English-speaking church in Eindhoven

Sermons by Francis Noordanus

Pastor of Trinity Church Eindhoven

Grace Leads Us To Righteousness And Salvation

After offering many teachings and engaging incidents along the road south Jesus arrives in Jericho on his way to Jerusalem. In Jericho he surprises local tax administrator Zacchaeus with an unmerited offer of relationship and acceptance that melts the heart and transforms the mind of this legal crook. That’s the power of grace to lead…

Justice-Seeking Faith

Jesus constructed a story to bring teaching to his disciples and those missing the main thing in his message of the Kingdom. After some opening comments about discipleship and setting the context, Francis takes us to meet the Judge and the Widow. The Widow is Jesus’ example of a disciple sharing God’s priority on righteousness…

Encouragement

Today we picked up the first verses of Paul’s tender letter to his young friend Timothy. Pastor Francis reads it as a letter of encouragement from which we might learn much both about bringing encouragement and receiving it. After an opening greeting and words of affirmation, Timothy is asked to reboot what God has given…

Jesus And The Rock

Fresh from a tour of biblical sites in Israel, Francis looks at a key verse in the Gospels where the question of Jesus’ identity is addressed. This conversation took place in a setting with a lot of context to the point that the context is part of the message.

Living Our Vision Of God As Trinity

Through the church year to date, the full gospel has been told and celebrated from Advent to Pentecost. So on the Sunday after Pentecost, known as ‘Trinity Sunday’, we contemplate the being of God. The sermon this day celebrates God as the relational Three-in-One who Jesus represented and spoke of. We view God in relational…