Mind the Gap!

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "The Walk of the Wise". [Watch video] If you’ve ever traveled on the Tube, London’s underground rail system, you’ve heard this recorded warning to “mind the gap!” Each time you get on or off a train you are warned of...

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On Light & Darkness

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Light, Dark & Shades of Gray". [Watch video] It really is quite simple. Christians are to be light in a world of darkness. One of our immediate thoughts is that this is about “witnessing.” Perhaps. We should always be looking...

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We Become Like What We Worship

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "The Great Imitation". [Watch video] The Apostle Paul tells us in Ephesians 5:1, “Be imitators of God as beloved children.” We saw Sunday that beloved children will imitate their fathers naturally and willingly. God is our Father, but also our...

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Once Dead, Now Alive

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Ephesians 1-4 Rewind". [Watch video] As I said Sunday, Ephesians 2:1-10 is the most personal passage in the book for me. Ephesians 2:1 states, “And you were dead in your trespasses and sins in which you formerly walked…” We used...

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We are Frail, God is Eternal

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Praise for Grace & Mercy". [Watch video] We are frail, God is eternal. That is the gist of David’s words in Psalm 103:15, 17, “As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he...

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Wise Words from the Rolling Stones

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Drawing Near to a Holy God". [Watch video] Often quoted are the words of the Rollings Stones, “You can’t always get what you want.” Now the Rolling Stones are certainly no font of godly wisdom, but these words are certainly...

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Numbering Our Days

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Time Flies, So What?". [Watch video] Psalm 90 is a wake-up call to the brevity of our lives. I believe this past Sunday many of us were challenged with the call to “teach us to number our days, that we...

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Religion & Politics

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Election Year Hope". [Watch video] Psalm 33 gives us confidence that God is ultimately in control of politics. We can wring our hands, be confused and worry about the present state of politics in our nation, but what does that...

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Preparing to Worship

This post is a follow-up message from Pastor Ben's sermon entitled "Glory: The Purpose of Praise". [Watch video] This past Sunday we introduced some practical ideas about preparing to worship before you arrive on Sunday morning. Here are a few: 1. Spend 15 minutes praying for the service Saturday night or...

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