Shepherd Links – 7/7

Prophet Links

Cutthroat Preaching A graphic description of what we do with the word on Sunday mornings.

Preaching Summer School Want to raise your preaching game this summer? These two free, online classes have been a huge help for my growth as a preacher: Preaching Christ in a Postmodern World, co-taught by Tim Keller and Edmund Clowney, and Christ-Centered Preaching: Preparation and Delivery of Sermons by Bryan Chapell.

Priest Links

Sinner’s in a Fishbowl Barnabas Piper talks about the pressures of being a PK. I think these are true whether your dad is John Piper or John Smith.

Should Churches Display the American Flag in Their Sanctuaries? Douglas Wilson, Lisa Velthouse, and Russell D. Moore give their argument.

King Links

How Does a Pastor Wisely Choose Battles When He Wants to Make Changes in a Church?

What Multitasking Does to our Brains “Clifford Nass, a researcher at Stanford assumed that those who multitask heavily will nonetheless develop some other outstanding skills. He thought that they will be amazing at 1. filtering information, 2. being very fast at switching between the tasks and 3. keeping a high working memory. He found that none of these 3 points are true.”