26/09/2018 by Chris Green
For pastors, Christmas never really goes away. It sits there in our diaries, all year round, making a slight dent.
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.
21/09/2018 by Chris Green
If this bible hasn’t been opened, I haven’t exposed my heart to God for myself that day, however much I’ve opened the bible for and before others.
19/09/2018 by Chris Green
The committee was stuck in the mud, revving its wheels like a stranded Land Rover.
04/09/2018 by Chris Green
Why shouldn’t we be in dread of the Last Trumpet? Won’t we leap to our feet, heart in mouth, when we hear it? Shouldn’t we tremble in death’s presence, and thrill at its defeat? Shouldn’t we preachers use all our skill too, to help people see God’s awesome glory?
29/08/2018 by Chris Green
If I write in my diary, ‘Sermon prep,’ and block in 2 hrs, I make progress, but it feels vague. I don’t really know how I’m doing, as I move towards Sunday.
13/08/2018 by Chris Green
It’s not hard for our folk to be fed by superb bible teaching from around the planet. Then they come to church on Sunday, and it’s plain old us.