Despite there being more people in the Redlands and we can communicate more effectively than ever, statistics show that people are feeling increasingly lonely. What’s going on and how do we fix the problem? As we look at Ecclesiastes 4:8-12 this morning we will see yet again how the Bible’s counter-cultural insights points us into
We will look at 2 Peter 3:18, and this will be the first sermon dealing with this text. There will be a second sermon to follow., at a later date. One of the worst things that can happen to a mother must be when she is told by the nurse at the clinic: Your baby
As Aussies we are given so much to be thankful for in our part of the world. Aussies who have accepted the gospel have a share in an even greater gift – the promise of eternal life with our Creator. Is it possible for us to value these promises and gifts of God more than
Joseph had a dream laid upon him from God. He proceeded to share this dream with his brothers who then in turn hated him for it. What dream is God putting in your heart. How are you going to deal with any ridicule you get when you share it.
It is with much thankfulness to God, that one of our leaders of the orphanage, Israel was able to get his visa application approved and be our special guest at church this Sunday. Israel will be sharing God’s word with us both in the morning and evening services.
As you read this passage, you can imagine the disciples arguing about who would be awarded the prestigious award of ‘Christian of the Year’. You picture them trying to show why they should be considered for the award, how they were greater, each convinced that they were a better disciple than the one next toRead More +
Most of us have heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness“. It may remind many of us of our disgruntled parents who said it over our untidy bedrooms as children or having heard it as the justification for the Saturday morning cleaning spree in the Christian household. Is it true though? Is being cleanRead More +
The right place at the right time. Coincidence? Chance? Good luck? The wrong place at the wrong time. Bad luck? Fate? Accidental? Is this how we look at the circumstances of our lives? Where is God in all of this. That was the question that plagued Naomi in chapter 1 as she wonders why sheRead More +
We all have had victories, gifts or blessings in our lives which caused us to exclaim in an exuberant tone of joyfulness the word ‘YEEAAAH!’ or just the simple old, but very loud and emotionally charged ‘YEESSS!’ We all know the feeling when we experience this on the sports field, at work, school, uni orRead More +
John the Baptist must be one of the most peculiar characters of Scripture. From Mark’s gospel we know he had a strange fashion sense, wearing clothes made out of rough camel hair; we know of his diet oddness, locusts and wild honey. Some might dismiss him as a crackpot, an oddball, or a weirdo butRead More +