Blueprint, part 4. The Church has been put in place by God to hold high the truth so that everyone can see it. Our job is to stand strong, without bending, subsiding or collapsing. Don’t just do something. Stand there!
Part 2. What does a church filled with the Holy Spirit look like? Every Christian needs the ongoing baptism and filling of the Holy Spirit to live out the lives God’s called us to.
Part 1. The community of believers that God establishes and brings together is beautiful. As individuals we’re all flawed, we’re all different, and the church is by no means perfect. But we’ve been put together by a master builder who calls us … Continue reading “The Dream”
The life of the church needs both the eucharistic depth and the charismatic heights. Like jumping on a trampoline: your height is produced by your depth. You can’t have one without the other.
In Mark 2 Jesus is confronted by four men so eager to get their paralytic friend to him, that they take the roof off what was probably Jesus’ own home. It was bold, risky and expensive.
Part 9. The final instalment of our series on the Nicene Creed looks at the last two lines, looking forward to resurrection life.
Part 8. Although there are so many different branches of Christianity, there is ultimately one universal Church, spread out across the entire globe. We are all united as followers of Jesus, giving our lives to him through one baptism.
Part 1. What beliefs lie at the very core of the Christian faith? They dictate our entire understanding of life, suffering, meaning and purpose. They shape every area of our lives. Through this series we explore the Nicene Creed: a 1700 year … Continue reading “We Believe”
Part 7. Being in Christ is now our primary identity, not our gender, race or class. This is good news for both the individual and the entire world: every division has been done away with.