June 6, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellJames 1:13-18One of the ways that testing comes our way is in the area of temptation. Starting with our great ancestor Eve we have all been the target of this strange desire. What tempts you? How do you respond to this .. we all face it, right?
May 30, 2021 Speaker: Ian Campbell James 1:2-1 & 5:7-11 There is perhaps no greater challenge to life and faith than very, very difficult circumstances. For some they are a threat to faith while for others they are the very reason to hold on to faith. James gives us detailed help for hard times.
Sunday, May 23, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellJames 1Who do you see when you look in the mirror? What do people see when they look at you? As we begin a study in James we’ll have a look at how he saw himself as well as how other NT writers saw themselves. What is my identity?
Sunday, June 20th 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellLuke 15The most famous father in the Bible is perhaps that of what is called the prodigal son. Did you ever wonder what happened the next day after the celebrations were over?
Sunday, May 16, 2021 Speaker: Ian Campbell Romans 4:5 James 2:18 Faith or Works? Which is more important? We might like to put Paul and James in the same room and as flies on the wall listen to them argue this out. Martin Luther stepped up and declared James as a “strawy” letter (that’s a negative review!) What do you …
Sunday, May 9, 2021Speaker: Ian Campbell1 Peter.3.6Romans 4.18,19Let’s turn our thoughts and attention away from Abraham on Mothers’ Day and think about Sarah. Have you ever been caught in the middle of someone else’s story over which you have no control? Let’s see how she handled it.
Sunday, May 2, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellRomans 4:24-25What does it mean to “believe in God?” That’s what the Apostle Paul says gets us “righteousness,” so what is that? What do we get by believing in God? Maybe a simple question, but obviously critical for humankind.
Sunday, April 25th 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellRomans 4.11-16“Father Abraham” is called the father of us all as the Apostle tells us where it all begins for humankind to join in a faith that brings together all kinds of people in all kinds of places.
Sunday, April 18, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellRomans 4.1-5Works or Faith? We’ll see that Abraham is the prime example of a relationship with God that is Faith based. How easily we slip into being wrongheaded in our religion and turn it back into something we do or work at. How freeing it is to live by what has already been done.
Sunday, April 11, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellRomans 4.18One of the most dramatic narratives of the Bible is the saga of Abraham and his exploits. The three words taken from Romans 4.18 are perhaps the best summary of his life. And he is the “father of us all” so his life is certainly worth knowing and being inspired to live the life …