Ever met people who needed ‘proof’ that Christianity is real? The best evidence of the truth and power of the gospel is what God has done in you. Today we will see how Paul helps his friends ‘see’ the reality of the gospel.
Do you feel free? Lots of things in life make us feel burdened or enslaved. Today we explore a bit about the freedom of the gospel and why it is the best kind of freedom.
What’s life for? The purpose of life has been on the heart of human beings for thousands of years. The Reformation helped recover the Bible’s teaching that the life lived for the glory of God is the life filled with great purpose. Today we will explore how that worked 500 years ago and how that […]
Human nature does not tend to change. This year we celebrate the 500th year of the Reformation. It is fascinating to see that after 500 years, many of the same battles that were fought then are still relevant today. A big one is the question of authority. Today it is essential that we keep standing […]
What’s a church without people who are willing to go, serve, love and proclaim the gospel? The seventh important ingredient for our church plant might just be you.
Just as a plant needs water, soil, light, fertiliser to grow, there are things the New Testament tells us that a church needs in order to grow. Today we will explore what these are as we think about how we can all be part supporting a new church in Ripley.
Healthy things reproduce. We know that is true in nature and it is also true for churches.For a healthy church, church planting ought to be a normal and regular event. Today we will see examples of this in the book of Acts.
The church does not always get represented well in the mainstream media. So you might wonder if the world really needs any more of them. As we see what the Bible says about the true nature of the church, the answer to that question will be evident.
The gospel is such good news, how can we keep it to ourselves? With thousands of people moving into the Ipswich region in the years to come we want to be Christ’s ambassadors to them. And that means new churches.
Are you impatient? Many of us are, especially when we see things that never get better. Many of us are impatient with our world. Things just aren’t getting better. The last vision in Daniel is a call to persevere because there will be an end, and it will be glorious.