As we turn to Paul and Barnabas they are preaching about the person who made the greatest sacrifice. They preach Jesus, the living God who died and rose again, that He died taking the punishment we deserved defeating sin and death so we can live without fear but with hope.
As we return to our series called Believers in Action from the book of Acts we join Paul and Barnabas on their first missionary journey. We need to take heart that even under opposition as we are the light to the Gentiles (nations) and are called to reach the world. We are like Paul and Barnabas; just people like those we are trying to reach, we have been transformed by God and His power but we are not superior and…
Speaking from Isaiah 60:1-5 Chris challenges us to arise and shine, and explains exactly what this looks like in our day to day lives; physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Dave shares how amazing Jesus is in our lives – and challenges us to walk more and more in the freedom to live, enjoy and worship God.
Michael talked about the power of testimony. In his preach he explained what a testimony is, why we need testimonies, biblical examples of testimonies and gave some personal testimonies.
We believe just as Moses promised his father in law. “Come with us and we will do you good..” (Numbers 10:29) God has set out a vision and a purpose before us and we want you all to come with us as we believe not only will God bless you, that you have a specific role or part to play.
Graham shared some of the prophetic vision he had seen of the Tabernacle fitting inside The Jubilee Centre. We are all part of this dwelling place and we all have a gift to bring but we need to be together. We want the blessing of God, and so we need unity of purpose and heart to receive that blessing as a church.
There was a shape he wanted for their lives and for us. An UP – connecting with God an IN- changing character as part of a community and an OUT a calling and a mission to see others come to be disciples. God’s intention is for all of us to have these three things happening in our lives.
Graham goes through our prophetic journey as a church by reviewing the prophetic words we have had as a church since 2010 up to the current date.
God wants a people for himself and has made us to be worshippers. We need to keep connecting with Him but he also wants to connect us to one another. The strength and insight we get from God we can share with and encourage others.
Chris starts out September series on our vision for 2018 onwards.
Graham Webb drew us to look for the presence of God. He looked through verses in Exodus about the Tabernacle, which was a large tent that the Israelites made on instructions from God so that He could dwell in their midst. The critical point that it is all about being in Jesus, not our performance that God chooses to dwell with us and use us to bless the places we go and the communities that we live with.
Denis shares how God’s view of the world, good and bad, is the only one to to hold onto. The key truth that Denis shares through a series of fascinating stories, is that we are held onto by God and He has great purpose for us in this mixed up world – He knows exactly where to put us in His plans.
God wants to work through us, to enable us to live freely seeing the gospel build bridges wherever we go. As Dave takes us in into Acts 13 we discover what is means to live freely in every part of our lives – with words of encouragement directly from the King. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv1dH-aUiKM
It’s so easy to get discouraged in life as we live for God; but Jonathan brings us good news today – God is in the business of restoring us and setting us up for success. Discover what it means to experience God’s restoring grace and the part we can play in restoring others.
As we reach the halfway point in the book of Acts, Rick speaks to us on the key choices we need to make to shape (and choose) our own story; and how our story in powerfully threaded into God’s plans for us and those we live and gather with.