PBC Sermons

Habits of Happiness
October 23, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 8 – Stress

Habits of Happiness: 8 - Stress

Today is the last in our series working through Paul’s letter to the Philippians, in which we’ve been focussing on the habits Paul developed that brought lasting happiness to his life. The passage today deals with one of the biggest health problems in this country – stress.

October 9, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 6 – Happiness Can Be Learned

Habits of Happiness: 6 - Happiness Can Be Learned

In our series based on what has been described as the happiest book in the Bible – Paul’s letter to the Philippians – we’ve been picking up lots of tips from Paul for ways of living, thinking, acting and speaking that will directly affect how happy we are. This week, Paul points to two of [ more… ]

October 2, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 5b – Stopping the Leaks

Habits of Happiness: 5b – Stopping the Leaks

Today we’re back to our series based on what has been described as the happiest book in the Bible – Paul’s letter to the Philippians. We’ve been picking up lots of tips from Paul for ways of living, thinking, acting and speaking that will directly affect how happy we are, and this week we continue [ more… ]

September 4, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 5a – Stopping the Leaks

Habits of Happiness: 5a – Stopping the Leaks

Today we’re back to our series based on what has been described as the happiest book in the Bible – Paul’s letter to the Philippians. We’ve been picking up lots of tips from Paul for ways of living, thinking, acting and speaking that will directly affect how happy we are. But unfortunately, even the happiest [ more… ]

August 7, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 4 – Happiness through Humility

Habits of Happiness: 4 – Happiness through Humility

If you were to ask people in the street what they thought was the secret to happiness, you might get all sorts of ideas – but probably not what today’s passage from Philippians suggests. Humility is the key to Paul’s teaching in this chapter. But humility is a very misunderstood concept – so what does [ more… ]

July 17, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 3 – Happy No Matter What

Habits of Happiness: 3 – Happy No Matter What

We’ve been talking for the last few weeks about happiness, and about how to be happy. But what happens when some of the big “kill joys” of life start messing things up? Today we’re looking at what Paul shows us from his prison cell in Rome, about happiness no matter what happens.

July 10, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 2b – Healthy Relationships

Habits of Happiness: 2b - Healthy Relationships

As we continue our series looking at things we can get into the habit of doing that will directly affect how happy we are, today we are concluding last week’s topic of Healthy Relationships. Apologies that the recording of this sermon failed. However, the transcript is available here.

July 3, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 2a – Healthy Relationships

Habits of Happiness: 2a - Healthy Relationships

We’re in a series based on Paul’s letter to the Philippians, looking at things we can get into the habit of doing that will directly affect how happy we are. The first one we looked at was the habit of giving, and today we’re thinking about the impact that healthy relationships have on our lives, [ more… ]

June 19, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 1b – Giving

Habits of Happiness: 1b - Giving

We all want to be happy, yes? Last week we started a series looking at things we can get into the habit of doing, that will directly affect how happy (and joyful, and contented, and mature) we are. The first one we looked at was the habit of giving, and because that’s a big topic [ more… ]

June 12, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 1a – Giving

Habits of Happiness: 1a - Giving

In a new series starting today, we’re going to be looking at things we can get into the habit of doing, that directly affect how happy (and joyful, and contented, and mature) we are. Who wouldn’t want that? But the first one might not be one you’d guess straight away…