Living Sacrifice

If you run a google image search for the word ‘worship’ you will have to scroll a good few pages to find anything other than photos of raised hands, guitars, and crowds singing in moodily-lit auditoriums. This seems strange to me. And it would have seemed very strange to the writers of the New Testament.  God’s people…

Knowing Jesus like a cupful of the ocean

One of the things I love about Jesus is that there are always new things to discover about him. His eternal, inexhaustible nature, character and activity, mean that there are always new things to learn about who he is, what he is like, and what he is capable of. Having written a beautiful, ordered account…

Five Cs to unlock the Psalms

I’ve often found the Psalms hard work. They can feel quite abstract, repetitive, and given their cultural context kinda hard to relate to. I know that is not everyone’s experience. For many, they are a favourite part of Scripture; a fuel for worship, and an aid to express emotions in prayer. And of course, they…

Consuming Fire: The Cycle of Gratitude (Luke 17:11-19)

We live in an age that is often characterised by entitlement, and we rarely take time to stop and count our blessings. In this talk, Liam considers what the story of the ten lepers in Luke 17 has to teach us about the practice of gratitude. Listen or download  

The Heart of Worship (Psalm 84)

In this talk from our Empowered service, Liam shares from Psalm 84, and looks at how setting our hearts on worshipping God means we can be refreshed by His presence in every season of life. Listen or download (Right click the link to save)  

Worship and the Mind

Scripture is full of encouragements to gaze upon God’s beauty. But what does this actually mean, and how do we do it? In this talk, Liam considers the role of our imagination in worship. Listen or download (Right click the link to save) For more on this subject, I’d recommend Gregory Boyd’s Seeing is Believing I’d…

Sowing Our Tears (Psalm 126)

All of us go through painful times, where hope seems absent and tears are plentiful. In this talk, Liam reflects on Psalm 126 and considers how we can sow our tears to reap a harvest of joy. (mp3)