Sermons

Receiving the Kingdom | Mark 10:13-31 |
Who would you expect Jesus to welcome? Who would God want in his kingdom? In this message from Mark’s Gospel we see two events that show us who receives God’s kingdom. Outline Welcoming in (vv13-16) Walking away (vv17-22) All things are possible (vv23-31) Disciples of the Kingdom

Marriage Test | Mark 10:1-12 |
“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” What does Jesus think about marriage? In this message, we hear how Jesus answers a trick question about marriage and divorce. Outline It’s a trap! (vv1-2) The vision and a concession (vv3-9) The heart of the matter (vv10-12) There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

John 5:16-30 | John 5:16-30 |
Sermon on John 5:16-30 by guest preacher Leo Woodward. There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

How to live a ‘things above’ life | Colossians 3:12-17 |
Sermon on Colossians 3:12-17 by guest preacher Leo Woodward. There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

Servants of Peace | Mark 9:33-50 |
The source of many of our conflicts is wanting to be ‘first’, to win, to be ‘great’. In this message, we hear Jesus' teaching about true greatness and how to be at peace. Outline Who’s greater? (vv33-37) Whose side? (vv38-41) Don’t stumble (vv42-49) Be at peace (vv50) Reflection questions What relationships, or what are the contexts where you want to be first rather than last? How could you be a servant of all in that relationship this week? Read more

Help My Unbelief | Mark 9:14-32 |
Where do you go with questions, fears, or doubts? As we continue journeying with Jesus, in this message we see Jesus mercifully welcomes people who desperately come to him with questions and struggles. Outline Descending to earth (vv14-18) If you are able (vv19-24) Rising again (vv25-32) Help our unbelief

You Are the Messiah | Mark 8:22-9:13 |
Who do you say Jesus is? This is the question. As we return to Mark’s gospel, this is the question Jesus asks his followers. But the answer he gives is surprising. Outline Almost seeing (8:22-33) Follow Me (8:34-9:1) Sight! (9:2-13) Follow Him

Stand Firm | 1 Peter 5 |
Many of us find it a challenge to stand firm to our principles and things we value - especially when they’re challenged. In this final talk in our series ‘Hope Away from Home’ be encouraged by what God’s done for his people so we can stand firm in the truth. Outline Elders and Youngers (vv1-5) Humble prayers (vv5-7) Stand firm (vv8-14)

Faithful Suffering | 1 Peter 4:12-19 |
What does God have to say about suffering, especially the suffering of his people? In this message from 1 Peter we hear how not to be surprised by suffering. Outline Suffering with Christ (vv12-14) Suffering as a Christian (vv15-16) Suffering and the will of God (vv17-19) A pre-recorded video of this sermon is also available

Life At The End | 1 Peter 4:1-11 |
How would knowing you only had a short time change your life? In this message from 1 Peter we hear how knowing Jesus and his suffering shapes how we live in light of ‘the end’. Outline Not time for sin (vv1-6) Time for prayer (v7) Time for loving service (vv8-11)