Ten things I try hard not to know about. I’ll let you work out why…
Month: November 2017
Silence in a meeting does not mean that everyone is on board. Here are seven traps that silence conceals.
As a horny-handed, been-lashed-to-the-mast-for-years pastor I thought I knew what I was doing.
Hi, I’m Chris Green I’m a pastor and a writer based in London, and I’m committed to helping pastors lead healthy churches. That means looking at the key areas of healthy church life: worship, relationships, discipleship, serving one another, evangelism, and training the next generation. Those all happen by applying the same two principles: God’s
The team leader looked me straight in the eye. “I’m only here because someone took a risk with me when I was his age. I want to do for him, what someone did for me.”
If this meeting happens, the week runs so much more smoothly. And I’ve repeatedly learnt to my cost that if it doesn’t happen, I’m so easily derailed.
When you hit on a secret sauce by accident, it’s worth jotting down what went into it, so that next time you can make it on purpose.
Someone, somewhere, has cracked the puzzle that’s causing your team long meetings and headaches. Or, if they haven’t cracked it, they’re a bit further along the path than you.
‘Oh, I get it,’ she said, ‘it’s like a Fresher’s Fair for the church!’ Exactly. Yes.