Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould.
When J B Philips first wrote these words as a modern translation of Romans 12 verse 2, he was working as a Vicar in the East End of London. It was wartime but already people were looking forward to a brave new world free from conflict, where everyone would be a valued member of a new Kingdom.
If we are to see God’s Kingdom expressed in our nation, community and church fellowship today then we must get involved. A change of heart goes hand in hand with our commitment to Christ, alongside practical action.
The focus this year has been on discipleship – growing the church fellowship through deepening our faith, and developing our understanding and experience of God. Our Diaconate responsibilities reflect this aim: we will be thinking, praying and working through each area over the coming months.
Our Sunday teaching and Home Group studies for the Autumn will focus on two specific aspects of discipleship – prayer and the essential values of God’s Kingdom.
Please join us as we continue to explore what it means to follow Christ at GHBC.
Reconnecting with God: Prayer
Morning celebration (10.45 am)
|2 Chron. 7:14||What happens when we pray?|
|Luke 11: 1 – 13||How should I pray?|
|James 5: 13 – 18||Who gets involved?|
|Ephesians 6: 18 – 20||What kind of prayer?|
|Psalm 46||Where do we find God?|
|1 Thess. 5: 16 – 22||When can I pray|
|Luke 18: 1 – 18||When do I stop?|
Radical inclusion: Kingdom values
Evening Worship (6.30 pm)
|Luke 16: 19 – 31||Role reversal|
|John 6: 52 – 71||All I need|
|Joshua 6: 1 – 21||Following God’s example|
|Daniel 3: 19 – 30||A place safety|
|Matthew 28: 16 – 20||International rescue|
|Matthew 10: 5 – 42||Connecting with broken lives|
|Matthew 9: 35 – 39||It’s all there but …|
|Luke 14: 15 – 23||There’s plenty of room|
Copies of the slides and audio recordings will appear in the sermons section of our website.