Sermons by Jill Ward

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Colossians 3:1-17 – Spot the Difference

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In the run-up to Christmas week, we pause our Acts series, and Jill takes a look at Colossians 3. Jesus came to show us a whole new way of life, but as Christians, are we like Ronsealâ„¢; do we do what we say on the tin? Can the world ‘spot the difference’? Paul’s writings offer […]

Acts 2 – Joy

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This week, Jill talks about the events of Acts 2, and how those principles apply to the early Church and our lives. All that mattered to the new converts in Acts was the joy Jesus put before them. Are we joyful? Do we practice the joy given us?

Acts 16 – Location Location Location

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This week, Jill carries on our series about Acts, and continues the theme of freedom. In Christ we are completely free, but we have a responsibility to meet people where they are, because that is what Paul did, following Jesus’ example. The passage of Acts also provides a challenge; are we making a move on […]

Acts 10 – Thinking Straight

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Carrying on our series of Acts, Jill focuses on Acts 10; she explores the wonderful truth that God’s message is for everyone, regardless of race, gender or position. This was a big change of mindset for the first century Church; can we accept it? What mindsets do we have that are not in line with what […]

Don’t Fall Apart: An Unshakable Kingdom

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Putting a new spin on a well known story, Jill Ward uses the parable of the wise and foolish builders to pose a challenge to us: what are our foundations built on? Information without action is useless; we need to do as Jesus says, not just hear it.

Upside Down Kingdom

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Everything about God’s Kingdom is upside down and inside out! Jill shows us that God’s ways are so different, and we are called to be ‘peculiar’ people, following Jesus’ command to love your enemies and give away in order to receive.

Church as Hospital: The Plan all Along

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Carrying on the theme of Church as hospital, Jill explores how God heals us as a vital step towards maturity. We have to set the agenda for the atmosphere around us! Learn to see world from God’s point of view…