Right at the beginning of his ministry Jesus announces the coming of the Kingdom by applying this Scripture to himself: “To comfort all who mourn” (Isaiah 61:2)
Healing: part 2. Looking at one of the most dramatic healing miracles that Jesus ever does, seeing how it shapes our theology and how we go about this at a practical level.
Healing: part 1. We live in the huge tension between the ‘now’ and the ‘not yet’. But we want to see more of the ‘not yet’ now.
Peace: part 2. As Christians we have access to God’s perfect peace. That does not mean life is easy, but it means we can experience an indescribable peace despite our circumstances.
Peace: part 1. How did Jesus bring and demonstrate the peace of God? Without Him we can be torn up by anxiety, fear and stress.
Singleness is becoming much more common in the world around us. Fewer people are getting married, and those that do get married later in life. So is singleness good? Is it a problem to be solved or a gift to be received?
How do we navigate the different stages of life, ensuring we pursue the right things and finish well? Our culture often perceives ageing as an inevitable slide into irrelevance, but as followers of Jesus, our best days are ahead.
What approach to marriage is best for a country? How should we think about civil partnerships, divorce, same-sex weddings, remarriage, and making laws about it all?
Arguments, feuds and skirmishes of all kinds abound in our culture. Online we can be both anonymous and unaccountable, saying whatever we want. But as citizens of heaven we are called to be different.