1. What can you give to the newest Christians in your church?

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    05/04/2018 by Chris Green

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  2. 24/11/2017 by Chris Green

  3. With great patienceā€¦


    15/01/2019 by Chris Green

    Even the best of us can get caught in a bitterness of spirit, whether to an individual, a group, a type or even a whole church.

  4. Stop being right


    09/01/2019 by Chris Green

    With Steve Jobs you were only toast if you thought he was wrong but didnā€™t dare to say so. But Iā€™ve seen pastors act as if disagreeing was an act of treachery.

  5. Pastors’ Book Group vol.2

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    03/12/2018 by Chris Green

    The idea of the Pastors’ Book Group is that we all read the same book, and then meet up to discuss it over lunch. so what are we reading next, I hear you ask…

  6. Stop deciding thingsā€¦


    27/11/2018 by Chris Green

    I had spent a day being presented with a series of issues on which I was being asked to make decisions…

  7. Self-control – the negative kind, and the positive kind

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    19/11/2018 by Chris Green

    We usually take ā€˜self-controlā€™ in a negative sense.Ā Not losing your temper, or not watching porn.Ā  That’ s a vital spiritual standard, and we need it. But unless we add in the positive kind of self-control, it’s static.

  8. One friend’s a Chieftain. Another is Chilled. Three reasons why it’s silly for me to compare myself with either.


    14/11/2018 by Chris Green

    Theologically, the healthy and wide spectrum resonates with grace, but one end tips into being motivated by guilt, and the other end tips into inertia. One denies the gospel, and the other takes the gospel for granted.

  9. Six questions to sharpen your next sermon


    08/11/2018 by Chris Green

    There are six questions for me to ask myself, with bite to them, which help me to focus as I prepare.Ā  Theyā€™re a test. If I canā€™t answer them simply, then I need to do some more work.

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God, Suffering and Joy

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

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