8th April 2018. Stephen kicked off our new series this week, looking at the life of Joseph. The series started by talking about the importance of having a dream, referencing Joseph, the life and work of Henry Marsh and Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Genesis 37:3-23 3 Now Israel […]
Easter Sunday 2018. We were blessed to have David Shearman speak this morning as part of our celebrations for Resurrection Sunday. David spoke about how we can get Easter “down on the ground” and live in the power, hope and peace of resurrection. As part of today’s service we asked members of the Hope family […]
25th March 2018. This week Caz spoke around Matthew 7 and Jesus’ instruction not to Judge – looking in to the the original Greek word for judge (Krino) and what this might mean for us today. “We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others.” – John Wesley
4th March 2018. As we start to conclude our series on Priorities, Stephen spoke to us about Worship, one of our four values here at Hope. As part of this Stephen explored worship from four aspects, four people and four passages in the Bible: The Sacrifice of Worship | Abraham (Genesis 22) The Holiness of […]
25th February 2018. This week, David Shearman joined us to talk from the beach on the shores of Galilee… and that all important question “Do you love me more than these?” Jesus reinstates Peter 15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me more than […]
18th February 2018. This week in our Priorities series Stephen spoke to us about discipleship, one of our four values here at Hope. During this talk we explored the all important question “Who are you following?” because who we follow we ultimately become like.
11th February 2018. Continuing our priorities series again this week, Stephen spoke on the topic of community which is one of our four values here at Hope. During this talk, he spoke about the Parable of the Good Samaritan to illustrate who our neighbour is and how Jesus commands us to “go and do likewise”.
28th January 2018. Continuing our priorities series again this week, Stephen spent some more time looking at the topic of Mission here at Hope Church. “Shepherding is about carrying the sheep that are unable to walk for themselves, it’s lifting them up until they get strength back again. If you can carry a person through […]
21st January 2018. Stephen continued our series on priorities this week, focusing on mission – one of our four core values here at hope. During this he shared some interesting statistics on the Christian faith and the attitudes of non-Christians, and talked about what this means for our mission. These statistics are available in the […]