2020-12-06 Sermon – Patterns of Peace

Today is the second Sunday of Advent and our theme is Peace. Throughout scripture we find a pattern for peace. If the people of God follow it, they will thrive. That doesn’t mean we won’t have trials but we will find that living under the loving direction of the Prince of Peace will make ourContinue reading “2020-12-06 Sermon – Patterns of Peace”

2020-11-22 Sermon – James

This Sunday we look at James the brother of Jesus in our short sermon series on people in the Bible. We look back in history to discover who James was. His message to us in his letter is to endure, not to be double -minded, to listen, to act on your faith and to tameContinue reading “2020-11-22 Sermon – James”

2020-11-08 Sermon – Ruth

This week we look at the account of Ruth in scripture. Ruth’s faithfulness is meant to point us to God’s faithfulness to us. Like Boaz was Ruth’s kinsmen redeemer, so Jesus is our kinsmen redeemer. Ruth ran toward God and this allowed God to be at work within her situation. Ruth is an inspiration.

2020-11-01 Sermon – Jonah

This week we look at the incredible story of Jonah. While at first one might think the focus is on the people of Nineveh one soon discovers that the story is actually about the heart of the Prophet who is struggling with the mystery of God’s mercy and justice.

2020-10-25 Sermon – Mind Filters

Last week we looked at the essentials we need to pack in our faith back pack. Today Paul gives the Philippians and us one last set of instructions for our faith journeys. Paul sets out a number of filters we need to consider as we consume information. Filters that will help us to have theContinue reading “2020-10-25 Sermon – Mind Filters”

2020-09-27 Sermon – A Trinitarian Church

This Sunday we continue on with our sermon series in Philippians with chapter 2:1-11. In this part of his letter Paul encourages the church to focus on aspects of the Trinity and from God’s example build a Trinitarian Church. This will not only glorify God but make them strong and able to face anything theContinue reading “2020-09-27 Sermon – A Trinitarian Church”

2020-08-30 Sermon – Faith Seeking Understanding

This Sunday we begin a new sermon series looking at Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Paul writes from “lockdown” in a prison in Rome with a surprisingly joyful tone. In his introduction of the letter, Paul prays that their love will “abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.” He encourages them toContinue reading “2020-08-30 Sermon – Faith Seeking Understanding”