2 Cor 8:1-9 Explicitly or implicitly, our culture screams: ‘it’s all about the money’. We want the power, the status, the security it brings. Listen in as Paul gives the Corinthians a better way – a way marked by giving, not getting.
Image and identity Simon Ward has worked in fashion for over 30 years and was COO of the British Fashion Council. At this special event we interview him about life at the heart of the fashion industry and the difference his Christian faith made in his work. He then gives a talk on image and identity, explaining the Christian message.
Luke 7:11-17 There are some subjects we’re happy talking about (the weather, hobbies etc), but there are other subjects we try desperately to avoid. In this passage, we meet a widow burying her only son. Listen in to how Jesus can help us in the face of a topic we’d rather just avoid – our own deaths.
Psalm 3Ever get that Monday morning feeling? Your mind filled with worries and fears about the week ahead such that you’d rather stay in bed? Join the club. It’s a club that is at least 3000 years old. The writer of this psalm has been there and found a route out of the depths. In this psalm he has signposted the route for us.
Luke 7:1-10 We love to feel worthy. Worthy of a promotion, a payrise, respect, whatever it is. T.S Elliot said we engage in an eternal struggle to think well of ourselves. Listen in as we see what Jesus thinks of the whole goal.