The Forgotten Arts, part 2. In the words of John Wesley “some have exalted religious fasting beyond all Scripture and reason; and others have utterly disregarded it.” Fasting is very much a forgotten art in 21st Century Britain, but there’s … Continue reading “Fasting”
Joy, part 12. The Christian life is like stepping into a boxing ring: be alert, be on your guard, don’t underestimate your opponent. Graham discusses ten tactics the enemy uses to rob us of joy.
Joy, part 9. Ephesians 5 teaches us to give thanks always and for everything. This is easy when life is good. But doing this when life is hard produces real evidence that God is at work in us.
Joy, part 2. Last week we looked at seven reasons to be filled with joy regardless of our circumstances. This week we look at the seven responses that follow in Ephesians 1:15-23.
There’s many verses that we’re likely to find on Christian fridge magnets. This probably isn’t one of them: “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, when you face trials of many kinds” (James 1:2).
Part 2. The gospel of John kicks off with some of the most profound and controversial words found in the whole of Scripture: “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us”.
Christians should be some of the most joy-filled people on the planet. As we head into 2019, don’t miss seeing what Jesus is doing.
Part 4. Why did Jesus die? Because of love. He wants no one (literally no one) to perish, no one to miss the rescue boat, no one to miss out on life.
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 … Continue reading “We Believe”