SermonList

18th February 2024

20240218 From Exodus to Easter – Crossing the Red Sea

Hi There. One of the OT’s iconic moments is the Crossing of the Red Sea. As it turns out, this is an important theological theme in the NT. You are warmly invited to join us in worship as we explore this important concept. https://youtu.be/h_gowlQC9Og GodBless and Love, Theo
14th February 2024

20240214 Ash Valentine’s Wednesday

Hi there. You are very warmly invited to our Ash Wednesday Service. It is an edited and annotated version of the live service we had this morning and we think you will find it very special. Click here: https://youtu.be/DrI04a70DEg GodBless and Much Love, Theo
13th February 2024

20240213 Shrove Tuesday

Hi there! Here is a short 11 minute Shrove Tuesday Sermon including a lovely song about Christ’s Preparation for the Cross. Please join us for this special devotion. https://youtu.be/aN7GEfe2U1A God bless and Love, Theo
11th February 2024

20240211 From Exodus to Easter – Law

Hi there Join us for part 2 of our Exodus to Easter Series – Today we look into the role that the Law plays in our faith journey. https://youtu.be/C-Nl6pOzZe4 GodBless and Love, Theo
4th February 2024

20240204 From Exodus to Easter – Passover

Hi there You are warmly invited to our COMMUNION service! We are beginning a series, “From Exodus to Easter”, which will take us all the way to Easter. Today we look at the significance of the Passover. Join us at https://youtu.be/AmvV_mEDtx8 God bless and Love, Theo
28th January 2024

20240128 Streams in the Desert 4: Trust in God

Hi There! You’re warmly invited to be part of our worship service where we will explore part 4 of our Series “Streams in the Desert” as we come to the last of our four words – TRUST. https://youtu.be/GRzTYdtttqM GodBless and Love, Theo
21st January 2024

20240121 Streams in the Desert 3: Community

Hi there. You are warmly invited to part three of our “Streams in the Desert” series. Today we explore the importance of Community. Please join us at    • 20240121 Streams In The Desert:  3 Co…   for our service of worship. GodBless and Love, Theo
14th January 2024

20240114 Streams in the Desert 2: Creativity

Hi there. You are warmly invited to our communion service and part 2 of our series: “Streams in the Desert” and we are talking about Creativity… Please join us at    • 20240114 Streams In The Desert: 2 Cre…   God bless and Love, Theo
7th January 2024

20240107 Streams in the Desert 1: Courage

Hi there! You are warmly invited to our first service for the new year. This is Part 1 of our series: “Streams in the Desert” and we are talking about Courage. Please join us at    • 20240107 Streams In The Desert #1: Co…   God bless and Love, Theo
31st December 2023

20231231 Old-New Year Check-In

Hi there! Here is our year end/beginning reflection. I hope it is helpful! https://youtu.be/DJpHD6D-0N4?si=-etGXNsRcKZpFMx5 Brenda, Caleb and I wish you a very happy new year on behalf of your Emmanuel Church Family. GodBless and Love, Theo PS: The two songs in the video are: Casting Crowns: God of all my Days    • Casting Crowns – God of All My Days (…   […]
10th December 2023

20231210 Christmas Unveiled – Symbols of Christmas

Hi there You’re warmly invited to be part of our worship service where we will explore part 2 of our Series “Unveiling Christmas” as we “Unwrap the Secrets” and decode the symbols we use at Christmas time. I think you will find it meaningful and special. https://youtu.be/38KmMEMRotk GodBless, Theo
2nd December 2023

20231203 Christmas Unveiled – Tabernacle Tidings

Hi there. 🤗 You are warmly invited to our communion service. It is Advent and we are kicking off a series entitled: “Christmas Unveiled: Beyond the Manger, Symbols and Songs”. The first message in the series explores the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles and suggests links and connections. Join us for a special […]
26th November 2023

20231126 “Gedoentes” The Holy Spirit in Acts – Faithful Philip

Hi There! We’re back from our camping trip! We had a lovely time and thank you for the good wishes and love expressed by so many of you. Today’s service is the conclusion of our “Escapades and Exploits (“Gedoentes”) of the Holy Spirit in Acts” series. Today we look at Philip. You […]
18th November 2023

20231119 “Gedoentes” The Holy Spirit in Acts – Super Natural

Hi there! While Theo and Brenda are camping in the Karoo, this message is a repeat of the Pentecost Sunday of 2022. It is a message worth hearing again. https://youtu.be/1NF1UCTPY8g God bless, Theo
11th November 2023

20231112 “Gedoentes” The Holy Spirit in Acts – Embracing Service

Hi there. You’re warmly invited to participate in our online service. This is the second in our series on the Exploits/Escapades of the Holy Spirit. It is a re-broadcast of a message Theo preached in 2021 which fits in very well here. Listen to this message here: https://youtu.be/IhIWI-VTMW8 The other messages in […]
5th November 2023

20231105 “Gedoentes” The Holy Spirit in Acts – Extraordinary Ephesus

Hi there  🤗 You’re warmly invited to our Communion Service and the start of our new series on the Exploits and Escapades of the Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts. Today we look at Extraordinary Events in Ephesus. Join us at: https://youtu.be/bYXrN9X7UjY GodBless and Love, Theo
29th October 2023

20231029 Five Keys to Discipleship: 5. Keeping in Step

Hi there  🤗 We’re continuing our Month of Mission Series on the “Five Keys of Discipleship.” The Fifth Key is about obeying the promptings of the Holy Spirit. We’ve called it: “Keeping in Step…” https://youtu.be/sqiyis2IrA4 Join us as we walk in step and even DANCE! God bless and Love, Theo
21st October 2023

20231022 Five Keys to Discipleship: 4. Tender Witness

Hi there! 🤗 We’re continuing our Month of Mission Series on the “Five Keys of Discipleship.” The Fourth Key is about Evangelism – Sharing our Faith. We’ve called this key – “Tender Witness” which is outreach motivated by the love of God. You’re warmly invited to join us as we look at […]
15th October 2023

20231015 Five Keys to Discipleship: 3. FELLOWSHIP

Hi there. We’re in the Third Week of the Presbyterian Month of Mission’s “Five Keys of Discipleship” series. You’re warmly invited to join us as we learn from Rev McDougal about Fellowship which is a vital part of our Christian Journey. https://youtu.be/UELAEPCf7ss GodBless and Love, Theo
8th October 2023

20231008 Five Keys to Discipleship: 2. PRAYER

Hi there. October is the Month of Mission in the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa and the Theme for this year is the Five Keys to Discipleship. Join us as we explore the second key which is Prayer. https://youtu.be/nxZMNyk1UHQ God bless and Love, Theo
1st October 2023

20231001 Five Keys to Discipleship: 1. SCRIPTURE

Hi there! October is the Month of Mission in the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa and the Theme for this year is the “Five Keys to Discipleship.” Join us as we explore the first key which is the regular reading of God’s Word. https://youtu.be/1cSOXv9em7I GodBless and Love, Theo
24th September 2023

20230924 Rooted in the Creed – Life Everlasting

Dear Church Family. You are warmly invited to our worship service. The sermon is the conclusion of our series on the Apostle’s Creed: The Life Everlasting. In the message we’ll see that Everlasting Life is more than pie-in-the-sky-one-day-when-we-die and offers hope and purpose for this life too. https://youtu.be/H5MJvZRPe5k God bless and Love, […]
16th September 2023

20230917 Rooted in the Creed – Resurrection of the Body

Dear Friends The Resurrection is Important: 1. It has implications for the identity and work of Christ 2. For us as individuals it provides meaning and hope 3. It is key to the Church’s nature, foundational to its origin and highly contested in and out today. Join us for a service in […]
10th September 2023

