Category Archives: preachers

  1. 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?

  2. 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?

  3. 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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  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. “I want you to get out of your seat.” My biggest lesson from Billy Graham.

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    08/11/2016 by Chris Green

    There are many differences between most of us and Billy Graham. But here’s a critical lesson we can all take to heart.

  7. Deep Work – my review of a very good book

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    16/09/2016 by Chris Green

    Cal Newport helps us see how to restrict ‘shallow work’ and its distractions, to work productively, and at depth.

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