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He is Risen
He is Risen 
The Easter response will be joyfully declared from churches around the World, ‘He is risen indeed’. More ...
Ray Sammé

Politics of Jubilee
The Politics of Jubilee 
The radical nature of the politics of the Kingdom broke forth when Jesus, reading from Isa. 61, ended with these words ‘Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing’ (Lk. 4:16-21) More ...
Ray Sammé

Facebook
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp? 
They say confession is good for the soul….so here goes. I just don’t get ‘Facebook’… More ...
Ray Sammé

Ethics
The Only Way is Ethics 
You may recall that I did a sermon series a couple of years ago called, ‘The Only way is Ethics’. I think the time is right to visit a few more controversial issues that we as Christians need to think about More ...
Ray Sammé

Architecture
Architecture and Aesthetics 
One of the most intriguing and difficult problems facing architects throughout the ages is how to convey theological truths through buildings More ...
Ray Sammé

Mea Culpa
Mea Culpa 
Where does sin originate and what can be done about it? More ...
Ray Sammé

Worship
Reflections on Worship: Benchmarks for being in the worship team 
I believe we should all be aiming to excel in what we do – both individually and as part of the worship team. But having a musical benchmark that doesn’t enable new members to join easily really bothers me More ...
Steve Ball

Persecution
Persecution 
We are guaranteed that as followers of Jesus we will be persecuted (Jn. 15:20) – ‘a servant is not above his master, if they persecute me, they will persecute you’ More ...
Ray Sammé

Respect
Respect 
One of the core values of liberal democracy is tolerance. ‘You are entitled to your views but please respect mine’... More ...
Ray Sammé

Jefferson
Democracy: does the Bible have a view? 
Democracy as an idea only came into being in the last 350 years. Democracy emerged from the revolutions within France as it rejected the idea of the divine right... More ...
Ray Sammé

Rest Here
Psalm 119:71
‘It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees’. Strange to say but I was glad that God put me aside because... More ...
Ray Samme

Heavenly Hope
Heavenly Hope and Expectation 
Advent is the time in the church's year when we look forward to the coming of the King who brings with Him the heavenly hope and expectation More ...
Ray Sammé

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Reflections on Worship: Worship Bands and Exclusivity 
As much as anything musical, being part of a worship group should be about being encouraging, supporting, and training other members of the team More ...
Steve Ball

Advent Sunday
Advent Sunday 
We are not alone, for our Great Commander, the Lord Jesus, has given us everything we need for the fight and he is on his way... More ...
Ray Sammé

Sunrise Final
May we never lose the wonder ... 
New Every Morning: News from Redding, CA, about Lizzie's upcoming trip to India More ...
Lizzie Simpson