20230910 Rooted in the Creed – Forgiveness of Sins

Hi There! Which Doctrine is the most important after God and the Church? The Creed suggests that it is FORGIVENESS! In this service I’m going to look at three beautiful passages about God’s Forgiveness. You are warmly invited!  https://youtu.be/OKuFfgjSFGA GodBless, Theo    
3rd September 2023

20230902 Rooted in the Creed – Church and Communion

Hi There! In today’s COMMUNION Service, we examine two more thoughts in the Apostle’s Creed: “Holy Catholic Church” and “Communion of the Saints”. It’s wonderful to see how these two actually belong together. You are warmly invited to join us in worship. GodBless and Love, Theo    
27th August 2023

20230827 Rooted in the Creed – Holy Spirit

Hi There! Who is the Holy Spirit? Why does the Creed say so little about Him? Join us for a service in which we reflect on ten important insights about who the Holy Spirit is and what He does. Click here: https://youtu.be/HOYDJZex_jk God bless and Love, Theo
20th August 2023

20230820 Rooted in the Creed – Jesus Christ

Hi there This is the Third Part of our Apostle’s Creed Series – It’s a Big One as we look at WHO Jesus is and WHAT He came to do, and then we use Titus to help us understand WHY He came. Join us for this full, but important message… God bless […]
13th August 2023

20230813 Rooted in the Creed – God the Father

Good Morning 🤗 Welcome to our Worship Service! This is part 2 of 8 on the Apostles’ Creed. Today we think about God the Father. https://youtu.be/kqEsB4z8Xv0 GodBless and Love, Theo
5th August 2023

20230806 Communion and Rooted in the Creed – I Believe

Good Evening/Morning 🤗 You’re warmly invited to our communion service and the start of our new “Rooted” series on the Apostle’s Creed. Today we look at “I Believe”. We’ll take an important look at the nature and outworking of faith and belief. God bless and Love, Theo  
30th July 2023

20230730 Vision Sunday – Going for Growth

Hi There! You are warmly invited to join us for our Vision Sunday and an overview of the Growth Theme in Peter’s Second Letter. Join us as we “Go for Growth!” https://youtu.be/roc1qhrmjrE GodBless and Love, Theo
23rd July 2023

20230723 Winter School Hosea

Hi The prophet Hosea personally models one of the two pictures God gives of His love for us: The Faithful Husband and the Devoted Father. Join us for our service as we celebrate the incredible love of God. https://youtu.be/VMl-PVutVUU God bless, Theo
16th July 2023

20230716 Winter School Daniel

Hi! Daniel calls us to be brave in a topsy turvy world. We will face trouble, but Daniel shows us God is in charge and that He is with us. You are warmly invited to our service where we reflect on these truths. GodBless and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/qIPhWToSpT0.
9th July 2023

20230709 Winter School Ezekiel

You are warmly invited to our online service. In the sermon, we will continue our Winter School Series, where we will look at Ezekiel and the promise that God is with us and the He transforms us. GodBless and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/qPKgO_uxnMo.
2nd July 2023

20230702 Winter School Jeremiah

The Prophet Jeremiah had a tough ministry and called God’s people to Return, to Grow where they were planted and Prepared them for the New Thing that God was doing. Join us for our communion service and learn more about this amazing prophet. God bless and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/LEa6i9eRK98.
25th June 2023

20230625 Winter School Isaiah

Today we are launching our five week “Winter School” where we will be looking at Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel and Hosea. Today we look at Isaiah who portrays God as the Holy One who Comes, Calls and Heals. God bless and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/vJGqSDNZnEM.
18th June 2023

20230618 Children, Fathers, Youngsters

On this Youth Day and Father’s Day weekend, we explore some categories of spiritual growth. John talks about Children, Fathers and Youngsters in the Faith. Join us in our worship service to learn more about them. God bless and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/dHjjeXCb61Y.
11th June 2023

20230611 What a heart for God looks like

In this passage David doesn’t only dance, he Returns, he Offers, he Blesses, he Shares and he Brings it home. These qualities made him a man after God’s own heart. We can be men and woman after God’s heart too… You are warmly invited to join us for our worship service. God […]
4th June 2023

20230604 Encountering the Holy God

In our Trinity Sunday Communion Service we go to the temple with Isaiah and encounter a God who is Exalted, Holy and Triune and we explore what it means to SEE, EXPERIENCE and KNOW this God. You are warmly invited to join in this service of worship with us. God Bless and […]
28th May 2023

20230528 Pentecost

Pentecost is the Birthday of the Church and the celebration of the Holy Spirit’s coming into our hearts and lives. In our service today I’ll be looking at five verses that convey five timely and relevant truths around the Holy Spirit and what He does. You are warmly invited to join our […]
21st May 2023

20230521 Ascension Among the Lampstands

On Ascension Sunday we reflect on John’s perspective on the Ascended Christ, recorded in Revelations 1. We’ll see how Jesus walks “Among the Lampstands.” God bless, Theo https://youtu.be/Rf9ZjpTazpA.
18th May 2023

20230518 Ascension Day

Welcome to our special Our Ascension Day Service, Thursday 18 May 2023. Welcome to Emmanuel and Grace Presbyterian Church’s You Tube Channel. You can find out more about us at www.emmanuel.org.za https://youtu.be/cXg3tZYeOcc.
14th May 2023

20230514 Enduring Faith

What can we learn from Clay Pots? How can we have an Enduring Faith? Join us for our worship service where I unpack 2 Corinthians 4 and illustrate this with some insights from the life of Rev Glen Craig who passed away recently. Blessings and Love, Theo https://youtu.be/kwBASnOL5bs.
7th May 2023

20230507 So where is the Storm

Elijah discovered that the storm was inside him. Where is our storm? Welcome to our worship service. https://youtu.be/OASCBxqchbc.
30th April 2023

20230430 Job and Suffering

Almost everyone knows that the book of Job is about suffering… But people find it difficult to understand exactly how this long and complex book actually grapples with the problem of pain. In this message I try to unpack the book in a responsible and meaningful way. You are warmly invited to […]
23rd April 2023

20230423 Going Back

Jesus brought His disciples to a quiet place. There were important lessons to learn from getting back to basics… You are warmly invited to join us for our service as encounter Jesus on a beach in Galilee… https://youtu.be/3SM9v9_8iJs.
16th April 2023

20230416 Watchful Christianity

Hi there! You are warmly invited to join us for our service as we consider what Jesus had to say about the “End Times” and “Being Ready”. https://youtu.be/-SJ1Cte3Pj8. God bless and Love, Theo
9th April 2023

20230409 Resurrection Sunday – He PREVAILED.

Hi there! We’ve been on a journey. Jesus PRAYED in Gethsemane, He PAID on the Cross and now we will see how He PREVAILED. He is the long-awaited Messiah, the Word made Flesh, and by Resurrection power shown to be the Victorious Son of God. Join us in a special service of […]
7th April 2023

20230407 Good Friday – He PAID

Hi there! Here is our Good Friday Service. Jesus was bruised and battered for us. He’s the Hero who Prayed, Paid and Prevailed. Join us for this special service… https://youtu.be/ebVlx-SHd9I. God bless and Love, Theo
6th April 2023

20230406 Tenebrae – He PRAYED

Hi there! And so the Holy Easter Weekend begins. Jesus offers Himself for us. Tonight in our Tenebrae service we look at Jesus the Hero who prays and intercedes for us. https://youtu.be/yGSQj86Qg9g. God bless and Love, Theo
2nd April 2023

