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The Downward Spiral and the Way Back Up - 11th November

When someone experiences a catastrophic moral failure it rarely, if ever, comes out of the blue. There were multiple small decisions made along the way. Multiple small steps down the spiral. David expereinced just such a catastrophic failure. His descent into sin, and the way back up to hope has much to teach us. Join us at our Morning Service, 10:30am or our Evening Serv...

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When a door is shut in your face - Sunday November 4th

How do you respond when a plan is thwarted, an opportunity closed down, or a door is shut in your face? When such things happen it can reveal something of what was motivating us. We think that our best is always going to be found in our plans coming together, and us getting to do what we want to do. What if the truth is different to that? Join us this Sunday as we contin...

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Wanting the Impossible - Sunday 28th October

David became Israel's greatest king. There was a time, however, when he realised he wasn't - that God was the ultimate king, not him. It was a moment that cost a man his life - a moment when David wanted God at the centre but discovered He was far too holy to have that. David discovered he wanted the impossible. But David also knew God was far too good not to have that. ...

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The Friendship of Jonathan - Sunday October 14th

In an age of the autonomous, unencumbered self, thin social media friendships, political tribalism, and ever present 'networking', how do we develop the deep friendships that we all need? The ancient and extraordinary friendship of David and Jonathan has much to teach us. Join us for our Morning Service at 10:30am, or our Evening Service at 6:30pm, at the Foyer Paroissia...

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The Jealousy of Saul - Sunday 7th October

David's slaying of the giant Goliath propelled him onto the national stage, and cemented his place in the affections of the nation. But it did more. It became the catalyst for something that would have a profound impact on the rest of David's life - the jealousy of King Saul. Jealousy can be an incredibly destructive emotion. So why do we get jealous? What are the alterna...

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David - the Hero: Sunday September 30th

The Bible contains a story that has become, perhaps, the metaphor for overcoming impossible odds in your life. It's the story of David slaying the giant Goliath. But maybe, rather than you thinking it's a story about how you can be a hero, you think it's a kids' story, a fable, with nothing to teach you. But what if it's neither a kids' story nor an encouragement to be a ...

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parable: noun - a simple story to illustrate a spiritual lesson

There are some stories that seep into a culture and shape it.The stories Jesus told have done just that. But more than shape a culture they can shape our lives. This Sunday we begin our new series: Summer Parables - the stories Jesus told. Join us on Sunday Morning at 10:30am or Sunday Evening, at 6:30pm ...

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Loving the world so much you want to change it - June 24th

If you love the world, why would you want to change it? If you love another person, why would you want to see them change? And how can you be an agent for such change - without giving up in the process? This week we finish our series in the apostle Paul's letter to the Colossians. Please join us at our Morning Service, 10:30am, or our Evening Service, 6:30pm....

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Of no earthly use? - Sunday June 3rd

'He's so heavenly minded he's of no earthly use'... so the saying goes. And yet the apostle Paul says that the answer to living a self-indulgent life is to 'set your mind on things above'. In other words, if you want to live a fruitful life, you need to live for something greater than yourself. But what is that 'something'? Join us this Sunday for our Morning Service at 1...

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No Services this Sunday.... Join us at the retreat instead!

This Sunday (May 27th) there will be no services in Lausanne... instead come and join us at 10am for our morning service in Leysin (Alpine Classic Hotel). You'll be glad you did!...

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