Tag Archives: Preaching

  1. Wet preaching

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    26/03/2018 by Chris Green

    preaching Elijah Baal

    By the time I put my pen down I have rarely felt so flat and uninspired in what I had planned to say. Do you ever feel like that about your sermons?  Thought so.

  2. ‘…or Scythians.’  What the British Museum just taught me about evangelism

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    23/09/2017 by Chris Green

    There is a small but astonishing exhibition at the British Museum at the moment, Scythians: Warriors of ancient Serbia. The …
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  3. 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?

  4. The hardest thing I had to write in 2017, and how Pixar helped me.

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    16/01/2017 by Chris Green

    How I learnt to write in six different drafts.

  5. Petrol-heads and preachers: the point of a car is to go for a drive

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    23/11/2016 by Chris Green

    I hear preachers talking about their sermons as if they’re concept cars, pretty and accurate, gorgeous – but never taken for a real drive, in the rush hour, to do the shopping, in the rain. With the kids acting up in the back.

  6. The only decision you’ll ever need to make

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    09/11/2016 by Chris Green

    As preachers and church leaders, we get to help people decide each week to put Christ first. And when we preach we should plan to be specific.

  7. Seven steps to preaching a long biblical book (Jeremiah)

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    30/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Let me ask you the obvious question: have you ever actually read Jeremiah? I don’t mean, have you read the famous bits, and I don’t mean have you read it sequentially in your quiet times over a series of weeks. No, I mean, have you read it, all the way through, in a sitting.

    Me neither.

    So, by way of going back to basics, here’s how I approached a whole book – by some estimates, the longest book in the Bible.

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