Category Archives: preaching

  1. Six questions to sharpen your next sermon


    08/11/2018 by Chris Green

    There are six questions for me to ask myself, with bite to them, which help me to focus as I prepare.  They’re a test. If I can’t answer them simply, then I need to do some more work.

  2. The dangers of being an experienced preacher


    24/09/2018 by Chris Green

    One of the great gifts that teaching at seminary gave me, was that I was forced to say out loud, in a copyable manner, the route I take from text to sermon.  In fine detail. It forced me to become conscious of what I knew and did.

  3. No, you can’t see inside my bible


    21/09/2018 by Chris Green

    If this bible hasn’t been opened, I haven’t exposed my heart to God for myself that day, however much I’ve opened the bible for and before others.

  4. Why making your sermon prep into a routine might make you much more efficient.


    29/08/2018 by Chris Green

    If I write in my diary, ‘Sermon prep,’ and block in 2 hrs,  I make progress, but it feels vague. I don’t really know how I’m doing, as I move towards Sunday.

  5. Just… us


    13/08/2018 by Chris Green

    It’s not hard for our folk to be fed by superb bible teaching from around the planet. Then they come to church on Sunday, and it’s plain old us.

  6. The customer isn’t always right… (but she often is)


    07/08/2018 by Chris Green

    It’s the old adage: if they’re not actually learning, then I’m not teaching – whatever else I think I’m doing. 

  7. Sardines and salvation

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    28/05/2018 by Chris Green

    The translation, which my friend so enjoyed, and which has its funny side, was distracting him.  A passage which should humble him before God’s throne, was making him giggle because it felt quaint.

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