Links of the Week (8/1/15)

Each Saturday we point you to the best content we have encountered over the week on the internet.

Links of the WeekLinks of the Week

Thinking About Quitting? 9 Hope Filled Reminder by Thom Rainer

This post is a great reminder on why many of us are in ministry and why we believe in it and should stick it out. Ministry and leadership can be tough, demanding, and discouraging but in the end it is all worth it.

13 Reasons not to Worry About the Future of the Church by Karl Vaters

First off, what Karl Vaters is doing over at is a great resource for those of us ministering in the smaller church contexts. This post is a great one, and it highlights how we should have hope for the church even as culture starts to write it off.

The Evangelism Conversation No One Is Having by Carey Nieuwhof

Very good insights here.

Brandon was featured on SermonCentral this week check that out here: The Very Best Way to Connect with Your Listeners (And How to Do it)


Rookie Preacher Articles

The Single Most Important Question to Ask Right After You Preach

RRP 005: How to Learn to Preach Well From Others: 3 Ways + Bonus

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 Senior Pastor of First Church of Christ in Bluffton, IN. He also writes at You can follow him @BrandonKelley_. Watch his sermons here.