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.
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.
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.
October 13, 2019
The sin that takes no effort.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.