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

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:

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

TruthTalk Sermon: In the World Trials and Sorrows. In Jesus: Peace

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But why did this have to happen? Where was God? Dr Christopher Peppler talks about the distressing events we face in everyday life and how to handle them. Chris looks at questions like “why do bad things happen to good people?” and “why didn’t God intervene?” Listen to this sermon preached at the Village

TruthTalk Sermon Revealing His Glory

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Do you know the origin of the expression ‘a red herring’? = ‘something that distracts from the main issue’ New England settlers who went hunting in the forests left pieces of smoked Herring on their tracks to confuse any wolves trying to track them. John chapter 7 contains some Red Herrings and we must not

Knowledge and knowing (sermon)

  On Sunday 2th Feb 2017 I preached on a very important topic, the difference between Knowledge and knowing. Many people who attend churches throughout the world have the terrible misconception that the essence of Christianity is knowing, doing, and committing the will. However, Jesus said, “You must be born again”

TruthTalk Sermon – Fruit of the Vine

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Dr. Christopher Peppler talks about the fruit of the vine using the scripture John 15 as reference and covers things like the fact that Jesus likens himself to a grape vine and His disciples to the branches of the vine, He explains the meaning of the analogy. Branches need to be attached to vine (him);

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