How to restore a damaged relationship

A sermon by Rod Benson Matthew 5:23-24 You’ve all seen them: by the side of the road, or lying derelict in the bush, or on the scrap heap – old cars, their windows broken, seats disintegrating, engines forever silent, slowly rusting away as the iron alloy is exposed to oxygen and moisture over time, producing …

Taking the sting out of personal disagreements

A sermon by Rod Benson Matthew 7:1-5 “You hypocrite! First take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” Some of us are so familiar with hearing these words of Jesus, recorded in Matthew 7:5, that the shock they presented to his …