Lesson 3 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 15:1 — ‘A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger’.
Lesson 2 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 27:17 — ‘Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another’.
Lesson 1 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 27:6 — ‘The wounds of a friend are faithful, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful’.
Blueprint, part 11. God doesn’t just command certain things of us, he empowers us through the Holy Spirit to fulfil them. One of the things he’s called us to do is to bring joy to the ends of the earth.
Blueprint, part 10. The world is crying out for family: a place where you’re accepted, you belong and are known. The church is the family of God, but we’re so immersed in our individualistic British culture that often we’re much … Continue reading “The Family of God”
Blueprint, part 9. In Matthew 5 Jesus delivers the Sermon on the Mount: his mandate for what life in God’s kingdom will look like. He tells his disciples that they will be the salt of the earth, the light of … Continue reading “A City on a Hill”
Blueprint, part 8. The Church is the ultimate example of the ‘ugly duckling’ storyline. Her destiny is to be unveiled as the bride of Jesus Christ, radiant and glorious. But in the meantime, she is an awkward, compromised, and often … Continue reading “The Bride of Christ”
Blueprint, part 7. You cannot stop the Kingdom of God. Over the last 100 years the number of people who identify as Christians has grown from 600 million to 2.18 billion. Despite the current outlook in the UK, Christianity around … Continue reading “The Jesus Movement”
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 … Continue reading “Temple: Purity, Passion & Presence”