Who Do You Think You Are? – Living in light of your identity in Jesus

‘What’s your name? And what do you do for work?’ These are two questions you inevitably get asked when you meet someone. It’s tempting to get all indignant, ’I’m more than just my job,’ but the heart of the question is identity. And it’s worth remembering that identity determines actions, not the other way round. … Read more

What is a Simple Church?

“So, what will you be doing exactly?” This question was raised on many occasions in the weeks ahead. It was all still theory for us even though we knew we were to head in this direction. For us to understand Simple Church and to be able to explain it to others, we knew we needed to go back to basics and re-define church. In its very essence, church is simply a group of people who follow Jesus. It is where two or three (or more) people gather in recognition that Jesus is in their midst… “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them” (Matthew 18:20).

How Does Jesus Respond to the Fearful?

How Does Jesus Respond to the Fearful?

Christianity doesn’t enjoy the place in my society now as it did in the past. Christianity has moved from shaping our society to becoming that weird uncle you try to avoid at family gatherings. Many Christians are left fearful and with the longing for peace. But how does Jesus respond to the fearful? Christians believe … Read more

Love Is…

I’ve heard people say that a description of Jesus is fairly accurate by replacing the word ‘love’ for ‘Jesus’ in 1 Corinthians 13. I imagine you have too. But I’ve never heard anyone elaborate. So I will give it a go. This isn’t comprehensive, so add your contribution in the comments section. Love is patient. … Read more

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