15 October, 2017
“The aim of our charge is love” – 1 Timothy 1:5 God’s love is unlike anything else. His agape love is supernatural – it is more than sexual love, friendship love or family love. We are called to be filled with this love, for without it we are nothing. (1 Corinthians 5)
8 October, 2017
The body of Christ is not about one superstar person doing everything – it’s about all of God’s family becoming alive, serving God and one another in the unity of the Spirit. An elder’s heart is one that delights in others being built up in their faith.
1 October, 2017
Jesus said “I am the good Shepherd”. When we come to thinking about eldership and the role of elders, we need to consider what it means to shepherd the flock of God.
24 September, 2017
Authority is potentially one of the most vital things to understand as a follower of Jesus. What is it? Who has it? How should we relate to those who do? How do we honour authority in a culture which is consistently in rebellion against authority?
17 September, 2017
The scriptures are God’s Word for us. They are 100% true, and are to be treasured and loved. To be a church who knows God, we must be a church who knows His Word.
10 September, 2017
In the midst of chaos surrounding the subject of marriage, it can be easy to lose sight of what God intended when he designed marriage. When we look at God’s heart for this, we see a beautiful design:a man and a women becoming one, having authority and ruling the earth.
10 September, 2017
It is often the case that the Church has under-prioritised the need for prayer. We preach for hours and pray for minutes, and see little impact. When we look at the early church, they prayed for 10 days and in minutes of preaching, saw 3000 people saved! We need this power! We must fall on our knees […]
27 August, 2017
God is our Father. He’s the perfect daddy. Despite how good or bad we view our earthly fathers, He is wanting us to know Him intimately as Abba, our perfect father. Jesus dealt with sin on the Cross of Calvary in order that our broken relationship with the Father would be restored. Our Father wants […]
20 August, 2017
Our God is a passionate God! He feels anguish over the sin of the world, and He invites us to share in His passion. We will only be able to feel His passion as we spend time with Him.
6 August, 2017
Our God is a God who works everything for our good, if we love Him. One of the hardest things to do is to be thankful in the time of trials, but when we trust in His sovereignty and His process, we can be released to thank Him in everything.