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A Community Unlike Any Other

For Refugee Sunday, we were joined by Noah Bartlett. Noah serves with European Christian Mission with a particular focus on Intercultural Ministries Ireland/Persian ministry in

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Colossians – For you were buried with Christ

After we witnessed three baptisms David continued our series in Colossians on Sunday dealing with chapter 2:6-15. The church at Colossae consisted mostly of Gentile

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Colossians – Behold Him

Today as he began his third sermon in Colossians, David explained why he chose this book to study following Revelation. In Revelation we learned that

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Colossians 1:1-8 Epaphras

Today David started a new series on Colossians and began by asking two questions: What do you know about Epaphras? Who do you look up

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Jesus Has Authority

This Sunday, Tim Warke shared with us from Mark 1:14-34 about Jesus’ ultimate authority in teaching: over evil, over illness and, most importantly, over us.

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Authentic

Our speaker Joel Marcus (Baptist Missions) began with an update on the church he and his wife, Katya, have planted in Belturbet, Co. Cavan since

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Don’t Grow Weary

Gordon introduced the sermon with reference to the Revelation series. We have had a view of the ‘finish line’ as David preached through Revelation so

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Easter Sunday – Living Hope

On this Easter Sunday Mark Houston brought us the message of hope in Jesus, looking at Luke 24:1-12. What are you hoping for? We live

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Revelation – Come, Lord Jesus

This morning David brought our series in Revelation to a close, turning to Revelation 22. Back at the beginning, Revelation promised to bless those who

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Revelation – The New Heaven and Earth

In recent weeks, we’ve learnt about the defeat of God’s enemies, with the serpent cast into the lake of fire. Following this, the great day

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Revelation – Five Realities

In Revelation 20 John gains further insight into God’s rule over history. He shares the insight in this letter to bring warning, reassurance, encouragement and

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Revelation – The Two Suppers

This week David continued the series in Revelation by completing chapter 19:11-21. Last week we learned about the marriage supper of the Lamb, a glorious

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Revelation – Living in Babylon

David focused today on Revelation 18, which describes the fall/ultimate destruction of Babylon. Babylon is not a literal or particular place but represents any and

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Revelation – Being Faithful Disciples

David began by posing some probing questions: Have you found yourself seduced in any way this week by the world and the surrounding culture? Have

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Revelation – The Wrath of God

In chapter 1 of Revelation, as David reminded us, we read: BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO HEAR [THE WORDS OF THIS PROPHECY] AND TAKE [IT] TO

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Revelation – We Are Conquerors

Based on Revelation 15:1-4, David posed a challenging question: Do you know and believe and feel that you are a conqueror? “AND I SAW WHAT

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Baptism – Why do we do it?

After witnessing the baptisms of 6 young adults, David asked the question – Why?His simple and yet sufficient answer was: JESUS! It’s not about those

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Revelation – 3 Scenes and 2 Teams

Focusing on Revelation chapter 14, David’s question this week was: What did John see next? John saw 3 things: Jesus and the people of God

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Revelation – The Two Beasts

This morning David returned to the Revelation series, speaking from Revelation 13 and gave two key reminders as a refresh:1.  Revelation is ultimately about Jesus,

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New Year Prayer

Do you know Jesus loves you, and do you know how much He loves you? David suggested making a New Year’s resolution by using the

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Great Expectations 3

In today’s Advent sermon, David focused on the seeming implausibility of the circumstances of Jesus’ birth. He quoted the words of a group of American

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Great Expectations 2

Today David continued our Advent series, looking at the miracle of God becoming physically present with us in Matthew 1 v 18-25. In this passage

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Great Expectations 1

David Dunlop will revert to Revelation in January. But now, as we enter the Advent season, waiting and preparing to celebrate the first coming of

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Revelation – How to Overcome

During last week’s sermon David preached on Revelation 12. We heard that the devil makes war against the followers of Jesus with all the authority,

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Hopeless Situation or Glorious Opportunity

This week, Alan Donaldson (General Secretary of the European Baptist Federation) explored the passage 2 Kings 2:1-18. In the midst of a long and hopeless

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Revelation – The Two Witnesses

Today David took us to Revelation chapter 11:1-14, often titled ‘The Two Witnesses’. He highlighted that this section of Revelation can often be quite puzzling

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Revelation – Judgement is Good News

This week, continuing the series on Revelation, David focused on chapters 8 and 9, reading Revelation 8:1-5, 9:20,21. He began by underlining two points: The

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Revelation – The Question is Answered

Last week in Revelation chapter 6 we were left with the question: Who Can Stand? This question is of the utmost importance because, if the

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Revelation – Who Will Stand?

