Rob Norman: 1 Corinthians| Spiritual Maturity
We only learn to digest the solid food of the kingdom by training and practice.
Rob Norman: 1 Corinthians| Only Through The Cross
This season we are in is a time of preparation and opportunity. The aftermath of this demonic virus and demonic fear that has come with it may well see a revival so huge we can’t contain it. But only if the church prepares herself and looks with kingdom eyes.
Rob Norman: 1 Corinthians| Background & Introduction
To extract the most from a letter such as 1 Corinthians it is important, we, as best as we can, immerse ourselves in the culture to which this letter was delivered. If we try to superficially read Scripture through 21st century eyes we will be limited by our worldview. When this happens, we limit what God is saying and we run the risk of getting it completely wrong.
Rob Norman: Priorities | Marketplace
The Marketplace is where we interact with the world on a daily basis. We are a church in the marketplace. Our vision to take ministry to the marketplace removes the separation between the sacred and the secular which is a form dualism.
This means: Our missiology (the way we do missions) must be consistent with our ecclesiology (the way we do church).
Rob Norman: Advent| God Became Flesh
‘The Word became flesh (John 1:14) is this is the lynch pin of the Christian confession. Jesus did not cease to be God when he was born into the World as a human baby. He was not all-of-a-sudden God minus the bits that don’t fit into a baby. Jesus is the ‘One and Only’.
Rob Norman: Our Core Values| The Works of God
There are many churches that preach a Gospel that is devoid of the miraculous kingdom works of Jesus. Even, Charismatic churches, often default to a position that is aimed at attracting people to church by providing a presentation.
Our preference if to provide a demonstrating of the power of God through the works of Jesus. This is the reason we have a ministry time.
Rob Norman: Hebrews| How To Win A
This first part of Hebrews chapter 13 lays some very important foundations for the church. The Christian life is portrayed as a race that we must win, and we win it by finishing everything Jesus calls us to.
What we haven’t realized, perhaps until now, is that the race is a heptathlon.