Monthly Archives: March 2018

  1. The Pastor’s heart on Good Friday

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    30/03/2018 by Chris Green

    Like a doctor who is gravely sick, but never takes the medicine she prescribes for others, we can preach, pray, read and sing today, but always with one eye on the clock to make sure it all runs to time. We don’t pay attention to ourselves.

  2. Wet preaching

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    26/03/2018 by Chris Green

    preaching Elijah Baal

    By the time I put my pen down I have rarely felt so flat and uninspired in what I had planned to say. Do you ever feel like that about your sermons?  Thought so.

  3. #HimToo?


    23/03/2018 by Chris Green

    I woke up this morning to news of more ministry heroes of mine crashing and burning, their ministry pasts, presents and futures potentially deeply suspect.

  4. Old New Year’s Resolutions

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    22/03/2018 by Chris Green

    It’s time to revisit your New Year’s resolution to read a major theologian this year

  5. The eight ways my sermon preparation has changed over time (and one that’s stayed the same)


    21/03/2018 by Chris Green

    how to prepare a sermon

    Even though I allocate the same total number of hours, I do not use them in the same way.  Experience has taught me where I can improve.  So here are eight ways my sermon prep has changed over time.

  6. Deep waters

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    15/03/2018 by Chris Green

    Look at yourself rather than others.  Look in the mirror, and check your deepest motivations.

  7. Seven principles to guide a church prayer meeting


    12/03/2018 by Chris Green

    When I did a readers’ poll a while back, top of the request list was advice on arranging a central prayer meeting.

Shortlisted for “Most Inspiring Leadership Blog, 2018”

New resource

Pastors are busy, and leading a church is a demanding task.  That’s why I wrote this e-bookchecklist: The Pastor’s Checkup – The Top 10 Questions every pastor needs to answer (and helpful stuff if you can’t)

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God, Suffering and Joy

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

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