Ross started a new series with us this morning, which has been uploaded to the Sermons page of the website! We are looking at 2 Corinthians, and Ross started by focussing on Paul’s authority as an Apostle and what that means for us. It was so encouraging to meet this morning, and also to have… Continue reading Growth and Growth Groups
God’s presence among us is what sets us apart as believers. This is a tremendous truth, made possible by Jesus’ death on the cross. Hallelujah! Grasping the fullness of the biblical God who is with us, and who has saved us, is a lifelong journey which I truly enjoy doing alongside you all. On that… Continue reading God is with us.
The survey results are in. 162 people responded to the survey and the top 10 results are: Terrorism 15% Lack of respect 12% War 12% Poverty 11% Greed 8% Religion 7% Pollution 4% Drugs 4% Lack of belief in God 4% Humanity 3% Other answers included politicians, animal cruelty and overpopulation. Later in the year we’ll… Continue reading World’s Biggest Problem Survey Results
The results from this year’s survey are in! We had over 200 people respond to the following two questions: 1. If you could ask God one question, it would be: The top 5 answers were: 33% Why is there so much pain and suffering? 18% What happens after I die? 10% What is the meaning… Continue reading Survey Results are in!
It’s a very common complaint today, and with good reason. The large church institutions of the past have a mixed track record in how they’ve used their power. Sometimes that record is blown out of proportion. Like the claim that all the wars have been started by religion. The Encyclopedia of Wars claims that less… Continue reading I do not believe in organised religion
There’s something profoundly true about that, isn’t there? This was the second most popular response in our recent survey. Faith is an individual choice, and it is not the role of the government to decide people’s faith for them. Both those ideas are taught in the Bible. Christian faith is about a personal relationship with… Continue reading I believe faith is individual and private
This was by far the most common response from our recent survey. There’s certainly a lot of truth in that statement. We all know people who are very nice who don’t go to church. We’ve at least heard of, if not know personally, people who aren’t nice , who do go to church. Given that… Continue reading I can be good without going to church
Sale has had their say and the survey results are in. 81 people responded to our survey and explained to us why they don’t go to church. Here’s a look at the results: The top 4 reasons given, in descending order, were: I can be a good person without going to church, I believe belief… Continue reading Survey Results are in: Why I don’t go to church
Join us on Sunday afternoons for a high altitude plane ride over the Old Testament. What are the most important events in the OT? What are the themes that find there way into the New Testament? What is the big idea of the Bible? How does the big story of the Bible unfold and what… Continue reading Old School: Old Testament Overview