Monthly Archives: June 2016

  1. Seven steps to preaching a long biblical book (Jeremiah)


    30/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Let me ask you the obvious question: have you ever actually read Jeremiah? I don’t mean, have you read the famous bits, and I don’t mean have you read it sequentially in your quiet times over a series of weeks. No, I mean, have you read it, all the way through, in a sitting.

    Me neither.

    So, by way of going back to basics, here’s how I approached a whole book – by some estimates, the longest book in the Bible.

  2. Words: the leader’s most powerful tool

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    27/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Our politicians have just refused to speak for 48hrs, and deprived themselves and us of leadership. We preachers can and must do better.

  3. Why I just told people how I voted


    23/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Wy did I just break the habit of a lifetime, and tell people how I voted?

  4. Want to work at St James?

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    09/06/2016 by Chris Green

    St James Muswell Hill is hiring not one, but TWO senior staff, both members of the clergy team, preaching, taking services, and sharing in the pastoral and leadership responsibility. You can find out more about us at

  5. Nine tips to keep your prayer life fresh

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    08/06/2016 by Chris Green

    We all know that we need to develop our prayer lives, and to do so continually. Here, again, are nine lessons I’ve learnt.

  6. Nine tips to keep your bible reading fresh


    07/06/2016 by Chris Green

    If our bible reading is getting stale, the problem is never with the bible: the always fresh, living, Word of Life. No, the problem is with our sleepy eyes and sluggish heart. Here are nine lessons I’ve learned as I have tried to avoid the dangers:

  7. Making friends: three biblical principles and a wisdom call


    03/06/2016 by Chris Green

    If it’s good to have friends a as a pastor, what are some biblical principles, and where are the boundaries?

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

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