Peace – Not it’s not all right, but it will be.

 The first coming of Jesus was a surprise. He arrived in obscurity, lived at the fringes and few recognised him.  The Jewish people had been long awaiting a messiah.  The season of Advent looks backward to Jesus’s life, and forwards to Jesus’s open arrival in the future.  Advent involves waiting and looking forward. This year, amongst the many Christmas focused events’ we’re going to look forward to peace, hope, joy and love.Have a look at the Bible project’s video on peace: Peace reminds us that what the followers of Jesus look forward to is not simply the absence of conflict, but a place of rightness and wholeness. There is a “setting right” that we’re called to look forward to and…

Biblical Theology: A taster

A DVD series with Dr Rod Thompson. Contains twelve 20 minute presentations exploring the unity and diversity of the Scriptures. Laidlaw College. Walking the Emmaus Road, Noah lies drunk in his tent, Abram and Sarai: blessings to the world, Israel at Sinai. Ehud and Eglon, Elisha and the bears, Psalms – five books in one, resurrection. The journey to Jerusalem, Paul and empire visions, the enemies of Christians, David and Mephibosheth 4 DVDs


Nooma: Lump By Rob Bell. We can get anything we want, from anywhere in the world, whenever we want it. That’s how it is and that’s how we want it to be. DVD and question booklet

The Psalmists Cry

A look to the Psalms for guidance to embracing lament. Moments when we need to honestly cry out to God in ways and words not generally accepted by our society. A guide to help move past our denial, honestly engaging our lament and arriving at genuine praise. By Walter Brueggemann with Steve Frost. DVD and workbook

The New Normal

Fourteen short stories on churches and faith communities reaching out to their neighbours and transforming a city after the Christchurch earthquakes. To raise awareness and provoke new thinking on mission. DVD

The Good Lives Project

Good Lives Project (Tearfund) An experiment of faith in action. This seven-part small group study seeks to help us live more responsibly in everything from personal and family finances to day-to-day practices. In the words of the Apostle Paul, it is an attempt to ‘conform no longer to the present pattern of the world’ (Romans 12:2). It suggests commitments that can be made personally or as a household or family, in the areas of consumption, work and leisure, giving, environment, debt, and investments.  A series of Booklets (no Video material)

Towards Belief

Leading Christian thinkers defuse the belief blockers of our time. More than 30 leading authors, speakers and apologists are interviewed as they seek to defuse the top belief blockers to Christian faith: suffering, the Bible, supernatural, religious violence, exclusive faith, church abuse and other topics. Erwin McManus, Amy Orr-Ewing, John Dickson, Nicky Gumbel, John Lennox and more. DVD and discussion guide

Jesus the Game Changer

How the life and teaching of Jesus changed the world and why it matters. In this series, host Karl Faase travels to the UK, USA, Singapore, India and Australia interviewing authors, academics and modern-day game changers about how the life and teaching of Jesus changed the world and why it matters. 2 DVDs