideas and plan execution of ideas.

Anthology – by North Point Ministries
Need small group content? Check this out!

Rookie Preacher Articles

2 Things I Learned Before My Second Time Preaching – by Jason Binder

Dwell: A Great New Resource Coming in 2018 – by Joe Hoagland

Combating Creative Killers in Sermon Prep – by Michael Voll

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Written by Brandon Kelley

Brandon Kelley is the co-founder of Rookie Preacher and the author of Preaching Sticky Sermons and Crucified to Life. He serves as the Spiritual Development Pastor at a fast growing church in Batavia, Ohio, called The Crossing. Among the many things he does at The Crossing, serving on the teaching team is one of them. He also writes at BrandonKelley.org. You can follow him @BrandonKelley_. Watch his sermons here.