1 Peter 4:12-19 – Persecution

1 Peter – A Holy People in a Hostile World 1 Peter 4:12-19 – Persecution Sermon preached at Christ Church Dusseldorf 9th December 2018 1 Peter 4:12-19 CCD Introduction Between the 23rd and the 25th June this year, 218 Christians were...

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Wait for the Lord

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. How long will all of you attack a man to batter him, like a leaning wall, a tottering fence?...

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Should we be a welcoming church?

Should we be a welcoming a church? A welcoming church. In his brilliant little book Disappearing Church, Mark Sayers tells of “The Sunday Assembly”[1]. The Sunday Gathering sounds like the church that many of us wish our church was: “The Sunday...

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1 Peter 3:13-22

1 Peter- A Holy People in Hostile World 1 Peter 3:14-22 CCD Sermon preached at Christ Church Duesseldorf 11th November 2018 (Links to the news items mentioned at the end of the sermon)   Introduction I wonder how you would feel if you were...

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1 Peter 2:4-10

1 Peter 2:4-10 – Why go to church? Sermon preached at Christ Church Duesseldorf, 14th October 2018   Introduction The noise of the alarm clock cut through Mark’s head like a hot knife through butter. As he groggily poured his coffee...

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Downfall

The 2004 film Der Untergang, (in English, Downfall), tells the story of the last days of the 3rd Reich, as seen through the eyes of Traudl Junge, Hitler’s secretary, who is trapped with Hitler and his entourage in the bunker under Berlin. Bruno...

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