How to: Love God, Love Others

How to: Love God, Love Others

In second term this year, we’re going to be studying the Ten Commandments. We’re calling the series “How to Love God and Love Others”. Traditionally, churches instructed new converts or young Christians with three tools: The Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the...
Finding Life in Jesus

Finding Life in Jesus

In John’s Gospel, Jesus offers “Life”. He says, “I have come that they might have life and have it to the full.” For Jesus, “life” includes eternal life, but it’s more than that. It’s a quality of life—a quality of life that is different from a life held in slavery....
Is Jesus your bread-maker or your Bread?

Is Jesus your bread-maker or your Bread?

John chapter 6 gets off to a promising start. Huge crowds follow Jesus, he provides miraculous food for them in the desert, and they want to make him king. He is king! They’ve worked it out! And yet, Jesus runs away from them, and by the end of the chapter a large...
Do you know Jesus?

Do you know Jesus?

On Sundays we’ve been exploring the signs of John’s Gospel. We live in an age that is skeptical about supernatural signs. Jesus, on the other hand, is skeptical about the sort of faith signs are able to produce. There’s always at least the risk that people get so...
Volunteers Launch Day

Volunteers Launch Day

Serving Together On Saturday 3 February at the Volunteers Launch Day, we looked at Paul’s words in Ephesians 4. There, the apostle Paul describes the gifts the risen Jesus gave to his church: So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the...