Never underestimate the power of small gestures of love to weather big storms. Listen to the sermon on YouTube.
Jesus, it seems, was having some fun with the parable of the mustard seed. The story is filled with irony and hyperbole. The mustard is a weed, and, really, unsuitable to be a symbol of God’s empire. Listen to the sermon on YouTube.
We are fragile jars of clay carrying a treasure. Therefore, death should not be feared, but embraced. Nothing is worth living for unless it is worth dying for. Listen to the sermon on YouTube.
God the Trinity : A Performance Review. The Bible gives God both good and bad performance reviews. Why does a loving and powerful Triune God allow immense suffering? Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions… Listen to the sermon on YouTube.
The Holy Spirit causes us to continuously dialogue about basic concepts like sin, justice and judgement. Listen to the sermon on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfX6_hCmoqY
Easter is typically viewed as a victory party to which only Christians are invited. There we celebrate the church triumphant, the ultimate answer to all our questions, the final word, the war won. I cannot think this way any longer. Easter is most definitely not…
Ken McArthur reflects on John 12: 20 – 33. The little we do can accomplish so much! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUCD9WPjfu4
Prof. Hansie Wolmarans reflects on Numbers 22: 22- 23. The donkey said to Balaam: ” What have I done to you…?” Words convey more than meaning: they help us to make things clear, but they also make things happen, they create worlds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6QWYIri0GM
https://youtu.be/O7Ij65SMbyI John 2:13-22 NRSV 13The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out…
Does the cross of Jesus have any enduring significance? | Rev. Prof. Hansie Wolmarans | 11 April 2021
For some the cross means that Jesus died for their sins. Others argue that the crucifixion of Jesus is no different than torture and murder throughout the ages. Perhaps the cross can still function as a symbol of hope in a decaying and dying world….