Category Archives: study

  1. Why you should invest in (just one) day’s focussed reading

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    04/04/2018 by Chris Green

    Reading, books, giving

    There are occasions where you need to know a lot, and maybe be exhaustive.  But that habit can hurt us badly when it comes to other, more practical, areas.

  2. Gospel Transformation Study Bible – here’s why you should buy one today!


    12/09/2016 by Chris Green

    The Gospel Transformation Bible is an outstanding study Bible at a remarkable price. Here’s why you should buy one today.

  3. Imagine a church without students (Most of us have to)


    16/04/2015 by Chris Green

    Many of us were deeply influenced for Christ by the churches we went to while we were at university. Those …
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  4. How’s your back? My £28 suggestion.


    28/02/2014 by Chris Green

    Christian ministers frequently report bad backs and shoulders. Mine became so bad that I ended up in surgery at the …
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  5. Why I give sermon handouts – ten reasons


    20/02/2014 by Chris Green

    Each Sunday I’m giving out handouts for the sermon, rather than just leaving an empty box (‘For your sermon notes’) …
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  6. Inside the preacher’s head (1): “That’ll Preach”


    20/01/2014 by Chris Green

    There’s a curious, clarifying moment that happens.  It’s impossible to engineer, but without it preaching feels lifeless, by rote. And …
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  7. My friend has two desks – and you might need two computers


    15/01/2014 by Chris Green

    I have a desk.  But my friend Peter has two. Why?  Why two desks when he can only use one …
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