Blogroll: Ministry Nuts and Bolts

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Chris Green's blog :: helping pastors build healthy churches
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What happens when we make sure the brightest spotlight shines on us?

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 18:00
Are we willing to use people who are better than us? Because if not, we are doomed to be the best person in the room.
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Book review for Pastors: Leadershift: The 11 changes every leader must embrace, by John C. Maxwell

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 18:17
When I see younger leaders stuck in the mud, it’s often because they haven’t learnt one of Maxwell's eleven lessons.
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“He’ll be gone in five years.”  Wrong. He was gone in four.

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:58
Not every minister will ‘fit’ every church. If that's you, when do you go? Should you go?
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Teaching on giving: 8 lessons I’ve learnt the hard way

Mon, 06/05/2019 - 10:20
There’s one area of teaching that has always scared me. Money. Giving. Ker-ching.
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Dan Strange, Plugged In – A book review for Pastors.

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 15:25
Let me make a prediction: if you read this brief book, and rethink some of your preaching and evangelistic conversations in the light of it, you will do yourself, the gospel cause, and the people you’re speaking to a huge service.
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New toys

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 08:57
Our local on-trend coffee shop has good publicity, chairs and paintwork. They have the proper kit as well. They like creation too.
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Stop making points!

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 08:01
It's time to stop using a preaching style which kills the bible.
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A book review for pastors: Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism – The fight for a human future at the new frontier of power (London: Profile Books, 2019)

Mon, 15/04/2019 - 19:22
The issues at stake in this important book shape the inner life of almost every member of the church. Including you.
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The defensive pastor, the annual meeting, and four critical lessons

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 05:48
The young pastor glanced at me and nodded his head towards a crowd across the room. ‘That man has a problem,’ he said. I knew who he meant.  But I reckon my young pastor friend was mistaken. It was the night of the Annual Meeting.  Now, whatever your denomination or tribe, I’ll bet you haveContinue reading
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How to do a sentence-flow diagram

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 16:49
‘Lay out the phrases in a way that makes sense to you.’ Memorise that.
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Keep your pencil sharp

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 09:43
How one basic act opened up a well-known passage
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