Category Archives: evangelism

  1. Three lessons I’ve learned about not being a natural evangelist.

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    25/04/2017 by Chris Green

    ‘Evangelist’ is a role that goes with being a pastor. Here’s how you can tackle it, even if you’re not a natural.

  2. DIY ministry: write something useful yourself

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    13/02/2017 by Chris Green

    The influnce of a little booklet called Journey Into Life, should inspire us to write new material ourselves

  3. “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.

  4. Seven ways to raise the value of Evangelism

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    04/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Why ever wouldn’t you want to evangelise? And I know the answer: it’s because of the push-back that we anticipate, brace ourselves for, practice feeling the pain for, and therefore fear. As Bill Hybels puts it, “We say people’s ‘No’ for them.” So what’s the answer?

  5. The flappy sail – 6 tiny signs to pay attention to as you hit a new season at church

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    31/08/2016 by Chris Green

    Another sailing cliché that you can mull on as you still enjoy the remnants of that holiday glow.

    How can you tell if you’re positioned to get the best possible amount of energy from the wind, to get where you want to go?

    You listen, and you look. Because – ‘a flappy sail is not a happy sail.’

  6. Ambition written backwards

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    06/04/2016 by Chris Green

    What is the alternative to self-centred, rebellious ambition? Is there a way of rewriting ambition, so that it can appear in a God-centred, passionate, obedient way?

  7. The dark fear – what do we do on that Sunday when we open the doors and no-one turns up?

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    18/03/2016 by Chris Green

    When we open the doors this Sunday, will they come back? Why should they, when there are the options of visiting family, going for a bike ride, hitting the shops – or even just having a lazy day with the papers and some coffee? And what do we do if no-one comes…

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