KID’S TALK: The Hill Street Gang

Judges 8:30-9:57 It was that time again. The time to pick a new leader. And for the Hill Street Gang, there couldn’t be anything more important. They’d learnt the need to have a good leader. But they’d also learnt from adults how to appoint someone to the position....

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UPDATE: The New Covenant

Work on The New Covenant, the final book in the Series A Twenty-First-Century Bible is progressing well. The first stage in its development—the translation and rearrangement of the New Testament—is a little over half-way through, and it is hoped that this stage will...

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QUESTION: Reforming the Church

Over the years the church has adopted cultural beliefs and practices, many of which have involved the distortion (and in some cases abandonment) of its core mission to proclaim the gospel. So where are the faithful who will lead in the necessary reform of the church?...

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QUESTION: Family Life

Family life, as created by God, has been so splintered, that we no longer have a firm base of support. So in order to combat that, we need to restore the family unit. But how do we do that? How do we combat the ‘me’ society that lost the ability to care? Posted: 1st...

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QUESTION: Presents at Christmas

If Christmas is about God giving us a present—his son—then why do so many people celebrate it by giving presents to others? Surely the focus should be on how we receive God’s present, not on whether we need to buy and give presents to others. Posted: 1st November...

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KID’S TALK: Bertie, the Space Mouse

Judges 19:1-20:48 Bertie was a space mouse. And if you don’t know what a space mouse it is, it is mouse that travels in space. And Bertie did love travelling. Indeed, he went to all sorts of places, and saw all sorts of sights that you would never believe. He went...

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KID’S TALK: A Card in the Window

Judges 2:10-19 Jojo was in a mess. He had been digging up his garden and had put a spade through the telephone wire. And no matter what he did, it just made things worse. But then he had a bright idea. He decided to advertise for some help. So he went down to his...

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SERMON: The Levite

Judges 19:1-30 A. INTRODUCTION 1. Public Safety One of the issues that we are constantly faced with in our society is the issue of public safety. In recent times we have heard a lot about the abuse of children and the abuse of the elderly. But we’ve also been reminded...

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SERMON: Judges: An Introduction

Judges 2:6-23 A. INTRODUCTION 1. Heroes Who here has heroes? Who here has people they look up to and admire for something that they’ve done? From time to time we’ve probably all had heroes. And they could have been great leaders, someone with special talents and...

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BIBLE STUDY: The Laws of Moses for Today (2)

2. Other Gods The people of this world worship many gods—some local, and others worldwide (and beyond). But are all gods equal? Most main-line religions are exclusive—including Christianity—but even Christians have ‘conversations’ and mix with people of other beliefs....

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