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
Even before we’ve seen a sign we can put our faith in Jesus, knowing that He is who He says He is and He does what He says He will do. If you’re currently on the journey between hearing the word and seeing the sign, know that you can take Jesus at His word. Listen … Continue reading Taking Jesus at His Word
Jesus arrived into Jerusalem on that first Palm Sunday coming not in might but in humility, coming not to overthrow but to lay down his life. He came to defeat the power of sin, He came to trample death, He came so we could have a relationship with God and live in eternity with Him. … Continue reading Hosanna
What’s your answer to the question "who are you"? Is our identity in where we’re from or where we live? Is it our job or our relationship status? Is it in something we’ve done or haven't done? And what if something changes - who are we then? Our understanding of who we are impacts how we think … Continue reading Defined: Embracing Your God-Given Identity
The comparison of Herod and Jesus shows us that we create a lasting legacy through self-sacrifice and servanthood, not through self-glorification or the pursuit of earthly honour. Appreciate afresh the kingship of Jesus as He is contrasted with the wicked king Herod. Listen to this sermon from our The Who's Who of Christmas series on … Continue reading A Tale of Two Kings: Herod & Jesus
The risk of not inviting people is greater than the risk of inviting people. We are called to invite others to come and see, yet we can often come up against barriers to inviting people. This sermon explores the 'why' and the 'how' of the best invitation we can give to someone: the opportunity to encounter … Continue reading The Power of Invitation
We can often think that mission is only carried out by experts who travel overseas but Jesus calls us all to be disciple-making disciples. Mission isn't an event or programme - it's a lifestyle that has eternal consequences. Wherever we are and whatever we’re doing, we’re on mission. Listen and be reminded that sharing Jesus … Continue reading Life On Mission
On the occasion of our one year anniversary since replanting as One Church, this sermon shows the beauty and power of the local church when she is working right. Unpacking Jesus' prayer for oneness in John 17, you will discover afresh the tremendous capacity of the Church to utterly transform lives and culture. As you … Continue reading We Are One
Although most people are familiar with the story of the Good Samaritan, all too often we’ve sanitised Jesus’ message in it, which results in us missing just how challenging the call to love our neighbour as ourselves is. The Good Samaritan isn’t a story about the kindness of strangers; it’s a radical redefinition of the word … Continue reading Who Is My Neighbour?
We live in a culture obsessed with outward appearance but God is more interested in what's under our skin. As Christians we should be growing in the fruit of the Spirit, the 9 traits that reflect the character of Jesus. Cultivating the fruit of the Spirit is essential to us becoming more and more like … Continue reading Peeled: What’s Under Your Skin?