Chris Justice looks at the difficult parable in Luke 16 (the shrewd manager) and explores what it might mean for us.
On 19th January Andrew spoke from 2 Corinthians about how suffering can be used to bring glory to God.
On 12th January Paul Bosson continued our series on the Holy Spirit, speaking from Galatians chapter 5 about the work of the Holy Spirit.
On the first Sunday of the year Andrew spoke about ambition and contrasted selfish ambition with Godly ambition. He reminded us of the three times that Paul mentions his ambitions in his letters: to share the Gospel with those who haven’t heard it; to live to please Jesus; to live a life that points others towards God. Andrew starts by reading from Philippians…
On 29th December Gill led a reflective service for the end of the year. She spoke about Mary and Joseph, their humility and vulnerability, and what we can learn. These are the carvings which Gill refers to:
At our carol service Andrew spoke about the humility and meekness we need to really understand what God has done for us through the birth of Jesus.
Reading from John chapter 1, Andrew spoke about how we also can see His glory.
On the second Sunday in Advent Andrew spoke about how Jesus’ birth fulfilled God’s promises which are recorded for us in the Old Testament.
On the first Sunday in Advent Chris Justice spoke about how we should relate to the Holy Spirit with particular reference to the Holy Spirit’s role in the events of the first Christmas and his ongoing role in creating new life.
On 24th November, Andrew continued our series on the Holy Spirit, speaking about how true worship in the Spirit makes us more holy.