Category Archives: evangelism

  1. Why we should focus on the numbers, despite the tumbleweed

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    11/01/2018 by Chris Green

    You might not be seeing much gospel growth, but lift up your eyes. The gospel is always growing and converting people, because it is God’s Plan A, and he doesn’t intend to have a Plan B.

  2. The Carol service talk: how to give those Christmas truths a cutting edge

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    12/12/2017 by Chris Green

    How do we give those Christmas truths a cutting edge?  How can we be fresh, while still working with the familiar?

  3. ‘…or Scythians.’  What the British Museum just taught me about evangelism

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    23/09/2017 by Chris Green

    There is a small but astonishing exhibition at the British Museum at the moment, Scythians: Warriors of ancient Serbia. The …
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  4. I want to tell you a story…

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    08/09/2017 by Chris Green

    Our culture is taking story-telling very seriously.  For those of us in the West, a few square miles in California …
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  5. 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.

  6. 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

  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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