David continued our exciting series in Revelation on Sunday. We have reached chapter 6! The chapter ends with a BIG question: FOR THE GREAT DAY

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No Longer Strangers

As the context of what he was going to say, Adam Martin (Intercultural Churches UK https://icuk.network ) told us something of the sacrificial nature of

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Revelation – The Lamb upon the Throne

David continued with John’s revelation of his startling vision of heaven, where a worship service is happening that will never end. At its centre is

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Revelation – The Throne

David continued our series in Revelation today, looking at chapter 4:1-11, in which John receives another vision, getting a glimpse of the reality of heaven.

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Revelation – All About Jesus

This morning David continued the series on Revelation, focusing on Revelation 1:9-20. As usual he asked a question: How do we picture Jesus?However we imagine

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Revelation – A Discipleship Manual

Today, David began a new series looking at the book of Revelation, beginning in Revelation 1:1-8.David began by asking: What comes to mind when the

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ONE: 2 John

In our ongoing series covering single-chapter Bible books, we discussed 2 John this week. This letter is believed to be from Apostle John to a

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ONE: Philemon

Continuing the series, looking at books of the Bible with only one chapter, David tackled Philemon – a letter written by Paul to Philemon, an

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ONE: Obadiah

On David’s return from his sabbatical this week, he introduced a new series called ‘ONE’, where he will be focusing on all the one-chapter books

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Remember – You’re a Disciple of Jesus

Today’s speaker, Paul Simpson, focused our thoughts on Luke 5:1-11, the account of Jesus calling his first disciples. Paul developed 3 themes from the passage

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God the Creator

Our speaker today, Dr Stephen McAuley, focused our attention on Genesis 1: 1-27 and specifically on verse 1 – God the Creator. IN THE BEGINNING

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The Inheritance of Nations

This week our speaker David Gilkinson guided us through Psalm 2. To set some context for the passage, he first touched on Psalm 1, which

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Jesus is King!

Our speaker Gilbert Lennox focused our thoughts on two passages from the New Testament letter of Paul to Timothy: 1 Timothy 1:12-17 and 1 Timothy

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God is Sovereign

Today Alan Wilson guided us through Jeremiah 29:1-14. He began by looking at the wider context of the chapter, in which these verses speak to

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The Letter of Jude: Part 2

Last week Peter Firth considered the opening verses of the book of Jude. Today he directed our thoughts to the final verses (Jude vs. 24-25).

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Reset Your Heart – When Comfort Distracts

Introducing a three-part series, Tim Warke confessed that the hard-hitting messages of Haggai the minor prophet strike a deep chord with him. He divided his

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Easter Sunday: Journey with Jesus

Happy Easter! Christ has risen! David McMillan reminded us that, without Easter and the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, everything else about Christianity is

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Palm Sunday: Journey to Jerusalem

Today David McMillan related the stories of Jesus as he journeyed to Jerusalem for the last time. Despite knowing what was ahead of him, suffering

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Work as Worship

Today David brought our ‘Living In-between’ series in 2 Thessalonians to a close, beginning by asking us two questions: If you knew Jesus was coming

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Becoming Whole: From Despair to Hope

In this sermon series entitled ‘Becoming Whole’ Brian is looking at Psalms 129 to 131 which form part of the Songs of Ascents sung by

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Becoming Whole: Psalm of the Sufferer

Brian Johnston began this short series by asking: if you could choose three words that describe you, what three words would help people identify you

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Paul’s Request for Prayer

David continued our ‘Living In-between’ series, focusing today on 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5. Paul repeatedly in his letters asks for prayer for himself. In this chapter

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Hold Tight and Stand Firm!

Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians, chapter 1, deals with the exclusion from God’s presence of those who do not obey the Gospel. It also

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Faith, Love, Endurance … and Judgement

Today David started on the second part of our ‘Living In-between’ series on Thessalonians, focusing on 2 Thessalonians 1: 1 – 12.  This second letter

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Psalm 19: God Reveals Himself to the World

Dave Ramsey, Director of the Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland, based his sermon on Psalm 19.In 1 Timothy we read that God is invisible:

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And finally …

Today David concluded the ‘Living In-between’ series, focusing on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-28. Following on from last week’s passage where Paul focused on good Christian relationships,

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Living in Peace

This morning David continued our ‘Living In-between’ series, looking at 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15. This passage gives us direction on navigating relationships with those in the

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Beginning Chapter One

Tim Warke continued the ‘Living In-between’ series by asking us: “Are you having a good day or a bad day?” He reminded us of the

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Pray Without Ceasing

David introduced the elders’ hope for Windsor for 2023 that it would be set aside as a year of prayer, both by individuals and by

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Advent-ually: Joy

During the Carol Service, the fourth Advent candle was lit – symbolising JOY. David introduced this theme by highlighting Christmas adverts from two major High

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Advent-ually: Love

David continued the Advent series, following on from Hope and Peace to focus on Love. Just as Jesus is our Hope and Jesus is our

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Advent-ually: Peace

To begin, David referred to the five characteristics of Simeon outlined last week: devout, righteous, expectant, Spirit-led, and servant. The initial letters of these spell

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Advent-ually: Hope

‘Advent’ is the 4-week period before Christmas. It is a period of waiting and preparation for celebrating the coming of Jesus. On this first Sunday

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Baptism

David opened Sunday’s sermon with a series of questions: Why baptism? Why do we do it the way we do it? Why does it matter?

