Our guest preacher, Rev Dr Johan van der Bijl gave the second sermon in our mini series on ‘Connecting with Christ’. In this sermon he focused on the importance of disciple making and the role technology should play in this. Technology is not all bad and has its role, but we also need to be aware of limitations and move beyond digital to personal. Disciple Making and Social Media In his excellent book, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, the late Nabeel…
Unity in the Body of Christ In this short series Rev Daniel Sebola starts us off by looking at unity in the body of Christ. After unpacking the context in which Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians was written, he then moves on to use the metaphor of a rainbow to describe unity in the body of Christ
Martin explores the Hebrews 10:11-25 reading and Mark 14:1-8 and explains the relationship between the two. After unpacking the significance of the forgiveness offered in Christ he goes on to challenges us to respond that that forgiveness and to break the seal on our hearts that so often prevents us from responding to the love of Jesus
Exploring Hebrews 9, Jonathan looks at Jesus as the one true perfect sacrifice and draws on some of the significance of this as presented in Hebrews 9. He starts though but looking at the need for atonement and the day of atonement as presented in Leviticus 16. From here he unpacks just how important Christ one true sacrifice was.
Building on Philippians 4:4-9 Fr Stewart opens by asking how many of us are truly praying with out ceasing. From here he explains how we have shrunk the concept of prayer and need to broaden our understanding. [Due to a technical fault the recording ends short but Fr Stewart concludes that we need to feel free to seek a form of prayer which works for the time and location we find ourselves in]
Preaching at the patronal festival Fr Samuel Isaacs, looks at how the life of St Wilfrid’s is an inspiration for us today. St Wilfrid’s life was not easy but this did not stop him from achieving great things. Often in life it is not the presence of problems that matter but how we overcome them with the grace of God. Building on this Fr Isaacs explores how we often need to change our approach to challenges we face.
Brett shares his view of #depression and what depression is before recounting his own experience of multiple #burnouts which ultimately accumulated in depression.