Tagged with: Matthew

Stand Alone Talks: Thy Kingdom Come

Liam Thatcher |

Jesus taught us to pray ‘your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.’ In this standalone talk from Pentecost Sunday, Liam reflects on why this prayer remains important today, and how the Holy Spirit...

Theology Matters: The Gospels

Liam Thatcher |

If Jesus wanted people to understand his message, why did he speak in cryptic little parables? What did he mean when he spoke about the Kingdom of God, and why did it excite some people and annoy others? What did...

Theology Matters: The Gospels: Session 3 – Purpose: Matthew and Mark

Liam Thatcher |

Each of the gospels tells the story of Jesus in a particular way, for a particular purpose. In this session, Liam Thatcher and Andy Tuck look at Matthew and Mark and try to work out why they emphasise certain themes...

The Gospels: Recommended Reading

Liam Thatcher |

This week we kicked off a series of seminars called Theology Matters: The Gospels. Each term in 2015 we will spend four weeks looking in depth at the stories of Jesus’ life, examining the major themes and unpacking some of...

Theology Matters: The Gospels

Liam Thatcher |

It has been said that the Bible is “like a river; broad and deep. Shallow enough here for a lamb to go wading, but deep enough there for the elephant to swim.” Wading. Swimming. I don’t know about you, but...

The Art of Neighbouring: Elevenish - Matthew 28

Andy Tilsley |

The number 12 was an important number in Scripture; a number that represented fulness, completion and perfection. Yet when Jesus sent out the church they were not 12, but 11. In this talk from our dedication and baptism service, Andy...

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