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An endless hope, not a hopeless end

Today David continued our ‘Living In-between’ series, looking at 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. This passage centres around the second coming of Jesus, and touches upon the

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Loving Other People – It’s a Holiness Issue

Focusing on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12, David continued from last time on the subject of ‘Loving one another’, stating that this is a holiness issue, one

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A Report from The Church

Psalm 62. Some people might find more rested through this time, but others might be feeling added pressures from extra workloads and increased stress from

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How Do You Respond to God’s Word?

Everyone will have a unique response when it comes to God’s Word and the story of His great love. Continuing the Living In-Between series, today

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My Soul Waits for God

Brian Johnston began his sermon by mentioning a friend who, struggling with a stressful situation, coped by reading Psalm 62 every morning. The Psalm speaks

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Living Inbetween – Walk in a Manner Worthy of God

Continuing the Living In-Between series, David read from I Thessalonians 2:5-12. In this passage Paul is defending himself and his colleagues against false rumours being

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Turning, Serving, Waiting

David continued our series in 1 Thessalonians today looking at the hallmarks of a Christian. He summarized this in three words: turning, serving, and waiting.

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How To Live Well While We Wait

David reminded us that 1 Thessalonians shows Christians how to live well between the first and second comings of Jesus. First, he posed a challenging

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Living In-Between

David began a new series today on the book of 1 Thessalonians which, among other things, highlights some characteristics of a true Christian, e.g. gospel

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‘Seven’: 7. The Neon Sign

Today David concluded the summer series on the seven signs in John’s gospel, focusing on John 11:1-44. This chapter contains the account of Jesus raising

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‘Seven’: 6. The Light That Brings Life

Graham Shearer continued with our summer series on the signs in John’s gospel, considering John chapter 9, when Jesus heals the man born blind. All

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‘Seven’: 5. Walking on Water

Gordon Darragh resumed the ‘Seven’ series, focusing on the shortest account of a sign in John’s gospel: John 6:16-21. Gordon posed the question: Have you

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The Importance of Baptism

As we celebrated the baptism of two church family members, David explored the reason why people choose to perform this public act of faith. The

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‘Seven’: 4. Five Loaves and Two Fish

This Sunday we were considering the fourth sign in John’s gospel that points us to who Jesus is. David reminded us that this sign is

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‘Seven’: 3: The House of Mercy

Today David McMillan continued our ‘Seven’ series, looking at the seven signs in John’s gospel. The third sign is recorded in John 5:1-16. There was

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‘Seven’: 2. A Travelogue with Jesus

Continuing with the ‘Seven’ series which David Dunlop began last week, David McMillan introduced us to the second sign from John 4: 43-54. The focus

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‘Seven’: 1. A Wedding without Wine

Each of the seven signs we will explore through July and August points to Jesus. Introducing this series, David said the aim is to enable

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What have we learnt from Deuteronomy?

Having started the sermon series in Deuteronomy eight months ago, David finished the ‘Devoted’ series on Sunday. He considered the four events that happen at

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Mission in the Power of the Spirit

This Sunday, Barry Forde, chaplain of Queen’s University, read from Luke 4:14-30, exploring Jesus’ mission in the power of the spirit and how we as

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How do you cope with change?

This is the penultimate sermon of the series on Deuteronomy which started in October 2020. Deuteronomy 31 vv 1-13 Changes and transitions are inevitable but

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Who can serve in the Body of Christ?

David began by giving thanks to God, and to the congregation, for the incredible number of people serving at Windsor Baptist, in a great variety

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Choose Life

David began by introducing the concept of the slogan ‘choose life’. It has contemporary origins in societal influence through entertainment and political lobbying, but the

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BUT GOD!

This Sunday Drew Steele, from Gilnahirk Baptist, joined us for Association Sunday, reminding us of the goodness of the good news from Ephesians 2:1 -10.

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Pressing Reset

Continuing our ‘Devoted’ series, David called us to consider the need for renewal in our relationship with God. He began by looking at the Methodist

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Performance Art and Amen!

‘The past is behind; learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.’ David noticed these words on

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How Does Easter Affect Me?

The Easter story is one that many of us will know well – however, with a story such as this, there is a risk of

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Living With Regret

Gordon continued our series from Deuteronomy, giving us some thoughts on leadership through one of the most regrettable experiences of Moses’s life. Regret is a

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Stones and More Stones

This week, David set out an initial challenge to us all: DO YOU NEED TO RENEW YOUR COMMITMENT OR REAFFIRM YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD? The

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Whose Voice Are You Listening to?

Diving into Deuteronomy 18:9-22 in our ‘Devoted’ series, David began with the question: Whose voice are you listening to today? The people of Israel were