Richard looks at the start of 1 John, and the language of 'fellowship' (business partnership)with God and each other, into which we are invited.
Jez explores Paul's image of Christians as 'ambassadors' of Christ's reconciliation in 2 Corinthians 5, placing it in tension with his earlier imagery of being prisoners of war.
Rachel Wooden looks at The fruit Of The Spirit in Galatians 5, exploring how it is an invitation for us, together as Christ's people, to walk in the way of His Spirit and so become like Him.
Jez continues our Identity series, looking at how being a Christian is a call back to the fullness of our created humanity, something that can provide meaning to all that we do.
Richard examines the image of Christians as 'a royal priesthood and a holy nation', from 1 Peter 2.
Richard continues our series on Christian identity, looking at Romans 8 and the idea of our being adopted as God's children.
Richard continues our series looking at different aspects of Christian identity. This week, we consider what it means to be 'filled with God's Spirit'.
Jez looks at Jesus's words about friendship in John 15 and compares it to that in the story of The Giving Tree. He argues that friendship with God is characterised by intimacy, self giving and participation with each other.
Richard introduces our autumn series looking at what it means to be in God's family. This week we look at discipleship from the calling of the fist disciples in Mark 1:16-20.
Jez considers the story of Joseph, showing how God works out his big plans through the highs and lows and mixed agendas of life, how we are included in that 'big' plan for the sake of his 'small' plan for our transformation, and how that, therefore, is what we are to strive after.