Genesis 2:18-25 What is true of consumer products is true of life – we do well to read the manual. The Bible is our maker’s manual, telling us how life works. One of the many areas of life about which he gives operating instructions is relationships and marriage. This passage is an at-a-glance guide to marriage and how it works.
Luke 10:25-37 We’re built to want approval – at work, in relationships, from ourselves. How can our life win approval? Not just from others, but primarily from God? Listen in as we look at Jesus’ answer.
Luke 15:11-32 There are two ways to reject God – one is to be very bad and break all the rules, and the other is to be very good and think you keep all the rules. In this talk on the ‘Parable of the Prodigal Son’ Rico Tice unpacks how God in his love has come looking for both types of lost people.
Genesis 3:1-13 ‘What a wonderful world’ sang Louis Armstrong. And it is. But it’s a terrible world as well, with so much suffering and sorrow. Why such beauty and ugliness side by side? What is wrong? And what hope is there?
Various Work takes up a big portion of our lives, but what is the point? Where does regular work fit into God’s purposes? If we were really keen would we all be going into fulltime paid gospel ministry? In this talk we consider the five ‘G’s of a biblical perspective on work!
Genesis 2:18-25 Do you ever read the manual when you buy a new gadget or appliance? Most don’t, and then end up calling the helpline to complain that it doesn’t work! The Bible is the manual God has given us for life. In this talk we look at his instructions for marriage – and discover not just how to make it work, but also that it has profound spiritual lessons to teach all of us, whether married or single.
Luke 11:37-12:3 We hate hypocrisy. The good news is Jesus hates it even more. Listen in as we see how Jesus exposes it, condemns it and can save us from hypocrisy.
Genesis 2:4-17 Who knows best? Us or God? One of the foundations Genesis 2 puts in place is that God is not just powerful but good. And because he is good, his way is best. We need to be convinced of that as we face sin and suffering.
Luke 11:14-36 Why do so many works of fiction (everything from Lord of the Rings to Superhero films) revolve around the triumph of good over evil? Is it mere escapism, or do we long deep down to know how to find victory over evil?
Isaiah 53:4-7 The cross is for Christians what the Golden Arches are for McDonald’s or the Swoosh is for Nike. It’s their logo that they proudly display everywhere. But why? What is the relevance today of a man’s execution 2000 years ago? The answer is found in two animals in an ancient prophecy.