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)

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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)

Defined: Embracing Your God-Given Identity

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

A Tale of Two Kings: Herod & Jesus

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 Power of Invitation

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

Life On Mission

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

We Are One

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