Resting in an Age of Rushing

We lead busy lives and there is always so much to do. God created Sabbath as a rhythm of rest in our lives, a place to stop and get refreshed for what is next. It is important to practice this now, as part of our routine, as it is an

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Biblically Based

With the culture around us changing at lightning speed, how do we make decisions and on what basis? The ‘culture wars’ is predicted to grow and cause more division and separation. As followers of Jesus, what is our starting point for making decisions? In this talk, Simon explains how for

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Praying for real faith

James overriding theme is to be patient, keep going, Jesus is going to return. Remember that God is powerful, He raises the dead. James challenges us to be vulnerable with one another and ask for help, supporting each other as we follow Jesus.

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What causes fights and quarrels?

James writes in a direct, challenging way, to address fights and quarrels, love of the world, slander and judging. The root cause of these things is often our own pride and selfishness. When we submit to God and draw near to Him, He will help us deal with these things,

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Sticks and Stones

Why does James make such a fuss about the tongue? Who’s he talking to? What’s the problem? And how do we solve it? That’s what this week’s talk is all about, because the tongue has a unique power, a power way out of proportion to its size. Why? Simple, because

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Is your faith dead or alive?

Faith without deeds is dead’ says James. In this talk we ask what James means, and look closely at the 3 examples he gives of what living faith looks like in our daily lives as disciples of Jesus.

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No Favourites

It’s ok to have favourites, things we especially like, but in chapter 2 James is talking about something more sinister – favouritism. Here we look at what it is, how we’re guilty of it, why it’s such a problem and where we’ll find the solution. It’s a chapter with a

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