CWR Teaching Ministry

Living in Sin

Saturday 20th January 2018

The accusation that someone is “living in sin” is a phrase often used within religious circles to condemn another – but what does this accusation actually mean, in the light of the gospel?

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 1:5-10

God Loves Everyone

Saturday 13th January 2018

God’s love is astounding, for he loves everyone. His love is out-of-this-world – there is no other love like it!

Keynote Scripture: John 3:16

We Believe

Saturday 6th January 2018

Join us as we come to the Lord’s Table, and as we discuss the essence of our faith and the central beliefs we hold near and dear.

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 3:23-25

Forgetting What is Behind

Saturday 30th December 2017

As we begin another calendar, we forget what is behind but we remember lessons learned. May we forget, yet not deny the past, and may we focus on Jesus, our hope and our goal, as we “strain toward what is ahead.”

Keynote Scripture: Philippians 3:13

Have Yourself a SIMPLE Little Christmas

Saturday 23rd December 2017

Joseph, Mary and Jesus celebrated the first Christmas without expensive gifts, ornate decorations and lavish meals – you can too! Who or what is the core of Christmas?

Keynote Scripture: Luke 2:6-7

To YOU and ALL the People

Saturday 16th December 2017

He came for us all – his love is for everyone. He has come, and is coming, “To YOU and ALL the People.”

Keynote Scripture: Luke 2:8-11

Wrapping an Idea in a Person

Saturday 9th December 2017

Jesus is the gift, the box, the wrapping paper and the bow on top. He is the whole enchilada – he is the gospel!

Keynote Scripture: John 1:14-17

He is the Light

Saturday 2nd December 2017

With Isaiah, we proclaim the wonderful news that “the people walking in darkness have seen a great light…”

Keynote Scripture: John 8:12

Christmas – A Confusing Contradiction?

Saturday 25th November 2017

Has your celebration of Christmas become a time when you try to prove your love and earn the love of others… and in so doing illustrating religion rather than the Jesus Way?

Keynote Scripture: Mark 8:31-38

Generosity Without Expectations

Saturday 18th November 2017

It is one thing to give expecting a return, while “Giving Without Expectations” in exact proportion to the gift given, or even without the expectation of any return whatsoever is closer to the heart of God.

Keynote Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:10-15

Christ Our Universal Hope – Part 2

Saturday 11th November 2017

Dr. Brad Jersak continues and completes a sweeping and glorious survey of unparalleled hope, given by the grace of God.

Christ Our Universal Hope – Part 1

Saturday 4th November 2017

In this first sermon of a two part series Brad Jersak introduces the beautiful and majestic, Christ-centered hope we are given in the gospel.

The Life I Now Live

Saturday 28th October 2017

Justified and made right and at one with God by Christ, or by law?  Do Christ-followers live life as grace or as karma?

Keynote Scripture: Galatians 2:17-21

No Fear in God’s Love

Saturday 21st October 2017

Being driven by fear is part of what it means to be human – beginning to live free from fear is a miraculous gift of God, and can only come from his perfect love.

Keynote Scripture: 1 John 4:18

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