Our sermon, Nothing Without A Parable, introduces the first of our series on the Parables of Jesus, the Parables of the Kingdom as Jesus tells his disciples why he teaches in parables. For those unable to join us at MGPC, the service will be live-streamed. The video is available at our website and youtube channel. …

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Jesus warns against two dangerous reactions to the power of God that can take root and spread with destructive effect – wilful lack of recognition and demand for God’s works for their own sake. For those unable to join us at MGPC, the service will be live-streamed. The video is available at our website and …

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The religious authorities were policing a vision of the kingdom that experienced as a burden. Jesus’ invitation to the kingdom is about laying down burdens. Those who know the Scriptures properly can be assured Jesus’ vision is God’s intention all along and not be side-tracked into a life of crushing obligation. For those unable to …

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Jesus calls, someone follows: cause for a party. But the nature of the party guests causes offence to some; others question why a party is appropriate at all. Jesus explains that the guest list and nature of the celebrations are entirely appropriate due to the presence and nature of the kingdom of God. For those …

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