Blueprint, part 6. It’s been observed that where fatherlessness increases, atheism increases. The experience of growing up without a dad is increasingly common in the UK. To address the men in our church, we have a tremendous responsibility and privilege to reflect … Continue reading “Temple: Purity, Passion & Presence”
CentrePiece, part 11. Jesus says “In the world you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world”.
The message of the gospel is good news to all people everywhere. Jez highlights three different individuals in the book of Acts. All encounter Jesus in different ways, but all have the same basic need: to be set free.
Part 7. The third person of the trinity is often the hardest to relate to. It’s easy to understand the Father, and the Son, because these roles are very normal to us. But we can easily think of the Spirit as some … Continue reading “The Holy Spirit, the Giver of Life”
Part 6. It’s only through faith in Jesus that we can know God. Placing confidence in anything else will fail and obscure us from him.
Joy: part 1. A sign of God’s kingdom coming on earth is joy. Jesus was full of joy and brought joy to people wherever he went. This week we walk with Jesus in Luke’s gospel and watch as he engages with the … Continue reading “Jesus the merrymaker”
God is able to reconcile warring and hostile people in dramatic and unexpected ways. To the no hopers and the written offs, God speaks life and joy. Ultimately we are the irreconcilable ones who’ve been shown favour and found peace with God … Continue reading “Reconciliation”
God tests Abraham’s faith whilst also promising to provide the ultimate sacrificial lamb in Jesus..
God blesses the world by choosing one people from all the peoples and making them the carriers of the promise and the power needed to redeem the world.