PBC Sermons

Ian Gray
09/09/2018

Whose Shepherd Are You?

Whose Shepherd Are You?

Sheep and shepherds are one of the most common images in the Bible – they’re referred to over 200 times. Today we’re taking a look at the duties of shepherding…

26/08/2018

Esther: 7 – Would the real Esther please stand up?

Esther: 7 - Would the real Esther please stand up?

As we reach chapter 7 in our series on the Old Testament book of Esther, the queen has reached the point where she has to make a critical decision. Who is she?

05/08/2018

Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Continuing our series looking at the book of Esther, we’ve reached chapter 5 where Esther is given a seemingly impossible mission. She has no room for error on this – will she manage? And where is God while all this is going on?

15/07/2018

Esther: 3 – Spoilers!

Esther: 3 - Spoilers!

We’re in a series focussing on the story of Esther, from the Old Testament, with all its remarkably modern-day parallels. Today we meet the last main character of the story – Haman, a man who thoroughly deserves the epithet “Horrible Haman”. Spoiler Alert! We’re going to find out what happens at the end of the [ more… ]

08/07/2018

Esther: 2 – Beauty and the Beast

Esther: 2 - Beauty and the Beast

Last week we started a new series, looking at the story of Esther from the Old Testament. It might be 2,500 years old, but with corrupt statesmen, empowered women, epic parties, an attempted genocide, political satire, cliffhangers, jealousy, treachery, romance, and betrayal, it’s all remarkably up to date! Today we meet Esther herself, along with [ more… ]

01/07/2018

Esther: 1 – Party in the Palace

Esther: 1 - Party in the Palace

We’re starting a new series today looking at a story of corrupt statesmen, empowered women, epic parties, and an attempted genocide. It’s full of political satire, it’s got cliffhangers, it has jealousy, treachery, romance, betrayal, bloodshed and a (reasonably) happy ending. Welcome to the book of Esther…

17/06/2018

Money Matters: 3 – Passionately Generous

Money Matters: 3 - Passionately Generous

Today is our special Gift Day for the Building Project. In the lead up to this, we’ve been in a short series taking a serious look at our attitudes to money and possessions. Now, as we reach the challenge of the Gift Day itself, we’re going to be taking a look at an example Jesus [ more… ]

10/06/2018

Money Matters: 2 – Tithing on Trial

Money Matters: 2 - Tithing on Trial

Leading up to our special Gift Day on June 17th, we’re in a short series taking a serious look at our attitudes to money and possessions. Today, the Biblical principle of Tithing is on trial – we’re going to be looking at what it means, and at whether this Old Testament law applies to us [ more… ]

03/06/2018

Money Matters: 1 – What’s Mine is Mine

Money Matters: 1 - What's Mine is Mine

Uncomfortable talking about money? Jesus wasn’t – in fact he was really clear that money matters; so we’re going to take it seriously too. Leading up to our special Gift Day on June 17th, we’re going to be spending some time examining our attitudes to money and possessions – including a no holds barred look [ more… ]

13/05/2018

Inside Out: 7 – Happily Ever After?

Inside Out: 7 - Happily Ever After?

“And they both lived happily ever after…” But what happens when two people don’t? Divorce is just as painful today as it was when Jesus spoke about it, but have we correctly understood what he said? That’s our topic for today as we continue our series on the Sermon on the Mount.

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