Jesus continues to speak to his closest followers, and in this passage he explains that he will be going away very soon, and this may cause sadness. The paradox, Richard Wardman explains, is that this will also cause long term joy that no one can take away. Listen in to see why this is, and […]
In our materialistic society, we say “seeing is believing”. We trust the evidence of our physical senses much more than what we are told, particularly since we decided that “we have had enough of experts”. In this talk, Richard Wardman brings us face to face with Jesus’ declaration that “blessed are those who have not […]
Richard continues his series on the things that Jesus said to His closest followers just before his death. In this talk, we hear more about the role of the Holy Spirit, who will come when Jesus has died, and who will glorify Jesus, by continuing to proclaim Jesus’ message. By the way, can you spot […]
Does becoming a Christian mean that you will have a better life? The answer is both yes and no. In John 15:18-16:4, we see that Christ says there will be suffering for those who believe. But there are also great truths we come to know that do make our lives better. Learn what to expect […]
In this continuation of Jesus’ last talk with his disciples, He uses the image of a vine to explain the intimate way that our life and fruitfulness are bound up with His. Richard starts by talking about the meaning of verse 2, which could seem quite threatening to some. If we don’t remain in Christ, […]
When Jesus was about to die, his disciples must have been confused and anxious about the future. He must have known that, because in today’s sermon, Richard explains what Jesus promised His disciples in his last chance to speak to them together. Just as it encouraged the disciples, it will encourage us, who have never […]
Life is troubling. From bills, to relationships, to work, to everything! Even for the Christian, we can easily get wrapped up in these things and lose sight of God. Here Jesus is comforting his disciples after telling them some bad news. Their hearts were troubled, and Jesus gives them hope. If our lives are in […]
This week was the Dedication of Simeon T, one of the many babies we have in the church currently! We had Richard bring God’s word to us from a passage in John’s Gospel. Jesus washed the disciples feet, but they couldn’t see why he would do that. What might God say to you through it?
Does the earth move when you pray? It did for the apostles in this passage from Acts. Perhaps that was a proof to them that God was willing to act on their behalf, as they called out to Him. A willingness to support them as they witnessed to God’s love and power. The earth may […]
Today’s sermon talks about worship: what should our response be to a wonderful God, who loves us as a Father? The New Testament tells us that we must worship God in Spirit and truth: listen to what Richard, our pastor, draws out of the passage on how we can do that.