This is the 2nd part in a 2 part series to introduce and teach the church our new mission statement. “We exist to Win people to Christ and to be transformed to be like Jesus.” We want to recognise that having a mission gives us our reason for being and that from our mission comes […]
This is the first part in a 2 part series to introduce and teach the church our new mission statement. “We exist to Win people to Christ and to be transformed to be like Jesus.” We want to recognise that having a mission gives us our reason for being and that from our mission comes […]
This Easter Day message considers the popular secular opinion that sees people trying to live their best life now. Jesus death and resurrection, however, shows us that the best is yet to come! Unless we follow Jesus today we will never experience the best that is yet to come and neither can we find true […]
Hebrews 12:1-2 has been the theme verse for the GEMS and Cadets this year (2018) which explores the theme of running the race. We need to be in the race firstly if we want to win the prize, but once in the race there is a way that we are expected to run, a way […]
What Paul is addressing here is something that the church has had to face many, many times. The Christian Church has had to face attack after attack upon the very centre of its faith, which is the claim that Jesus did not rise physically from the dead.
14:20 “Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.” It is for this reason that Paul pleads with the Corinthian Christians to exhibit some measure of restraint, some measure of control. That is, I believe the primary reason for what Paul is writing here this […]
The Corinthians were an enthusiastic but immature church. The funny thing, however, is that they felt superior to others as if they had it all together as a church community. They looked at their ministries, their cleverness, their knowledge of Greek philosophy, their insightful members, their particular set of gifts and they actually thought that they […]
The love Christians demonstrate to each other is immensely powerful. It is simply a wonderful testimony to your faith in God. It is very attractive in a person. If members of a church exhibit love to each other, it makes the church massively attractive. On the other hand, if we act like little children, we […]