Jesus: a man with authority

Dave Perry | 28 February 2016

We have been very fortunate to have Dave Perry, a main lecturer from King's School of Theology, and one of our favourite Bible teachers with us this morning to continue our series from Mark's gospel.  He looked at Mark 4:35-5:43 - 4 stories Mark strings together that each show that "What we can't handle, HE can!"

Lent Course Week 1 - Mark 14:1-11 Anointing for Burial

Dave Perry | 22 February 2016

The first in the 2016 CiA Lent series with Dave Perry - "When Suffering is Glory: Mark 14-16"

In week 1, Dave discusses the annointing of Jesus by the unnamed woman in Simon the Leper's house.

Jesus: A man to follow

Julie Graham | 21 February 2016

Julie continues our series "Who is this Jesus?" from Mark's gospel, focussing on Mark 1:14-20 and 2:13-17

Jesus: a man like no other

Nikki Gibbins | 14 February 2016

At our family service for the start of Lent, Nikki continued our series asking "Who is this Jesus?" looking at Mark 1:12-13: Jesus' temptations in the wilderness.
He was the first man ever to be tempted fully, as we are, and yet not sin - a man like no other.  What can we learn from his example for our own wilderness times and times of temptation?

Who is this Jesus? An introduction to Mark's Gospel and our Lent program

Ed Evans | 31 January 2016

Today Ed introduced our focus of the coming term up until Easter - seeing afresh who Jesus is through Mark's gospel.  He introduces the gospel and why we are looking at it, but also the different ways we can engage with it in ACC over the coming months.

Speak Lord your servant is listening - Dedication of Eli Clare

Lisa Howard | 17 January 2016

Eli Clare was dedicated today and now it is the responsibilty of his parents to bring him up daily, seeking the Lord's guidance.
The sermon was from the example of Hannah and Samuel, encouraging us to live by the phrase Samuel learnt - "Speak Lord, your servant is listening".

A Community of Blessing

Ed Evans | 3 January 2016

At the start of a new year, it is good to give thanks for what God has done in 2015 and look ahead with faith to what he will do in 2016.
Today, Ed encouraged us that part of God's vision for 2016 is that we become more and more a 'Community of Blessing' - a phrase God gave to a member of the congregation over last summer.

The big picture

Dorian McCree | 6 December 2015

Today we review the past few weeks to show the plan God has.

God had a plan all the way from Adam via some unusual people that we having been looking at recently to the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus.

The important item now is to step out in obedience to Him and act in response to God and not just look on from the perimeter.

A few good kings

Ed Evans | 29 November 2015

Part of growing in the Lord is to have a good overiew of the Bible to understand how we fit into God's big story.  We have been looking at the period of the story under Israel's kings but haven't so far looked at the kings themselves.

Jehoiada and Joash

Patrick Gale | 22 November 2015

What is your commitment to the Lord?
Jehoiada was the high priest and Joash was the King. Jehoiada guided the King to a good relationship with the Lord but on the priest's death, Joash was led astray including killing the priest's son.