8th October 2017 This morning Caz spoke about Jesus’ command to ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ (Matthew 22:39), particularly focusing on the “as yourself” bit. “God loves you beyond worthiness and unworthiness, beyond fidelity and infidelity—he loves you in the morning sun and in the evening rain—he loves you when your intellect denies it, your […]
John Fahy Our dear friend John Fahy joined us this morning to open the scriptures. He spoke from Hebrews 12 and encouraged us that the Christian walk is a marathon not a sprint and that we need both God and each other to run this race. “Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. ‘Make level […]
24th September 2017 This morning Stephen spoke about four types of awareness – self, people, environment and spirit; particularly focusing on how we can master self awareness in order to help our awareness of others. “To really connect with people you must spend more time in their shoes than yours. Empathy means that I have […]
John Pettifor. We were blessed to have John Pettifor join us again this Sunday morning. A few weeks back he spoke to us about the radical commandment given to us in John 13 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” This week, […]
10th September 2017. Every once in a while we like to do a Q&A session at hope, where Pastor Stephen discusses questions submitted in advance from the congregation. We did a first session on this last week but had that many questions submitted this time that we took a second Sunday to consider some more.
3rd September 2017. Every once in a while we like to do a Q&A session at hope, where Pastor Stephen discusses questions submitted in advance from the congregation. Its a great insight in to what is on the hearts and minds of our church and an opportunity to talk about faith, life and love.
Part 4 This week we concluded our devotional read of 2 Timothy. 2 Timothy 4 4 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: 2 preach the word; be prepared in season […]
20th August 2017. Jo spoke from John 4 about Jesus meeting the Samaritan woman at the well; looking at the need for us all to be loved and how sometimes the holy spirit asks us to go places we don’t necessarily want to go. “To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To […]
13th August 2017. With Stephen and Jo on holiday this week, David Shearman spoke from the book of Jonah and shared four reactions that we can have to God’s truth. “Those who cling to worthless idols, forfeit the grace that could be theirs.” – Jonah 2:8
John Pettifor. With Stephen and Jo on holiday, John Pettifor joined us this morning to talk about bad drivers, the Chatsworth Flower Show and flat screen TV’s. Oh and Jesus’ commandment to love our neighbours…listen below to how it all ties together (spoiler alert: the answer is really well!)