Daily Links (December 4)

Calling all control freaks

There’s a lid that comes with your control freak tendencies. You will eventually hit a wall in which the size of your church shrinks back to the size of your personal span of care. Until you let go.

I asked Carey what helped him see this. Here’s what he said:

Are you a teachable person? Here’s a quiz to find out.

Humility is to be a mark of the Christian (James 4:6) – and humility is characterized by teachability. Use these questions to determine how teachable you are.

Advent, explained

Your big, long, Vox-y Advent explainer.

Do you like the person you’ve become?

It’s an important question. (I’m experimenting with posting some things on Medium.)