CWR Teaching Ministry

Getting the Cart Before the Horse

Sunday 15th July 2018

Grace-based faith is all about what God has done in Christ to rescue and redeem us before it is ever about any kind of response we give to what he has done for us.

Keynote Scripture: Colossians 1:9-14

The Center of the Gospel

Sunday 8th July 2018

As important as it is, it may be shocking to some to discover that feeding the hungry and helping the poor is not the heart and core of the gospel.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 25:40

Freedom … For What?

Sunday 1st July 2018

Why God determined to give human beings freedom might be the greatest mystery in human existence.

Keynote Scripture: Galatians 5:1

The Gospel is Not a Band-Aid

Sunday 24th June 2018

Some people apparently feel that God fits neatly into their hip pocket, right there with their Smart phone, because it seems he agrees with virtually all the decisions they want to make and the things they desire.

Keynote Scripture: 1 Peter 2:19-21

The Living Years

Sunday 17th June 2018

George W. Bush once said, “We judge others by their group’s worst example, while we judge ourselves by our best intentions.”  On this Father’s Day, we’ll consider what that truth  has to do with children and parents.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 7:1-2

By What Power or What Name?

Sunday 10th June 2018

Who or what is your ultimate authority – who pipes the tunes to which you dance and who plays the music to which you march?

Keynote Scripture: Acts 4:1-7

Prepare to be Unprepared

Sunday 3rd June 2018

When we live by faith, not by sight, how absolutely  prepared  can we be for the unforeseen?   Life, by its very nature, is unpredictable – something always goes wrong.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13

A Transformation – Not a Transaction

Sunday 27th May 2018

Join Greg as he surveys 12 transforming passages that, in concert with all of the gospel of Jesus Christ, conclusively demonstrate that we are saved by what God makes of us, not something we earn or achieve.

Red Letter Christians Under Attack!

Sunday 20th May 2018

Christ-followers adamantly believe they are who they are, in Christ, because of what God has done for them.  The world at large, including much of Christendom, believes what we do and how we behave determines who we are.

Keynote Scripture: Colossians 2:8

Lopsided Love

Sunday 13th May 2018

Of all the relationships in your life, none will be so positively lopsided, in your favor, as that of your mother’s love.

Keynote Scripture: Isaiah 49:15

You Want Justice… or God’s Love?

Sunday 6th May 2018

Would you rather God judge you impartially and give you the benefit of the doubt, would you prefer his justice to be strictly by the book?

Keynote Scripture: Galatians 3:26-28

Rejecting Grace is Rejecting Jesus

Sunday 29th April 2018

Believing God’s love to be dependent on obedience to law amounts to rejecting his grace which in turn is a rejection of Jesus.

Keynote Scripture: Galatians 2:17-21

The Grace Lottery

Saturday 21st April 2018

Have you ever bargained with God, assuring him of all the good things you would do, if only he would allow you to win the lottery?

Keynote Scripture: Romans 11:33-36

Two Kinds of People?

Saturday 14th April 2018

Dividing the world into right and wrong and them vs. us is an exercise that takes us away from Jesus Christ, rather than toward him.

Keynote Scripture: John 14:6

Nail Marks and Scars

Saturday 7th April 2018

Jesus’ nail marks and scars testify to how far he will always go out of his everlasting love for you.

Keynote Scripture: John 20:24-31

Nothing Else Matters

Saturday 31st March 2018

Jesus is the fountain of life and in his light we see light – when all is said and done, nothing else matters apart from Jesus.

Keynote Scripture: Psalm 36:9

Why Jesus Rode Into Town

Saturday 24th March 2018

When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, the crowds saw something altogether different that the purpose for which Jesus had come.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11

Seeing God As He Is

Saturday 17th March 2018

The great tragedy that exists within Christendom today is that so many do not see God as he is, they see God the way they have been taught – through their ingrained predispositions.

Keynote Scripture: John 1:29-39

Amazing Generosity

Saturday 10th March 2018

God is the Great Giver, and he is the fountainhead of all our generous giving, which flows to others by his own lavish grace.

Keynote Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-11

The Universal Body of Christ

Sunday 4th March 2018

While some Christ-followers choose to be members of a denomination or a brick and mortar congregation they are, far more than that and ultimately, members of the universal body of Christ, which knows no boundaries and is not defined or limited by real estate, icons, rituals or liturgy.

Keynote Scripture: Ephesians 2:4-6

How Sorry Are You?

Saturday 24th February 2018

It is far easier for you and me to accuse another person of being a sorry excuse of a human being than it is for us to seriously consider our own broken and flawed condition.

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 5:21-24

Setting Out For Jerusalem

Saturday 17th February 2018

“Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51) – fully committed to his mission and the cross that awaited him, because of his love for you and me.

Keynote Scripture: Luke

Sticks and Stones

Saturday 10th February 2018

In the midst of an embattled world, engaged in a vicious war of words, Paul admonishes us to speak graciously, using flavorful, edifying and uplifting language.

Keynote Scripture: Colossians 4:6

Friends, Not Servants

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Does God tolerate you and me, because his job description says he has to, or does he enjoy and love us as his dear children?

Keynote Scripture: John 15:9-17

Tear Down This Wall!

Saturday 27th January 2018

Would you define the ministry of Jesus as one of building walls and barriers or tearing them down?

Keynote Scripture: Ephesians 2:11-22