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?
So we’re in! As I write this, Owen is polishing his desk to my left, Andy is eating his sandwich at a small table in the corner (he doesn’t have a desk yet) and elsewhere, boxes are being emptied, furniture screwed together and the staff team is beginning to make themselves at home (check out… Read More We’re in! First blog from the new office!
For many of our friends, there are few obvious open doors into conversations about the good news of Jesus. For many, they don’t want to talk about church, they think that spiritual experiences are hokum and they just can’t see how Jesus could be relevant to their lives at all. ddd However, for many, the… Read More Some huge news about Is Faith Reasonable, and more info about next Wednesday’s event
What are you doing after university? Throughout uni, you’ll be asked this question a thousand times, but for you guys in your final year it takes on a new sense of urgency. In this post in our ‘Hitting the Ground Running’ series, I’d like to give some advice to you guys in your final year… Read More Hitting The Ground Running…In Your Final Year