Peter explores these few verses not simply by recounting the miracle of restored sight, but by what it means to know Jesus as a disciple and so call him “Lord” out of personal relationship.
Readings were from Genesis 1:26-31a and Isaiah 43:1-7. The preacher sets the scene for a short series about the big picture of God and us. Beginning with the perfection of creation it looks forward, beyond the world’s mess, to the image of God being restored in us. As the pinnacle of God’s creation we can […]
In this last in the series ‘the Life of a Disciple’, Rosie sums up some of the areas which have been considered through the series and looks at what it means to be real, authentic disciples of Christ. She illustrates this using the story from Luke 13:10-13 of a woman ‘crippled’ for 18 years.
Peter Cunliffe develops the subject of discipleship and draws on Deuteronomy 4:4-9 and Mark 10:13-16 to explore what it means to have responsibility for the whole church in nurturing faith in one another, especially thinking about our roles in the faith development of children and young people. As adults in the church we face the […]
Formed by the Spirit The Spirit is at work in us, in the church and in the world. In us…revealing the love of the Father to us, and so making us more like Christ In the church…forming the body of Christ – the Church and making a bride that will be holy and blameless and […]
This is the third in a series about the life of a disciple of Jesus. Peter explores the Word becoming flesh in the person of Jesus, making the invisible God visible and the written word of God as given in the pages of the Bible. Formed by the word – hearing and doing Jesus’ words. […]
This is the second in a series about what it means to be a disciple of Christ. The first was a more general introduction to the series. Peter Cunliffe explores nurturing a life of faith and trust in God. This is done one step at a time Formed for a purpose – God’s initiative our response […]
Rev Peter Cunliffe speaks from Isaiah 2:1-5 and Matthew 24:36-66 “As in the days of Noah”
‘The Hidden things of God’ Lorna Grounsell speaks from Matthew 13:31-35 with the supplemenatary text of 1 Corinthians 2:1-11 and includes an audio track from a pastor in Damascus.
The Sower and the Soils