five on Friday

1 ‘Golden voice’ Ted’s amazing journey: sustained by prayer and God’s goodness through-and-through…..”how the cross reveals that God’s omnipotence is not primarily about control but about his compelling love. God conquers evil and wins the heart of people by self-sacrificial love, not by coercive force.”
2 Gordon MacDonalds twelve signs of a transformed Christian life! More than read this….
3 John Ortberg on handling those post-sermon comments!
4 Steven James on seven habits of highly ineffective leaders, Whole life discipleship means being a plumber matters as much as being a pastor! and Jody’s brilliant women in the episcopate piece
5 Pete Scazzerro at his imitable best concerning silent-sermons: “Without the silence, the Scriptures can’t penetrate our lives. Without Scripture, silence is empty.”