five on Friday

“…There is a certain time for significant events and seasons which occur in a servant of God’s life. This is especially true for ministry. If God has called you to a specific work, there is a time in which that work will find its greatest fulfilment and its widest impact. If you launch out and try to make things happen before your time has come, you will see little fruit and a lot of frustration. If you are passive and miss your time, you will see little fruit.
The good news is that God will let you know when your time has come. If you’re in tune with the Spirit, it will become obvious.” Frank Viola

1 Twelve great reads on cultivating community life. A stonking list.
2 Is the church a library or a garden. Which?
3 Paul’s living, planting, and learning from Macedonia.
4 “Theology, which is every pilgrim’s calling……ideology, which is every pilgrim’s temptation.” More here that’s worth thinking about.
5 “God uses imperfect preachers who are short on time to proclaim His glories.” Method and more…

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