Bearing Fruit | #3 | Stephen – Kindness and Gentleness

10th November 2019. This week we continued our series around the topic of fruitfulness and what it means to live a fruitful life. Stephen spoke about Patience, Kindness and Gentleness and the fact that these attributes describe God’s nature and disposition towards us. “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is […]

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Bearing Fruit | #2 | Stephen – Remain and Abide in Christ

3rd November 2019. Stephen continued our thinking around the topic of fruitfulness and what it means to live a fruitful life. Stephen asked the question “What does remaining and abiding in Christ look like for you?” The only way we can show this is by the fruit that we bear. “I imagine one of the […]

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Bearing Fruit | #1 | A Life of Fruitfulness

27th October 2019. Caz kicked our new series this morning on the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5) with a talk entitled “A Life of Fruitfulness”. We looked at the context of the Apostle Paul’s letter to the churches in Galatia, discussed the distinction between works of the flesh and fruits of the spirit and […]

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Revelation – Unplugged | #5 | An Ultimate Reality

29th September 2019. This morning we concluded our “Revelation | Unplugged” series, with Stephen looking at Chapters 21-22 of the book. Stephen explored the topic via four themes: – The New Jerusalem – The Blessed Hope – The Glorious Wedding – The Bright Morning Star

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Stephen Hackney | Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

13th October 2019. This week Stephen took a break from our series on the book of Revelation to talk about when Jesus met the Samaritan woman at the well, looking at a number of ways to view this encounter. “In ancient Israelite society women did not initiate divorces. Five husbands could have died of sickness, […]

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Revelation – Unplugged | #4 | A Just Cause

29th September 2019. This morning we continued our “Revelation | Unplugged” series, with Stephen looking at Chapters 17-19 of the book and exploring the themes of idolatry and injustice.  At the end of the talk, Stephen shared a video of Botham Jean’s brother addressing the woman (Amber Guyger) who was found guilty of his brother’s […]

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Revelation – Unplugged | #3 | A Faithful Witness

29th September 2019. This morning we continued our “Revelation | Unplugged” series, with Stephen looking at Chapter 12-13 of the book and exploring what it means to be a faithful witness. We talked about the unfailing faithfulness of Christ to us and how this can birth in us patient endurance.

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Revelation – Unplugged | #2 | A Centering Vision.

22nd September 2019. Another great morning at Hope with Stephen continuing the “Revelation | Unplugged” series. Today’s session was around a Centering Vision and how in the chaos, temptation and busyness of life, a focus on Christ helps our lives stay on track.

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