Following Jesus, fulfilling His mission

Sermons by Rev Dr Tony Ling

#1 The Church

I preached on Ephesians 2 in March 2020 – just over a year ago, the week after we were locked down: it was a hectic time. We just made my daughter’s wedding the weekend before. Then we were wondering if the church camp would get up. The speaker had just returned from India and was…

#1 Jesus the Model of Mission – John 1:14 The Word became flesh…

John 1:14 ‘The word became flesh and moved into the neighbourhood’.“For Christ’s love compels us” – 2 Corinthians 5:13–15 (NLT) In preparation for this series I was reminded of the story of an Australian couple who went to Bangladesh as missionaries. When Stuart and Margaret arrived in the country they were informed, by the missionaries…

#5 Jeremiah 18 A hope and a future – the potter and the clay

Words are important. Like in Germany one of the words that re-emerged in the pandemic (from World War II) was hamsterkauf. Literally “hamster buy,” it referred to “the act of succumbing to our basest animal-brain instincts to hoard more necessities than we would ever actually need” (R Schuman). Like toilet paper. Actually, the Germans have…