February 6, 2017
Ever thought back to the family you grew up in, and remembered the habits of your home? The little things that went on: quirky behaviour, family sayings, that in a way defined who you were? Plenty of great stories there! God’s family also has behaviours and attitudes which identify us as a healthy church. Let’s […]
January 30, 2017
There’s no doubt about it: every time we listen to the word of God with an open heart, we will find new challenges! Early in Jesus’ ministry, we read about crowds of followers – who were they? How did Jesus respond? And what does this tell us about how to respond to people today? These […]
January 23, 2017
2017 lies ahead of us: a year brimming with opportunity and challenge. Can we relate to the people of Israel on the border of the land of promise, where the faithfulness of God had been clearly displayed, and a clear challenge was placed before them. Are we up for the challenge the Lord places on […]
January 13, 2017
We sing about the manger, a Saviour born who is the creator, the King of Kings – ever stopped to think how this sounds to someone who has never thought it all through? .
December 19, 2016
What does it mean that Jesus has brought us into the family of God? The answer is wonderfully liberating, and breathtakingly majestic.
December 12, 2016
One of the hard things about Christmas is while it’s a time of year we love so much, the story behind the story tells us some pretty tough truths about who we are. But even here, this reality is the reason we have so much to sing about.
December 7, 2016
There’s increasing to follow the crazy American thing of “Happy Holidays”, and the Christmas message becomes increasingly secularised. Does that matter so much? God thinks it does.
December 2, 2016
Imagine a world where Jesus was missing. No ultimate life. No everlasting love. No enduring hope. Yet this is how many people live. Could it also be how many Christians live? How serious are we that Christ is our Saviour? What are we expecting of this life we have in Jesus? Anything at all?
November 11, 2016
We all know we are called to growth. The Father has appointed this to be our joy and our task. Our question often is, though, how do I do this? Where do I begin? How can I help someone else to be more fruitful? This week we’ll get some terrific tools for doing just that.
November 11, 2016
The Bible speaks about the Church in remarkable terms, yet on earth we can look pretty unremarkable. How do we reconcile these seemingly disparate accounts? What is our role in this? And what resources can we access to do this work better?