Will Christians be judged in the end?

A recent question came in on one of our Communication Card, it reads: “How does James 5:9 and James 5:12 fit with Romans 8:1? Can we be sure as Christians that we won’t be condemned/judged in the end?” What a …

Why we use iCOMA

We love the Bible. Not because we like leather-bound books, but because the Bible is God’s word, all 66 books of God speaking to us. We love to hear God speak to us when we open the Bible and read …

Can God give even more grace?

We received this question from a Communication Card on Sunday: “What does it (James 4:6) mean by ‘more grace’? God has already shown grace by sending Jesus. Does it mean God is showing ongoing love?” This is an excellent question, …

What good is it…?

“Does faith work, when there are no good works?” That’s the question we asked on Sunday and in our small groups as we continue in our series in the Book of James. When James the preacher writes his letter, he …

Disciples Who Do the Word

You’ve heard it said that “actions speak louder than words”, so can faith work when it’s about words? The Bible shows us something extraordinary in it’s answer, or rather, someone extraordinary. For not only do we see that God is …

When Facing Temptation

We’ve met trials of various kinds, we’ve faced temptation, and for many of us that’s happened in the last week. Our current discipleship series is in the Book of James, a letter that many mistake as being about works vs …

Are you in Christ?

Christians have been called, or called themselves, many things since Jesus was raised. Those ‘of the way’, followers, disciples, believers, the body, Jesus church and of course Christians. But one of the most common ways that the new testament calls …

“What does it mean to be blessed?”

We received a great question on a Communication Card from Sunday’s sermon: “What does it mean to be blessed? Are some people more blessed than others?” Whilst the sermon from the section of Scripture we were in on Sunday didn’t …

What we’re praying for…

What who we’re praying for. You may have seen what I did there, it was on purpose to make a point about prayer. It’s not so what we’re praying for, so much as it is who we’re praying for. In our …

How can I be content?

How can I be content? One of the great ironies of living in the developed world is that in a time and place where we don’t feel hungry for a lack of food, we feel unhappy for a lack of …

Are you anxious?

Are you anxious? I can be, we all can be, at different times and to vary degrees. We know there is medical help for anxiety, but what we often miss is that we humans are not simply biological beings. We …