Mission is about more than talking about personal salvation. Sometimes you need to take a stand because things are not right.
Jesus went to his home town and couldn't do many miracles there. It appears that familiarity had bred contempt.
What does it take to become so desperate that you are willing to lose your reputation to find healing?
Jesus disrupted the status quo but in doing so, brought freedom and change to someone who had been written off by everyone else.
April at Salford Elim
Find out what's happening at Salford Elim Church in April.
Jesus was clear how the kingdom would take hold in the world. It wouldn't be with a bang that could not be avoided - it would start small...
The parable of the sower is the first of many in Mark's gospel account, and there is an obvious application for us today.
March at Salford Elim
Find out what's happening at Salford Elim Church in March, and beyond.
Why did Jesus break the rules? Was he trying to be deliberately shocking, or was there something else going on?
Being offered forgiveness makes us feel vulnerable. But if we can admit our need, the future changes unrecognisably - for us and those around us.