Category Archives: preachers

  1. Serve it up fresh

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    06/12/2017 by Chris Green

    When I illustrate, I’m looking for echoes of plausibility, and they are most plausible when they are fresh.

  2. To illustrate…

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    04/12/2017 by Chris Green

    Our illustrations often don’t really work. Here are 11 danger signs.

  3. The invisible pastor

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    04/08/2017 by Chris Green

    How can we be culturally ‘invisible’, so that people can hear what we’re saying with a minimum of interference?

  4. When the passage doesn’t produce a sermon – five useful questions to ask.

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    20/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I took the passage to a local coffee shop, and watched the customers. What does this passage have to say to 21st century urbanites, most of whom gave up on the god-idea years ago? How does this prise open their questions, address their fears and hopes, shift their distracted focus onto Christ?

  5. Five reasons to choose your heroes with care

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    18/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I keep a list of preachers I run through as I am preparing a sermon.  Particular preachers have gifts and emphases I …
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  6. That sermon, I didn’t enjoy

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    07/02/2017 by Chris Green

    We are pastors, and when we have a hard message, and we know the effect it will have, our hearts shift.

  7. Petrol-heads and preachers: the point of a car is to go for a drive

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    23/11/2016 by Chris Green

    I hear preachers talking about their sermons as if they’re concept cars, pretty and accurate, gorgeous – but never taken for a real drive, in the rush hour, to do the shopping, in the rain. With the kids acting up in the back.

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