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Three Big Questions Class Two: “Did Jesus Rise?” Slides can be found by clicking here. “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the…
What is the church? Ekklesia: assembly for worship Jesus is the head, the church is his body, Col 1.18 We form the body, 1 Cor 12.12; Eph 5.30 Complacency is…
Gift for Poor 2019 Slides. Thames Valley has an honourable history of generous giving and significant impact abroad. What is the future? “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to…
Jonah The subversive story of a rebellious prophet who hates God for loving his enemies Why does Jonah run? Why does Jonah tell the sailers to kill him? What was…
Three Big Questions Thames Valley churches of Christ, May 2019 “And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.”…
2 Chron 32.1-23 Hezekiah’s life-story is one of commitment and recommitment to God despite the laxness of his forebears. Sennacherib was the head of the strongest empire of the day.…
Establishing the Kingdom: Col 1.20; Eph 1.8-10; 2 Cor 5.19 Koinonia - Love and Unity: Phil 1.3-6 Called to Love and Unity: Eph 4.1-6 Ever Closer Union: 1 Cor 1.9-10…
“How to be an Antioch church”, Acts 11.19-30 Introduction, vv19-21 Third largest city in Roman Empire at the time (after Rome and Alexandria). Pop around 500,000. Centre for admin of…
You might find the slides helpful. You can download them below. The unveiling of God’s plan: Eph 1.7-10 All Things Together: Col 1.17-20 All Things Together In Jesus: Jn 1.3;…
CJ took us on a tour of the Beatitudes showing us how the teachings of Jesus make us truly happy. Thank you for listening to this podcast. You can find…
Grace - what we need here and now Prayer - what we need to help us get from here to there Salvation - where we are going Grace and Mercy Is…
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The cross is the throne for Jesus the King. How could such a paradoxical state of affairs come to be? Watch Chris' class to understand how the reign of God is the good news.
Matt 9.10-13 Q: What is the difference between mercy and sacrifice? 1. Person-Centred Christianity Mk 5.21-43 2. A Heart-Centred faith Mark 5.35-36 2 Corinthians 12.9 3. A Grace-Centred Church Mark…
God with us God’s desire to dwell in Creation alongside humans – created to bear God’s image Eden  - the first temple Rebellion and expulsion from the Garden of Eden Themes:…
Introduction Celebration But also a hard time for some God as mother “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has…
Being a Christian is about our relationships with people and God . Seeing Jesus as our trusted friend Jesus describes us as friends, John 15.15. How do we see this…
François helped us to examine the sincerity of our faith. Why do we come to church? Why do we do what we do as Christians? Are we consciously building a…
Rob Payne, coordinator for the two-step programme of HOPE worldwide UK, came to speak to us on the topic of the good Samaritan and how we can discover our own…
  “King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide, and set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. He…