Category Archives: application

  1. When the passage doesn’t produce a sermon – five useful questions to ask.

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    20/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I took the passage to a local coffee shop, and watched the customers. What does this passage have to say to 21st century urbanites, most of whom gave up on the god-idea years ago? How does this prise open their questions, address their fears and hopes, shift their distracted focus onto Christ?

  2. Four questions for choosing a passage to preach

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    04/04/2017 by Chris Green

    How do preachers choose the most suitable passage to preach on? Here are my four criteria.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. The well-led, well-fed church

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    19/04/2016 by Chris Green

    One weakness in much preaching today is that it is quite individually applied, and in a way that can be transplanted from one church to another without too much difficulty. It is not focussed enough on a particular congregation, and therefore lacks the force to move that church to better obedience.

  6. What happens before, and what happens after, a sermon

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    24/02/2016 by Chris Green

    Every so often I go away on a conference to sharpen my preaching skills – in fact, I’m on one …
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  7. The first question every sermon has to answer

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    16/02/2016 by Chris Green

    No matter who makes up you congregation, they all have one question as you begin your sermon; and no matter …
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