1. Cutting to the Heart: Reviewed in Evangelicals Now

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    18/12/2015 by Chris Green

      This is a really positive review by Peter Lewis, writing in Evangelicals Now.   ‘Not a mirror but a …
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  2. Three lessons I’ve learned about not being a natural evangelist.

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    25/04/2017 by Chris Green

    ‘Evangelist’ is a role that goes with being a pastor. Here’s how you can tackle it, even if you’re not a natural.

  3. When the passage doesn’t produce a sermon – five useful questions to ask.

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    20/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I took the passage to a local coffee shop, and watched the customers. What does this passage have to say to 21st century urbanites, most of whom gave up on the god-idea years ago? How does this prise open their questions, address their fears and hopes, shift their distracted focus onto Christ?

  4. Five reasons to choose your heroes with care

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    18/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I keep a list of preachers I run through as I am preparing a sermon.  Particular preachers have gifts and emphases I …
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  5. Four questions for choosing a passage to preach

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    04/04/2017 by Chris Green

    How do preachers choose the most suitable passage to preach on? Here are my four criteria.

  6. Eight reasons I don’t like talking about Giving. And what I have to do about it.

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    29/03/2017 by Chris Green

    Giving is a biblical mark of spiritual maturity, and teaching on it is my pastoral duty. I’m just trying to be honest about why I find that hard.

  7. Book Review: The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb

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    23/03/2017 by Chris Green

    Here is the single, most devastating sentence in the book: ‘“I am pretty sure a smart, productive atheist could do my job well,” said a successful pastor.’

  8. Rick Warren and the 5Ms – gold dust or fool’s gold?

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    15/03/2017 by Chris Green

    Ever since Rick Warren popularised the model in ‘Purpose Driven Church’, there’s been a growing move of churches clustering their life around what are called the ‘5Ms’: Magnification, Membership, Maturity, Ministry, and Mission. The idea is gaining traction, and therefore some push-back, so here’s my angle.

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God, Suffering and Joy

A conversation between me (with cancer) and Michael (with Multiple Sclerosis)

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