There’s been lots in the news lately about things that we shouldn’t watch, look at or listen to. Whether it’s Kevin Spacey getting axed from a film or statues being torn down or no-platforming certain speakers on university campuses, our society seems to have become quite sensitive to the voices that we allow to speak to… Read More How are you going to dig deeper into God’s word in 2018?
On Saturday 25th November, it’s our pleasure to host Andy Kind for a night of comedy at Central House. Andy has been making people laugh on the comedy circuit for over a decade and comes with rave reviews, whether from leading news publications ( ‘terrific’- The Scotsman) or Churchcentral leaders (‘very funny’- Owen O’Brien). We… Read More Three minutes with Andy Kind
Bible translations have a history of controversy. In the English speaking world, there would still be a large body of Christians that would view the King James Version as the only reliable, and in fact infallible, Bible translation. There would be other prominent (and more mainstream) evangelical preachers who would flat out refuse to preach… Read More And Churchcentral’s Favourite Sunday Morning Bible Translation Is…
Over the last two weeks at our sites, I have spoken on the rather startling account of Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5. I tried to address some of the questions we might have about this passage, whether we’re a Christian or not. However, for all these questions, the basic point of the passage seems… Read More If God punishes Christians for their sin, doesn’t it belittle what Jesus did on the cross? | Sermon+
Two questions came in to Jonny after his recent sermon on Miracles. Here, he seeks to address them. Jonny said in his sermon that only apostles (and Philip) heal anyone in the book of Acts, but what about Ananias in Acts 9:17-19? Could you talk some more about your observation that only a few people… Read More Jonny’s talk on miracles | Questions, answers and apologies
It’s one of the most amazing passages in all of Scripture. One of the pictures of community that we all long for. Who wouldn’t want to live in this community?! You read these astonishing words in Acts 2. About how the believers: “…arrived in the city…they never gave themselves to the community… they were worried… Read More Community, Acts and this Sunday at ONE | Jonny blogs
Like many topics we cover on the blog, we know that these will be personal issues for many of us. Please, if you’d like to discuss more these issues, don’t hesitate to get in contact with your Site Leader. In our talk on Colossians 3:18-19 I speculated as to whether the idea that wives should… Read More Wives submit to your husbands. Really? In 2016?