Category Archives: giving

  1. Eight reasons I don’t like talking about Giving. And what I have to do about it.

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    29/03/2017 by Chris Green

    Giving is a biblical mark of spiritual maturity, and teaching on it is my pastoral duty. I’m just trying to be honest about why I find that hard.

  2. Ten things I gave away today (Did you beat me?)

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    02/08/2016 by Chris Green

    Today was just an ordinary day in many ways – the usual work of a pastor, some ho-hum, and some more unusual, some essential and some more trivial. But it occurs to me that in the course of today I gave something away at least ten times.

  3. Just because I’m your servant, doesn’t make you my customer

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    06/11/2013 by Chris Green

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    If there’s something wrong with the shirt I’ve bought, I take back to the shop. If the mechanic hasn’t fixed …
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  4. Money – when there’s way too much

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    08/03/2013 by Chris Green

    Good question. True question. A small church with around twenty members is in a depressed part of town. Money is …
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Publication of The Goldilocks Zone

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