Weekend Update is simply a number of links that I think would be helpful and fun for ministry leaders.
5 Ways to Get Better at Preaching & Teaching / Mark Driscoll gives a helpful response to a young leader’s question.
How to Create a Disciple-Making Culture / “I realized I had made a big mistake in church planting. I kept talking about discipleship and I was coaching others in how to make disciples, but I hadn’t done enough face-to-face modeling of what I meant when I told our church to make disciples. Thus, our church didn’t yet have the discipleship culture I wanted it to have.”
What I Wish Somebody Had Told Me / Pastors of fast-growing churches share lessons that they learned the hard way.
How People Change / New York Times columnist David Brooks makes a case for why shame and guilt are not most effective for creating lasting change.
If you rearrange the letters in the word Santa, it spells… / My friend Matthew engages with this timely cultural issue…Santa.
Robert Downey, Jr. Asks Forgiveness for Mel Gibson / I like both of these actors and appreciated this touching, behind-the-scenes story.