English-speaking church in Eindhoven

Sermons by Peter Faulkner

The Gate for the Sheep

In John 10, Jesus claims to be “the gate for the sheep” and “the good shepherd”. Through Him, we are included in God’s flock and have a personal relationship with our Creator. He laid down His life for us, His sheep, and we are to follow His example by laying down our lives in the…

Palm Sunday 2021

In this Palm Sunday sermon, Peter unpacked the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem at the start of the Passover festival in light of the events that would soon follow. On Palm Sunday Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem as King. But how do we welcome Him into our lives? Believing is not just a matter…

The Grain of Wheat

Focusing our attention on the parable of the grain of wheat that dies in order to produce many seeds (found in John 12), Peter explored what this means for us. The self-giving love demonstrated by Jesus is our model and to trust Jesus as Lord, serve Him as our King, and allow Him to be…

The New Covenant

In this special service, in which one of our adult congregation members was baptized, Peter reminded us that “God had always wanted a people of His own; a holy nation, a kingdom of priests. Not a people far off, quaking in fear at the bottom of a mountain, receiving the law on tablets of stone.”…

The Transfiguration

We should not be surprised if at times the Christian life is not easy. Jesus and John the Baptist both suffered. All the Apostles suffered. We too face difficulties and frustrations as individuals and families [health, work, finance, relationships]. We face problems as congregations.When difficult times come it’s helpful to remember our past experiences of…

Humility and repentance

Preaching from the story of John the Baptist and the crowds that went out to him in the wilderness, Peter showed us how people from all walks of life recognized their separation from God and wanted to be reconciled to their Creator. John did not preach for personal gain. When pointing to Jesus, he told…

Seeking Jesus

Wise men came seeking Jesus – and they still do! The wise men who came to Bethlehem followed a star that had told them of the birth of Jesus. God had spoken to them in a language they could understand. So we who seek to follow God’s lead need to have patience and faith, but…