This week, Red Apprentice Minister, Ryan Wallis shares from Matthew 12:22-30. As followers of Jesus, there's no neutral ground and we need to decide if we gather or scatter. Ryan speaks from his own personal experience and encourages us to lean into those who "gather" around us.
We lose something when Christmas becomes familiar and we are distracted from its true meaning. As we continue Advent, we are reminded of the glorious shock of the Christmas story about a baby coming into the world when least expected.
As Mark launches our final Follow Me series - I Am Here, Follow Me celebrating Advent; we take a look at how the Magi, in obedience to the Holy Spirit, followed a star to Jerusalem in search a King, fulfilling the promise of the Day of the Lord and challenging the moral order of their time. As we live in a culture of competing moral orders we are challenged to be a people who bow our knee to Jesus, the King who has a different moral order to what our culture tells us.
This week in Sarah Deutscher wraps-up our final sermon on Follow Me, Into Emotional Health. She helps us to understand the physiological and scientific functions of the brain, how our mind is fearfully and wonderfully made by our Creator and gives us practical steps we can take on a pathway to renewal.
This week Mark speaks to us about the redemptive roles that boundaries and limits can play in our emotional health and discipleship.
We all value our external world, but it doesn't change what's going on inside. This week, Sarah talks about how our emotions matter to Jesus, and He is the only one who can fulfill our core emotional longing.
As we start our new sermon subseries: Follow Me, into Emotional Health, Mark takes through the first steps on the path to an emotionally healthy faith.
CB Samuel is a Bible teacher, pastor, theologian, mentor, former CEO of a major Indian relief and development organization (EFICOR), missiologist, evangelical leader and passionate advocate for the poor. Speaking from Luke: 5 & 6, CB encourages us as disciples of Jesus, to step out of our safe zone and touch the people in the margins.