20230402 Countdown to Easter 1 – God speaks at the Triumphal Entry

Hi there! There is an incredible 3…2…1… Countdown to Easter.It’s found in three events in Jesus’ ministry that evoked an audible response from God the Father. The Third Time God speaks in the Ministry of Jesus is at His Triumphal Entry, but this is a strange bitter sweet moment… And what do […]
26th March 2023

20230326 Countdown to Easter 2 – God speaks at Transfiguration

Hi there! There is an incredible 3…2…1… Countdown to Easter.It’s found in three events in Jesus’ ministry that evoked an audible response from God the Father. The Second Time God speaks in the Ministry of Jesus is at His Transfiguration. Why is this event, witnessed by only 3 disciples and kept under […]
19th March 2023

20230319 Countdown to Easter 3 – Jesus’ Baptism

Hi there! There is an incredible 3…2…1… Countdown to Easter.It’s found in three events in Jesus’ ministry that evoked an audible response from God the Father. Join us as we explore the often misunderstood event of Jesus’ baptism. https://youtu.be/C9iDZ2UzNzg. God bless and Love, Theo
12th March 2023

20230312 Detox

In an age when people are going on grape diets and drinking prune juice to “detox”, what should our approach to Spirituality be? Do we “detox” or not? And where is God in all of this? Join us for our service of worship as we consider these important questions…. https://youtu.be/BKLKDsiSGTQ.
5th March 2023

20230305 Masterpieces

Hi there. We take an arty approach for our service today. How were we created? What was God’s purpose for our lives? Join us for worship and communion. https://youtu.be/1E7jYSNug4Q. God bless and Love, Theo
26th February 2023

20230226 Ps 1 – Choices

Hi there! We’re at the end of our Psalms series and at the start of Lent. We’re examining Ps.32 and the very misunderstood idea of confession. You are warmly invited to join us for worship and to learn more about this important aspect of our life with God. https://youtu.be/1vRKu9OPY20. Blessings and Love, […]
22nd February 2023

20230222 Ash Wednesday

Hi there. Here’s our Ash Wednesday service. It’s a little longer than the usual devotion because I talk about the revival that is taking place at Asbury University USA and try to place it all in context. I believe you will find it meaningful and helpful. https://youtu.be/S5pg42GgacA. God bless and Love, Theo
19th February 2023

20230219 Ps 1 – Choices

Psalm 1 helps us make choices in a confusing world. https://youtu.be/mUyOuqKe_QA.  
12th February 2023

20230212 Ps 121 Mountains

You’re warmly invited to our service of worship, where we’ll look at the well known and well loved Ps121 and explore God’s Nature as Protector, Creator and Shade when we’re in danger of footslip, sunstroke or moonstroke and in every season of our lives. https://youtu.be/GE_ud6NBsew.  
5th February 2023

20230205 Ps 133 Fellowship

  Please join us for our online communion service as we continue our series: “Psalms for the New Year”. Today we’re looking at Psalm 133 which is about Fellowship.  https://youtu.be/yUsSpLlQUF8.  
29th January 2023

20230129 Ps 127 Building, Protecting, Working and Family

  As we continue to explore the depth, wisdom and richness of the Psalms, we get to Ps.127 which is a wonderful guide to seeing life’s key priorities and the principles for a significant life. Please join us for the online service at:    • 20230129Psalm127   GodBless and Love, Theo  
22nd January 2023

20230122 Ps.78 Legacy

Legacy is so importance. What does Ps.78 tell us. Join us for our communion Service. https://youtu.be/V-QUbAqpdN8.  
15th January 2023

20230115 Ps 131 Stilled and Quieted

Psalm 131 is short, but it packs a punch! https://youtu.be/5t80H9FOphU.  
8th January 2023

20230108 Ps 23 Shepherd

Our next Psalm is one of the most beloved… https://youtu.be/G-oife3TKnA.  
1st January 2023

20230101 Ps 46 God, the River and Being Still

We start our January Series on the Psalms with Psalm 46. https://youtu.be/Q5DA5LmmLzg.
25th December 2022

20221225 Advent5 All I have to give

Hi! We get to the fifth Sunday in Advent – Christmas Day! We’re looking at another Todd Agnew song, a perspective from Hebrews and the perspective of Joseph. We have beautiful carol-hymns and a stunning children’s song from “Go Fish”. Please join us for this special online service. https://youtu.be/3TX1P7KEelE. God bless and […]
18th December 2022

20221218 Advent4 A Long Journey

We’re on the fourth Sunday of Advent, and we’ll be looking at Todd Agnew’s song: “God with us” and exploring the four journeys of Advent. It’s a very special message: Hope you’ll join us. https://youtu.be/wVH768kmrKY.
11th December 2022

20221211 Advent3 Fulfillment of Hope

Hi! It’s the third Sunday of Advent and we’re reflecting on “The Fulfilment of Hope.” We have another Todd Agnew song to listen to and the account of Simeon and Anna to reflect on. You are warmly invited to join us. It is a Communion Service… God bless and Love, Theo   […]
4th December 2022

20221204 Advent2 Emmanuel: Son of God, Son of Man

It’s the second Sunday of Advent and we’re reflecting on Jesus as Emmanuel: Son of God and Man. We have another Todd Agnew song to listen to and some amazing insights from John 4. You are warmly invited to join us. (Communion has been postponed to next week…) https://youtu.be/sAsXTE3GoTQ
27th November 2022

20221127 Advent1 God’s Plan

Today’s message marks the start of Advent. Advent is an Adventure in faith as we explore the richness of the Christmas Story. Gospel singer, Todd Agnew, pondered the Biblical Christmas accounts for six months as he prepared his album: “Do you see what I see?” Join us as we launch our Advent […]
20th November 2022

20221120 Proper Prosperity

In our worship service we’ll be finishing off our series on “Grateful, Thankful, Blessed”. Prosperity is a very misunderstood and maligned subject. Paul’s interaction with the Corinthians on this issue will be very helpful in understanding the link between gratitude and generosity and how Blessing works. Please join us as we conclude […]
13th November 2022

20221113 Gratitude: Contemplating God’s Goodness

As we continue our important series “Grateful, Thankful, Blessed”, we come to Thankfulness. We’ll look at how Paul advocated a lifestyle of Thankfulness and then how he also lived that out. Please join us in worship as we learn about the importance of being Thankful. https://youtu.be/25HYWhKyDOU
6th November 2022

6 Nov – Gratitude: Contemplating God’s Goodness

Hi Join us for our Remembrance Day Communion Service as we continue our series: “Grateful, Thankful, Blessed” and contemplate God’s Goodness. Join us at https://youtu.be/5LN43Y_MCYo God bless and Love, Theo
30th October 2022

30 Oct – The Power of Thanksgiving

Hi There. Thanksgiving can change our lives. The woman/women who anointed Jesus are a case in point – join us as we explore this idea… https://youtu.be/rigbjcWGV1o ​God bless, Theo    
23rd October 2022

23 Oct – The Downs and Ups of Joseph

Hi There. Joseph experienced significant upheavals in his life. What can we learn from his example and how did God work in his life? Join us in our worship service to learn from his story… Click here: https://youtu.be/4feRaBivpGI ​God bless, Theo    
16th October 2022

16 Oct – Day of Giving

Hi everyone, You’re warmly invited to join us for our service of worship. We’re looking at what it means to be Grateful, Thankful and Blessed. https://youtu.be/A_o3tt2b_Kg God bless and Love, Theo    
9th October 2022

9 Oct – (Month of Mission) “Hankies, Beatings and Bonfires”

Hi there! We visit the church in Ephesus for our next Month of Mission message. Hope you will join us at: https://youtu.be/4oiJC6qX8DA Blessings and Love, Theo    
2nd October 2022

