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Romans - Opening the Doors to Paradise

This Sunday, we start a new sermon series on the book of Romans. Over the next year (taking breaks for Christmas and Easter, of course), we will be working our way through what could very well be the most important letter ever written. 1,304 more words

Preparing For Worship

Interview with British Theologian Rev. Dr. Derek Tidball

On the 21st June 2015 Rev. Dr. Derek Tidball was the guest preacher at church, and you can listen to his sermon here.  Derek is a British theologian, sociologist of religion, former Principal of London School of Theology, retired Baptist minister and author of numerous books, the most recent one of which I have read is ‘ 2,819 more words


Review of Wendy Alsup's Bible Study in Ephesians

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Peace through grace. This is how Wendy Horger Alsup would summarize her bible study through Ephesians. A phrase she borrows from theologian and scholar John Stott. 354 more words

Biblical Thinking

Seeing the Cross With Bi-Focals

Is is essential to keep together these two complementary ways of looking at the cross. On the human level, Judas gave him up to the priests, who gave him up to Pilate, who gave him up to the soldiers, who crucified him.

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In light of recent events in the US ( fast approaching here in Australia) and the situation that now confronts the Church, I think quite possibly we are heading for a schism, the likes of which have not been seen since the Reformation. 1,158 more words

Top 3 Needs of the Church Today

The late great John Stott was asked: “What are the top three needs of the church today?”  Here is Stott’s prophetic three-fold response:

The church’s most basic need is to remember what kind of community it is, and in particular its double identity. 159 more words


Free E-book: Same-Sex Partnerships? By John R.W. Stott

John Stott has written a lot of books for Christians.  He has also written a booklet on Same Sex Partnership.  That booklet is available for free online! 90 more words