Do you like good debate? It seems people against what you believe are happy to debate you, to try and catch you out. The same can be said for Jesus. He was constantly bombarded with questions from those trying to trip him up. Our passage in Matthew today has just
Jesus is making it clear to the Jewish leaders that they have failed to give to God what is rightfully His, and to accept from God what He has freely offered. The challenge stands for us today: if we reject the Son in this life, then the Son will reject
The authority of Jesus challenges the authority of self. In this passage, Jesus confronts Israel’s leaders in their hypocrisy and points out their failure to repent and believe. It leaves us with a challenge: will we accept the authority of Jesus and repent, or will we reject him and remain
This was the sermon from 10th February about Biblical Eldership. As we seek to add some new Elders to our current crop, we seek what Eldership means and how it affects the whole Church family.
Just as Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem, before His triumphant entry and then His crucifixion, two blind men stopped Him. They were interrupting Jesus at a critical point in His life on Earth. Everyone tried to shut the blind men up. But Jesus noticed. And He had compassion
Have you ever strived for greatness? Or have you ever watched others grasp for that and wondered what true greatness really is? Jesus’ disciples were jostling for the highest position when Jesus explained that greatness looked nothing like they imagined. That greatness involved humility and suffering before glory. Listen to
New year, new you? Or are you just waiting to disappoint yourself with your new resolutions? There’s one new year’s resolution that should be on every Christian’s list – grow in Christ. But is this just another one doomed to fail? No, absolutely not. Why? Because achieving this doesn’t rest
It’s Advent! We are starting a new series called Prepare Him Room here at NCCMK. This week Richard’s message is from Isaiah 11:1-10, called A Righteous Ruler. What kind of leader does the world need? Isaiah points us to a Spirit-Filled, righteous ruler who will usher in a renewed creation.
This week we were lucky enough to have Andrew Miller from Newark Evangelical Church speaking to us from John’s Gospel. What is the cost of following Christ, is there even one? How does Jesus react to a vase of expensive perfume being poured on his feet, is it a waste?!
As we celebrate sending 100 gift shoeboxes going to children in need, we recognise each one represents a child in poverty. Why doesn’t God just remove poverty, and war, and sickness? Does God even care about suffering? We take a look at John 11 where we see an extraordinary event. It seems