2 Oct – (Month of Mission) “The Servant of the Lord” [COMMUNION]

Hi there! We start October with Communion and the Month of Mission Series. We’ll be looking at the first of Isaiah’s Servant Songs today… Hope you will join us at: https://youtu.be/8loZmlYvvjM Blessings and Love, Theo  
25th September 2022

25 Sep – Called

Hi there! Today, in our face to face service we are confirming ten fantastic young people. You can share in some of that excitement as I share some stories and thoughts about that. Hope you will join us at: https://youtu.be/i5QgjdIKzRw Blessings and Love, Theo  
18th September 2022

18 Sep – Presented

Hi there! Join us for our online service to find out more about new clothes, the book of Jude and why Jesus stands. Hope you will join us at: https://youtu.be/tVdFYIDKud4 Blessings and Love, Theo  
10th September 2022

11 Sep – Three Responses to Trouble

Hi there! How do we respond to difficult times? Let’s learn some lessons from a boat in Galilee. Click here to watch our service: https://youtu.be/kOciqEps_jQ Blessings and Love, Theo  
4th September 2022

4 Sep – Communion Service – Devotion, Perseverance, Outreach

Hi there! For our Communion Service we’re looking at at the book of Jude. There is some fantastic life advice… Click this link: https://youtu.be/sesJ6MLmz_s Blessings and Love, Theo  
28th August 2022

28 Aug – Remain

Hi there! We’re reflecting on a beautiful agricultural image as we think about “Remaining in Him” Click this link: https://youtu.be/mV4-fDYHP9I Blessings and Love, Theo  
21st August 2022

21 Aug – New Every Morning

Hi there! How do we do a “Long Obedience in the Same Direction?” Click this link: https://youtu.be/alhv4BzvoSg Blessings and Love, Theo  
14th August 2022

14 Aug – Purpose Faith Patience Love Endurance

Hi there! Does our broken world vex you and wear you down?? Join us for worship as we look at 2Timothy ch.3 Click this link: https://youtu.be/3MBD7nymyeE Blessings and Love, Theo  
6th August 2022

7 Aug Communion – Steps of Faith

Hi there! Join us for Communion and an exploration of the “Steps of Faith” in Hebrews 11. Click this link: https://youtu.be/dWTW-1G0DO0 Blessings and Love, Theo  
31st July 2022

31 July ’22 – Jeremiah and Ebed Melech

Hi there! Here’s the final part of our July Series on Jeremiah… Find out what an “Ebed Melech” is… Click this link: https://youtu.be/Lv4awIk6wDU Blessings and Love, Theo  
24th July 2022

24 July ’22 – Jeremiah’s Dream

Hi there! Here’s our Service: “Jeremiah’s Dream” Click this link: https://youtu.be/DR81ev7SXvE Blessings and Love, Theo  
17th July 2022

17 July ’22 – Hope in Hopelessness

Hi there! Here’s our Service: “Hope in Hopelessness” Click this link: https://youtu.be/m6xIgjiyxf8 Blessings and Love, Theo  
9th July 2022

10 July ’22 – Run with Horses

Hi there! Here’s our Service: “Run with Horses” Click this link: https://youtu.be/E0XR_MNBbBM Blessings and Love, Theo  
3rd July 2022

3 July ’22 – God’s Plans… (Communion Service.)

Hi there! Here’s our Online Communion Service: “God’s Plans” Click this link: https://youtu.be/ykls2mi84Kk Blessings and Love, Theo ps: Here’s the link for the Case for Heaven presentation.  
26th June 2022

26 June ’22 – Thirsty?

Hi there! Here’s our Online Service: “Thirsty for God” Click this link: https://youtu.be/_Uu_7Jw6G3g Blessings and Love, Theo
18th June 2022

19 June ’22 – Wellness

Hi there! Here’s our Online Service. We’re looking at the concept of Wellness. Click this link: https://youtu.be/jWCiH748wa4 Blessings and Love, Theo
29th May 2022

29 May ’22 – Telling our Children

Hi there! Here’s our Online Service. I’m looking at the important journey of faith we all take and using the life of Samuel as a guide. I believe it will be a blessing. Click this link: https://youtu.be/Km2ffkOgw0A Blessings and Love, Theo
26th May 2022

26 May ’22 – Ascension

Hi there! Here’s our online Ascension Day Devotion Click this link: https://youtu.be/8FJFJq5u798 Blessings and Love, Theo
22nd May 2022

22 May ’22 – Rest

Hi there! Here’s our online service: “Rest”. This is an important message – please make the time to listen! Click this link: https://youtu.be/JZA1xt6VbWk Blessings and Love, Theo
15th May 2022

15 May ’22 – Resurrection Comfort

Hi there! Here’s our online service: “Resurrection Comfort” Click this link: https://youtu.be/Pt12wa8jnQs Blessings and Love, Theo
8th May 2022

8 May ’22 – Shepherded by Jesus

Hi there! Here’s our online service: “Shepherded by Jesus.” Click this link: https://youtu.be/5iNvek3bEXc Blessings and Love, Theo
1st May 2022

1 May ’22 – Communion – Going Back

Hi there! Here’s our online service: “Going Back.” This is a Communion Service – please prepare your grape juice and bread. Click this link: https://youtu.be/E3G9-hdWmyk Blessings and Love, Theo
24th April 2022

24 April ’22 – Watchful Christianity

Hi there! Here’s our online service: “Watchful Christianity” Click this link: https://youtu.be/9kPIvhWHd58 Blessings and Love, Theo
16th April 2022

17 April ’22 – Resurrection Sunday

Hi there! Here’s the Easter Sunday Service – I’ll be looking at how the Resurrection impacts us on a practical level. Join us as we celebrate Christ’s Resurrection and Victory. Click this link: https://youtu.be/wNYUsPNNwsY Blessings and Love, Theo
15th April 2022

15 April ’22 – Good Friday

Hi Everyone! Here’s the Good Friday Service – I’ll be looking at some of the weird mysteries of the crucifixion. Join us for a very special service. Click this link: https://youtu.be/sadZv8yiBVY Blessings and Love, Theo  
14th April 2022

14 April ’22 – Tenebrae

Hi Everyone! Here’s the Tenebrae online service. The readings include footage from the “Son of God” film and there’s a gospel song recorded in the Garden of Gethsemane. I think it is going to be a very special service. Remember to have your Communion Elements ready. You’re warmly invited to take part […]
10th April 2022

10 April ’22 – Palm Sunday Whiplash

Hi Everyone! It’s Palm Sunday! You’re warmly invited to take part in our online service as we explore the “Whiplash of Palm Sunday” Click this link: https://youtu.be/DTpyCliZc_k Blessings and Love, Theo  
3rd April 2022

3 April ’22 – Jesus the Liberator and Rescuer

Hi Everyone! We’re concluding our “Who is this Man?” sermon series as we reflect on Jesus: Liberator and Rescuer You’re warmly invited to join our COMMUNION worship service. (It would be good to have your bread and grape juice ready…) https://youtu.be/7pFnqQ6ielU Blessings and Love, Theo
26th March 2022

27 March ’22 – Jesus the Proclaimer / Reformer

Hi Everyone! We’re continuing our new sermon series entitled: “Who is this Man?” Today we come to Jesus: Proclaimer and Reformer You’re warmly invited to join our worship service. https://youtu.be/0ifXXiD0pdk Blessings and Love, Theo  
20th March 2022

20 March ’22 – Jesus the Teacher / Revealer

Hi Everyone! We’re continuing our new sermon series entitled: “Who is this Man?” Today we come to Jesus: Teacher and Revealer You’re warmly invited to join our worship service. https://youtu.be/a927cHDtAcI Blessings and Love, Theo  
12th March 2022

