Category Archives: team

  1. Could a fraying team be patched together?


    12/02/2018 by Chris Green

    Each person in that nightmare was a Christian, serving and sacrificing.  But somehow, that shared commitment did not become a shared commitment to each other.

  2. Playing with the team

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    24/01/2018 by Chris Green

    Each team position could be simplified into asking its one distinctive question.

  3. Run at a speed you can talk


    22/01/2018 by Chris Green

    If everyone is running so fast that they’re (metaphorically) just out of breath, unable to talk, chat and listen then it becomes a solo race rather than a team effort.

  4. Why you’re not the US president (and that’s a good thing)


    20/09/2017 by Chris Green

    The culture sees independence as maturity, but for us that’s not good enough.  Interdependence is maturity.

  5. Do you have ‘A’ responsibility, or ‘The’ responsibility? You need to know the difference.


    07/06/2017 by Chris Green

    I’ve just watched a small team have a bit of a wobble.  They didn’t crash – the event they planned went smoothly in the end, and no-one outside the team would have spotted that there was a problem. But there was, and it’s easily solved.

  6. A team of one?

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    25/05/2016 by Chris Green

    Why do pastors, who know and teach the importance of relationships in church, have such problems living it out? Why is it such a common issue to wonder whether pastors are allowed ‘friends’ in church? Are the demands and duties of being a pastor so great, that we are exempt from the normal patterns of friendship?

  7. Moses, delegation, and a deep sigh


    02/03/2016 by Chris Green

    Moses first of all points us to Christ, and then allows us to learn a vital lesson: Leadership decisions are the hard ones, because the easy ones have already been dealt with. The reason that issue is sitting on your desk is because, if anyone else could have cracked it, they would have done.

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