Jesus told Nicodemus that he needed to be “born again”. What does “born again” really mean? And why didn’t Nicodemus like the idea? And what does Jesus’ own birth have to do with it? Listen to the sermon by Revd
Following Jesus is about following Jesus. It isn’t about doing whatever we like and expecting God to follow us. If we try that, God will “go next door”. This is what the people in the synagogue at Corinth discovered when
Temptation – one of the most interesting and relevant topics in Christianity. The stories of Adam and Eve in the garden, and then Jesus in the desert are crucial to our understanding of temptation. But what do they mean? What
Peter’s declaration of who Jesus is, and the transfiguration are a major turning point in Matthew’s gospel. There are strong links between this passage and the end of Matthew. These links are important for us – we are to listen
The fourth in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. After a recap of the previous three sermons, Revd Bryce looks at John 21. It’s the story of how Peter is forgiven for denying he knew Jesus. The word “forgiveness”
The third in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. There’s a popular idea that everyone is ranked on a scale of goodness and as long as you’re over the 50% mark you’ll go to heaven. This idea is popular
The second in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. Is there really such a thing as an unforgiveable sin? The Christian writer C S Lewis said that Jesus was either a “Liar” (or an imposter), a “Lunatic”, or “Lord”.
The first in our series of four sermons on forgiveness. What is forgiveness, and how costly is it? Revd Bryce explains the meaning of the incredible numbers in Jesus’ parable in Matthew 18. These numbers don’t just tell us what
“The far right don’t want anyone to repent. Because repentance leads to thankfulness. Repentance leads to compassion. And repentance will stop us being resentful. They don’t want anyone to repent, because their ideology is totally allergic to thankfulness and compassion.
Paul writes to the Corinthians encouraging them to be a unity. But Christian unity is not conformity – like the army forms people into a unit. Christians are members of a (single) body. Our different gifts are designed to build