Sermons

Heart Songs: Rest

Rest is highly elucive for many people today.
This Heart Song from Psalm 4 is a cry for rest. The lyrics examine some of the root causes of a lack of rest before meditating on the actions of God that can lead us to profound rest.
The sermon ends on some …

Heart Songs: Justice

When we see or experience injustice – whether personally or observe it elsewhere in the world – we naturally sense an inner anger towards it. We ask, ‘How can this be tolerated?’ ‘How can they get away with it?’ ‘Where is God in all this?’
 
In Psalm 10,…

Heart Songs: Revelation

In this song we see the ways that God makes himself known to us. God beckons us to come to him and know him intimately. As such he points us to the heavens which continually celebrate the greatness of God.
Furthermore, God reveals his heart and his will …

Heart Songs: Intimacy

Everyone longs for intimacy. To know and be known is part of what makes us human.
In this ancient Hebrew song we hear the yearning of the songwriter’s heart for God. As we examine the lyrics, we can see more of what intimacy with God looks like, and why …

The Joyful God and His Blessed People

Message from Johnny Carson, pastor of The Way Church Ballyclare.
 
Main Text
Luke 10:21-24
 
Churches Partnering Together to Plant and Strengthen Churches
We are part of the Advance Movement of churches, partnering together in Ireland and across the glob…

Staying Impactful on Mission

Churches can turn in on themselves becoming inward looking and consumed by what is taking place within the walls.
At the conclusion of his letter to Titus, the Apostle Paul sketches the ways that a church can avoid this. According to him, staying impactf…

Enjoying Healthy Community

Enjoying Healthy Community
To develop and deepen healthy community, it is essential that we are united. In this sermon, we see that the church is to be united for good works and against division.
When we share this common unity and passion, a powerful co…

How to Live in the World

Christians are meant to be the best citizens and co-workers out there. That may be true for some, but not all. 
It is possible to use good works to boost one’s own reputation rather than God’s, robbing good works of their own goodness. They simply become…

The Appearance of God’s Grace

Message by Glenn Wasson, member of Foundation Church Belfast.
Main Text 
Titus 2:11-15
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Foundation Church Belfast is a gospel-centred, Spirit-empowered community on mission. We meet every Sunday 10:30am Belmont Tower, Belfast, BT4 3FG.
Our vision is t…

Living the Radical Ordinary

How we interact with one another in the church carries attractional power before the onlooking world. According to St. Paul, the quality of our ordinary relationships beautifies the gospel of Jesus.
That elevates the importance of our relational connecti…