Category Archives: leadership

  1. With great patience…


    15/01/2019 by Chris Green

    Even the best of us can get caught in a bitterness of spirit, whether to an individual, a group, a type or even a whole church.

  2. Stop being right


    09/01/2019 by Chris Green

    With Steve Jobs you were only toast if you thought he was wrong but didn’t dare to say so. But I’ve seen pastors act as if disagreeing was an act of treachery.

  3. Why you should choose heroes who disagree


    11/10/2018 by Chris Green

    Like you, your heroes are average at almost everything they do – you’ve just shone a light onto the brilliant bit.

  4. The blessings and curses of evening meetings


    08/10/2018 by Chris Green

    If you want people to focus and contribute, you need to help them keep in the game.  And that gets harder as the clock keeps moving.

  5. Thermometers and thermostats: which are you?

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    11/06/2018 by Chris Green

    Thermometers can tell you what’s happening, but they can’t change anything. Enter the thermostat.

  6. Lightbulbs, Lighthouses and Lasers: three kinds of light, three kinds of leadership

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    30/05/2018 by Chris Green

    You’re probably facing a series of leadership questions in your church, but it’s important to see that your role might not be the same in each circumstance.

  7. I see ghosts…


    23/05/2018 by Chris Green

    ‘Ghosts’ are the habits, practices, customs of the past that don’t have any present value, but the organisation (church, group, whatever) still carries on with them.

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