Category Archives: gifts

  1. One friend’s a Chieftain. Another is Chilled. Three reasons why it’s silly for me to compare myself with either.

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    14/11/2018 by Chris Green

    Theologically, the healthy and wide spectrum resonates with grace, but one end tips into being motivated by guilt, and the other end tips into inertia. One denies the gospel, and the other takes the gospel for granted.

  2. Playing with the team

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    24/01/2018 by Chris Green

    Each team position could be simplified into asking its one distinctive question.

  3. ‘Thank you’, she said. “For what?’, I asked.

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    12/11/2014 by Chris Green

    I have had the same conversation several times now, with different people. We have held an event of some sort …
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  4. “Great sermon, pastor!” Handling genuine compliments

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    16/07/2014 by Chris Green

    It was probably the most formative piece of feedback to a sermon I have ever received. I don’t remember what …
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  5. When the Body is hurting

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    14/07/2014 by Chris Green

    I nearly lost my nerve. I was preaching on Romans 12:1-8, about being a body with a variety of interdependent …
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  6. What makes you feel strong?

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    23/10/2013 by Chris Green

    Identifying your strengths is a key part of finding a job or moving on in your career at the moment. …
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