Links I Like

Links I Like is a collection of blogs, articles and books I’ve come across recently and thought they were worth sharing. Click here for past Links I Like.

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  1. Ben Reed on 18 things you should never, EVER, say to a woman. Solid stuff to keep in mind.
  2. Mark Driscoll on Rick Warren, critics and the hope of God’s Son.
  3. What to say when someone says, “All religions are basically the same.”
  4. Ron Edmondson on What every leader at the top knows, but those in the second chair don’t.
  5. What happens when you don’t manage your time well.
  6. John Piper on Regrets and retirement as he looks back over 33 years of pastoral ministry.
  7. 25 leadership quotes from Catalyst Leader. Really excited to read this book.

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Links I Like

Links I Like is a collection of blogs, articles and books I’ve come across recently and thought they were worth sharing. Click here for past Links I Like
  1. Kathy Keller on A year in biblical womanhood. I haven’t read this book, but after reading how sloppy the author handled biblical interpretation, which is the main thrust of the book, seems like it would be a waste of time.
  2. Homosexuality and the modern church.
  3. Barnabas Piper on 7 things every pastor’s kid needs from their pastor/dad. Convicting stuff.
  4. Andy Stanley on Why a church environment matters more than we think.
  5. 10 rules about meetings every pastor should abide by.
  6. Russell Moore on iPads, iPhones and Christians parenting.

Links of the Week

  1. Thom Rainer on 7 personality traits of effective leaders.
  2. What to do about KONY 2012. This is a helpful perspective. Here is some more information about the invisible children. I appreciate how transparent they are being about things.
  3. Scott Williams on How to effectively handle criticism.
  4. The truth about post-workout nutrition.
  5. Justin Anderson on Reflections on 7 years of church planting.
  6. Leadership lessons from Ed Young Jr. There are some nuggets here.
  7. Charles Stone on Introverts don’t make good pastors. Being a pastor and an introvert, I found this really helpful.
  8. Are you called to be a pastor?
  9. Ben Reed on 5 things a pastor should never say.
  10. Sam Rainer on The trap of availability among leaders.

Links of the Week

  1. What the CNN religion blog learned in one year. Shows how prevalent religion and spirituality is in our culture, news stories and how passionate people are about it.
  2. Are you smarter than Anthony Weiner?
  3. Atheists and agnostics know more about the Bible than Christians. Sad.
  4. Jared Wilson on 3 musts for pastors that don’t get put in their job descriptions.
  5. Pete Wilson on Deeper preaching.
  6. Actually, that’s not in the Bible.
  7. Perry Noble on What a husband needs to understand about his wife. Read this, pass this on. So good. Here’s a great line from the article, “if having your wife “not leave you” is the only goal you have for your marriage then you officially suck as a husband.”
  8. 10 reasons why missional communities fail part 1 and part 2.
  9. Ben Reed on Lessons from preaching. This is a good picture into what the weekly role of preaching can do to a pastor.
  10. James MacDonald on Congregational government is from Satan. A strong title, but so true when it comes to what the Bible says.
  11. Jonathan Dodson on Is religious pluralism really tolerant.
  12. 4 ways to be the church for dummies. This is a high compliment for a church.
  13. How to not grow a healthy church.