Month: January 2009

Making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland

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Songs of Ascent – The Lord my Deliverer

  This Sunday morning, the 1 February 2009, and over the next 15 weeks, we will be journeying through the Songs of Ascent. The Songs of Ascent are a collection of Psalms (running from Psalm 120 through to Psalm 135) which pilgrims sang as they travelled towards Jerusalem and up to the temple. This Sunday…
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Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist – John Piper

I begin by stating that Desiring God is an important book and is quite rightly regarded as a modern classic. Dr John Piper’s thesis through the pages of Desiring God and, indeed, his 29 years as Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church has been to test and apply his hypothesis, adapted from…
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The Reason for God: Belief in an age of Scepticism – Tim Keller

Timothy Keller’s book The Reason for God: Belief in an age of Scepticism takes an in-depth look at the reasons for and against the existence of God. The book is split into two sections. The first half of the book looks at a number of typical reasons why people doubt the existence of God today,…
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Colossians IV – The triumph of Christ (Colossians 1:21-23)

In the fourth of a new 19 part series, Phill Marsh looks at Christ’s work of reconciliation and that through His death we are presented as holy and blameless before God.

Running the Race III -For the Prize (1 Corinthians 9:24-27)

Ronnie Evans examines just what it is that Christians are running for in this conclusion to the three part Running the Race series.

Colossians III – The supremacy of Christ (Colossians 1:15-20)

In the third of a new 19 part series, Phill Marsh looks at the supremacy of Christ.

Running the Race II -With Fear and Trembling (Phillippians 2:11-13)

Ronnie Evans takes this second in a three part series, looking at the race we run as Christians.

Colossians II – A Prayer for Believers (Colossians 1:9-14)

In the second of a new 19 part series, Andrew Evans looks at Paul’s prayer for the believers in the early church at Colossae.

Running the Race I – Looking at Jesus (Hebrews 12:1-3)

Ronnie Evans takes this first in a three part series, as he encourages us to throw off the things that weigh us down and keep looking to Jesus in the race we run.

Colossians I – The Growth of the Gospel (Colossians 1:1-8)

In the first of a new 19 part series, Andrew Evans begins by looking at the growth of the Gospel in the days of the Early Church.