Sermons by Darren Ayling

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Darren is a co-pastor at Central. He has been pastoring since 2008.

Philippians – New Citizens (Phil 2:12-18)

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Today, we continue our series on Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi.  Philippians, written while Paul was in a prison cell, possibly in Rome, is a thank you letter expressing gratitude to the Christian church in Philippi for being partners with Paul in the spreading of the Gospel. Philippi was a Roman colonial city […]

New Citizens – Philippians (Philippians 2:1-11)

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Today, we continue our series on Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi.  Philippians, written while Paul was in a prison cell, possibly in Rome, is a thank you letter expressing gratitude to the Christian church in Philippi for being partners with Paul in the spreading of the Gospel. Philippi was a Roman colonial city […]

New Citizens – the Letter to the Philippians

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Today we start a series on Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi.  Philippians, written while Paul was in a prison cell, possibly in Rome, is a thank you letter expressing gratitude to the Christian church in Philippi for being partners with Paul in the spreading of the gospel. Philippi was a Roman colonial city […]

A Lenten Journey with Les Miserables: The Bishop of Digne

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Luke 10:25-37; Luke 24:28-31 This Sunday is the second in the season of Lent. Our series for Lent draws on the story and characters of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. The series is based on a book called ‘Another Story Must Begin’, a Lenten study series written by the priest at a Church in England used […]

A Lenten Journey with Les Miserables: The story of Javert

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Today, we consider Javert, a complex character, who, in a literary sense, is the ‘villain’ or antagonist in the story. But in contrast to villains in many stories, Javert lives an ordered, moral and law-abiding life. For Javert, though, the law is not a source of liberty, but instead makes him less than fully human. […]