September 24, 2017

It’s Not Fair

Matthew 19:16-30. Matthew 20:1-16.


A couple of weeks ago we looked at how we should react when someone was a pain in the neck.

Last week we saw the practicalities of that when Peter asked the question, ‘If someone hurts me again and again and again, h...

September 17, 2017

Our Part in Forgiveness

Matthew 18: 21-35. Genesis 50: 15-21.


Last week we were talking about what we should do when others are a pain in the neck.

How we should go to them privately to sort it out.

Then if that doesn't work then we should find a mediator whom we b...

September 10, 2017

Go Create (Evening Service)

Genesis 1-2:4


Here’s a question that you may not have thought of, ‘When was this piece of scripture written?’

The truth is that we don’t know.

We kind of get it in our head that one day Moses just sat down and wrote the first five books o...

September 10, 2017

Church Discipline, Disciple Discipline

Matthew 18: 15-20.



So what do we do when people are a pain in the neck?

Especially church folk.

When people are a pain in the neck out with churches then we can just ignore them.

If people are a pain in...

September 3, 2017

Dearest Father,

We can only marvel at this world you have created for us: the skies above; the sun and stars; the oceans deep; the hills and valleys.

How can we begin to express our praise? Your greatness, your goodness and your glory are beyond words. Your love surround...

September 3, 2017

Facing Suffering

Matthew 16: 21-28.



I have been more aware of a terrible inconsistency recently.

I think I was most recently made aware of it with the Grenfield Tower tragedy and in particular one of the grievances that seemed to be being said a lot there. About ho...

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