God rescues his people for a purpose.
Israel has a call to bless every nation on the earth.
Moses is specifically called to lead them at the burning bush.
Have you let him set you free from slavery? Have you then begun to walk into his calling for your life?
Mike joined us for a sepcial combined housegroup session as we start the E100 Bible reading challenge to talk about how we get the most out of reading the Bible using his 'TUMMY button' method:
Them - Who? When? Where? Why? What?
Us - what is the exact equivalent meaning today?
Me - what is God saying to me?
MY - what is my response going to be?
This is the start of our series related to the E100 Bible reading challenge that we are undertaking as a church.
Mike talked about the beginning of the whole story: Genesis chapters 1-3.
He talked about the 3 key players of life -
God, who created everything - it all starts with Him!
The Creation, which was good (I would say brilliant) and finallymore
The Lord wants us to grow like a family.
The world has problems, but God does not leave us - we have faith.
Faith pleases God, Psalm 103 v 1-5
Continue in faith Micah 5 v 8
A special Sunday to mark Ed's release full-time to leading the church. Steve Thomas shares about 'A ministry too big for you' from Mark 6:30-44.
This was followed by a time of re-commissioning for Ed & Kate and for the whole church in preparation for the new season God is calling us into.
Ed shares his heart for what God wants of us as a church family in the new season ahead:
A community of the Spirit - 1 Cor 3:16
A house of prayer - Mat 21:12-14
A city without walls - Zech 2
What are the gifts that you have been given and are you using them. This talk involved completing a form which you then need to score, so please download the form.
This talk has been delayed on uploading as we endeavoured to find the copyright holder. The form came from before 1989 and we have now found it came from CWR resources.
Steve talks from the story of Jesus walking on water and Peter stepping out of teh boat about not being held back by fear but rather trusting in the Lord we know and stepping out.