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  1. Weeping with those who weep

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    19/02/2018 by Chris Green

    Jesus showed us that it is normal for pastors to cry at a funeral,  no matter how strongly we believe in the resurrection.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?

  4. Pro tip for preachers – what to do when you have a ‘frog-in-the-throat’


    06/10/2017 by Chris Green

    The Prime Minister’s ‘frog-in-the-throat’ moment will be something that any preacher will know.  It feels as though your entire speaking system has gone on lockdown. So what to do?

  5. ‘Philistine!’ Why I’m with Kevin de Young, and don’t watch Game of Thrones.


    25/09/2017 by Chris Green

    It is becoming harder for TV programmes to shock enough to get ratings, and that’s only partly because they up against an unrated internet.  It’s also because as a culture (and Evangelical sub-culture) we have become much, much harder to shock.  

  6. When the passage doesn’t produce a sermon – five useful questions to ask.

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    20/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I took the passage to a local coffee shop, and watched the customers. What does this passage have to say to 21st century urbanites, most of whom gave up on the god-idea years ago? How does this prise open their questions, address their fears and hopes, shift their distracted focus onto Christ?

  7. New website at 10ofthose

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    28/02/2017 by Chris Green

    The good people at have a bright and shiny website, with a price match guarantee, and a loyalty scheme …
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God, Suffering and Joy

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

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