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. If you want to be a great leader, you must have vision.
  2. Donald Zimmerman on How to structure your worship ministry. This makes me appreciate Paul Ingram all the more.
  3. Personal branding for introverts.
  4. Tim Challies on Do you have a personal relationship with Satan?
  5. Great leaders are rarely normal, well-adjusted people.
  6. Garrett Kell on How to destroy your marriage before it begins.
  7. Hannah Joiner on Secrets for dads with daughters.
  8. Stop trying to date yourself. Great word for singles.
  9. Chan Kilgore on What he wished he would’ve known about leadership, parenting and satanic attacks when he started pastoring. If you are a pastor or thinking about it, this is a great series of blog posts.
  10. Will people have a chance to repent after they die?
  11. Trevin Wax on When your kids say “Dad, I know all the bible stories.”
  12. What one pastor wish he would’ve known about critics and parenting when he started pastoring.
  13. Thom Rainer on 7 tips for introverted pastors.
  14. The most important interview Rick Warren has ever done. I watched this last night and was blown away while watching it. Really a moving interview.
  15. How to not make a hiring mistake.

An Awkward Interview on a New book

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. Brett Lott on Being a Christian and a writer.
  2. Eric Geiger on Is a pastor a leader?
  3. The secret to public speaking.
  4. Scott Cochrane on Why is matters how a leader invest their time.
  5. 9 things you need to know about demographic studies and trends.

Links to Jumpstart Your (Short) Week With

  1. Summer family activity book from The Village Church. This is definitely worth downloading if you have a family. 
  2. We are kicking off a brand new series this Saturday at Revolution Church called So You’re Dead…Now What? We’ll be exploring heaven, hell and the afterlife. 
  3. Tony Morgan on the book Replenish.
  4. If you want to go to the next level in any area of your life, get a mentor. Here’s how to catch a mentor.
  5. Why you should read Christian biographies
  6. If you have a child in Planet Rev, here is what they learned on Saturday night. If you aren’t following the Planet Rev blog, you need to do so. 
  7. Scott Cochrane on 3 indicators you are developing the wrong person as a leader. 
  8. The seduction of Pornography and Integrity of Christian Marriage
  9. Jonathan Dodson on What to say when someone says “the bible has errors.”

Links to End the Week

  1. Scott Cochrane on How to be an inauthentic communicator
  2. 9 Marks on Practical ways for a pastor to love his family
  3. Some great kids worship music. I’m always on the lookout for worship music for my kids that is theologically sound and not annoying to listen to, this is a good example of one that made the list. 
  4. Aaron Armstong on How introverts can thrive in an extroverted world
  5. Tim Challies on 6 bullet points on preaching
  6. Julian Freeman on Satan’s desire for mothers and women

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.