The Purpose Driven Life - Part 3: Summer 2004
Created to become like Christ : Ephesians 4
How to Grow : Philippians 2
Transformed by Truth : James 1:17-27
Growing through Temptation : Matthew 4:1-11
It Takes Time : Philippians 1:1-11

Men Behaving Badly : Summer 2005
Samuel : The man born to be tough: 1 Samuel 1-3
Saul: The man afraid of God's anointing: 1 Samuel 9-10

The Parable of the Good Samaritan : Luke 10: 25-37

James : The Pathway to Spiritual Maturity : Summer 2005
The Pathway to Spiritual Maturity : James 1:1-18
Transformed by Truth : James 1:17-27

I will not show favouritism, I will love my neighbour : James 2:1-13
The Tongue and how to tame it : James 3:1-12
Choose Today whom you will serve : James 4:7-17
The Perils, Power and Possibilities of Wealth : James 5:1-11

Knowing Jesus : John's Gospel for Today : Spring 2005
Jesus : God on Earth : John 1:1-18
Jesus : The True Temple : John 2:12-25
Jesus : The Bridegroom : John 3:22-36
Jesus : The Light of the World : John 8:12-30
Jesus : The Self Existent One : John 8:33-58
Jesus : The Only Way : John 14:1-12

Easter 2005
Good Friday : The Cost of the Gospel : Psalm 22
Easter Sunday : The Resurrection of Jesus : John 20
Evidence for the Resurrection : Fact or Fiction?

The Volunteer Revolution : Spring 2005
The Volunteer's Mandate : John 13:1-17

The Volunteer's Model : Philippians 2:1-13


A New Year with Jesus : Luke 3-5 : Spring 2005

Was Jesus really like us? Luke 4:1-13
What was Jesus' Misson? Luke 4:31-44
What was Jesus calling us to do? Luke 5:1-11

Christmas Carol Service : The Incredibles

The Purpose Driven Life - Part 2 : Autumn 2004
Formed for God's Family : Ephesians 5:1-11

A Place to Belong : Romans 12:3-16
Cultivating Community : 1 Corinthians 5:1-13
Restoring Broken Fellowship : Matthew 5:17-24
Protecting our Church : Matthew 18:15-22

Six Steps to a Closer Walk with Jesus (or at least 3) : Autumn 2004
Why attend Church weekly? : Ephesians 3
Why Bother with the Church?

Reaching out in love : Ephesians 5

A Brief Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything : Genesis 1-12 : Autumn 2004
How did we get here? : Genesis 1

The Meaning of Life : Genesis 2
Does God care for the world? : Genesis 6

Did the flood really happen (and could it happen again?) : Genesis 7
Was the Flood the Solution? (No, but the Return of Jesus is) : 2 Peter 3

August Family Services : Summer 2004
Peter the Swimmer: Matthew 14
Peter the Shepherd : John 21

The Purpose Driven Life - Part 1: Summer 2004
Chosen for a Purpose : Ephesians 1
What drives your life? : Philippians 3
Seeing Life from God's View : 1 Corinthians 4
What Makes God Smile? Genesis 6
The Heart of Worship : Romans 12:1-2
Becoming Best Friends with God : John 15:9-17
Worship that Pleases God : John 4:19-26
When God seems distant : Job 23

Mark's Gospel : Christianity Explored : Spring 2004

Jesus the Son of God : Mark 1:1-15
Jesus the Fisherman : Mark 1:16-20
Jesus the Doctor : Mark 2:1-17
Jesus the Farmer : Mark 4:1-20
Jesus the Prophet : Mark 6:1-6
Jesus the Messiah : Mark 8:27-37
Jesus the Judge : Mark 12:1-12
Jesus the Anointed : Mark 14:1-11
Jesus the King : Mark 11:1-11

Strength in Weakness : How to live as followers of Jesus : 2 Corinthians
When suffering comes : 2 Corinthians 1:1-11
When plans have to change : 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:13
When we are burdened by the future : 2 Corinthians 5:1-10
When we think about money : 2 Corinthians 8
When the weak are made strong : 2 Corinthians 13

