Bob’s Links -Jan 16-29, 2017

Here are links to articles that I connected to on Facebook during the period of January 16-29, 2017. I encourage you to subscribe to these authors if you find their articles worthwhile.

Six Current Trends in Land Purchases by Churches (Thom S. Rainer) “I have noted on numerous occasions the incredible pace of change impacting churches. Another change is increasingly become more evident: how and when churches make land purchases. Here are six major shifts.”

How Does a Pastor Know When to Make Changes in His Church? (Brian Croft) “Pastors who walk into existing churches are quickly burdened by needed changes to improve the church. Where the challenge is for most of us is when and how those changes need to be brought.”

9 Reasons Some Pastors Are Not Strong Leaders (Chuck Lawless) “Pastoring requires being a leader, but not every pastor is a strong leader. Rather than harshly judge these pastors, though, we need to understand reasons they may struggle—and then prayerfully help them.”