Blogroll: Ministry Nuts and Bolts

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More training, or take a risk?

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 21:05
The team leader looked me straight in the eye. “I’m only here because someone took a risk with me when I was his age.    I want to do for him, what someone did for me.”
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Your most important meeting of the week

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 09:25
If this meeting happens, the week runs so much more smoothly.  And I’ve repeatedly learnt to my cost that if it doesn’t happen, I’m so easily derailed.
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“Have you preached that sermon before?”

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 18:42
When you hit on a secret sauce by accident, it’s worth jotting down what went into it, so that next time you can make it on purpose.
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It’s never been easier to learn from the best

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 17:26
Someone, somewhere, has cracked the puzzle that’s causing your team long meetings and headaches. Or, if they haven’t cracked it, they’re a bit further along the path than you.
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A new idea – a Ministry Fair

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 18:27
‘Oh, I get it,’ she said, ‘it’s like a Fresher’s Fair for the church!’  Exactly.  Yes.
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Why is ‘The Goldilocks Zone’ the most significant book I have read for years?

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 21:32
There is a school of essay-writing called ‘The History of Ideas.’  Mike was ‘A Theologian of Ideas’ . He was unique in that field - not just unusual, but one-of-a-kind. I have come to think that this is the most significant new book I have read for  many years.
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How I learnt that every day has a healthy theme

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 17:26
One of the lessons I’ve been learning recently is that different days of the week tend to have predictably different characters, and that learning to recognise and work with that is a healthy habit.
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When did you last change your mind?

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 16:47
I do wonder, sometimes, if we go too hard with our plans too early, and the result is that we feel trapped by them.
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Pro tip for preachers – what to do when you have a ‘frog-in-the-throat’

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 08:32
The Prime Minister’s ‘frog-in-the-throat’ moment will be something that any preacher will know.  It feels as though your entire speaking system has gone on lockdown. So what to do?
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