Christmas 2003 Specials
The Return of the King : Christmas Carol Service

How to Spend an Ordinary Christmas Day with Jesus : Christmas Eve Service

Challenging Lifestyles : How to Follow Jesus : Autumn 2003
How to avoid sexual sin and divorce (Matthew 5:27-32)
A Burning Issue : Gender & Homosexuality in the Light of Scripture
How to live with integrity (Matthew 5:33-37)
How to love your enemies (Matthew 5:38-48)
How to handle money (Matthew 6:19-24)
How to stop worrying (Matthew 6:25-34)

How can I know that I know God? (1 John 2:3-17)

Stand Strong - Firm Foundations for the Storms of Life : Summer 2003
A Life of Hope : 1 Peter 1:1-21
A Life of Love - 4 Habits of Highly Effective Christians : 1 Peter 2
A Life of Submission : 1 Peter 3
A Life of Service : 1 Peter 4

Marriage, Cohabitation and Same Sex Relationships
How to pray when you don't feel like praying : Psalm 13


I have a Friend Who... Summer 2003
I have a friend who does not believe in God : Psalm 19
I have a friend who dabbles in the occult : Ephesians 6
I have a friend who has a problem with suffering : Romans 8
I have a friend who thinks sex before marriage is OK
I have a friend who thinks all religions lead to God
I have a friend who thinks same sex relationships is OK


Hope in Time of War : March 2003
War and Peace and the Bible : Romans 12
Living Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death : Psalm 23
Love Your Enemies : Matthew 5:43-48
Surrender : Philippians 2:1-11
Thank God for America
Regime Change?


Living Life at Boiling Point - Raising the Spiritual Temperature : Spring 2003
Through Sunday Services : Revelation 3:14-20
Through Small Groups : John 13: 1-5
Through Serving : John 13:1-17


NETWORK : Finding our Place in the Body of Christ : Spring 2003
Network 1: Does God have a Purpose for my Life? Matthew 22:34-40
Network 2: What am I Passionate About? : Psalm 37
Network 3: Why are we so very Different? 1 Corinthians 12
Network 4: What are my spiritual gifts? 1 Corinthians 12
Network 5: What has love got to do with it? 1 Corinthians 13
Network 6: How can I serve with style? Ephesians 2:10

Our Vision of the Future : Autumn 2002

Full Devotion to Christ & Serving His Cause : John 13
Imagine - Remembrance Day : Revelation 20
Advent = Examination Day : Jesus is Coming Soon : Matthew 24
Christmas Carol Service 2002 - You can have my room
Christmas Eve Midnight Service 2002 - Regime Change


How to Build a Community : The Acts of the Apostles : Spring 2002
Devoted to Jesus and to one another : Acts 2
How to become a Courageous Christian : Acts 4
Worthy of Suffering Disgrace for the Name : Acts 5
The Cost of Following Jesus : Acts 6-7

The Loneliest Person this Christmas
The American Tragedy : Special Service of Prayer
Thank God for America

Christianity Explored : Autumn 2001
The Big Picture : Mark 1:1-8
Why did Jesus come to earth? : Mark 2:13-17
Jesus God's Gift of Grace : Ephesians 2
Jesus The Hope of Resurrection : 1 Thessalonians 4

Rethinking the Church : Autumn 2001
Rethinking our Foundations : Matthew 28:18-20

Rethinking Worship and Community : Acts 2:42-47

The Sermon on the Mount : The Christian Counter Culture : Summer 2001
The Christian Influence - Salt & Light : Matthew 5:13-16

The Blessings of Sacred Delight : Luke 6:17-26
How to Become a Saint : Matthew 5:17-20
The Christian's Fidelity : Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Matthew 5:31-32
Giving Secretly, Blessing Eternally: Matthew 6:1-6
Fishers of Men : Luke 5:1-11
The Christian Ambition - God or Money : Matthew 6:19-34

Love Stories Told By God : Summer 2001
Isaac & Rebekah : Love is a Gift of Angels : Genesis 24

