Richard Wardman continues this short series on what we can learn from encounters that people had with Jesus in the Bible. In this talk, he looks at what happened when some parents brought their children to be blessed by Jesus in Mark chapter 10. Jesus’ followers wanted to turn the children away: their thinking seems […]

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Mary and Martha

As we prepare for 2020, one of our church leaders, Steve Riisnaes, asks us to consider what sort of people we are: busy folk with full agendas, always doing something, or people who take time to sit at Jesus’ feet, listening to what He wants to say, and filling our hearts with His word. In […]

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Advent 2019 Week 3

In this third talk for the period just before Christmas, Richard Wardman links the Old Testament prophecies of Isaiah about Immanuel and the Son who is to be given to us with Matthew Chapter 1. This talks about the birth of Jesus at Bethlehem at Christmas, the Son of God as well as a baby […]

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Advent 2019 Week 2

In this talk, we again look at the period of waiting which we call Advent. This is derived from the Latin words meaning “to come”, and is the period when we prepare spiritually for Christmas, the time when Jesus was born as a baby in Bethlehem. Richard Wardman looks again at the prophecies of Isaiah, […]

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Advent 2019 Week 1

Advent is the time of waiting: waiting for Christmas, waiting to celebrate the birth of Jesus. It is easy to get caught up with the commercial side of Christmas: shopping, exchanging gifts, sending cards and eating and drinking, but Advent gives us the opportunity to press pause for a few minutes to reflect on the […]

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Galatians 4:8-20 The Appeal of the Apostle

Our visiting speaker giving this bible talk is Colin Poyntz from Winslow, an old friend of New City Church. His church has been working its way through the book of Galatians, and we are delighted that he was able to teach us from Galatians chapter 4. Paul is talking to the folk in Galatia (now […]

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Genesis 32: Growing in Grace

In this talk, Richard Wardman is continuing to tell the story of Jacob, from Genesis. Jacob was originally a con artist, chiseling his brother out of both his rightful place in the family and his father’s blessing. He’s been away with his mother’s family, who cheated him of his proper wages and tricked him into […]

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Luke 14:1-14 Come Dine with Me

Can you imagine what it might be like to sit down to a meal with Jesus? In this sermon, Caleb Woodbridge looks at what Jesus had to say to a group of religious people who invited him to dinner. It is fair to say that he didn’t hold back! This talk is based on Luke […]

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