CWR Teaching Ministry

Sin Has Been Done Away With!

Sunday 29th March 2020
Many believe that certain parts of the old covenant have been “done away with” – but Hebrews 9:26 says that Jesus has come to “do away with sin by the sacrifice of himself.”

 

Grace Brings Grace Home

Sunday 22nd March 2020
God’s love and grace is stronger and more resilient than anything that you or I can do to either deserve it or to cause him to remove it.

 

This Too Will Pass

Sunday 15th March 2020
All the agonies of our lives will one day pass, but by the same token, so too will the ecstasies. “All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers”

 

Freedom From Oppression and Impoverishment

Sunday 8th March 2020
George Bernard Shaw wondered about “scores of thousands of human insects groping through our own darkness by the feeble phosphorescence of their own tails, yet ready at a moment’s notice to reveal the will of God on every possible subject”

 

Tender Mercies

Sunday 1st March 2020
Following Jesus is not a matter of finding the right path and doing all the right things, it’s not about reforming our bad habits, it’s about him transforming us.

 

Coloring Outside the Lines

Sunday 23rd February 2020
The religious professionals of Jesus’ day were upset with him because his way of life was outside the lines they had drawn.   Jesus refused to conform to their religious expectations.

 

More Than Fans

Sunday 16th February 2020
There’s nothing wrong with being a member of Jesus’ fan club, but Jesus asks us to be more than fans.

 

Love is Tough

Sunday 9th February 2020

Paul Simon and the Beatles provide lyrical illustrations as we ponder the tough and vulnerable love of God as it lives in us in the risen life of our Lord.

 

The Anchor Holds

Sunday 2nd February 2020

Let the winds of change blow.   Let the waves of the sea toss us here and there.   Let the uncertainties of this life come – and they will!  We have Jesus, the Anchor of our souls.

 

Keynote Scripture: Hebrews 6:13-20

Set Free From Sins

Sunday 26th January 2020

Join Greg as he shares four principles that explain how God forgive us and sets us free and how he empowers us to share and pass on his forgiveness to others.

Keynote Scripture: Hebrews 9:13-15

Dream On With Jesus

Sunday 19th January 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream and so do we, as Christ-followers.  Dreamers are often misunderstood and despised.   Jesus had a dream and that dream is alive as he lives within us.

 

Keynote Scripture: Hebrews 11:13-16

God Loves AND Likes You

Sunday 12th January 2020

It might seem that God loves us because he has to – that’s who he is.   But, it’s more than that! If he likes us then he really wants to be around us – if he likes us he can’t get enough of us

 

Keynote Scripture: Philippians 1:8

The Treasure of Grace

Sunday 5th January 2020

Our immediate reaction when we hear of buried treasure is to think of swashbuckling pirates who are walking on the wild side.   But Jesus offers a different take on buried treasure.

 

Keynote Scripture: Matthew 13:44

Receive or Reject Grace and Truth?

Sunday 29th December 2019

Which will it be – Moses and the curse of the law – or grace and truth to which we are invited by Jesus?

Keynote Scripture: John 1:1-5

Can You See Him?

Sunday 22nd December 2019

John 1:18 tells us until the birth of Jesus, God the One and Only, no one had ever seen God. Through his birth, life, teachings, death and resurrection God the Son makes the Father known. Join us for our annual Christmas sermon as we celebrate the incarnation – the birth of God in the flesh.

Keynote Scripture: John 1:18

Suffering and Service

Sunday 15th December 2019

In his suffering and service Jesus glorified the Father, yet ironically the glory of God is not how we perceive and understand glory.

Keynote Scripture: John 13:12

The Light and the Word is for Everyone!

Sunday 8th December 2019

Jesus is not a member of any religious denomination – no one owns him or has the franchise to represent him. Join us as we consider the far reaching implications of the gospel.

Keynote Scripture: John 1:1-5

Jesus or Santa?

Sunday 1st December 2019

Jesus is the answer to this question… indeed of all questions … but asking this question helps us draw a necessary and important distinction between the kingdoms of this world and the kingdom of God.

Keynote Scripture: John 1:14-16

We Are Thankful

Sunday 24th November 2019

When we choose Jesus, we choose hope over despair and love over hate. We choose forgiveness over bitterness and peace over anger. Because of Jesus we are thankful.

Keynote Scripture: John 11:25-26

Where We Are – Where We Are Going

Sunday 17th November 2019

Our passage in the first chapter of the first epistle of Peter reveals and expounds on our heavenly inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. Join us as we discuss two sides of eternity – this side in the here and now and the one to come, the other side of eternity.

Keynote Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-12

Romans – Whose Righteousness?

Sunday 10th November 2019

“A righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known… this righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe” (Romans 3:21-22). Christ-less religion offers cheap counterfeit righteousness. So whose righteousness will you choose?

Keynote Scripture: Romans 3:19-24

Water, Water Everywhere

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Jesus creates the new wine of the new covenant at the wedding feast – it is living, dynamic and will burst old religious containers. All are invited to receive The Living Water – but not many seem to be drinking it in.

Keynote Scripture: John 2 and 4

Everything Happens For a Reason?

Sunday 27th October 2019

Some believe that everything that happens is for a good reason and that everything that happens is “God’s plan.” Is that true? What does the Bible say?

Keynote Scripture: Psalm 145:9

The Grace in Which We Stand

Sunday 20th October 2019

Join us for a fundamental and basic perspectives of the Grace of God in a short class that might be called “Grace 101” – based on Romans 5:1-5.

Keynote Scripture: Romans 5:1-5

God’s Grace Isn’t Fair!

Sunday 13th October 2019

God’s grace is offered to you and me and all humanity, whether we want it or accept it or not. God’s grace is offered to everyone – and that means people will not “get what’s coming to them” – even if we believe that’s not fair!

Keynote Scripture: Isaiah 55:8-9