At Hope City our conviction has always been that the gospel word is a growing word. Any casual reading of the book of Acts immediately reveals this inherent quality of the gospel. Once in possession of this glorious news about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the early Christians naturally spread it far […]
Dear Hope City In the light of recent events playing out in the USA, our pastor, Stephen Murray, wrote a personal piece (initially posted on Facebook) reflecting on his own reactions to the tragic death of George Floyd and its significance for us in South Africa. As elders, we thought that it would be helpful […]
In this sermon, Graham Heslop considers Paul’s teaching on the peace of God and its relevance to questions such as “Where can we find peace in the day to day without checking out of life entirely?” or “Can we really experience peace when our lives are so busy?”
In the Sermon on the Mount we encounter Jesus’ words to his disciples as he teaches about what life is like inside the Kingdom of God. As Jesus teaches us the necessity of being a people who love our enemies, we see him again countering the legalistic righteousness of the Pharisees with the superior life-giving righteousness of the Kingdom.