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Weekly Link Roundup for 2/20/2015

The Weekly Link Roundup consists of select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. Take Me to Church? Half of Pastors Believe Faith Will Become Online-Only Experience Today 47 percent agree that at least some people will experience their faith exclusively through the internet within the coming decade. Is the prospect …

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Weekly Link Roundup for 02/13/2014

The Weekly Link Roundup consists of select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. The Seven Most Interesting Lies from Bad Church Statistics Warren Bird offers a look into a couple of books by Bradley R.E. Wright: Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites: And Other Lies You’ve Been Told and Upside: Surprising Good News about …

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Weekly Link Roundup for 01/09/2015

Weekly Link Roundup 01092015 The Weekly Link Roundup consists of select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. Fifteen Trends for Churches in 2015 Tom Rainer published a two-part post highlighting his 15 predictions for the American Church in 2015. Some I found interesting include: The Elimination of the Sunday …

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Weekly Link Roundup for 01/02/2015

The Weekly Link Roundup consists of select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. Eight Things I’m Praying Will Happen in Churches in 2015 From Thom Rainer, here are the 8 prayer requests he will be praying for churches this year: For greater emphasis on prayer. For standing firm …

Weekly Top 10 for August 29, 2014

The Weekly Top 10 are select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard.   11 Preaching and Pastoring Lessons Learned from My Mentor Chris Hefner shares 11 important skills and competencies he has learned working with Pastor Greg Mathis. “Study in the morning.” Work through preaching series in a …

The Weekly Top 10 for August 15, 2014

The Weekly Top 10 are select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. 12 Words of Encouragement for Pastors Ron Edmondson thought through the “best advice” he could give to pastors, and came up with this list of 12. Here are 12 words of encouragement for pastors: Choose …

Weekly Top 10 for August 8, 2014

The Weekly Top 10 are select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. Master of Influence Robert Cialdini Recommends Five Books Psychologist Robert Cialdini wrote two of the the most important books on influence: Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Persuasive and The Psychology of Persuasion. Now he recommends five books …

Weekly Top 10 for August 1, 2014

The Weekly Top 10 are select articles from my reading around the Internet this past week. You can see all of my bookmarks on Pinboard. Can Traditional Religion Survive A Wired World? While the focus of this article is the Catholic Church, the argument transcends denominational lines. Here’s the argument: the wide dissemination of truth may, in time, destroy the authority …