Category - Sermon Series
Posted: 02 December 2016
This Sunday we’re starting our Christmas series called A Thrill of Hope.
Human beings cannot live without hope. I do not mean wishful thinking, I mean absolute certainty about the future.
Hope is the way we overcome the lurking suspicion that all our getting and spending amounts to nothing more than fidgeting while we wait for death.
Are your moments...Continue Reading
Posted: 18 November 2016
Somebody asked me once, 'If what you think about God is wrong, would you want to know?' My answer was 'Yes, of course!' I said this because how we understand God radically shapes how we relate to him. Isaiah 1 throws us into a tumultuous period in Israel's history as God reveals himself to be the surprising pursuer of people's hearts. In this rich chapter,...Continue Reading
Posted: 17 November 2016
In a world where hope is elusive and uncertainty abounds, the story of Christmas promises peace on earth, justice for the oppressed and comfort to the afflicted.
2,000 years ago, the universe watched on as a baby was born – he was God become man to rescue our broken world. This Christmas, join us as we discover the hope that dawned with the birth of Jesus...Continue Reading
Posted: 11 November 2016
This Sunday we’re wrapping up our series on devotion by looking at what it looks like for our church to be devoted to liberating people from the power of Satan and sin from Luke 11. The subject of deliverance and spiritual warfare is a key theme in the Bible, but one which many Christians either ignore or obsess over. We need to study the life and ministry...Continue Reading
Posted: 28 October 2016
"[A] community of love is meant to comfort the person who’s discouraged, to strengthen the person who’s weak, to encourage the person who has no hope, to come alongside the person who’s alone, to guide the person who’s lost his way, to give wisdom to the person lost in foolishness, to warn the person who’s beginning to wander, to correct the person turning...Continue Reading
Posted: 21 October 2016
One of the radical things which the Bible teaches is that there are no little people in the kingdom of God. We need each other because we are a body. And the body of Christ is not one big eyeball or nothing but a toenail: it is made up of many parts (1 Cor 12), and we are to function together in mutually helpful ways, recognising that while there are...Continue Reading
Posted: 14 October 2016
"Growth is the proof of life. It's natural and normal for all living things. Life never stands still. If you're not growing, you're dying." (Rick Warren)
One of the things we are devoted to as a church is growing. We want to be growing in faith, hope and love. Where there isn't growth there's decline and death. But where there is growth, there is joy and...Continue Reading
Posted: 30 September 2016
Are you satisfied yet? The search for fulfillment has plagued humanity for millennia, and doesn't seem to be going anywhere any time soon. We live in a society driven by a seemingly insatiable desire for more- more wealth, more comfort, more knowledge, more experiences; and yet we are some of the least satisfied people in history. Have you ever thought that...Continue Reading
Posted: 23 September 2016
Life is by no stretch of the imagination plain sailing. Sometimes it feels like we are being blown and tossed on the seas of life and we can wonder whether we will ever find some solid ground. Psalm 46 says, "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble." I am looking forward to spending some time in this Psalm with you this Sunday to see...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 September 2016
Over the past two months we've spent our time wrestling with topics such as courage, guidance, and holy war as we've studied the book of Joshua. This Sunday is our last in the series as Andy Bryan teaches on Joshua's famous appeal at the end of the book to serve the Lord. We hope you can make it.
At the end of the service, there will be a time of sharing...Continue Reading