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Screwtape- part 2

One of the highlights of my sabbatical has been a morning spent on Aberdeen beach (beautiful but a touch chilly) reading the end of the Screwtape Letters. Here is the second half of summary of main themes from the book with an advance warning of spoilers! Spiritual Decline Once the “patient”, as Screwtape terms him, […]

Sabbatical Thoughts: Screwtape Letters 1

I had long been aware of it but had never actually read C.S.Lewis Screwtape Letters until my current sabbatical. You may be familiar with the overall thrust- they are imaginary letters from a senior demon (Screwtape) to his young nephew (Wormwood) offering advice on how to lead somebody away from the Lord (The Enemy). The […]

Preaching Miracles

Let me tell you a secret. Most preachers find certain types of biblical material easier to preach than others. I suspect most of us in this country find New Testament letters the simplest. Personally, I have never found Old Testament narrative easy and, perhaps curiously, have always found it difficult to open up miracles for […]

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Welcome! We are a group of Christians – of a variety of ages and backgrounds – who meet in North Oxford. We believe that Jesus is the central figure in history and the only answer to the deepest longings of the human heart. Our passion is to know Him more and learn how to live for Him (supremely through the Bible) and offer a warm welcome to those who are interested in exploring Him.

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  • Only one God in all the world 18th August 2019
    Part of the Living Under the Word of God sermon series from 2 Kings 5. This sermon was preached by James Wilkinson and is 27 minutes long.
  • Lives transformed! 11th August 2019
    Part of the Living Under the Word of God sermon series from 2 Kings 4. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 27 minutes long.
  • An easy thing for the Lord 4th August 2019
    Part of the Living Under the Word of God sermon series from 2 Kings 3. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 26 minutes long.
  • A matter of life and death 28th July 2019
    Part of the Living Under the Word of God sermon series from 2 Kings 2:19-25. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 28 minutes long.