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
A great conversation on leadership development in the church. Todd and his team at Lifeway are doing some great things in this area.
What are the basic elements of biblical preaching?
How do you know you’re preaching a Christian sermon and not simply giving a religious or spiritual lecture?
When I asked where he went to church, the man working on my house said, “I used to go to church across the river. But the preacher said something I disagreed with.”
It was all I could do not to laugh out loud.
I have been involved in church planting for most of my ministry career – whether as a planter or as a supporter of planting. I love the process of planting. I love the energy and the enthusiasm a new church brings to a community.
Rich Birch has worked for three large churches that have launched over a dozen new locations, and he’s seen many small and mid-sized churches turn things around. What’s their secret? They do unreasonable things.
It’s one of my favorite times of the year—I’m getting ready to preach for the first time in ages. With moving, settling into my new job, traveling for work, and a host of other things, it’s been hard to even start looking for opportunities. So, God graciously provided one for me this coming weekend when I head down to Texas to work on a Gospel Project-related video.
There’s not a Senior Pastor out there who hasn’t loathed the day email was invented.
What began as a tool to make communication easier, has become the ministry equivalent of the ancient Trojan horse – a seemingly innocent messenger that can quietly sneak into our well-ordered world and wreak havoc.
I have been blessed to serve with the best board members and key leaders I know, truly extraordinary men and women, but not everyone is as fortunate.
Regardless of what it’s called, almost every church has a church connection card. Check out what makes the following 4 connection cards awesome. Use them as jumping-off points to inspire an upgrade (or simplification) of your own church’s card.