Thursday Threes: June 30, 2016

Sam Rainer

June 30, 2016


Three notable articles I read this week:

Selma Wilson3 reasons women can feel intimidated at work. “A healthy work environment allows room for a diversity of gifts and approaches to success. It also allows individuals to express their feelings of intimidation and challenge each other to grow and develop. I am thankful for the men that have encouraged and challenged me to step up to leadership using my own gifts and abilities. Mutual respect goes a long way in overcoming and eliminating any feelings of being intimidated.”

Jared WilsonIs your worship service upside down? “If your church orients its weekend gathering around ‘reaching seekers,’ it’s quite possible it has adopted some of the working assumptions outlined below, programmatic arrangements that I want to argue actually turn the biblical shape of evangelism and mission upside down.”

Twisted Sifter48-year-old Tony Hawk lands 900, 17 years (to the day) after making the first ever. If you came of age in the 90s and loved watching the X Games like I did, then you’ll appreciate this one. Here’s the original 900.


Three people worth following:

Three transitions are worth noting this week.

Scott McConnell. Scott is the new executive director of LifeWay Research. You can connect with him on Twitter.

Aaron Harvie. Aaron is the new senior pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. You can connect with him via Twitter.

Scott Douglas. Scott is the new senior pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Parrish, FL. He’s a friend who is moving to my backyard in SW Florida. Welcome to paradise, Scott! You can connect with him on Twitter or Facebook.


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