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A life of faith

Bible reading: John 20:11-30 (NIVUK) Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene 11 Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb 12 and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. 13 They asked her, ‘Woman, why […]

Easter Sunday – Jesus has risen

Bible reading: Mark 16:1-8 (NIVUK) Jesus has risen 16 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they […]

A surprising journey: God’s big story

This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible reading: Matthew 21:1-11 (NIVUK) Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king 21 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, and at […]

A sacrificial journey

This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible readings: Isaiah 53 (NIVUK) 53 Who has believed our message     and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot,     and like a root out of dry ground. He had […]

A truth-speaking journey: speaking into culture

This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14 (NIVUK) The valley of dry bones 37 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was […]

A sorrowful journey – climate crisis

This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible reading: Exodus 3:1-12 (NIVUK) Moses and the burning bush 3 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, […]

A simple journey – spiritual disciplines

This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible reading: Luke 4:1-14 (NIVUK) Jesus is tested in the wilderness 4 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He […]

Honest questions: Where is God in this pandemic?

Resources and more information about the “honest questions” sermon series can be found on our website. Bible reading: John 11:1-45 (NIVUK) The death of Lazarus 11 Now a man named Lazarus was ill. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay ill, was the same […]

Honest questions: Is the Bible still relevant?

Resources and more information about the “honest questions” sermon series can be found on our website. Bible reading: 1 Corinthians 13:8-13 (NIVUK) 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 9 For we know in part […]

Episode 9 – Is it ok to question and doubt God?

In this latest episode of Learning to Live the Life the podcast, Rev Aidan and Anita meet to discuss questions around our current sermon series considering Honest Questions. As part of the episode, Anita interviews her friend Rosie Button, a former missionary who has been teaching at Redcliffe College, now part of All Nations Christian […]