13 March ’22 – Jesus: Healer – Renewer!

Hi Everyone! We’re continuing our new sermon series entitled: “Who is this Man?” Today we come to Jesus: Healer and Renewer. You’re warmly invited to join our worship service. https://youtu.be/mqNBzJsaTPc Blessings and Love, Theo  
6th March 2022

6 March ’22 – Light of the World – Renaissance!

Hi Everyone! We’re starting a new sermon series entitled: “Who is this Man?” We start with Jesus – Light of the World and Renaissance. You’re warmly invited to join our worship service. https://youtu.be/4l4CoD0fDZk Blessings and Love, Theo
27th February 2022

27 Feb ’22 – Joshua: As for me and my house

Hi Everyone Welcome to our online service. We conclude our Joshua series as we look at Joshua’s final sermon. Click this link: https://youtu.be/_YMXbDa2gb0 God bless and Love, Theo    
19th February 2022

20 Feb ’22 – Joshua: Whole-hearted the Story of Caleb

Hi Everyone Welcome to our online service. We’re back to our series on Joshua, and we’re looking at the Life of Wholehearted Caleb. Click this link: https://youtu.be/coMwfErW4uA God bless and Love, Theo    
13th February 2022

13 Feb ’22 – Joshua Presumption and Recommitment

Hi Everyone Welcome to our online service. We’re back to our series on Joshua, and we’re looking at Presumption and Recommitment… You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/scltNjmV-Hw God bless and Love, Theo    
5th February 2022

6 Feb ’22 – The Importance of Fellowship

Hi Everyone Welcome to our online COMMUNION service. We’re looking at a very important theme: The Importance of Fellowship. You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/0J79zrVy8lQ God bless and Love, Theo    
30th January 2022

30 Jan ’22 – JOSHUA: Facing Jericho

Hi Everyone Today we get to part 5 in our series on Joshua. How does Joshua face Jericho? You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/IpPCfr2pKmo God bless and Love, Theo    
22nd January 2022

23 Jan ’22 – JOSHUA: Before Battle

Hi Everyone Today we get to part 4 in our series on Joshua. What do we need to do before we face our first battle? You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/NHmUokrN94c God bless and Love, Theo    
16th January 2022

16 Jan ’22 – JOSHUA: Taking First Steps

Hi Everyone Today we get to part 3 in our series on Joshua. Let’s look at the first steps we need to take in a new year and a new time. You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/WSm1wnci0ts God bless and Love, Theo    
9th January 2022

9 Jan ’22 – JOSHUA: Seeing God at Work

Hi Everyone In this COMMUNION SERVICE we get to the second part in our series on Joshua. Today we look at how God works in our circumstances. You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/JEG056aScDs God bless and Love, Theo    
2nd January 2022

2 Jan ’22 – JOSHUA: Foundations

Hi Everyone Happy New Year to you! We are going to be working through Joshua for the start of the year. Today we look at the FOUNDATIONS offered in ch.1 You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/-56JB_W1eEI God bless and Love, Theo    
26th December 2021

26 Dec ’21 – Lessons from the Magi

Hi Everyone Here’s the online service for Boxing Day. It is a repeat of a message I did last year… A year ago we were in the Beta lockdown and there were no vaccines in sight… We were sorely in need of guidance for the way forward and we turned to the […]
25th December 2021

25 Dec ’21 – Cosmic Christmas

Hi Everyone A happy and blessed Christmas to you! May you know the presence and love of Christ this Christmas! Here’s our online Christmas Service: https://youtu.be/BWfKR5a9bXg God bless and Love, Theo    
19th December 2021

19 Dec ’21 – Advent: What Child is this?

Hi There For our third Sunday in Advent we’re looking at the Annunciation and a much loved Christmas Carol… Click this link: https://youtu.be/sgV8h06hsgc God bless and Love, Theo    
12th December 2021

12 Dec ’21 – Advent Bread in the House of Bread

Hi There For our second Sunday in Advent we’re looking at Micah’s amazing prophecy about Bethlehem. Click this link: https://youtu.be/-RW-4YTjEw4 God bless and Love, Theo    
5th December 2021

5 Dec ’21 – Advent Gratitude

Hi There For our Sunday Communion Worship Service we’re looking back at Covid 19 with gratitude as we count our blessings and remember loved ones who have passed away. We’re always looking forward/backward to advent – also with gratitude… Click this link: https://youtu.be/eloNTH5hYPs God bless and Love, Theo    
28th November 2021

28 Nov ’21 – The Groaning Spirit

Hi There For our Sunday Worship I’m unpacking one of the most significant chapters in Scripture and talking about the Holy Spirit’s incredible work in us. I believe this is an important message both for its teaching and encouragement. You’re warmly invited to worship. Just click this link: https://youtu.be/1__PdjRROOI God bless and […]
21st November 2021

21 Nov ’21 – The God who Mends and Sends

Hi There In our online service we have a special message from Glen Craig about “The God who mends and sends.” You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/X5EUiA1NtIE God bless and Love, Theo    
14th November 2021

14 Nov ’21 – El Shaddai – More than Enough

Hi There In our online service we have a special message from Glen Craig about “El Shaddai” the God who is more than enough! You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/uIrlkxwQPG0 God bless and Love, Theo    
6th November 2021

7 Nov ’21 – COMMUNION SERVICE – “Walk with God”

Hi There You are warmly invited to join us for our online Communion Service. Please have your bread and wine/grape-juice ready. We have a special message from Glen Craig entitled “Walking with God”. You can watch the service at: https://youtu.be/QF8RQ0ZPFCs God bless and Love, Theo    
30th October 2021

31 Oct ’21 – The Power of Hope

Hi There I think it’s pretty obvious that there is a lot of hopelessness around at the moment. Today we’re going to look at what hope is, how Peter sees hope and how we get hope. Join us for the online service at: https://youtu.be/dmpNhGXLvtQ God bless and Love, Theo    
24th October 2021

21 Oct ’21 – Life Wins!

Hi There We go to the account of Lazarus for profound inspiration in these challenging times. Click https://youtu.be/-TsQi5w5OWg to view the service… God bless and Love, Theo    
17th October 2021

17 Oct ’21 – Clean

Hi There For our service today we explore the incredibly beautiful moment when Isaiah found himself falling apart. Click https://youtu.be/DAkIvECwlfw to view the service… God bless and Love, Theo    
10th October 2021

10 Oct ’21 – When God doesn’t make sense

Hi There We take a break from Month of Mission to tackle an issue I raised in the weekly check-in. What do we do when God doesn’t make sense? Click https://youtu.be/I70Asn8WBL0 for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
3rd October 2021

3 Oct ’21 – (Communion) The Great (C)ommission

Hi There October is the UPCSA Month of Mission. Today’s service is Communion and we’ll be looking at Matthew 28 and the Great (C)ommission. Click https://youtu.be/YlL9XCHY7PU for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
25th September 2021

26 Sep ’21 – Conquering Anxiety and Living Gratefully

Hi There For September we’re working through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Today, we’re looking at ch.4 and Paul’s advice for Conquering Anxiety and Living Gratefully Click https://youtu.be/GHDTsaGKlUA  for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
19th September 2021

19 Sep ’21 – Living a PurposeFULL life

Hi There For September we’re working through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Today, we’re looking at ch.3 and Paul’s advice for a purposeFULL life. Click https://youtu.be/jcoahJcKZh8 for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
12th September 2021

12 Sep ’21 – Teamwork

Hi There For September we’re working through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Today, we’re looking at ch.2 and Paul’s idea of teamwork. Click  https://youtu.be/QvBQSxUnpiE  for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
5th September 2021

