11 February, 2018
“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” – Matthew 6:14-15 God has shown us incredible forgiveness through Jesus. It is vitally important to God that we extend His forgiveness to those […]
4 February, 2018
What is it about Jesus that makes two fisherman immediately leave their boats and follow Him? What is it about Jesus that turns an angry man, a ‘son of thunder’, into a man who lay on the breast of Jesus?
7 January, 2018
Only Luke uses the Greek word “Eὐλαβής” four times in the New Testament to describe different men- we often translate it ‘devout’. But what does it really mean to be a devout man?
10 December, 2017
Jesus Christ entered the world into an immoral society – similar to and if not worse than the society we currently live in. God is always saying “Do not fear!” and wants to remind us that nothing is impossible with Him. The stage is being set for God to come down again by His Holy […]
3 December, 2017
We are not citizens of this world – we are citizens of Heaven. We cannot have dual citizenship; we must choose which kingdom we want to be apart of.
12 November, 2017
Elders are men who hold the good news of Christ in their hearts and minds with everything that they do. “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people” – Titus 2:11
29 October, 2017
“Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 18:3 Children trust fully. They are not aware of occasion, or ‘sophistication’, but they delight in life; they are full of discovery. We must become like one of these, in order to know […]
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.