Category Archives: preaching

  1. 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.

  2. Wet preaching

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    26/03/2018 by Chris Green

    preaching Elijah Baal

    By the time I put my pen down I have rarely felt so flat and uninspired in what I had planned to say. Do you ever feel like that about your sermons?  Thought so.

  3. The eight ways my sermon preparation has changed over time (and one that’s stayed the same)


    21/03/2018 by Chris Green

    how to prepare a sermon

    Even though I allocate the same total number of hours, I do not use them in the same way.  Experience has taught me where I can improve.  So here are eight ways my sermon prep has changed over time.

  4. Off-centre?


    26/02/2018 by Chris Green

    Your car mechanic will say if your wheels need balancing.   Your doctor will tell you if your insulin’s out of balance. Who’ll spot if your preaching is off-centre?

  5. Feedback on feedback – is there a way to get better at getting better?


    05/02/2018 by Chris Green

    If we become more attentive to our decisions to act and to the feedback, we can improve more carefully.

  6. How come a dazzling gospel produces such predictable preaching?


    30/01/2018 by Chris Green

    Artists and musicians produce dazzling and original works from a limited source. We have a dazzling gospel – so how come it produces such predictable preaching?

  7. Serve it up fresh


    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.

From Now On: first steps for new Christians

Launch dayJune 1st, 2018
You can now order 'From Now On from The Good Book Company

New resource

Pastors are busy, and leading a church is a demanding task.  That’s why I wrote this e-bookchecklist: The Pastor’s Checkup – The Top 10 Questions every pastor needs to answer (and helpful stuff if you can’t)

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God, Suffering and Joy

A conversation between me (with cancer) and Michael (with Multiple Sclerosis)

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