Pastor, I want to invite you into this kind of existence. Jesus is the savior of the sheep, not you. Shepherd your people well by letting them shepherd you.
Read, compare, and seek the truth.
Episode 10: Why Discipleship Matters
"Maybe our failure to disciple the converts we make is why we’re making fewer converts."
Isaiah and the book of Revelation help us to connect the exile and restoration of Jerusalem with the brokenness and restoration of the world.
The man called to leadership within the church must see himself as overseeer and view his calling as a high calling that requires sacrifice and passion for the task.
I’m convinced that, instead of focusing on keeping students, a truly kingdom-focused church will be passionate about sending students.
No matter where you serve within in your church, it will require sacrifice.
I very often treat the gospel like something I've moved on from, but every time I bring it back to mind, it transports me to a more beautiful, more powerful, more helpful place than any of these newfangled messages I flirt with every day ever could.
This week's links include resources on parenting as narrating, real friendship, perpetual singleness, and suburban church planting.
Side with the afflicted people of God, and not with the world.