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?
October 26, 2016
Jesus says God has chosen us for a reason, and it’s pretty specific. He wants us to bear lasting fruit. What does this mean for how we live and how we do church?
October 3, 2016
The practice of baptism is a topic of some disagreement in the wider church. What is it about? Why apply baptism to children? As it turns out, baptism is a visible expression for what God has been doing all along.
September 28, 2016
Jesus, the Good Shepherd says his sheep will know his voice. So, how do we listen? How do we hear him? Listening to the Psalms will help us answer our questions, and have us listening better to the One who loves us.
September 5, 2016
How does it happen that Jesus cry of desperation to his father is relevant to our text this Sunday? Many a father has grappled with the reality of unanswered prayer. How are we to deal with that?
August 22, 2016
What’s the best way to pray? Do you need to prepare yourself? What if that’s hard, what then? Wait? Leave it? What frame of mind does God expect?
August 15, 2016
So, if we get to a place where we have been able to carve out some time for quietness, where do we start? What do we say? Many say it’s hard to know just how to begin, the mind wanders, words fail. God’s word gives us a wonderful framework for praise. This Sunday we’ll look […]