Monthly Archives: November 2016

  1. Petrol-heads and preachers: the point of a car is to go for a drive

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    23/11/2016 by Chris Green

    I hear preachers talking about their sermons as if they’re concept cars, pretty and accurate, gorgeous – but never taken for a real drive, in the rush hour, to do the shopping, in the rain. With the kids acting up in the back.

  2. Elephants and mice: Do churches have to choose between the benefits of being large or small?

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    21/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Elephants Leaders like it large At our best, leaders like it large because that means more people are hearing, believing …
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  3. One clear question to see difficult decisions in a fresh light

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    18/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Chip and Dan Heath tell a story of the computer chip company, Intel.  Back in the 1970s Intel was well-known …
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  4. More can be bad for you – even though it tastes so good!

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    15/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Like anyone, I like growth and expansion. I like more. But it comes at a cost. So I admire people who ask what went well last time, that we’re not going to do again

  5. What story does your church service tell? 7 elements to consider

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    11/11/2016 by Chris Green

    So what if one week the analogy we used for our services was to be like a roller-coaster ride? Or a walk in the forest? Or a surprise party? Or a great epic? Or the movement through the verses of a well-known, or unknown, hymn?

  6. The only decision you’ll ever need to make

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    09/11/2016 by Chris Green

    As preachers and church leaders, we get to help people decide each week to put Christ first. And when we preach we should plan to be specific.

  7. “I want you to get out of your seat.” My biggest lesson from Billy Graham.

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    08/11/2016 by Chris Green

    There are many differences between most of us and Billy Graham. But here’s a critical lesson we can all take to heart.

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