1. BOOK REVIEW: When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend, by Mark Meynell


    01/08/2018 by Chris Green

    Mark Meynell, depression, When darkness seems my closest friend

    This is an honest book, written by a sensitive Christian for a Christian readership, to help us to understand, embrace, sit with and pray for our sisters and brothers who face depression as a daily reality.

  2. “Lord, send us some…”

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    30/07/2018 by Chris Green

    What if God doesn’t send us the talented and the gifted? What if he sends us work?

  3. Pastors’ Book Group

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    14/06/2018 by Chris Green

    So here’s an idea.  A group of pastors get together, to discuss a book that will be relevant for their  ministry.  Once a quarter.

  4. Thermometers and thermostats: which are you?

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    11/06/2018 by Chris Green

    Thermometers can tell you what’s happening, but they can’t change anything. Enter the thermostat.

  5. Book launch – From Now On. Available June 1


    31/05/2018 by Chris Green

    When I became a Christian, all I needed to know was in a little booklet called Journey into Life, by …
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  6. Lightbulbs, Lighthouses and Lasers: three kinds of light, three kinds of leadership

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    30/05/2018 by Chris Green

    You’re probably facing a series of leadership questions in your church, but it’s important to see that your role might not be the same in each circumstance.

  7. Sardines and salvation

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    28/05/2018 by Chris Green

    The translation, which my friend so enjoyed, and which has its funny side, was distracting him.  A passage which should humble him before God’s throne, was making him giggle because it felt quaint.

From Now On: first steps for new Christians

Launch dayJune 1st, 2018
You can now order 'From Now On from The Good Book Company

New resource

Pastors are busy, and leading a church is a demanding task.  That’s why I wrote this e-bookchecklist: The Pastor’s Checkup – The Top 10 Questions every pastor needs to answer (and helpful stuff if you can’t)

There’s only way to get it is by subscribing to my  (occasional) email newsletter here.


God, Suffering and Joy

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

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