Blogroll: Ministry Nuts and Bolts

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Chris Green's blog :: helping pastors build healthy churches
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One friend’s a Chieftain. Another is Chilled. Three reasons why it’s silly for me to compare myself with either.

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 19:17
Theologically, the healthy and wide spectrum resonates with grace, but one end tips into being motivated by guilt, and the other end tips into inertia. One denies the gospel, and the other takes the gospel for granted.
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Six questions to sharpen your next sermon

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 17:28
There are six questions for me to ask myself, with bite to them, which help me to focus as I prepare.  They’re a test. If I can’t answer them simply, then I need to do some more work.
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Time: you can’t spend it twice

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:44
As Peter Drucker pointed out the first question anyone who wants to become an effective leader has to answer is, where did my time go?
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Why you should choose heroes who disagree

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 16:39
Like you, your heroes are average at almost everything they do - you’ve just shone a light onto the brilliant bit.
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The blessings and curses of evening meetings

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 13:18
If you want people to focus and contribute, you need to help them keep in the game.  And that gets harder as the clock keeps moving.
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After a really frustrating morning with email, here are my two mistakes

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 15:54
Here’s a snapshot of what turned out to be a really frustrating morning. At the beginning, I had around eight ...
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Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner version 3.0

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 20:27
I’ve updated my review of Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner, as it’s now in its third edition.  Summary: It’s even ...
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The three times of year to plan Christmas

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 09:56
For pastors, Christmas never really goes away.  It sits there in our diaries, all year round, making a slight dent.
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The dangers of being an experienced preacher

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 17:32
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.
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No, you can’t see inside my bible

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 19:19
If this bible hasn’t been opened, I haven’t exposed my heart to God for myself that day, however much I’ve opened the bible for and before others.
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