TruthTalks (Sermon): How to Fight Fake News

Fake News is a manifestation of something more pervasive, misinformation. By misinformation I mean fabricated or manipulated information used primarily to influence people and further a specific agenda. Misinformation can have serious implications and devastating effects on the lives of millions… and we are are all potential targets! Recently I preached

TruthTalks (Sermon): The Joy of our Salvation

Greetings and welcome to 2018. May you all be blessed in this year and the ones to come. Today’s post is a TruthTalk sermon called ‘The Joy of our Salvation’, which Dr. Christopher Peppler preached at Lonehill Village Church on Christmas day. In this TruthTalk we hear about what is described as ‘a silver

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

Sermon: Fruit of the Vine

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If you missed Christopher’s sermon on John 15 (Fruit of the Vine) then you can listen by clicking the play button below. It may be a well known verse, but there are new insights if you allow the Holy Spirit to let you hear with new ears.

Updated TruthTalks & Publications

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NEW SITE CONTENT If you have been enjoying the narrative sermon style that The Village Church has been using to go through the book of John then CLICK HERE to listen to Christopher’s sermon on John 9. You can also find lots of his other sermons to listen to HERE. Of

Recuperation Notification

Hi all, your Truth Is the Word Administrator here with a little update. As Christopher has been ill four times in the last 2 months it has been decided that he is going to minimise his appointments, writing, etc. for a short while, so please be patient.  Programming will resume as normal in 3

Storytelling Preaching

Preaching delivery can generally be categorised into one of 3 styles: Narrative, Expository, and Topical. Narrative preaching is basically a fancy name for biblical storytelling. Expository preaching consists of taking a portion of scripture and expounding (presenting and explaining) it’s meaning. Topical preaching consists of selecting a specific subject and then applying the major biblical

The Westminster Confession through Jesus spectacles

Many are well educated on the history and contents of the Westminster Confession  of Faith. Some may have just a nodding acquaintance with it, while  some may never have heard this term. I recently read an article in Joy! Magazine asserting that the Westminster Confession “has been described as the finest, most Biblical description

New Sermons – Enjoy & Share!

Last week I published THIS POST, a Word of Witness, which I feel is so very vital and relevant to us in today’s uncertain times. On Sunday, I preached a similar message under the title of ‘Isaiah Speaks to Our Nation’. The other sermon offered here, ‘The Great Victory’, was preached on Resurrection Sunday and

New Sermons & Publications

Hello everybody. I have uploaded some more sermons onto THE SERMONS PAGE. These are also accompanied by the SERMON NOTES I used while preaching them for those of you who prefer to read rather than listen. The sermons are: The Gift of Fire  Luke 12 verses 49 and 50. What is

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