Intimacy with God 1

For many they may have a cognitive belief in God, and follow Jesus teaching and live a life of religion. God however desires so much more, he does not want religion but relationship. He desires intimacy and calls us into it. Intimacy with God is amazing and it what being a follower of Jesus is […]

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Vision into 2018

Today we shared on our heart and vision for Waypoint Church, please listen and also open the pdf of an additional slideshow which summarises parts of the vision. “To be a gathering of passionate followers of Jesus, who are equipped by God’s Word, empowered by God’s Spirit and mobilised by God’s love to bring Jesus […]

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Emmanuel (God with us) 3

What does is mean to be human? Are we just advanced animals or are we more? We are made in the image of God according to Genesis 1:26-27. What does it mean to you to be made in the image of God? You’re not here by chance but by design. Jesus came fully human, as […]

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Emmanuel (God with us) 2

Do we really know who Jesus is? (John 1:1-5, John 1:14, John 1:18, Colossians 2:9, Hebrews 1:1-3) Do we see him as God in all his glory and power? There are things that Jesus says and promises He makes which have no strength if He is only a human but if He is also God – wow that changes […]

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Emmanuel (God with us) 1

Today is remembrance Sunday when we remember those who have died during wars and also those still suffering in war and through grief. For many great suffering either pushes someone towards God or turns  them against God. You hear the phrase ‘where was God when…’ Or maybe, ‘if God was one of us He may understand and do […]

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Seeking the forgiver

The woman with the Alabaster jar in Luke 7:36-50 sought out Jesus who had forgiven her her sins. Her response was a demonstrative expression of devotion and love. She had been forgiven much and loved much in stark contrast to the ‘righteous’. Jesus does not want us to be burdened and held back from life, […]

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Encountering the giver of good gifts

People came to Jesus with a need. A look at the story of Jairus, the woman with the bleed (Mark 5) and blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52). Each of us today have come here with different longings and needs. We may be able to put these into words or they may be an aching pain deep […]

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To know Jesus

Many people came to Jesus seeking answers, sometimes not even knowing how to form the questions. They came with a belief and hope that Jesus held the answers. Jesus’ response wasn’t to just relay information but to welcome them and invite them to get to know Him. He showed clearly that He not only knows […]

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To be known is to be loved.

Exploring Jesus’ encounter with the woman at the well in John 4:1-42. Jesus cuts across racial, gender and social boundaries to offer the woman the free gift of the Holy Spirit who enables her to know God. Jesus though knowing her fully also loves her fully accepting her without any condemnation for her past.

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