Sermons by Jo Champion

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Proverbs: The Wisdom of God

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As we continue our series on Jesus in the Old Testament, Jo looks at the vital topic of Wisdom; how can we live wisely? In Proverbs, and the beginning of John’s gospel, we see that Jesus is the wisdom of God revealed in creation.

Acts 4 – Extraordinary

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In our ‘Acts Expanded’ series, Jo looks at the events of Acts 4 in the light of verse 13: “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognised that they had been with Jesus.” God doesn’t ask us to be […]

Acts 20 – A Time of Change

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As we draw towards the end of our seven-month series on Acts, Jo talks about change. Life is full of change, and it is bittersweet to let go of the old to embrace the new. We live in a time of national and international change, and our response is important. Paul’s behaviour in Acts 20 is […]

Acts 14 – Temptation

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Jo talks to us this week about what happened to Paul and Silas in chapter 14, of our series of Acts. The trials and temptations in life are closely intertwined. The early Church were sensitive to people’s experiences, and understanding why people react the way they do, but were firm in what they believed. They avoided […]

Kingdom Inheritance

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Jo Champion talks about our Kingdom Inheritance. In other words, what God has for us is imperishable, unspoiled, unfading and reserved for us. Looking at Matthew 1:1-16, Jo explores Jesus’ own heritage; full of people who were the social outcasts in their day. In the same way, God uses everyone and everything for his purposes. […]

A Child-Like Heart: A New Way to Live

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Continuing our series on the Kingdom of God, Jo uses scripture to show that the pursuit of this Kingdom gives us a new way to live, think and act. Using the start of Matthew 18, Jo shows us that God calls us to be child-like in our walk with him, but not childish! Children can teach […]

The Call and the Choice: Jesus’ Equipping

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Jo gives us a fantastic message based around Matthew 4:18-22, the calling of the first disciples. Jesus calls each of us to make a choice. Who or what disciples us? The Christian journey isn’t a scorecard, where we will be evaluated out of 100 at the end. It’s an incredible journey where mistakes are par […]

The Holy Spirit

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Jo talks about the work of the Holy Spirit, focusing on Jesus’ promise in John 14, that He will be sent to us. Jo provides a wonderful take on the member of the Trinity that many of us are least used to visualizing.