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 us in the next. What […]
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 outside his kingdom?
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 on them. How often to […]
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 this Bible talk on Matthew […]
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 entirely on your shoulders. You […]
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. Let this passage help you […]
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?! To find out more about […]
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 that Jesus lets a friend […]
Well, we have finished looking at the 5 Sola’s, the 5 truths brought out from the Reformation 500 years ago. To fill the void between Advent, we are continuing to look at some of the other bits that came out in the Reformation. One of the big things was around The Lord’s Supper. Also called […]