The transformative power of failure

Failure is not an end in itself, but a vital part of the transformation and learning process. Last week I published an article on this subject and Karen and I would normally chat about it this week. However, I preached on this subject on Sunday and thought that the sermon would be the best

Inverting Rejection

All of us have experienced rejection in one form or another, but for some people rejection can be devastating. Unless we deal with it in a healthy manner, feelings of rejection can blight our lives and can even result in depression or a total breakdown of our sense of worth. 1 Peter

TruthTalks (Sermon): Dependence on the Holy Spirit

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In this sermon, based on Acts 10:38, Dr Christopher Peppler, drawing on the gospels, talks about our dependence on the Holy Spirit and what that means. He shows us that: As we learn to depend on the Holy Spirit we can grow both to be more like Jesus and to

TruthTalk (Sermon): A Money Masterclass

Money permeates much of our everyday lives and how we use it provides a strong indicator of our attitude towards giving and generosity. Jesus often used money as everyday illustrations in His teachings, but He didn’t address the topic itself that much. In this sermon I link together Luke 16:13 and Luke 6:38 to

Why the ascension is important to YOU

Does our general lack of awareness of Ascension Day mean that the Ascension is relatively unimportant? Or does it indicate our lack of appreciation of just how important it actually is? The early creedal hymn of 1 Timothy 3:16 places the Ascension on the same level of importance as the Incarnation and the Resurrection:

Forty days of Kingdom teaching – The Sermon

What did Jesus teach during the last 40 days before His ascension? Surely He reiterated what He believed to be most important for His disciples to know as they went out into the world to establish His church and extend His kingdom. Last week’s post consisted of a written version of the sermon I

TruthTalks (Sermon) Revival Revisited Part 2

This is the second part of the 2 part series of TruthTalks by Dr. Christopher Peppler. If you missed part 1 and would like to catch up, please click HERE. The “It’s Time” prayer gathering event is just around the corner and next week we are going to be writing, and talking about this

TruthTalks (Sermon) Revival Revisited Part 1

Talking about Revival! A million people are expected to attend the “It’s Time” prayer gathering event happening in South Africa soon. So, next week we are going to be writing, and talking about this and we would love to have YOUR thoughts on it which we can address in the question and answer session

TruthTalks (Sermon) God is Able!

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“Able” = an expansion of the Greek word ‘dunamis’ = miraculous power. In this sermon Dr. Christopher Peppler, drawing from the book of Jude, talks about our everyday lives and the troubles we face, how we feel we fall short of being better disciples, etc. But he explains that God is ABLE. He is

TruthTalks (Sermon) The touch of the Masters Hand

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This sermon is all about how we interpret things demonstrated with music, and it’s role in the bible and how the music in OUR lives sounds. In this sermon Dr. Christopher Peppler reads from Psalm 139, using this as an example of showing us the difference between how when we internalise this, or any

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