We run a paradoxical race

A story regarding the operational management of the London marathon emerged yesterday. The start time for the slower runners in the marathon was delayed but,

In defence of preaching points

I regularly read Chris Green’s blog. I really like it and it often gets me thinking about the nuts and bolts of ministry (which is

The value of word-ministry is not necessarily seen in the short-term

Preaching is a funny old thing when you think about it. You stand at the front of a group of church members and try to

There isn’t a straight line between prayer and sermon efficacy

I have been troubled for some time now about the noises frequently made around the relationship of prayer and sermon efficacy. It has become common

The scriptures won’t give its riches to lazy minds

All too often, we wander into church and expect the preacher to bless us without doing any of the necessary work to get the most

Don’t let it say nothing to me about my life

I am a firm believer in preaching. I spend a lot of time preparing and delivering sermons and studies. Even yesterday, I delivered a sermon

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