Contributing sermons since Apr 9, 2008
The Surprise Of Easter
Contributed on Apr 2, 2016
Easter came as a surprise to the first followers of Jesus - and it may surprise us, too. Here we find Unexpected Events, Unlikely Witnesses, Unforeseen Grace, and an Unfinished Story.
Introduction Good morning everyone! I hope you’re having a great Easter and maybe had the chance these past few days to look around our Easter Exhibition in the lounge – A reflective journey through art and multimedia on the theme of ‘Hope in Troubled Times.’ What a ...read more
Soccer World Cup 2010 - 4 Reasons Why It Reminds Us Of The Christian Life
Contributed on Jun 15, 2010
A short Gospel talk for an family/all-age service.
Reasons why the Soccer World Cup reminds us of the Christian Life Introduction The world cup just started! I love soccer! These days I don’t play it - I watch it! But did you know that the World Cup reminds us of the Christian life?! 1. There’s a Prize to Win The dream of ...read more
Holiness, Hypocrisy & Heart-Attacks
Contributed on May 17, 2009
Good people sometimes mess up - but they don’t cover up when they mess up. Luke puts up a sign saying ’Danger - the Church is holy ground’.
Introduction The last couple of weeks the news has been all about our poor old British politicians! Many of them have been exposed for the expenses they’ve been claiming. Money for council tax, mortgage repayments, home improvements, gardening and chauffer driven cars... Everyone knows they ...read more
Don't Stumble - Be Humble!
Contributed on May 12, 2009
The story of Naaman helps teach the Gospel. A short message for children & youth.
Introduction... The lion was proud of his mastery of the animal kingdom. One day he decided to make sure all the other animals knew he was the king of the jungle. He was so confident that he by-passed the smaller animals and went straight to the bear. “Who is the king of the jungle?” the lion ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2009
A topical message, that teaches how to do what it says in the sermon title!
Pre-Reading Introduction I remember being on a mission team in Papua New Guinea almost 20 years ago. The strange smells, the red mouths and tongues of the men, from chewing some sort of drug. The tropical warmth and humidity. The mosquitoes. The bumpy roads. The huge bats. The palm trees. I ...read more
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Acts Chs 1-15
Contributed on Apr 21, 2009
Minor Prophets, Major Messages
Contributed on Mar 16, 2009
Lent: 7 Words From The Cross
Contributed on Mar 7, 2009
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Out Of The Desert & Into The Land
Contributed on Jan 2, 2009
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A Shoe Company Sent A Representative To A ...
Contributed on Apr 11, 2008
A shoe company sent a representative to a foreign country. As soon as he arrived he emailed his boss back home: ‘Catching the next flight home. Nobody in this country wears shoes’. When he returned, the company sent another representative over to the same country. This second representative ...read more
Deeds Of Shame Are Preceded By Fantasies Of ...
Contributed on Apr 10, 2008
‘Deeds of shame are preceded by fantasies of ...read more
Christian Psychologist Dr Gary Collins Writes ...
Contributed on Apr 9, 2008
Christian psychologist Dr Gary Collins writes that depression may be as mild as a “passing period of sadness that follows a personal disappointment" and in its severer forms can be overwhelming “feelings of despair, fear, exhaustion, immobilizing apathy, ...read more