How to live without the Cross at the centre

Posted by on 29th May, 2012 in Blogs and Links | Tagged in: | 0 comments

How to live without the Cross at the centre

The Cross is supposed to be at the centre of everything we do as Christians and our focus as a church. But just as an exercise of imagination, think about what kind of things you would do to encourage people to think that they were Christians, but in practice to ignore the cross. Perhaps it might include these these things:   Organise lots of meetings so people can select the ones that suit them best Arrange a full programme of evangelism which makes people feel that they are concerned for the lost Encourage church members to put their names on a few rotas so they feel they have...

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TalkBack – We are Charismatic

Posted by on 27th May, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

This was a talk by Graham Nicholls speaking at Christ Church on Sunday evening, 27th May 2012, followed by a question and answer session. The normal links to listen are just below. As there was a lot of information and references, we have included the bullet points from the PowerPoint slides in the text below plus a simple description of our current practice as a church. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. (Using Flash Audio Player) Or click here...

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Christ’s Church…shaped by the word of Christ

Posted by on 27th May, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

The church of Christ, just like creation, is brought into being by God’s word and God’s word continues to mould us and to keep us. We want to be a church who do not worship words, but who shape our worship by the words given us by God. To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from Acts 2:42 at Christ Church on Sunday morning 27th May 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. (Using Flash Audio Player) Or click here to listen in you

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Book Review – Worldliness (Edited by C J Mahaney)

Posted by on 22nd May, 2012 in Online Resources | 0 comments

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Thanksgiving Service for Arthur Jenner

Posted by on 21st May, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

Tributes and preaching from Psalm 111 at the thanksgiving Service for Arthur Jenner on 21st May 2012 Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. (Using Flash Audio Player) Or click here to listen in your own player or save a copy

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Revelation 2:1 to 7 – Letter to Ephesus

Posted by on 20th May, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

The church in Ephesus was a great model of hard work and orthodox teaching, but there was a problem at the heart of church life – they had lost their first love. Their hard work and orthodoxy were becoming heartless religion. We are often in danger of this and we need to take the advice and Jesus to remember how we began the Christian life and to repent and learn again to love and trust Jesus. To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from Revelation 2:1-7 at Christ Church on Sunday evening 20th May 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play...

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