A Loving Lord

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, When reading through the letters that Jesus dictates to John for the seven churches in Revelation 2 and 3 one can be left with an uneasy feeling. Jesus sends messages to the churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea – and

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Seeing is Believing

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, The struggle to face a new reality can be tremendous. Some downright reject it, or react to a new situation by falling into coping mechanisms. These give them a form of comfort – like relaxation practices or physical activities. Although some of them can

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What is Your Name

Last Sunday we explored the relevance of names in scripture – in general, and with regards to the life of Jacob in particular. A name tends to signify and refer to the personhood of its bearer and as such it is much more than just a way to address someone.

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