The disaster of man-defined morality

Bible readings Romans 1:18-31 Judges 19:16-31 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord Jesus Christ, today is the second instalment of our series “The king is dead; long love the King.” Last week’s sermon came from Judges 17-18; the topic was “Man-made religion”.  We followed the stories of Micah with his own private priest, … Continue reading The disaster of man-defined morality

Marriage

Introduction The Church of Jesus Christ exists because of the grace of God and for the glory of God The Church is the work of the Triune God:  the Father calls sinners to salvation; Jesus Christ gave his life for sinners to reconcile them to God; the Holy Spirit gives rebirth through the Word and … Continue reading Marriage

What would I say to gay people?

Good day!  You might have heard the song “Amazing Grace” a few times at funerals or on the radio.  Every time I hear the words, “… that saved a wretch like me, I once was lost but now I’m found, was blind, but now I see” I thank God for his saving grace in my … Continue reading What would I say to gay people?

Interview with Henry Luke Orombi

"We in Africa and in Uganda in particular look to the West for the gospel because they brought the gospel to us. And when the gospel was opened to us, we looked at what God is saying to us through the Scriptures. We embraced it, we loved it, we proclaimed it. Eventually the West began … Continue reading Interview with Henry Luke Orombi

Radical Church

The world looks at us. They know something, perhaps more, about the structure of church than they know about what the church proclaims.  Or  is supposed to proclaim. What they see are hierarchical structures (power structures?). They hear about rules and regulations.  They walk pass massive architectural complexes. They see colourful robes and tussles, candles, … Continue reading Radical Church

Gay, but happily married

Being faithful to the Word of God, one has to set aside personal opinions to obediently listen to God speaking authoritatively. God defines holiness, and He defines sin.  In doing so He has the right to free from sin, and the right to condemn sin.  He had no obligation to do anything about sin, but … Continue reading Gay, but happily married