Freedom in Christ

FreeJesus ministry had three major components
(Luke 4:14-5:26): Teaching, healing and setting people free from spiritual
bondage. Jesus confronted demonic powers and freed people from their influence
(Luke 4:31-37, 41). The early church carried on the ministry of Jesus as the
apostles focused on these same three areas of ministry (Acts 5:12-16).… Read the rest

Experiencing God

Experience_icon_transparentOur mission as a church is to “raise up fervent followers of Jesus Christ who will reach out and impact communities, cities and nations for the kingdom of God.” A “fervent follower” is someone who experiences God, engages with others, equips themselves and others, and expresses their life purpose.… Read the rest

Your Friend, the Holy Spirit

The Gospel of John records many of Jesus’ last words spoken not long before his and crucifixion and subsequent resurrection. During this time, Jesus spoke frequently about the fact that he would be leaving his disciples but that another One just like him, the Holy Spirit, would come in his place (see John 14:15-17, 26; 15:26; 16:7).… Read the rest

Healing Today

HealThis weekend at CityLife, we spoke on the subject of healing and then took time to pray for people. We were encouraged by the many testimonies of healing that took place in each of our church gatherings and we pray for God to continue to work in the lives of everyone needing healing.… Read the rest

Insights from Isaiah 30

WatersOne of my favourite Bible verses of late is from the prophet Isaiah:

Isaiah 30:15-18. This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: “Only in returning to me and resting in me will you be saved.Read the rest

Like an Eagle …

EagleDuring my sabbatical last year, I saw an eagle on at least five different occasions. The first time was a huge wedge-tailed eagle that flew near the tree tops not far from our house while we were on a walk. The others I saw while travelling in various places.… Read the rest