Luke 5:27-32 Self-perception can be a funny thing. Sometimes we know ourselves pretty well. Other times we can be pretty self-deluded. Listen in as Jesus helps us perceive ourselves rightly and see the joy and graciousness that breeds.
Luke 5:17-26 In moments of reflection, we can be painfully aware of the gap between the morality we say we uphold and our attempts to actually keep to it. Listen in as Jesus exposes each of our failure and gives us a certain path forward.
Why do Christians need to care for one another? And how might we do that at the Barge? What might we do when a fellow church member is facing a time of crisis?
Luke 5:12-16 In the film Atonement, the character Briony is haunted by her history of jealousy, lies and betrayal. The film shows her washing her hands over and over but finding she can’t clean deep enough. Listen in as Jesus shows her and us the way to be truly clean.
Luke 5:1-11 In their better moments, Christians know they have a faith worth sharing. But so often Christians feel discouraged or distracted and the watching world finds them arrogant. Listen in as Jesus calls Christians to humble, joyful commitment to this task.
Luke 4:31-44 The Manchester bombing has convinced us all over again that evil and suffering are still massive problems in our world. Listen in as we see Jesus’ power to deal with both of these enemies.
Psalm 6The Sunday School song goes “If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands”. But what if you’re not happy, and you know it? Then what? That is when we need the psalms of lament.
Psalm 5At one level prayer is like breathing or talking – we don’t need to be taught how to do it. But at another level prayer is something we do need to learn and get better at. And there is no better place to go than the Psalms, the prayer-book of the Bible. What we have here is a masterclass in prayer.
Psalm 4Ever struggle to get to sleep at night? Ever lie there with your mind and heart filled with worries and fears and problems? In this psalm King David shares the secret of how to sleep in joy and peace, even when your world is falling apart.