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Sermons on Discipleship

Becoming Resilient Disciples of Jesus part 2

I don’t know how you feel about sequels, personally it’s hard for me to think of many movies where the sequel was as good as or better than the first. The cynic in me wonders whether Hollywood has mastered the art of pumping out “sequels” that are different enough from the original to make you feel like you’re watching something new, but…

Becoming Resilient Disciples of Jesus

Matthew 4:18-22 NIV18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 20 At once they left their nets and followed him. Now is it just me, or has the last few…

#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…

Summer Stretch 5

Summer Stretch – “… a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith” Hebrews 12:1–3 (NLT) 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And…

Summer Stretch 4

Summer Stretch – “… a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith” Hebrews 12:1–3 (NLT) 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And…