2021-03-07 Sunday Worship – Lent 3 – “Heaven”

Jesus is confronted by the religious leaders after he storms through the temple court, overturning tables and chasing out the merchants.  It’s quite a chaotic and dramatic scene and we can sometimes be enthralled by the drama, while pointing our fingers at the objects of Jesus’ ire.  But there is a better takeaway from this … Read more2021-03-07 Sunday Worship – Lent 3 – “Heaven”

2021-02-28 Sunday Worship for Lent 2 – “Commit”

The Bible continually warns us of the dangers of listening to false teachers.  It is a good warning for us today, too.  There is a false Gospel out there, teaching that your faith means you deserve all the riches in the world that God has to offer.  This prosperity Gospel feeds on our desire for an easy-going, … Read more2021-02-28 Sunday Worship for Lent 2 – “Commit”

2021-11-21 Sunday Worship “Not of This World”

When Roman governor, Pontius Pilate, encounters Jesus one misty middle-eastern morning (John 18.33-37), he has one thing in mind: the security of his realm, Caesar’s kingdom.  At the behest of the religious leaders, Jesus was arrested and Pilate is questioning him about authority.  But Jesus wants nothing to do with Caesar, and centres the conversation … Read more2021-11-21 Sunday Worship “Not of This World”