CWR Teaching Ministry

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

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