The modern view of religion is that it is fine to have your personal religious beliefs so long as you keep them to yourself, and never suggest that religion has something to say about how society ought to be run. This series addresses the inherent contradictions and unworkability of such a view, and explains why Christians should speak out confidently about their faith.
2019 is the year of our 20th anniversary as a church and this year’s countdown retreat marks the start of a series of exciting initiatives and events in celebration of God’s faithfulness over the past 20 years! It’s a time for us to come together as one big Brighton family to be in the presence of God. We’re gonna take this time to pray and catch a fresh vision for the church, and usher in the year of our 20th anniversary together!
What occupies and pre-occupies you? What makes you stay awake at night? What causes you to do irrational and foolish things? In this series, we look at the common emotional burdens that weigh us down, and how the power of the gospel can liberate us from them.
One of the best reasons why Christianity is worthy of serious consideration is that, by all accounts, it should not have survived its early days, let alone become the global movement that it is today. Learn about how the church of Jesus Christ spread like wildfire against incredible odds, and how the saga continues in our lives even today.
What do you want? What do you really, really want? What do you think you would wish you had wanted when you look back on your life many years from now? Before you push any further up the ladder you are now climbing, make sure it's leaning on the right wall.
There is a popular misconception that the Christian faith requires the suspension of rational thinking and critical judgment. Find out why Christianity helps us think better. And the real reason why it is tempting to avoid thinking about it altogether.
We all long for great relationships that are deep and harmonious. To achieve that we need to realise that relationships do not grow stronger by avoiding conflict totally, but by working through them intentionally. This series explains how we can manage the inevitable relational issues we face so as to become closer to one another.
By God's grace, we have a church that we love to be part of, and fellow members that we enjoy being with. However, the church is not here primarily to make us happy. It is here to help us become a people who do great things for a great God. Let's take stock and equip ourselves once more to build a church that is worthy of him.
Success in life often depends on our ability to cultivate and hold in tension seemingly contradictory qualities. In this series, we examine why such contrasting qualities are necessary, and more importantly, how we can possibly develop them, by looking at the only perfectly balanced and most successful person who ever lived.
Many of us have been crushed or crippled by the bad things that happened to us. While we often cannot prevent them or make them any less unpleasant, what we can do is to learn how to respond in such a way as to benefit from, and get the most, out of them.