Links of the Week

  1. Brian Croft on How much a pastor/elder should share with his wife. This is a dicey call and one that is helpful to have some input on for a variety of reasons.
  2. Steven Furtick on Grace is power. Really challenging and encouraging.
  3. The Christian divorce rate myth.
  4. Insights on church planting from Darrin Patrick and Matt Carter. A must read for any planter or pastor, wow.
  5. Michael Lukaszewski on 5 steps to a good sermon.
  6. Some thoughts on Sarah Palin and women working outside the home when they have young kids.
  7. Dave Kraft on Leadership made simple.
  8. Tim Keller on Preaching to himself.
  9. Check out Aaron Spiro’s new album “Love.”
  10. Steven Furtick on We don’t pray enough (but not in the way you think).

Links of the Week

  1. 7 reasons your church plant won’t make it. This list is right on.
  2. 7 marriage lessons I learned on the dance floor.
  3. Here is a great debate that Pastor J.D. Greear had with an Imam about about whether the God of the Bible of the God of Islam is more compassionate. J.D. is the author of the great book Breaking the Islam Code.
  4. The most and least churched cities in America. Tucson is in the top 10 least churched cities in America.
  5. Perry Noble on 18 myths singles believe.
  6. What is the main point of the book of Genesis? Great interview with Bryan Chapell.
  7. The latest update on our adoption.
  8. 2 Chilean miners accept Christ while underground.
  9. Most books on being missional are written to guys or leaders, but I came across http://themissionalmom.com this week. Great stuff on what being a mom, raising a family on mission looks like.