What does the Passover mean to us today? How does it motivate us to share the good news of Jesus, the perfect Lamb, with others?
Jesus healed lots of people motivated by a heart of compassion. Jesus said to those who followed him 'whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father'.
Do we believe that this is for real, for today? What can we learn from John as he unpacks even more revelation about the person of Jesus?
As 2019 begins, team is so important, and here's why.
Jesus shares this popular parable as a way of demonstrating some of the different responses to his message. In this talk, Gavin looks at the theme of evangelism and what our motivation behind this should be, before looking into some different ways of sharing the Gospel in our everyday lives. As 2019 approaches the challenge to all of us is to think about how and why we should be sharing our faith with others.
'Born again' is a phrase commonly used in our culture, but what does it mean? When a man called Nicodemus comes in the middle of the night to speak to Jesus he finds out that this kind of birth is the only way to enter into the life and kingdom that God has for us. Here Raj speaks about the what, where, why and who of being born again.
Soroush wants us to be less concerned this Christmas about what chocolates are in our advent calendars and more interested in how we show hospitality.
What do Candy Canes have to do with Christmas and the birth of Jesus? Read about this free gift given out across Teesside this Christmas time.
Jesus is about transformation - he turned water into wine as he has turned us into his bride. Are we ready to be transformed?
We live in a 'me' generation! However, Jesus calls us to follow him. Coming and seeing is not a private affair - it is through relationship; with one another and especially with Jesus.
Open Door are giving out gifts this Christmas, to those who are in need. And you can be involved!
As we celebrate Baptism Sunday at Jubilee Gavin unpacks the story of John the Baptist. Who was he? How Significant is he? Is he the main attraction in the story? Gavin encourages us to look to Jesus as the main thing. What does this mean for us?
Luke begins his gospel with Jesus' birth, Mark with his baptism and Matthew with his genealogy, yet John's starting place is very different. In his opening passage, John is telling us everything we're going to need to know as we read through his book. It's all about Jesus!
What does it mean to be truly free? In the last of our Jubilee20 celebration talks, Gavin unpacks God's plan for freedom, what that meant in the bible and what it means for us today. How can we ensure that we are people who are constantly walking in freedom? How can we play our part in setting captives free?
On the day we celebrate 20 years of Jubilee, Jeremy speaks about wells to be unblocked as we go forward and some of the things that can stop us from this.
Jim Elliot, Christian missionary and martyr, wrote in his journals 'Remember always that God has taught you the importance of a building ministry'.
The church is Gods ultimate Kingdom expression on the earth. Jesus came to build his church. He promised us that nothing would stop Him. He told stories of the building process often, the importance of clearing the clutter, the necessity of solid foundations and what the walls would look like.
Isaiah saw a vision of the big plan of God in history - to rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated; to renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations.
When it comes to being broken-hearted, we tend to think of our own experiences through a victimised lens. God is an expert in having a broken heart, and he’s also the best healer of one. His promise to bind up the broken-hearted through The Anointed One is a great source of encouragement. In the words of Charles Spurgeon “there are many sorts of broken hearts, and Christ is good at healing them all.”
What was the priesthood of ancient Israel all about? What difference does this make to the church today? How could Isaiah promise: 'But ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord; men shall call you the Ministers of our God?' The great revelation is that Jesus changed everything. When the curtain was torn in two when Jesus died and rose again, he ushered in a transformed priesthood of ALL believers.....and that means YOU!
This has always been a tough topic, what should the church be doing about poverty? In this talk Gavin gives some different descriptions of the poverty which we see around us everyday. He also challenges us to look at what the Bible says about helping the poor and how this can impact our day to day lives. Are we really a people who live lives which proclaim good news to the poor?