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.

book

  1. Barnabas Piper on You’re asking the wrong questions.
  2. One thing all successful churches must have. The one thing might surprise you. It did me.
  3. Trevin Wax on Is the Bible too violent for kids? I love that we use the gospel project in Planet Rev and how they have put it together and don’t gloss over what is in the Bible.
  4. Some pastoral wisdom from Thabiti Anyabwile. This is pure gold for a pastor.
  5. Bob Johnson on Questions a potential church planting wife should ask.
  6. Ron Edmondson on the 7 most exciting thing a pastor experiences and the 7 biggest frustrations a pastor experiences. These are all true.
  7. Thom Rainer on 7 things pastors would like their churches to know about their kids.

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.

book

  1. Making your ideas contagious. Excited to read this book.
  2. Jake Chambers on Your language as a leader matters.
  3. When Mother’s Day is hard. You can read here how we handle this at Revolution Church.
  4. Jared Wilson on Why the ascension of Jesus is so important.
  5. 8 business tips from Jack Welch.
  6. Mark Driscoll on Lasting in ministry.
  7. Ron Edmondson on 10 things I’d do if I were raising a daughter today. Great list.

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.

book

  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.

How Animals Eat their Food

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

links-of-the-week

  1. Kate Conner on 10 things I want to tell teenage girls
  2. Ron Edmondson on 7 common energy and time wasters for leaders.
  3. Thom Rainer on the 5 love languages of pastors.
  4. Epic quotes from Howard Hendricks. Great nuggets of wisdom here.
  5. Scot McKnight on Tips to be a better writer.
  6. Ed Stetzer and the Explosive growth of megachurches.

The Evolution of Mom Dancing

Links I Like

  1. A look at the Acts 29 Pastor’s retreat. One of my favorite weeks of the year.
  2. Mark Dever, Matt Chandler & Darrin Patrick discuss Should baptism be spontaneous?
  3. 7 ways to talk to your neighbors about Jesus. Helpful list.
  4. Perry Noble on What he says to church planters.
  5. Ron Edmondson on How a pastor’s wife can truly be a partner to her husband. Great stuff.
  6. Mark Driscoll on 5 things to ask yourself as you read the Bible.

Links for Your Weekend Enjoyment

  1. Mark your calendars for Planet Rev’s Family fun night on June 15 at Chic Fil-A.
  2. Helping a pastor’s wife on Sunday morning. Great insights for what churches can do to help a pastor’s family during church.
  3. Michael Cusick on How porn affects your brain.
  4. Competitive mothering.
  5. Ron Edmondson on 8 ways to finish a job well.
  6. Something every preacher should keep in mind.
  7. Shawn Lovejoy on The lure and danger of fame.
  8. Make your family time for effective.

Links of the Week

  1. Can fidelity work in a movie?
  2. Brad Lomenick on Leadership lessons from playing point guard.
  3. 9 things pastors should know about how adults learn.
  4. Mark Driscoll on 6 ways sex is a gift.
  5. 9 keys to lasting in ministry. This is golden.
  6. Ron Edmondson on How to make your ideas better.
  7. 5 lessons small churches can learn from large churches.
  8. Jonathan Dodson on Getting through challenges to missional communities.
  9. 10 trends that will shape student ministries (and the larger church). This is a great list to consider.
  10. Voddie Baucham on The elephant room. I thought this was a helpful perspective.
  11. How to deal with anxiety as a leader.
  12. Rick Warren on Building a leadership structure for growth.
  13. 7 signs you are burning out and Finding relief from burnout.
  14. If Facebook tempts you. Some good thoughts here especially if you gave up Facebook for Lent.

Links of the Week

  1. If you lead something complex, loneliness will follow.
  2. Perry Noble on 5 core values of a declining church.
  3. Why I quit following celebrity pastors on twitter and why you should too.
  4. Ed Welch on An intrusion into the Christian bedroom. Some helpful things here.
  5. The historical reliability of the Bible. Helpful stuff.
  6. Michael Horton on Application in sermons.
  7. The gospel and marriage explain one another.
  8. Ed Stetzer interviews Scot McKnight on his book The King Jesus Gospel. You can read my review of the book here.
  9. 5 suggestions on raising boys. Love the last one, one of our dreams with our kids is to have the house their friends want to come to.
  10. Fight the funk.

Links of the Week

  1. 6 keys to developing an awesome family.
  2. Scott Thomas on 30 reasons why a leader needs a coach.
  3. Joe Thorn on How he uses the ESV journaling bible.
  4. 7 ways Satan tries to destroy your church. This is so true.
  5. Andy Stanley on Your Leadership Position is from God, Hold it Loosely.
  6. Tim Keller on Preaching in a secular culture.
  7. Huffington Post on The battle of porn addiction among clergy.

Links of the Week

  1. Michael Horton on What is the Church’s Mission?
  2. Grace Driscoll on Being a ministry wife. This is a helpful series for the wife of a pastor, and for those who attend church to understand what it is like to be married to a ministry leader.
  3. Zombies, wine and Christian music.
  4. Mary Kassian on 7 misconceptions of submission. This was good timing for me as I’m preaching on Titus 2 this week.
  5. 12 things a leader CANNOT do.
  6. Ron Edmondson on How to have less stress. Living in this reality right now.
  7. Are you an internet busy body?
  8. Tony Dungy on Accountability and Penn State.
  9. Women have sex out of obligation.