Too driven? (book review)


SERVING WITHOUT SINKINGServing without sinking
How to serve Christ and keep your joy
By John Hindley
The Good Book Company. 123 pages. £7.99
ISBN 978 1 908 762 351

Have your lips ever said yes to something when your heart said no? Have you ever taken Jesus’s invitation to rest (Matthew 11.28) and wondered how it can become a reality, now, in our journey through life with God?

Serving without sinking is an important book and a necessary one. It exposes how driven we can be (at times subtly) – even in the name of God-honouring ministry.

Why am I doing this?

We can wrongly find significance, status and meaning outside of Jesus’s primary service to us, and that mistake enslaves us. The book exposes… (to read more click here)

Rob Iveson
Rector of St Wilfrid’s, Davenham

This article was first published in the January 2015 issue of Evangelicals Now. For more news, artciles or reviews, visit our website or subscribe to en for regular updates.

Mothers make ministers… and some other great links


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Cripplegate – Mothers make ministers

The Gospel Coalition – 5 ways to discern a call to overseas ministry

Justin Taylor – If God is sovereign, why is my sanctification so slow?

Tim Challies – Who is publishing good books today?

Good Book Company – A Christian tea service

10 ways to support the unemployed… and some other great links.


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A Faith to live by – Has facebook reached it’s peak? (An excerpt from Tim Chester’s book ‘Will you be my Facebook Friend’ features in the March issue of EN. You can also read a summary of the blog post series here).

The Good Book Company – 10 ways your church can support the unemployed

Gospel Coalition – The life of a devotional mother

Reformation 21 – Any place for the God of Job?

Bible Mesh – Have you heard of Bible Mesh? How could you use this on-line learning tool?

When the elders say ‘No’… and some other great links


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A Faith to live by – Some doors need to be kept locked – Steve Chalke, sexuality and preaching the negatives

The Good Book Company – Coming soon… a handful of exciting insights of what they’re working on behind the scenes

Gospel Coalition – How can the gospel be good news to gays?

Reformation 21 – When the elders say ‘No’

Desiring God – Top 12 videos of 2012