five on Friday

John Stott in his commentary on 1 Thessalonians: “We must never divorce what God has married, namely his Word and his Spirit. The Word of God is the Spirit’s sword. The Spirit without the Word is weaponless; the Word without the Spirit is powerless.”

1 The sanctification debate afresh, well summarised here. 
2 Ministry in the dark night of the soul. A great summary article.
3 Maya Angelo, and fifteen of her best lines. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
4 The twelve stages of burnout. 99u article goodness.
5 Ten lessons from a year of learning productivity. A compact digest here.

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