Taking the Plunge (Romans 6)

What does getting wet have to do with following Jesus? This talk looks at the importance of baptism. (mp3)

Theology Matters: The Trinity

Four seminars looking at the doctrine of the Trinity (mp3)

How to Reach your Context

What is contextualisation and how should we do it? A recording from a recent online hangout for The Broadcast Network (video)

Theology Matters: The Trinity

A selection of recommended resources on the Trinity.

Prayer for Unity (John 17)

How does Jesus’ prayer in John 17 encourage us to pray and work for unity? (mp3)

Thatchmaster 2016

This Christmas we attempted to recreate Taskmaster with my family. Some craziness ensued. Here is the result!

Babies and Bubble Wrap

If you’ve never sung Christmas carols whilst holding a baby, I highly recommend the experience. Beg, borrow or steal one. (Please don’t steal one!)

On Enjoying Difficult Sermons

Five good reasons, and one bad reason, for why I enjoy preaching sermons on difficult passages.

The Pursuing God (Luke 15:1-7)

How can we know what God is really like? A talk from our Baby Dedication service on Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep. (mp3)

Abraham: Faith for the City (Genesis 18:16-33)

How does Abraham pleading over Sodom and Gomorrah point to the gospel? (mp3)

Theology Matters: An Introduction to Hebrews

Four seminars to help you get to grips with the book of Hebrews (mp3)

Can Art Change the World? Thoughts from Coltrane and Vonnegut

A couple of quotes on art’s (in)ability to change the world.

Sowing Our Tears (Psalm 126)

All of us go through painful times, where hope seems absent and tears are plentiful. In this talk, Liam reflects on Psalm 126 and considers how we can sow our tears to reap a harvest of joy. (mp3)

Five and a half reviews of six parts of seven books

Some quick (bits of) reviews of some (bits of) books I read (bits of) on my holiday!

Love Made Visible (1 John 4:7-19)

What is love? How can we know it? And how do we get round the problem of the invisibility of God? A talk on 1 John 4:7-19 (mp3)

Everybody Needs a Deity for a Pillow

Reflections on 1 John 1 and ‘touching the face of God.’

Life, Light and Love (1 John 1:1-2:2)

This talk looks at the offer of life, the problem of light and the solution of love in 1 John 1-2 (mp3)

The Waiting Wall

A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.

Modern Romance (Genesis 29)

In this talk, Liam looks at the story of Jacob, Rachel and Leah and considers how (not) to find healthy relationships. (mp3)

To err is human?

An excerpt from The Pursuing God, which looks at the question of whether Jesus could have sinned.

A Place to Belong (Mark 2)

Why is community important for our emotional health? And what can the story of 5 guys and a mat teach us about building deep relationships? (mp3)

Pascal on Instagram

A 17th century French Philosopher offers some challenging words for those of us who document our every lunch, landscape or latte-art on social media.

Carmel and Calvary

A short extract from Peter Leithart’s commentary on Elijah at Mount Carmel.

The Divine Whisperer (Hebrews 1:1-3)

How should we think about God speaking in this secular age? In this talk, Liam lays the foundation for this new series, by considering three insights about the Word of God from Hebrews chapter 1. (mp3)

The Substitute Son

A Good Friday reflection on Barabbas and the substitute son.