Category Archives: prayer

  1. Seven principles to guide a church prayer meeting


    12/03/2018 by Chris Green

    When I did a readers’ poll a while back, top of the request list was advice on arranging a central prayer meeting.

  2. Surprised by thanks


    02/06/2017 by Chris Green

    Pastors can feel approved of by God when things go ‘well’, and sidelined by God when things go low or slow. There’s an old song with a solution.

  3. DIY 2 – Publishing your own church resources is really, really easy and cheap


    02/03/2017 by Chris Green

    So, I made a public promise at church, that this Lent we would have a 40 Day Prayer Journal available. …
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  4. Seven ways to raise the value of Evangelism


    04/11/2016 by Chris Green

    Why ever wouldn’t you want to evangelise? And I know the answer: it’s because of the push-back that we anticipate, brace ourselves for, practice feeling the pain for, and therefore fear. As Bill Hybels puts it, “We say people’s ‘No’ for them.” So what’s the answer?

  5. Nine tips to keep your prayer life fresh

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    08/06/2016 by Chris Green

    We all know that we need to develop our prayer lives, and to do so continually. Here, again, are nine lessons I’ve learnt.

  6. What happens before, and what happens after, a sermon

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    24/02/2016 by Chris Green

    Every so often I go away on a conference to sharpen my preaching skills – in fact, I’m on one …
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  7. The One Thing #leadingwithcancer

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    30/12/2015 by Chris Green

    So I lost speaking, leading, visiting – all went from the diary.  I thought I’d be able to catch up …
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