Samson & Delilah : Love is a Secret Strength : Judges 14-16
Ruth and Boaz : Love is a Timely Redemption : Ruth 1-4
David & Michal : Love is a Fragile Trust : 2 Samuel 3-6

How to be a Partner in the Gospel : Studies in Philippians - Spring 2001
A Church is Born : Acts 16
The Joy of Stress : Philippians 1:1-11
Standing Firm : Philippians 1:12-30
Full Devotion to Christ & Serving His Cause : Philippians 2:1-11
Your Profit and Loss Account : Philippians 3:1-11
Winning the Race : Philippians 3:12-21
The Secret of Contentment : Philippians 4:10-23

Mark's Gospel - The Story of Jesus in 13 weeks - Spring 2001
The Message of Jesus : Mark 1:1-15
Why did Jesus come to earth? : Mark 2:13-17
Jesus : Mad, Bad or God : Mark 3:11-35
Doubt, Unbelief and Faith : Mark 6:1-6
Who am I? : Mark 8:27-38
How do I Become a Follower of Christ? : Mark 8:31-38
Sham Religion Exposed : Mark 12

Becoming a Contagious Christian - Autumn 2000
The Contagious Christian's Motivation : 2 Corinthians 5
The Contagious Christian's Mandate : Matthew 28:18-20
The Contagious Christian's Mind-Set : 1 Peter 3:8-19
The Contagious Christian's Message : John 3:16-21
Discovering Your Style: The Preacher : Acts 2
Discovering Your Style : The Testimonial : John 9

Ephesians : Walk in the Way of Christ - Summer 2000
Ephesians 1:15-23 : A Prayer for Knowledge

Ephesians 2:11-23 : To Get a Life - Join the Church not the Gym

Prayers of the New Testament - Summer 2000
Luke 11:5-13 : Persevering in Prayer
John 17:1-19 : The Greatest Prayer

Star Wars : God's Rescue Mission to Planet Earth - Spring 2000
Genesis 2: In the Beginning
Genesis 3: Paradise Lost
Genesis 22: Covenant and Sacrifice
Hebrews 8:1-13: Sacrifice and Atonement
Joshua 1:1-9: Entering the Promised Land
Judges 2:6-19: A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey
1 Samuel 8:1-22: Is Wanting a King the Solution?
2 Kings 17: How to Lose a Kingdom
Psalm 5: How to Pray
Psalm 90: The Meaning of Life
Ezekiel 34: Is this the End or the Beginning?
Malachi 3:1-12: Israel's True and Lasting Hope


Characters Around the Cross
Matthew 26:57-68: The Nepotism of Caiaphas
Matthew 27:1-10: The Materialism of Judas

NETWORK: Finding Your Place in the Body of Christ
John 12:20-33 What is my Passion?
John 15:1-17: How Can I Make a Difference?
Luke 10:38-42: How Can I Serve with Style?



Institute of Biblical Studies : Acts-Missions
: August 1999-2000
A series of lectures on Mission and the Book of Acts delivered to the Czech and Slovak staff of Campus Crusade for Christ in August 1999 and in Hungary for the Serbian staff in August 2000.

The Establishment of the Church Acts 1:1-8:3

Acts : An Introduction
Acts 1 : Apostolic Qualifications
Acts 2 : Pentecost
Acts 3 : The Apostle Peter
Acts 4 : Praying in Conflict
Acts 5 : Lessons for Christian Workers
Acts 6-7 : The Martyr Stephen


The Transition - Judea & Samaria Acts 8:4-11:18

Acts 8 : The Evangelist Philip
Acts 9 : The Conversion of a Pharisee
Acts 10-11 : The Conversion of the Gentiles

The Gentile Church & the Pauline Mission Acts 11:19-15:35
Acts 12 : A Deliverance Ministry
Acts 13-14 : A Controversial Ministry
Acts 15 : A Recognised Ministry

The Pauline Programme Acts 15:36-21:16
Acts 16-17 : Interfaith Dialogue
Acts 18-19 : Apostolic Authenticity
Acts 20 : Pastoral Responsibilities

