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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How can we know that we will arrive at our destination? If you’re on foot you might rely on landmarks; in a car, you could depend on a satnav. But what about the destination of our Christian lives? How can we be sure that we will get to heaven, despite our wrong-doing, a world that […]

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In Genesis 28, Jacob has an encounter with God, through a dream. In this talk, Richard Wardman shows us how much Jacob is being transformed. Like many of us, Jacob finds that the consequences of past actions can affect our present lives; the crunch is how we deal with them: finding God’s mercy and forgiveness […]

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When Jacob was on the run from his brother and father’s anger, he came to a place that he thought was nowhere special. He went to sleep – and had a dream that changed the course of his life. He had an encounter with God that changed his beliefs, and because of that, changed his […]

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Genesis 24: God’s Providence

Now it’s Autumn, we start a new series in Genesis, on the life of Jacob. Richard Wardman kicks off this series by looking at Isaac, Jacob’s father. He asks the question, “Are we looking at the details of how God will provide for us, or the big picture?”

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Psalm 60: Weakness

Do you feel weak in the face of the pressures of modern life? Overwhelmed? Unable to cope? So did the greatest king of Israel, David, when faced with having to march from the north to the south of his kingdom to overcome an enemy attack. Psalm 60 tells us how he made the physical journey, […]

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Psalm 37: Waiting on the Lord

What are you waiting for? Most people seem to be waiting for something: a job, a family, to be better people – the list is endless. It’s the same in the Bible: in individual stories, people are often waiting for a change to happen. In fact, in this talk, Richard Wardman says that it is […]

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Psalm 42 & 43: Spiritually Empty

How do you feel spiritually: “yay!” or “meh”? Most of us have spiritual seasons, some joyful and some not so joyful. In fact, Richard Wardman, tells us in this talk that we can sometimes be running on empty, as far as our spirits are concerned. Listen on to hear what Richard has to say about […]

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Psalm 146: Joy in the Lord

In this, the second of our summer series in Psalms looking at “Spiritual Seasons”, Richard Wardman talks about joy in the Lord and how to find it. There’s an old statement of the faith which talks about joy being central to our purpose as human beings: Q. What is the┬áchief end of man? A.┬áMan’s chief […]

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