Various The church is a big deal to Christ. He loves the church and gave himself up for it. It is his body and bride, which he nourishes and cherishes. Given this it matters to him that we care properly for his church. So it’s important to think through a biblical pattern for church leadership and organization.
Nehemiah 4:1-23 Listen in to this lunchtime talk vision session. In it, we learn lessons for ‘Kingdom building’ from Nehemiah’s day and think through what it means for Christians as we look to build God’s Kingdom in the Wharf.
Romans 5:1-11 Does God love me? Sometimes we may be tempted to doubt whether he does because of sin in our lives. At other times it may be because of suffering, when we wonder why God has allowed this to happen to us if he really loves us. This passage shows us where we can find assurance of God’s love at such times.
Luke 7:36-8v3 Extravagance is all around us – skyscrapers, supercars, sumptuous food. But who or what should we show extravagance toward and what should just get the scraps? Listen in as a surprising source gives us the model to follow.
John 6:35 One of our most basic feelings as humans is hunger. From the moment we are born we feel hunger and cry out for food. But there is also a spiritual hunger of which we become aware as we get older. An inner emptiness. What is the solution? Jesus says that he is the bread of life.
Psalm 9There are rhythms to life which are good and healthy – work and rest, waking and sleeping, breathing in and out. And so with spiritual health there is a rhythm of praise and prayer which David teaches us in this psalm.
Luke 8v22-39 We love to feel in control. From the technology we buy, to the careers and relationships we pursue, control matters to us. But how should we cope when we run up against problems we have no control over? Listen in as Jesus gives us hope.
Philippians 4 What is contentment? What does the Bible have to say? How do we pursue it? & What is it so difficult to find. Listen in as we think through this topic together.
Psalm 8What is man? Are we as human beings any different to other species on the planet? What is our value and meaning and purpose? What is our destiny, and how can we fulfil it?
Luke 8v4-21 Catch us on the right day and Christians can be very enthusiastic about following Jesus and hearing his word. Catch us on the wrong day and cares, riches and the pleasures of life can crowd in and choke Jesus’ word in our lives. Listen in as Jesus calls us to keep on hearing.