Following Jesus, fulfilling His mission

Sermons on Church

#3 The Church

1 Timothy 3:14–15 (NLT) 14 I am writing these things to you now, even though I hope to be with you soon, 15 so that if I am delayed, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God. This is the church of the living God, which is the pillar and…

#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…

Surprise the world – what it takes to live missional lives

This series is about how we can reorient the rhythms of life in order to have a missional impact on the world in which we live. And it begins with considering what missional living looks like. Colossians 4:2-6 (NLT) 2 Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. 3 Pray for…

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Women in the Church part 2

Women in the Church: so the issue of women in the church is not a minor or marginal one. Avoid mere proof texting (bible says it; I believe ; that settles it) Avoid appeals to current social practice (women lead businesses, universities, and government – it’s just ridiculous not to have them lead in church)…