5 Sep ’21 – Hope to Transcend our Circumstances

Hi There For September we’re working through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Today, for our communion service, we’re looking at ch,1 and how “Hope can transcend our Circumstances.” Click https://youtu.be/u258Rf1fhzk for the service. God bless and Love, Theo    
28th August 2021

29 Aug ’21 How long O Lord

Hi There When we are stretched over a long time, we struggle to pray. In Psalm 13 David shows us what to do… Join us for our online service at https://youtu.be/n2IT14KUQcQ God bless and Love, Theo    
21st August 2021

22 Aug ’21 When Kings can’t sleep

Hi There Has “God left the building?” and what happens “When Kings can’t sleep?” Join us for our online service at https://youtu.be/OkdT8V58WLA God bless and Love, Theo    
15th August 2021

15 Aug ’21 Doedelsak?!?

Hi There Do you know what a “doedelsak” is? Find out by joining our service of worship. The link for the service is: https://youtu.be/sbZOM4KGOns God bless and Love, Theo    
8th August 2021

8 Aug ’21 Dystopian?

Hi There Do we live in a dystopian society? Find out by joining our service of worship. The link for the service is: https://youtu.be/SNkhKPqA0OM God bless and Love, Theo    
1st August 2021

1 Aug ’21 Rest (Communion Service)

Hi There Our service today follows on from last week. It’s a communion service so please have bread and grape juice ready. The link for the service is: https://youtu.be/-mgznTKg8d0 God bless and Love, Theo    
24th July 2021

25 July ’21 Running on Empty

Hi There It has been a really hectic two weeks…. Are you “Running on Empty?” Join us for our morning service at  https://youtu.be/kxlA1ELHDro . God bless and Love, Theo    
18th July 2021

18 July ’21 Evil and Resurrection People

Hi There Join us for our service of worship as we reflect on this tumultuous week in the light of Scripture. We’ll look at how Evil raises its head and how we can be Resurrection People. Join us for our morning service at https://youtu.be/p6QAYnVzQ7w . God bless and Love, Theo    
11th July 2021

11 July ’21 Beyond Endurance

Hi There What happens when we are “Beyond Endurance“? Join us for our morning service at https://youtu.be/ooqufb-b5Tc God bless and Love, Theo    
4th July 2021

4 July ’21 Jesus Wept (COMMUNION)

Hi There How do we cope in these turbulent, sad and confusing times? Psalm 23 and the account of Jesus weeping at the grave of Lazarus help us. Join us for COMMUNION and a special message aimed at the children (and the big kids too). https://youtu.be/m4BzRjMKRhk God bless and Love, Theo   […]
27th June 2021

27 June ’21 Dry Bones

Hi There There is no doubt we find ourselves in a tough and devastating place. Today’s service brings powerful comfort from God’s Word. We warmly invite you to join us at: https://youtu.be/G_HxZDi5A4E God bless and Love, Theo    
20th June 2021

20 June ’21 Resilience

Hi There… It’s Father’s Day… Let’s celebrate Good Dads. In the Sermon we’ll address the question: How do we find the strength to face the challenges we face at the moment? How do we “stay standing?” And what does all of this have to do with Parktown Prawns? You’re warmly invited to […]
13th June 2021

13 June ’21 The Secret of Contentment

Hi There… In the midst of all the chaos and worry, is a life of contentment possible? Let’s learn from Paul… You’re warmly invited to our service! https://youtu.be/uJN5BtvrE8M God bless and Love, Theo    
6th June 2021

6 June ’21 Resurrection Perspective #7 – Do you Love me

Hi There… Please join us for our COMMUNION SERVICE and the exciting conclusion of our Resurrection Series. https://youtu.be/pI8O7wL6RkA God bless and Love, Theo    
30th May 2021

30 May ’21 Resurrection Perspective #6 – SCRIPTURE

Hi There… Here’s the sixth instalment of our series on “Resurrection Perspectives.” Jesus endorsed and emphasised the Scriptures as our basis and foundation. Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/Pd1Hi-nGkRw God bless and Love, Theo    
23rd May 2021

23 May ’21 Resurrection Perspective #5 – PENTECOST

Hi There… Here’s the fifth instalment of our series on “Resurrection Perspectives.” This week we look at the Promise of the Holy Spirit – especially as it is PENTECOST Sunday! Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/uOHUJ5yfvrQ God bless and Love, Theo    
15th May 2021

16 May ’21 Resurrection Perspective #4 – Kingdom Work

Hi There… Here’s the fourth instalment of our series on “Resurrection Perspectives.” This week we look at “Kingdom Work” Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/JYKYetBCNyg God bless and Love, Theo    
13th May 2021

13 May ’21 Ascension Day Service

Hi There… Here’s a short 25 minute Ascension Day Service. We explore the idea of our Christian faith being a race… And there’s something for the kids too… Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/iPAafb6UxTw God bless and Love, Theo    
9th May 2021

9 May ’21 Resurrection Perspectives#3 – He is Really Alive!

Hi There… Here’s the Sunday Service with the third message in our series: Resurrection Perspectives. Today’s message explores the importance and implications of His physical resurrection… Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/AO7u2jC5hC4 God bless and Love, Theo    
2nd May 2021

2 May ’21 Resurrection Perspectives#2 – Do not Fear

Hi There… Here’s the Sunday Service with the second message in our series: Resurrection Perspectives. Today’s message explores Jesus’ power over our Fear… Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/pLS1jjo8Oog God bless and Love, Theo    
25th April 2021

25 April ’21 Resurrection Perspectives#1 – Personal

Hi There… Here’s the Sunday Service with the first message in our series: Resurrection Perspectives. Today’s message explores the very personal nature of the Resurrection. Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/mI8TpM2U9oI God bless and Love, Theo    
18th April 2021

18 April ’21 The Fire of the Spirit

Hi There… Here’s the Sunday Service with a Sermon preached by Jackie Barker Click the link below to view the service: https://youtu.be/DZGJY6pPs8c God bless and Love, Theo
10th April 2021

The Sunday after Easter 11 April 2021

Hi There… Here’s the Sunday Service – which includes Communion – Click this link to view the service: https://youtu.be/79qp189rCuo God bless and Love, Theo    
4th April 2021

Easter Sunday 2021

Hi There… Here’s the link for the Easter Sunday Service! Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, the service does not include Communion. I apologise for this. I will incorporate communion into the service next Sunday. I do pray the service will be a great blessing to you! Click this link to view the […]
1st April 2021

Good Friday 2021

Hi There… Here’s the link for the Good Friday Service: https://youtu.be/SQkPBct7VXA God bless and Love, Theo    
28th March 2021

Sunday Service PALM SUNDAY

Hi Everyone. Here’s our Palm Sunday Service…. See it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/1H5vFOLsK2M GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
21st March 2021

Sunday Service “Zacchaeus – Out of his tree and coming home!”

Hi Everyone. Join us as we look at well-known and well-loved story of Zacchaeus. See the service on YouTube: https://youtu.be/vBHqvgXH4Qk GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
14th March 2021

Sunday Service “New Every Morning!”

