Each Saturday we point you to the best content we have encountered over the week on the internet.
Links of the Week
Pollsters say reading is in decline. As an author and former publishing executive, the statistics make me wince. But I’m optimistic for another reason.
Why? A readership crisis is really a leadership crisis. And for people who know how to respond, crisis is just another way of saying opportunity.
This is a good article on the dangers of sacrificing family for ministry. We all know that ministry is demanding and the time constraints stretches way past just the office hours you put in. Thompson puts forth some good principles on shielding yourself from these dangers.
This is a good article on ways that millennials can serve the church. Many times, just like all the other generations millennials tend to sit back and watch. Some of this might come from a mentality of “you can lead when you’re older” but many times it is just out of selfishness.
This is a good article with some principles on connecting with younger people during preaching.
This episode of the UnSeminary podcast is great. It’s worth looking at the show notes at least. The Church can learn a lot here.
A helpful infographic for putting together a great message. The annual Preach Better Sermons Web Conference is next week, May 13th. You can get signed up by following the above link. You don’t want to miss it.