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The Tyranny of 'Free Love'

Posted by Sam on October 19, 2017

the tyranny of free love"The following is excerpt from William Taylor's recent talk on Matthew 12:9-14:

"This is what religion always does with Jesus.

Rather than embrace Jesus’ free offer of a living relation with God as a result of sins forgiven through his work on the cross, of love, of mercy, of kindness, what religion does is to hedge the law, to render God irrelevant, to try to keep itself distant from God, and it results in hostility and hypocrisy and Continue reading…

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God is at work in the City through ordinary people

Posted by City Team on December 18, 2015

‘Stories from the City’ is a series of tales of God's work in and through Christians working in the City. We asked Theo to review how this series has impacted him. Theo works nearby and regularly attends our Tuesday lunchtime talks. 

I opened the first email with some dread: not another email! Why is St Helen’s doing this when the teaching is so good?  But (and not for the first time) God has encouraged me greatly when I expected little Continue reading…

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Workplace Evangelism and the Diversity Department

Posted by City Team on April 24, 2015

Workplace Evangelism and the Diversity Department

What works in the workplace?

But in order that it may spread no further among the people, let us warn them to speak no more to anyone in this name.” So they called them and charged them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge, for we cannot but spea Continue reading…

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Knowing God personally

Posted by City Team on January 16, 2015

Current Lunchtime Series

Our latest series of lunchtime talks has been aimed at helping us develop our personal relationship with God - something that many of us struggle with. We've been encouraged from Luke's gospel, over the past two weeks, to enjoy our relationship with God through listening to Him speak to us and through speaking to Him in prayer.

Please see below for a collection of resources that may help us in these two areas. 

Listening to God

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How do Christians approach the workplace?

Posted by City Team on September 25, 2014

Christians working in the City often find it hard to know what it looks like to live out their faith here in the City. Every office and each Christian's situation is different and so there is no one size fits all answer. However, the Bible gives clear principles by which those who trust in Jesus can and should live. 

This week at the lunchtime talks, three Christian City workers were asked about how being a Christian affects their appr Continue reading…

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