nigel silvester sermon

Ecclesia

This is challenging stuff.

It is clear that ticking-over is not an option. To achieve the Vision we do need to change gear from just maintaining what we have and to move into mission mode.

That means that as church we need to do more than turn up for worship on a Sunday. It means, among other things, telling people outside of here about God’s love; it means finding opportunities to recruit new Christians and to help them grow in the faith – and it means doing our bit to change the world!

sermons by ian banks

Paul & Silas – the Soap

Our reading from Acts tells us that if you’re looking for a quiet life then the very last thing you want to do is to go to a prayer meeting.

Luke puts on the style with this story, showing his flair for the dramatic. It’s as if he was auditioning to be a writer for a TV soap and throws every possible plot-line in. He knows how to keep his audience entertained.

So, let’s take a peek at Luke’s screenplay…