Have you ever wondered about death, suffering and where is God in the midst of our pain? I hope this talk from John 11 about Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead will help. It suggests that God is not distant, uninterested and impotent in the face of pain. Jesus is moved by the death ofContinue reading “Raising the Dead, Giving Life”
What does it mean when Jesus says he is the Good Shepherd? In this talk, Tim explores John 10 and Jesus’ claim that he is the Good Shepherd, and that he has come to bring life and life to the full. We find Jesus at the Feast of Dedication and once again his claims comeContinue reading “Abundant Life – John 10”
Here is Tim’s sermon on John 7 & 8 and Jesus at the Feast of Tabernacles. The explosive claims of Jesus will come alive as we discover the context of this festival. Have a listen below or read through the sermon manuscript. Take yourself back to the Feast of Tabernacles and respond to who Jesus isContinue reading “John 7 & 8 Sermon”
In this talk, Pastor Tim speaks about the incredible story in John 5 (from the Message Version) of Jesus healing a man who could not walk. Jesus will then explain his actions saying that just as God brings life and raises the dead, so too does the Son. And so the question becomes will youContinue reading “John 5 Sermon – Bringing Life”
In this talk Pastor Tim speaks on John 1:1-18 and shares the vision for Manly Life in 2015. The prologue to John’s gospel is full of the themes that will then be explored in the rest of this series… light overcoming darkness, beholding glory, becoming children of God, grace and truth and Jesus making theContinue reading “Manly Life Vision – John 1”
Toxic Mind = Toxic Life. But the human mind governed by the Spirit of God leads to life and peace. This is Tim’s latest talk from Manly Life Church on the transformed mind. While you cannot have a positive life with a negative mind, the promise of God is that we will have our minds transformedContinue reading “Transformed Mind, Transformed Life”
Here is the sermon from the launch night up at the castle. If you missed it, have a listen and feel free to post comments below. In the sermon, Tim preaches on John 6 and Jesus being the Bread of Life. It is the time of passover where the people of God are remembering howContinue reading “Finding True Satisfaction in Life”
Here is last Sunday’s talk by Pastor Tim on how we are transformed by the gospel. Jesus says the kingdom of God is like yeast that is mixed through dough, changing its very nature from the inside out. This is how the revolution Jesus begun gets into us and begins to make us citizens of heaven.
OK, long title… but that is what this sermon is all about. Post the resurrection of Jesus, his followers are to take the good news of new life to the world. The shape of this mission is to tell people about the love of Jesus, shown on the cross, and to demonstrate the power of JesusContinue reading “Proclaiming and Demonstrating the Love and Power of Jesus”
Here is the sermon that Patrica Bootsma from Catch the Fire Toronto recently preached at Manly Life. She speaks on keys to fulfilling our God given destiny. She has a particular gift in the prophetic. It was a wonderful night in the life of our church!