Hi Everyone. God’s Mercies are NEW EVERY MORNING… Join us as we reflect on this promise and truth… See the service on YouTube: https://youtu.be/vpaaGfq58xM GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
7th March 2021

Sunday Service and Communion – Redeeming Time

Hi Everyone. “Paul sees time as a Kairos not Chronos…” Join in our service to find out more… See the service on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gxAuC8OESkE GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
28th February 2021

Sunday Service: True Worship

Hi Everyone. Isaiah went to the temple in a time of upheaval. What he encountered there changed his life! Join us for our online Sunday Service to consider “True Worship.” Click to view it…  https://youtu.be/Hfi-x2_aM4M GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
21st February 2021

Sunday Service: In the Wilderness

Hi Everyone. Here’s our Sunday Service. It’s all about temptations and the wilderness. Click to view it… https://youtu.be/hcwv7uWb-Mg GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
14th February 2021

Sunday Service: At the Heart of Love

Hi Everyone. Here’s our Sunday Service. On Valentine’s Day we’ll be looking at how Jesus explains God’s Love to Nicodemus… Check it out at: https://youtu.be/gCs-si0ND4o GodBless and Much Love, Theo  
7th February 2021

Sunday 7 Feb 2021 – As for Me and my House

Hi Everyone Today’s message is about some our core business which is making Disciples and how this starts at home. I hope you will join us! Please click on the link: https://youtu.be/1M47xuxAzBU God bless and Love, Theo      
30th January 2021

Sunday 31 Jan – Embracing Service

Hi Everyone Today is the final part in our series about Growing and not Shrinking. In this service I’ll be pulling it all together in the challenge of service. I hope you will join us! Please click on the link: https://youtu.be/yDQjN00fbF8 God bless and Love, Theo    
23rd January 2021

Sunday 24 Jan – Facing Facts

Hi Everyone Today is part three in our new series about Growing and not Shrinking. In this service I’ll be looking at the facts of faith that have kept my faith alive in these tough times. I hope you will join us! Please click on the link: https://youtu.be/yMKMbOgQ-Xg God bless and Love, […]
17th January 2021

Sunday 17 Jan – Facing Fear

Hi Everyone Today is part two in our new series about Growing and not Shrinking. After looking at building our Adversity Quotient last week, we look at how to Face our Fears. I hope you will join us! Please click on the link: https://youtu.be/4P1AUmMnrzY God bless and Love, Theo    
10th January 2021

Sunday 10 Jan – Adversity

Hi Everyone Today we start a new series about Growing and not Shrinking. We’ll start off with the idea of facing adversity. It’s also a communion service and I hope you will join us! Please click on the link: https://youtu.be/xg3yrPLeaa4 God bless and Love, Theo    
2nd January 2021

Sunday 3 Jan – Consolation

Hi Everyone For the first Sunday service of 2021 we’re going to remain with the all-important message of Christmas and learn lessons from Simeon… Please join us for our on-line service by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/mNmODp8UI0c God bless and Love, Theo      
27th December 2020

Sunday 27 Dec – Lessons from the Magi…

Hi Everyone For the last Sunday service of 2020 we’re going to remain with the all-important message of Christmas and learn lessons from the Magi… Please join us for our on-line service by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/4AIrqoJAVf8 God bless and Love, Theo PS: Please support our Refilwe Children’s Gift Project.  
25th December 2020

Sunday 25 Dec – CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE

Hi Everyone Here’s our Christmas Day Service. We hope you have a really Blessed Day as we celebrate Emmanuel: God-with-us. https://youtu.be/mt2pDOUrAXk God bless and Love, Theo PS: Please support our Refilwe Children’s Gift Project.  
29th November 2020

Ruth Resilience – Boaz and Jesus Kinsmen-Redeemers

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
22nd November 2020

Ruth Resilience – Providence and Action

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
15th November 2020

Ruth Resilience – Lessons from Boaz

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
8th November 2020

Ruth Resilience – The Power Of Words

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
1st November 2020

Ruth Resilience – Realistic and Real Faith

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
25th October 2020

Overcomers – Week 5 – Ruth

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
18th October 2020

Overcomers – Week 4 – Thomas

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
11th October 2020

Overcomers – Week 3 – Gideon

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
4th October 2020

Overcomers – Week 2 – Joseph

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
27th September 2020

Overcomers – Week 1 – Jeremiah

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
30th August 2020

When we drink from Jesus’ Cup

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
23rd August 2020

Walk Between the Lines

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
15th August 2020

Lest We Forget

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
9th August 2020

I am the Lord’s Servant

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
2nd August 2020

When God brings Water

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
26th July 2020

Faith – Love – Hope

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
12th July 2020

The Necessity of Prayer

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
5th July 2020

Community – The Importance of Fellowship

Audio Podcast YouTube Video
28th June 2020

Lessons in the storm…

4th April 2020

Church at Home (During Covid19 Lockdown) 05 April 2020

We’re coming to you… We’re on lockdown – but we can still be the church! You can watch the service at https://youtu.be/fkaPnk2lYLI   Here’s what we’d love you to do: Don’t just watch the service at “any old  time”. Make a moment of it. Set aside time on Sunday (maybe the normal […]
28th March 2020

Church at Home (During Covid19 Lockdown) 29 March 2020

We’re coming to you… We’re on lockdown – but we can still be the church! You can watch the service at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5suywBrJ180 Here’s what we’d love you to do: Don’t just watch the service at “any old  time”. Make a moment of it. Set aside time on Sunday (maybe the normal church […]
21st March 2020

Church at Home (During Covid19 Outbreak) 22 March 2020

  We’re coming to you… There’s no Emmanuel, Grace or Evening Service tomorrow… Out of care for our community we’re doing our part to “flatten the curve” in order to limit the spread of the Corona virus. So, we recorded a service for tomorrow. The recording process experienced all sorts of glitches […]
15th March 2020

Report back and the significant next step

Mark 6:30-31 Jesus feeds the five thousand 30 The apostles gathered round Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place […]
15th March 2020

Father, I have sinned…

  1 John 1:5-2:2 Light and darkness, sin and forgiveness 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not […]
8th March 2020

Opposition

Mark 6:13-29 13 They drove out many demons and anointed with oil many people who were ill and healed them. John the Baptist beheaded 14 King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known. Some were saying, ‘John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers […]
8th March 2020

Three areas of healing

Luke 15:11-32 The parable of the lost son Listen to the song used in the sermon HERE. 11 Jesus continued: ‘There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, “Father, give me my share of the estate.” So he divided his property between them. 13 ‘Not long after that, the […]
1st March 2020

The Going Out…

Mark 6:6-13 6 He was amazed at their lack of faith. Jesus sends out the Twelve Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. 7 Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits. 8 These were his instructions: ‘Take nothing for the journey […]
1st March 2020

He didn’t come to his senses

Luke 15:11-32 The parable of the lost son 11 Jesus continued: ‘There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, “Father, give me my share of the estate.” So he divided his property between them. 13 ‘Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off […]
23rd February 2020

The Danger of Familiarity

Mark 6:1-6 A prophet without honour 6 Jesus left there and went to his home town, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. ‘Where did this man get these things?’ they asked. ‘What’s this wisdom that has been given […]
23rd February 2020

House of Mercy

John 5:1-9 The healing at the pool 5 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled people used to […]
16th February 2020

A dying girl and a sick woman

Mark 5:21-43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, […]
16th February 2020

Valentine’s Day and God

Ephesians 5:25-27 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.
9th February 2020

Calming a Human Storm

Mark 5:1-20 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man 5 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an impure spirit came from the tombs to meet him. 3 This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him anymore, not even with […]
9th February 2020

My soul waits for the Lord

Psalm 130 A song of ascents. 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; 2     Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive     to my cry for mercy. 3 If you, Lord, kept a record of sins,     Lord, who could stand? 4 But with you there is forgiveness,     so that we can, with reverence, serve […]
2nd February 2020

Great Wind, Great Calm

Mark 4:35-41 Jesus calms the storm 35 That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, ‘Let us go over to the other side.’ 36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. 37 A furious squall came up, and the waves broke […]
2nd February 2020

Fear and Faith

Mark 5:21-43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, […]
26th January 2020

Parables of the Kingdom

Mark 4:21-34 A lamp on a stand 21 He said to them, ‘Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don’t you put it on its stand? 22 For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into […]
26th January 2020

Hope: Now & Then

Romans 8:18-28    Present suffering and future glory 18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but […]
19th January 2020

