Tag Archives: leadership

  1. Five reasons to choose your heroes with care

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    18/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I keep a list of preachers I run through as I am preparing a sermon.  Particular preachers have gifts and emphases I …
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  2. The easy part, and the hard part

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    22/09/2016 by Chris Green

    In every leadership task there’s an easy part and a hard part – and they just keep on coming

  3. Why do pastors resist making friends in the congregation?

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    01/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Yes, having friends will involve risk. But what kind of cold, non-relational beings would we be if we never took that risk?

  4. The well-led, well-fed church

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    19/04/2016 by Chris Green

    One weakness in much preaching today is that it is quite individually applied, and in a way that can be transplanted from one church to another without too much difficulty. It is not focussed enough on a particular congregation, and therefore lacks the force to move that church to better obedience.

  5. 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.

  6. Beautiful ambition

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    07/04/2016 by Chris Green

    Do you have a passion to see the lost found, and the found built up? Do you have a desire to see the gospel understood, churches planted, men and women converted, children growing in their faith, and for you to be playing a part in that for the rest of your life? Do you treasure your time in God’s Word, and love to see it opened among his people so they are dazzled by his wonder? Then you’ve identified what he means to aspire and desire this noble task.

  7. Ambition’s deepest root

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    04/04/2016 by Chris Green

    That’s what Diotrephes heard – that he would be first, that he would be like God. That he would rule the church, that he would be its saviour, that he would be its sole source of truth, that he would be the exclusive centre of its relationships, and that he would be worshipped.

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