five on Friday

By |2014-05-22T08:04:43+00:00June 6th, 2014|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, theology, Uncategorized|

“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It's not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And He is more than enough for us.” David Platt.  1 Alison Morgan's great summary of Alan Hirsch's, The Forgotten Ways. Worth your time....and the real book as well! 2 Ten principles at the start of ministry life. Great stuff from JA Wilson. 3 Four questions when Jesus confronts us, JD Greear's great content. 4 The dare of a screen-free [...]

web readings for you

By |2012-12-14T12:38:35+00:00December 15th, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, random, theology|

Consensus summary notes here......and however bleak: more pubs are closing than churches! 2 Reasons to put up with a difficult leader by Brian Dodd, Supersimbo's top-ten albums of 2012, When authenticity becomes an idol by Doug Paul, a rather genius one-minute sermon-rap by Tamara Lowe, Getting lost in the beginnings this Advent by Simon Lang, 10 ways to deal with inward drift in a congregation, 10 ways to live evangelistically - brilliant article by Andrew Wilson, 5 ways to get better at preaching & teaching from Mark Driscoll, 10 examples of great integral mission, how to keep on being creative! and Greg [...]