CWR Teaching Ministry

The Case Against Christ-less Religion

Saturday 14th October 2017

Join Greg as he discusses why over 50,000 people a week leave brick and mortar churches – and in particular, why he does not describe himself as an “evangelical” Christian.

Keynote Scripture: John 4:23-24

Walking With Jesus

Saturday 7th October 2017

Walking With Jesus” concerns being with him, following and accompanying him and being one with and in him.   Our prayer, in the lyrics of that great gospel song, is “a closer walk with thee.”

Keynote Scripture: Psalm 56:13

“Good” Christians and Jesus

Saturday 30th September 2017

Sadly, many people think that Christianity is just another role they play, so that they act like a Christian without actually being a Christ follower.

Keynote Scripture: Philippians 3:12

Healing and Binding Up

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Jesus has not only experienced what it is like to be human, but in some way, beyond our comprehension, he is experiencing our suffering right now.

Keynote Scripture: Psalm 147:3

Forgiveness – Why?

Saturday 16th September 2017

There is no doubt that the act of forgiving another is good for the one offering forgiveness – but is that the primary reason that Christ-followers forgive?

Keynote Scripture: Luke 6:27-28

All Jesus All the Time – Why?

Saturday 9th September 2017

The more Jesus is at the center of our faith then the healthier our faith will be.

This is God…

Saturday 2nd September 2017

The most important spiritual need in our world today is for the image of God that so many have been given to be healed and transformed – so that we all might know who God really is, and who he is not.

Keynote Scripture: John 20:31

In Christ, NOT Under The Law

Saturday 26th August 2017

God’s grace cuts through unending religious red tape that sucks the life out of those who would rest in Christ.

Keynote Scripture: Mark 3:1-6

I Want to Know Where Love Is

Saturday 19th August 2017

God’s love does not magically cause all our pain to dissolve in a puff of smoke, but its great mystery and strength the mystery of the greatest love of all is that in Christ he shares our heartache and pain with us, and give us rest and peace.

Keynote Scripture: Luke 5:29-31

Jesus is Our Center

Saturday 12th August 2017

Ironically, religion at large is incredibly self-centered and self-absorbed, on an endless quest of trying to convince God to love and approve us, whereas Christ-centered faith is surrendering to God who already loves us.

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 4:18

The Way of Grace

Sunday 6th August 2017

Contrary to popular religious opinion, God’s grace is not all about digging in, refusing to compromise values and dogmatically letting others know when and where they are wrong.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 7:13-14

Treasure in a Jar of Clay

Sunday 30th July 2017

Join us as we learn about the lessons embedded in a spiritual fable titled “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.”

Keynote Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:7

What is God’s Plan For Your Life?

Sunday 23rd July 2017

Many seem to be absolutely certain about specifics of God’s will and do not hesitate to dogmatically share their views with others.

Keynote Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11

Giving With a Cheerful Heart

Sunday 16th July 2017

We will discuss what the Bible says and what it doesn’t say about giving.

Keynote Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-8

What Is and Who Is the Church?

Sunday 9th July 2017

The church – the universal body of Christ – is far more about who we are than it is where we go and what building we attend and what ceremonies we perform and those we don’t.

Keynote Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-20

To What or To Whom Do We Owe Allegiance?

Sunday 2nd July 2017

It’s a time immemorial dilemma for religion – does the nation in which one is a citizen and the religion of which one is a member dictate who God is and how he is worshiped?

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 5:43-45

We Need a Bigger Boat

Sunday 25th June 2017

Many characterize their religious church or movement rowing away from the sinking ship of “the world” – they are “saved” and the ship of this world is going down, and anyone not on board their lifeboat deserves to be lost.

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 4:7-8

Our Father’s Love

Sunday 18th June 2017

Greg was reminded at a memorial service about the love of God that Jesus lives in us, it’s a love that God gives us first before any and all other considerations.

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 4:9-11

Spare Us the Indignity of Indiscriminate Acceptance!

Sunday 11th June 2017

The unvarnished, ugly and unadorned truth is that morality based on religion outraged and offended by God’s indiscriminate acceptance of anyone other than its rituals, rites, routines and regulation.

Keynote Scripture: Galatians 3:1-3

Regrets – I’ve Had a Few

Sunday 4th June 2017

The gospel in a nutshell: Beyond our limited capacity to believe, or to even dare hope for – Jesus knows all of our regrets, and he loves us anyway!

Keynote Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+8%3A1-11&version=NIV

Saved From Shame

Sunday 28th May 2017

Shame is a powerful and intimidating emotional reality employed widely, throughout our society, in an effort to keep people under control and religious organizations are no exception to this rule.

Keynote Scripture: John 1:14-17

The Devil You Say?

Sunday 21st May 2017

Join us as we consider what the Bible says and doesn’t say about Satan the devil as we search for a Christ-centered perspective, we will discuss two extreme views about the devil.

Keynote Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8-9

The Stretch Marks of a Mother’s Love

Sunday 14th May 2017

What does a mother really want, what is a mother’s greatest hope in return for all of her sacrifices, scars and stretch marks?

The Bride and The Whore

Sunday 7th May 2017

Two word pictures of our spiritual condition a woman who by her own work as a slave, purchases clothing that loudly proclaims her profession and a bride whose husband gives her a wedding dress she could never afford.

Keynote Scripture: Revelation 19:1-8

Stranger on the Shore

Sunday 30th April 2017

Join us as we consider yet another time when, just after his resurrection, Jesus appeared to his disciples, yet initially they had no idea who he was.

Keynote Scripture: John 21:1-14