Part 4. History is littered with empires who thought they would rule forever. Nebuchadnezzar is the classic example. He looks like he may well rule forever—but he doesn’t know history, he doesn’t know God, and he starts to believe his own PR.
Part 3. Looking at John chapter 13: when the servants weren’t around to do the essential but dirty work, Jesus got down on his hands and knees and washed his disciples feet.
We want to review our giving, not because we want to increase the overheads of the church, but to increase the overspill. We want to love Eastbourne more. We want to bless more. We want to reach the poor, the disadvantaged, the marginalised. We want … Continue reading “Giving Day 2018”
Part 7. Theft isn’t something that’s just done by robbers at midnight, sneaking into your neighbours house. More often than not it’s ‘white collar crime’: tax avoidance, inflated costs, stealing from work, sick days and clocking off early.
Part 4. Want to be blessed? Learn to rest. Take time off, switch off and head off… into recreation, relaxation, restoration, recovery and relationship: ultimately relationship with God.
A one degree alteration in your course, over a period of time, will change the whole trajectory of your life. So what do you want to do this year? How can we grow in our walk with God?
Justice: part 1. Looking at the issue of justice through the story of the woman at the well: a person who was not only part of a racially hated group, but socially excluded from her own community. Jesus steps across the radical, cultural and moral … Continue reading “Jesus and Justice”
“Everything we need to reach the city is already in the house”. We need a radical heart of generosity, with every member of Kings playing their part in God’s big story.
We look at a passage of the Bible which is among the most abused regarding money, but also underpins the way our western society is structured.