Sermon Archives

identity
January 7, 2018

What Is Your Purpose?

What Is Your Purpose? There is a popular idea that true freedom must mean a complete absence of any limitations. But is that really freedom? Is a fish more free if it decides to pursue it’s purpose on land? Is a bird more free under water? Does a hammer express it’s purpose best on a construction site […]

September 17, 2017

Be or Do?

Be Or Do? Why do Christians do what they do? Everyone wakes up in the morning with a set of beliefs about the kind of person they believe they are. And then they spend their day doing things that may (or may not) line up with those beliefs.  We are all human beings and human doings. So what […]

August 27, 2017

Homosexuality And Gender Identity

Homosexuality And Gender It is hard to imagine a more polarizing and personal point of contact between the church and today’s culture than the issue of gender and homosexuality. We all have gay friends, some are family members, and we really like them. There is absolutely no  pleasure found in disagreeing with a friend or family […]

October 30, 2016

Power To Change

What is at the root of change in the Christian life? The bible is clear that there is no penance, behaviour, work, law, personal goodness or conduct that is possible (or required) to receive God’s gift of salvation. God’s satisfaction rests in the work of Jesus on the cross and our trust (faith) that it is […]

June 12, 2016

Identity In Christ

The good news of life with Jesus is that we are no longer bound to old identities. Identities that were placed on us by family, or nationality, skin colour, body shape, education, income, popularity or ability. By what we have done, or was done to us. In his letter to the Colossians the Apostle Paul […]

October 12, 2014

United With Christ

July 13, 2014

Sexual Identity And Scripture

Some people have requested the list of affirmations and denials given at the end of this message. They are listed in the final three slides of the PowerPoint that can be downloaded below.