In this sermon our pastor, Ian Forest-Jones, describes how Jesus prayed for the unity of his friends —that is what it is to be the Church. Our unity and fellowship leads to faith and maturity. This does not happen by accident; therefore, Christ provided all we need to this end and leaders, of all kinds, are a gift. Let us grow into our gifts and calling.
In this sermon, our pastor, The Rev. Ian Forest-Jones, reminds us a spiritual gift may be intended to equip its recipient for a specific function or appointment. Those who are equipped in this way need the enabling power of God’s Spirit to carry out their appointed tasks.
In this sermon, our Pastor, Ian Forest-Jones, reminded us we live in a cave of darkness, built by our corruption, and therefore cannot have the promises of the Beatitudes without the pain of reorienting ourselves and stepping out into the light, toward the good, pleasing and perfect will of God.
We are all called by God, generally and uniquely, to be co-workers with the Holy Spirit and with each other. Every member and friend of Jesus should know their SHAPE. Why? To better express and enjoy their and our unique contribution to God’s Eternal Purpose.
When the weight of the world is on your shoulders, it can feel like you’re going nowhere in a hurry. Shake off the burdens of stress, worry, and regret and find the freedom that comes when you Travel Light. You don’t always have the power to control, but you always have the power to surrender.
Part three of our "Travel Light" series was delivered by Franz Brosch. When the weight of the world is on your shoulders, it can feel like you’re going nowhere in a hurry. Shake off the burdens of stress, worry, and regret and find the freedom that comes when you Travel Light. The devil doesn’t need to destroy you if he can distract you.