TruthTalks Sermon: Perspective

The Lord Jesus gave two insignificant disciples the bible study of all bible studies while they walked together from Jerusalem to Emmaus. He gave them perspective on the historic things happening around them and filled them with hope and courage. The perspective he gave them is what we need in these COVID-19 days.

TruthTalks Sermon: Jesus in the Perfect Storm

The Covid-19 virus has now hit South Africa, as it has so many other parts of the world. Instead of panicking, we should look to the Lord Jesus both as our example and object of faith. I was so pleased to have been able to preach the first sermon from our church’s

TruthTalks Sermon: Things we Don’t Know we Don’t Know

When it comes to understanding the bible, we sometimes encounter things we don’t know we don’t know. Because we do not live in early church times, we sometimes don’t appreciate the different cultural and religious contexts of scripture. It is hard for us to grasp the things that the people of Jesus’ day would

TruthTalks Sermon: If Your Brother Wrongs You

Last Sunday I preached a sermon, ‘If Your Brother Wrongs You’, from Matthew 18:15-35. This passage records how the Lord Jesus set out the perfect process for conflict resolution among His disciples. Just click on the “play” icon below to listen to the sermon. You can also follow along using the sermon notes that

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

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