Category Archives: teaching

  1. The dangers of being an experienced preacher

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    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.

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

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    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. 

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

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    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.

  4. Words: the leader’s most powerful tool

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    27/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Our politicians have just refused to speak for 48hrs, and deprived themselves and us of leadership. We preachers can and must do better.

  5. OOPS! Four questions to avoid slipping-up on the WWW

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    28/05/2016 by Chris Green

    Several times recently I’ve seen Christians caught out by video clips on the web , saying things which were, with hindsight, not what they should really have said. How can we minimise the risk of this happening to us?

  6. Two gifts, and a double helping for pastors

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    16/04/2016 by Chris Green

    In Paul’s mind the potential elder must show a double gifting from Romans 12: an ability to teach must be partnered to an ability to lead.

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