• ‘A better story’ – 12

    Our 'better story' for sex and marriage begins as we are welcomed into God's ...

  • ‘Not only…but also’ – sermon notes

    Text: John 5:1-18  [Bible Study Notes on John 5] John's Gospel has been likened ...

  • ‘You are the Christ’ – sermon notes

    Text: Mark 8:27-38 Mark's Gospel simply bursts with energy.  Compared with ...

  • A living hope – sermon notes

    Text: 1 Peter 1:1-12 ‘My dearest sister, I offer you no consolation, for ...

  • Cake decoration for beginners

    I wouldn't normally expect a satirical news show to make a point defending ...

  • Christ the theme of Scripture

    "Keep still Jesus Christ in your eye, in the perusal of the Scriptures, as ...

  • Has science got rid of God?

    This is the title of a book by John Blanchard, published in 2004 by Evangelical ...

  • Heaven

    Christians often talk about living with God 'in heaven'.  In fact, writes ...

  • Israel: Old Testament prophecy and New Testament fulfilment

    I have found it useful to compile a list (albeit partial) of passages that ...

  • Kingdom righteousness – sermon notes

    Text: Mt 5:17-48 The Sermon on the Mount is the most comprehensive and systematically ...

  • Not cleverly invented stories – sermon notes

    Text: 2 Peter 1:12-21 How good are you at remembering things? There is a little ...

  • Passionate about justice – sermon notes

    Text: Isaiah 10 Should Christians devote themselves only to evangelism and ...

  • Quotes on law

    The law, though it have no power to condemn us, hath power to command us. (Thomas ...

  • Quotes on the Incarnation

    When Jesus came to earth he did not cease to be God; when he returned to heaven ...

  • Returning King – sermon notes

    Text: Acts 1:1-11 From the middle of the 2nd century onwards, the 5th book ...

  • The Christian revolution – putting the record straight

    I was prompted by this post to get hold of an (audio) copy of David Bentley ...

  • The rich young ruler – sermon notes 2

    [A shorter sermon on this subject can be found here] Text: Luke 18:18-27 (also ...

  • Who is Christianity for?

    Christianity is not for the self-sufficient, but for those who know they are ...

  • Why an atheist says, ‘We must rekindle our religion’

    According to Richard Dawkins, religion is 'the root of all evil', and the teaching ...

  • Yesterday, today and for ever – sermon notes

    Text: Hebrews 13:8 - 'Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, today and for ever' ...