Monthly Archives: September 2013

  1. When an indispensable pastor leaves…

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    30/09/2013 by Chris Green

    A highly gifted man I know has just moved to pastor a new church. He’s a good preacher, down to …
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  2. Are you confusing ends and means?

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    25/09/2013 by Chris Green

    values

    It’s quite the thing these days for churches to have pithy descriptions of their values.  A list of them, usually …
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  3. Why does preaching hurt the preacher?

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    20/09/2013 by Chris Green

    Because, as someone said today, it’s like doing open-heart surgery, on yourself, without an anaesthetic, in public. Or at least …
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  4. Un-church for the un-churched

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    16/09/2013 by Chris Green

    There’s a little flurry of atheist ‘churches’ at the moment. Meetings of like-minded secularists who listen to some music, hear …
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  5. Godly motivation (with added cheese)

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    13/09/2013 by Chris Green

    I’ve been running off-and-on since I was at uni, but my latest ‘off’ has been my longest, around 18 months …
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  6. Why we delay making decisions

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    09/09/2013 by Chris Green

    Why do we put off making the hard decision? Often we are looking for answers in two areas to line …
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  7. From the back of my friend’s napkin

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    06/09/2013 by Chris Green

    I recently had lunch with an old friend who is also the pastor of a large (in UK terms) church …
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