A Farming Story

  18.A Farming story… Mark 4:21-34 26 Jan 2020 18.1.Recap: Last week: The first of Jesus Parable’s When you don’t have a captive audience your words have to captivate It helps make the abstract complete It makes you think… It makes you work… You have to engage… There’s a choice… Today’s four […]
19th January 2020

Hope doesn’t put us to shame

Isaiah 40:27-31 27 Why do you complain, Jacob?     Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the Lord;     my cause is disregarded by my God’? 28 Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, […]
12th January 2020

A frayed knot

Isaiah 40:27-31 27 Why do you complain, Jacob?     Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the Lord;     my cause is disregarded by my God’? 28 Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, […]
5th January 2020

Returning to God

Ephesians 1:3-14 Praise for spiritual blessings in Christ 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his […]
1st January 2020

New Year Dedication 2020

2 Kings 6:8-23 Elisha traps blinded Arameans 8 Now the king of Aram was at war with Israel. After conferring with his officers, he said, ‘I will set up my camp in such and such a place.’ 9 The man of God sent word to the king of Israel: ‘Beware of passing that place, because […]
29th December 2019

Sons of God

2 Peter 1:3-4 Confirming one’s calling and election 3 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may […]
22nd December 2019

Central

—Amuzgo de Guerrero (AMU)—Amuzgo de Guerrero (AMU) —العربية (AR)—Arabic Bible: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV-AR)Ketab El Hayat (NAV) —अवधी (AWA)—Awadhi Bible: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV-AWA) —Български (BG)—1940 Bulgarian Bible (BG1940)Bulgarian Bible (BULG)Bulgarian New Testament: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV-BG)Библия, нов превод от оригиналните езици (с неканоничните книги) (CBT)Библия, синодално издание (BOB)Библия, ревизирано издание (BPB) —Chinanteco de Comaltepec (CCO)—Chinanteco de Comaltepec (CCO) —Cebuano […]
15th December 2019

Hearing, Seeing, Touching

1 John 1:1-4 The incarnation of the Word of life 1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched – this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. 2 The life appeared; we have seen it and […]
8th December 2019

A Baby with Titles

Isaiah 9:1-7 9 Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honour Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan – 2 The people walking […]
1st December 2019

The Descending God

John 1:1-18 The Word became flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4 In him was life, and that life was the light […]
24th November 2019

Family, take two

Mark 3:31-35 31 Then Jesus’ mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him. 32 A crowd was sitting round him, and they told him, ‘Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you.’ 33 ‘Who are my mother and my brothers?’ he asked. 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle […]
24th November 2019

Faith Everything And Rise

Judges 6:11-24 11 The angel of the Lord came and sat down under the oak in Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, where his son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to keep it from the Midianites. 12 When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, ‘The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.’ 13 ‘Pardon me, my […]
17th November 2019

Unforgivable?

Mark 3:22-30 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, ‘He is possessed by Beelzebul! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons.’ 23 So Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: ‘How can Satan drive out Satan? 24 If a kingdom is […]
17th November 2019

When you let God down

Luke 15:1-7 The parable of the lost sheep 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering round to hear Jesus. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, ‘This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them.’ 3 Then Jesus told them this parable: 4 ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and […]
10th November 2019

Family!

Mark 3:20-21 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they w
10th November 2019

David and Goliath – as you’ve never heard it!

1 Samuel 17:33-50 33 Saul replied, ‘You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth.’ 34 But David said to Saul, ‘Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear […]
3rd November 2019

Disciples…

Mark 3:13-19 Jesus appoints the Twelve 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach 15 and to have authority to drive out demons. 16 These are the twelve he appointed: […]
3rd November 2019

Watchful, Ready and Courageous

1 Samuel 14:1-23 14 1 One day Jonathan son of Saul said to his young armour-bearer, ‘Come, let’s go over to the Philistine outpost on the other side.’ But he did not tell his father. 2 Saul was staying on the outskirts of Gibeah under a pomegranate tree in Migron. With him were about six […]
27th October 2019

The Messianic secret

Mark 3:7-12 Crowds follow Jesus 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed. 8 When they heard all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon. 9 Because of the crowd he told his […]
27th October 2019

What does a healthy Church look like?

Ephesians 4:14-16 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the […]
26th October 2019

Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers

1 Corinthians 12:4-11 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. 7 Now to each one the manifestation of the […]
20th October 2019

More Sabbath Shenanigans…

Mark 3:1-6 Jesus heals on the Sabbath 3 Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shrivelled hand was there. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath. 3 Jesus said to the man […]
20th October 2019

So what is the Church for?

Ephesians 4:11-17 11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, […]
13th October 2019

Sabbath Tensions

Mark 2:23-28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath 23 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the cornfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some ears of corn. 24 The Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’ 25 He answered, ‘Have you never read what David […]
6th October 2019

Wineskins and Garments

Mark 2:18-22 Jesus questioned about fasting 18 Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, ‘How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?’ 19 Jesus answered, ‘How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? […]
6th October 2019

The One who Descended & Ascended

Ephesians 4:7-10 7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. 8 This is why it says: ‘When he ascended on high,     he took many captives     and gave gifts to his people.’ 9 (What does ‘he ascended’ mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? 10 He who descended is […]
29th September 2019

Life Change Priority

Mark 2:3-17 3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralysed man, carried by four of them. 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat the man was lying on. 5 When Jesus saw […]
29th September 2019

The Saviour and the Gospel

Colossians 1:15-23 The supremacy of the Son of God 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through […]
22nd September 2019

Retreat

We had a problem with the sound recording. 🙁 Mark 1:35-39 Jesus prays in a solitary place 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when […]
22nd September 2019

Being match fit

Ephesians 4:17-5:2 Instructions for Christian living 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is […]
15th September 2019

Digging through the roof…

Mark 2:1-12 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man 2 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 They gathered in such large numbers that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men came, bringing […]
15th September 2019

What do you have?

2 Kings 4:1-7 The widow’s olive oil 4 The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, ‘Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the Lord. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves.’ 2 Elisha replied to […]
8th September 2019

Willing

Mark 1:40-45 Jesus heals a man with leprosy 40 A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, ‘If you are willing, you can make me clean.’ 41 Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ 42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cleansed. […]
8th September 2019

The Ministry of Presence

Matthew 26:36-44 Gethsemane 36 Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray.’ 37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. 38 Then he said to them, ‘My soul is […]
1st September 2019

In 24 hours

Mark 1:21-39 Jesus drives out an impure spirit 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. 23 Just then a man in […]
1st September 2019

On Fire

Exodus 3:1-14 Moses and the burning bush 3 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from […]
25th August 2019

Confronting Evil

Mark 1:21-28 Jesus drives out an impure spirit 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. 23 Just then a man in […]
25th August 2019

The Inclusive God

2 Samuel 9 David and Mephibosheth 9 David asked, ‘Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?’ 2 Now there was a servant of Saul’s household named Ziba. They summoned him to appear before David, and the king said to him, ‘Are you […]
18th August 2019

First Responders

Mark 1:14-20 Jesus announces the good news 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 ‘The time has come,’ he said. ‘The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!’ Jesus calls his first disciples 16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, […]
18th August 2019

Making a difference in our Neighbourhood

Romans 12 A living sacrifice 12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of […]
11th August 2019

Baptism,Temptation and Calling

Mark 1:9-20 The baptism and testing of Jesus 9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptised by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And a voice came […]
11th August 2019

Learning to Follow Jesus every day

Acts 4:5-13 5 The next day the rulers, the elders and the teachers of the law met in Jerusalem. 6 Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas, John, Alexander and others of the high priest’s family. 7 They had Peter and John brought before them and began to question them: ‘By what power or […]