Monthly Archives: March 2014

  1. Unfriendly friends: how we’re rethinking our welcome

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    31/03/2014 by Chris Green

    You walk into a party and you don’t know anyone – know the feeling? That’s what your church feels like …
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  2. The awful danger of running for the wrong prize

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    27/03/2014 by Chris Green

    The poster announced the speakers at the University Christian Union, and the name of one of my friends was on …
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  3. A quarterly review: the one critical question to ask

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    25/03/2014 by Chris Green

    Last week, I took a morning to conduct a Quarterly review. It seemed like a good time – two and …
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  4. You can never have too many rotas! (But you can have too many volunteers)

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    22/03/2014 by Chris Green

    The church administrator sighed as she wrote on the whiteboard: once again, she needed more people for the coffee rota …
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  5. Who is the cleverest Christian on the planet? Some answers below.

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    18/03/2014 by Chris Green

    I was at a large church for a book launch, and the author was introduced as ‘One of the brightest …
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  6. Another Ministry of the Word? (The one I missed…)

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    13/03/2014 by Chris Green

    In a series of earlier posts I suggested that there is a whole banquet of New Testament activities that count …
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  7. The 1% difference, and the idea I’m using this week.

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    04/03/2014 by Chris Green

    I’m not a natural cyclist.  I see the brave ones in London face-off with the buses, and I am in …
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Publication of The Goldilocks Zone

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God, Suffering and Joy

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

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