Category Archives: leadership

  1. If you’re not capsizing…

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    25/08/2016 by Chris Green

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    Learning to sail was a deliberate exercise in getting out of my comfort zone. Way out. I say ‘learning to sail,’ meaning ‘starting to learn to sail’. Meaning, ‘learning how to capsize with good grace.’ Mostly. And get quite bruised in the process.

  2. Words: the leader’s most powerful tool

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    27/06/2016 by Chris Green

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    Our politicians have just refused to speak for 48hrs, and deprived themselves and us of leadership. We preachers can and must do better.

  3. The Giveaway!

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    02/06/2016 by Chris Green

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    Yup, I have ten copies of Thom Rainer’s new book ‘Who moved my pulpit?’ to give away (thanks, Thom!).

    All you have to be in with a chance is to subscribe to my email list!

  4. GIVEAWAY! Thom Rainer, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit?’

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    20/05/2016 by Chris Green

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    From June 1st I’m going to be running a giveaway for copies of Thom Rainer’s new book, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit? Leading Change in the Church’. Stay tuned for more details! You can download a sample chapter from this post.

  5. The two-way mirror: how we see the world, how the world sees the cross

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    25/04/2016 by Chris Green

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    There is a stubbornness in the way the Bible refuses to glamorise the Christian life. We shall never escape the reality of conforming to Jesus’ death, until we ourselves die.

  6. The well-led, well-fed church

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    19/04/2016 by Chris Green

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    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.

  7. Two gifts, and a double helping for pastors

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    16/04/2016 by Chris Green

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    In Paul’s mind the potential elder must show a double gifting from Romans 12: an ability to teach must be partnered to an ability to lead.

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