The Pauline Imprisonment Acts 21:17-28:31
Acts 21-23 : Human Conspiracy and Divine Sovereignty
Acts 24-26 : Tried by Man but Acquitted by God
Acts 27-28 : The End of the Beginning



Finding the Lost: The Parables of Jesus in Luke
Luke 5:1-11 - Fishers of Men
Luke 5:33-39 - the New Wine
Luke 6:46-49 - the Wise and Foolish Builders
Luke 7:36-50 - The Two Debtors
Luke 8:4-15 - The Sower
Luke 10:25-37 - The Good Samaritan
Luke 12:13-21 - The Rich Fool
Luke 16:19-31 - The Rich Man and Lazarus

The Ten Commandments (or at least four) For Today
Exodus 20:1-6 Images and Idoltry
Exodus 20:1-7 Taking the Lord's Name in Vain
Exodus 20:12 Family Honour
Exodus 20:16 Nothing But the Truth

Mark's Gospel: Read, Mark, Learn
Mark 1:1-15 The Message of Jesus
Mark 2:13-17 : Why did Jesus come to earth?
Mark 4:1-20 The Enigma of Jesus
Mark 4:21-34 Lamps and Seed
Mark 4:35-41 Wind and Waves

Mark 5:1-20 Demons and Swine
Mark 5:21-43 The Touch of Jesus
Mark 6:1-6 Doubt, Unbelief and Faith
Mark 6:7-11 Called and Sent
Mark 6:30-44 Lunch on the Lord
Mark 8:31-38 How do I Become a Follower of Christ?
Mark 11:1-11 Cross the Divide
Mark 12 Sham Religion Exposed

Following Jesus Without Embarrassing God
How to be Rich and Still be a Christian
How to Have a Devotional Life Without Becoming a Monk
How to Look Forward to Jesus' Return Without Suffering Pre-Millennium Tension
How to be Positive about Women without being Negative about Men

John : The Gospel of Belief

John 1 : Knowing God Incarnate
John 4 : Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
John 6 : I am the Bread of Life
John 8 : I am the Light of the World
John 10 : I am the Good Shepherd
John 12 : The Passion of Jesus
John 13 : Full Devotion to Christ
John 14 : I am the Way, the Truth and the Life
John 15 : British Legion Dedication Service
John 15 : I am the Vine, You are the Branches
John 16:5-16 : Write your Obituary
John 20 : The Resurrection of Jesus

The Acts of the Apostles
Acts 2:1-21 : The Meaning of Pentecost
Acts 2:42-47 : The Experience of Pentecost
Acts 3 : Peter the Apostle
Acts 6 : Stephen the Martyr
Acts 9 : Saul the Persecutor
Acts 16: A Church is Born
Acts 20 : The Elders at Miletus



Festivals
Advent 2004 : Jesus is Coming Soon
Advent 2004 : Global Warming and the End of the World?
Advent 2003 : The Return of the King
Advent 2002 : Jesus is Coming Soon
Advent 2001 : The Return of Jesus Christ

Christmas Carol Service 2004 : The Incredibles at Christmas
Christmas Eve Midnight 2003 : How to spend an ordinary Christmas Day with Jesus

Christmas Carol Service 2002 - You can have my room

Christmas Eve Midnight Service 2002 - Regime change
Christmas Carol Service 2001 :
The loneliest person this Christmas
Christmas Carol Service 2000 : It all goes back in the box

Lent: Matthew 6:19-24 : Treasures in Heaven

Lent: Psalm 5 : How to Pray
Passion Sunday : John 12:20-33 : The Passion of Jesus

Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-11 : The Angels Were Silent

Palm Sunday 2003: Surrender : Philippians 2:1-11
Palm Sunday: Mark 11:1-11 : Cross the Divide
Palm Sunday 2004 : Jesus the King

Good Friday 2005 : The Cost of the Gospel : Psalm 22
Easter Sunday 2005 : The Resurrection of Jesus : John 20

Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21 : The Meaning of Pentecost
Pentecost: Acts 2:42-47 : The Experience of Pentecost