Jesus’ Manifesto

We are called to do justice in the anointing and empowering of the Holy Spirit. We are called to demonstrate the total transformation that Jesus declared: freedom for the prisoners, recovery of sight for the blind and the oppressed to be set free. Taking insights from Jesus’ manifesto in Luke 4, this sermon looks at … Continue reading Jesus’ Manifesto

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Dare to Be Like Deborah

The spiritual mother and bold leader Deborah, who we learn about in Judges chapters 4 and 5, has much to teach us. This Mother’s Day 2019 sermon challenges us to dare to have wisdom, courage and passion like Deborah; it explores how our lives and the lives of those around us could be impacted and … Continue reading Dare to Be Like Deborah

How to Walk in the Supernatural Power of God

All Christians have access to the supernatural power of God, but not all Christians are walking in it. Walking in God's supernatural power means the power to live godly lives, the power to carry God's presence wherever we go, the power to pray for our needs and the needs of others, the power to pray … Continue reading How to Walk in the Supernatural Power of God

Who Are You Talking To? (The Parable of the Persistent Widow)

The Parable of the Persistent Widow tells us about the importance of persistence in prayer. It shows us that our persistence is not a plea to be heard but is rooted in being daughters and sons of the King, confident that God hears us when we pray. In contrast to the widow approaching the unjust … Continue reading Who Are You Talking To? (The Parable of the Persistent Widow)

Room at the Table (The Parable of the Great Banquet)

The Parable of the Great Banquet shows us God’s amazing generosity in inviting us into His kingdom. But the invitation doesn’t just stop there - there is room at the table and God wants His house full, so we need to let others know that they are welcome, that they are invited to God’s great … Continue reading Room at the Table (The Parable of the Great Banquet)

New Wine (The Parable of the Wineskins)

Jesus brings the promise of new wine, but our old lives won't be able to accommodate it; new wine and old wineskins just don't mix - new wine needs new wineskins. The great news is that God is in the business of renewal; He makes all things new. So if we're willing, if we change … Continue reading New Wine (The Parable of the Wineskins)