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The 7 deadly sins: Wrath

The 7 deadly sins: Wrath

November 3, 2019

We have all been under the grip of wrath and the history of the world is filled with the effects of this sin. This talk delves into this prominent problem which is part of our daily lives.

The 7 deadly sins: Lust

The 7 deadly sins: Lust

October 27, 2019
“Lust is the craving for salt of a man who is dying of thirst.” - Frederick Buechner
 
The Christian view of sex is profoundly unpopular, yet surprisingly profound. 
 
In this talk we move beyond the clichés of this deadly sin.
The 7 deadly sins: Gluttony

The 7 deadly sins: Gluttony

October 20, 2019
"I fear not the uncleanness of meat, but the uncleanness of desire" - Augustine
 
Some for food for thought.
 
The talk digs into this weighty issue.
Die vervuld lewe

Die vervuld lewe

October 20, 2019
"Hurry is the great enemy of spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life" - Dallas Willard. Kom praat saam Sondagoggend hoe om nader aan God te leef in hierdie haastige era.
 
 
The 7 deadly sins: Sloth

The 7 deadly sins: Sloth

October 13, 2019

The sin that takes no effort.

The 7 deadly sins & the 7 lively virtues

The 7 deadly sins & the 7 lively virtues

October 6, 2019
Based on Dante’s writings, the seven deadly sins - pride, envy, anger, sloth, gluttony, greed, and lust are all presented as patterns of dysfunction within us that lead to unhappiness.
 
We can however counteract these sinful patterns with 'seven lively virtues'. The seven lively virtues offer antidotes to each sin and help set us on the right path to healing and happiness.
Being (un)seen

Being (un)seen

September 29, 2019
 why do we all have this insatiable need to be seen, but we cant bear the the direct gaze of others. We show ourselves through filters and screens, but this only makes us feel more isolated. Why do we so much desire to be seen? Why can't we bear being seen? What is to be done about it. A Biblical perspective - Dr Andre van Zyl
A Biblical portrait of marriage

A Biblical portrait of marriage

September 8, 2019

In contemporary culture any discussion around sexuality can be quite daunting. A very important part of the argument, that is sometimes neglected, is God's design and the meaning of marriage. In this talk we will be engaging the complexities of commitment with the wisdom of God.

The Discipline of Joy: Christian Hedonism

The Discipline of Joy: Christian Hedonism

August 11, 2019
An invitation to Christian Hedonism
 
"Joy is the serious business of Heaven." - C.S. Lewis
 
This talk explores the pursuit of joy from a christian perspective.
The Jordan Peterson phenomenon part 2

The Jordan Peterson phenomenon part 2

February 3, 2019

Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist and mythology expert who has exploded onto the cultural scene in the last few years. He might just be the world's most popular intellectual figure at the moment. Who is he, what should you know about him and why have his ideas gained so much traction of late? Over the next two Sundays, we will discuss the Jordan Peterson phenomenon and reflect on his work from a Christian perspective.