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.
26/03/2018 by Chris Green
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.
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 …
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?
16/01/2017 by Chris Green
How I learnt to write in six different drafts.
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.
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.