Sermons on Acts
Sunday 4th April 2021 Join with us for our Easter Day online service! 🌅✝️💒 🤝 Wherever you are and however you’re doing, we’d love to welcome you. 🕯 Mark some sacred time along with others, as we nurture the life of Christ within us. 🙏 Seek God’s help for those who are on your heart today.
Our online service for Pentecost, 31st May 2020, exploring the gift of the Holy Spirit who connects us with God’s love and the love of God’s people. Online Giving With face-to-face services and activities suspended, there has been a significant negative impact on our church finances this year. You can help by continuing to donate to our work online:
Our online Sunday service, exploring what it means to wait, as Jesus’ disciples waited for the arrival of the Holy Spirit. One of our services for Thy Kingdom Come, a global wave of prayer. Online Giving With face-to-face services and activities suspended, there has been a significant negative impact on our church finances this year. You can help by continuing to donate to our work online:
Our Cyncoed Ministry Area online service for Sunday 17th May 2020, about having the courage to approach God and pray for God’s blessing. Online Giving With face-to-face services and activities suspended, we are anticipating that there will be at least some negative impact on our church finances this year. You can help by continuing to donate to our work online:
Our Cyncoed Ministry Area online service for Sunday 3rd May, exploring what it means to hear God’s voice and help make a difference in these challenging times.
Our Cyncoed Ministry Area online service for the Third Sunday of Easter, exploring how to find hope in these difficult times.
Our online service, reflecting on how God meets us in our questions and doubts.
At his baptism in the Jordan river, Christ immerses himself in our broken humanity, healing the great divide and uniting what is human with what is divine. This is the spiritual reality of baptism: You are now indelibly marked with the divine, and united with God in Christ.
In our penultimate episode from Acts today, we hear about Paul and Silas, who bring freedom to an unnamed slave girl from spiritual possession, and yet, as a consequence, find themselves in a very physical captivity, as they are thrown into jail overnight. So, what does it mean to be set free? Why is it that in our time we still find ourselves enslaved in so many ways? And how can the chains which bind us today be worked loose, and their hold on us broken?
At the heart of Christianity is a claim: The claim that two thousand years ago, when Jesus of Nazareth died, he died for our sins. The claim that three days later, on the first Easter Day, he was resurrected. Is it true? Will you believe this claim that Christ was raised from the dead? And if so, what difference will it make to your life, to your world?
The Baptism of Christ Readings: Isaiah 43. 1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8. 14-17; Luke 3. 15-17, 21-22 (view all) I’m in the rather unusual position for an Anglican of being able to remember my baptism. I wasn’t baptised until I was fourteen, and again unusually for an Anglican church, St Michael’s in Aberystwyth, where I was baptised has a full sized adult baptistry. So I was baptised in my Manchester United football shirt — I remember that vividly — by…
Nativity of John the Baptist Readings: Isaiah 40. 1-11; Psalm 85. 5-12; Acts 13. 14b-26; Luke 1. 57-66, 80 (view all) As I’m sure you can imagine, my wife Amy and I have lots of conversations about our daughter, Evie. What kind of person would we like her to grow up to become? What will she be like when she’s older? What career path will she choose? Who is it that God might be calling her to be? In this…