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Saints In Christ

  • Posted on: 6 August 2017
  • By: Andrew Smith
Saints In Christ

"To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father." (Colossians 1:2)

This is a verse that is often skipped over, but one which holds a huge truth. Every christian is a saint and a member of the family of God. When we meet together as Christians, it’s a time to celebrate this fact. In doing so, we celebrate something that the reformer Martin Luther called The Great Exchange:

Despising The Shame

  • Posted on: 9 May 2017
  • By: Andrew Smith

Sometimes we speak of the cross event so commonly that we begin to lose the scandalous and offensive and horrendously shameful nature of the event. Hebrews talks of Jesus “despising its shame” and those words are often lost on us. We need to recover the shame of the cross to understand its significance.

The Whole Point of the Church Is The Gospel

  • Posted on: 10 December 2016
  • By: William Woods
the church equals the gospel

As the Gospel community, living within the kingdom of God, the Church should seek to prioritise the kingdom purposes. These kingdom purposes are the Invitation to join the Kingdom (Evangelism), the Participating in the Kingdom (Edification), Sharing the Kingdom (Social Concern), and Celebrating the King (Worship). These four purposes are the primary priorities of the Church.

The Christ of Christmas – What Does It Mean For Me?

  • Posted on: 23 December 2015
  • By: Peter Law

A Christmas without Christ would just be another holiday. Yet for many, even in our western society that still claims faint allegiances to the biblical story surrounding this season, Christmas will be little more than a break from the regular routines of life – a time for family, feasting and festivity rather than of heart-felt worship and thanksgiving to the God of heaven for the gift of His Son.