George Floyd’s death and the protests it has sparked globally form a stark reminder that racial injustice is still very real in 2020. And it’s not just an American problem.
Joy, part 10. When God created the Universe, he did it by creating and separating different pairs: day and night, earth and sky, land and sea, male and female. As men and women we have our differences, designed by God, … Continue reading “Happy Couple: Beautiful Together”
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”
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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading “Reconciliation”