19/11/2018 by Chris Green
We usually take ‘self-control’ in a negative sense. Not losing your temper, or not watching porn. That’ s a vital spiritual standard, and we need it. But unless we add in the positive kind of self-control, it’s static.
14/11/2018 by Chris Green
Theologically, the healthy and wide spectrum resonates with grace, but one end tips into being motivated by guilt, and the other end tips into inertia. One denies the gospel, and the other takes the gospel for granted.
08/10/2018 by Chris Green
If you want people to focus and contribute, you need to help them keep in the game. And that gets harder as the clock keeps moving.
21/05/2018 by Chris Green
When you’re a leader, it’s all too easy to be the hero. You’re the one with the answers, the vision, …
11/05/2018 by Chris Green
It’s not that this kind of leader want to be the only person in the room – Diotrephes needed that church he could control – but he needed to be the leader in the room. And he’d break fellowship with an apostle to win.
23/04/2018 by Chris Green
Yet another high profile ministry crashed, leaving a trail of spiritual wreckage and a plume of non-Christian cynicism. And the lesson again is the deadly nature of being a lone pastor, an unaccountable pastor, a too-senior-to be-talked to-seriously pastor.
23/03/2018 by Chris Green
I woke up this morning to news of more ministry heroes of mine crashing and burning, their ministry pasts, presents and futures potentially deeply suspect.