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Missed a Sunday message and like to hear have a second chance to listen? This is the place where you can find all Sunday semons from Crossroads dating back to the summer of 2013.

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Maurice Lubbers

Maurice Lubbers
Sunday 23 August 2020
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Maurice Lubbers

Maurice Lubbers
Sunday 23 August 2020
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Szaszi Bene

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 16 August 2020
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Phenomenon: Birth - Life - Death

Phenomenon: Birth - Life - Death

This week we are starting a new 3-week series about the cycle of birth-life-death, which we are calling Phenomenon, beginning with the theme of “Birth” from John 3:1-15. This leads up to a series in the Gospels (four portraits of Jesus, in His birth, life, death and resurrection) that will take us up to our interactive Good Friday gathering, and our Easter celebration in April. 
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Death

Sarah Hamel-Brown
Sunday 08 March 2020
This week we will finish a series about the cycle of birth-life-death, which we are calling Phenomenon, this time on the theme of “Death”. As Toby Mac puts it, "We live forever, die whenever". With this in mind we could easily adapt our world-view to live like there is no tomorrow. Only there is a tomorrow... and that tomorrow knows no end; it will literally last forever. With this in mind, perhaps we can live each day, not as our last, but as our first, in light of the eternity ahead of us. See Galatians 2:20.
 
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Life

Hillary Porrit
Sunday 01 March 2020
This week we are in the second of a 3-week series about the cycle of birth-life-death, which we are calling Phenomenon. On Sunday, we’ll explore some of the biblical perspectives on the theme of “Life” as we ponder Simon Peter’s question to Jesus: “Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life.”
Birth
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Birth

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 23 February 2020
This week we are starting a new 3-week series about the cycle of birth-life-death, which we are calling Phenomenon, beginning with the theme of “Birth” from John 3:1-15. This leads up to a series in the Gospels (four portraits of Jesus, in His birth, life, death and resurrection) that will take us up to our interactive Good Friday gathering, and our Easter celebration in April. 
Losing My Religion

Losing My Religion

`We are starting a 6-week series exploring Galatians called “Losing my Religion”. We will be unpacking the sense in which the walk of faith is one of letting go of the “oughts and should” of every kind of personal or corporate rule-keeping and replacing them with the faith and love of God to guide our lives instead. This is the essence of the life of grace that we seek to embrace as a community. 
Flesh versus Spirit
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Flesh versus Spirit

Maurice Lubbers
Sunday 16 February 2020
This Sunday we will close our current series on Galatians called, Losing My Religion, by exploring Galatians 5:16 – 6:18 about the dynamic of flesh versus spirit, the old self that is in tension with the new self that has been given us. 
Until Christ be formed in you!
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Until Christ be formed in you!

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 09 February 2020
We continue our 6-week series called, Losing My Religion, by exploring Gal 4:8 – 5:15 about Christ being formed in us as children of the promise, free from the slavery to “weak and worthless elementary principles of the world”, embracing the truth that the only thing that counts is “faith working through love”. Our joy can be restored in experiencing transformation as we live this different kind of life in and through God’s Spirit.
The Coming of Faith
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The Coming of Faith

Sietse Houtman
Sunday 02 February 2020
We continue our 6-week series called, Losing My Religion, by exploring Galatians 3:23 to 4:7 about what the coming of faith means: people in every station of life are made equal to each other, we are adopted as God’s own children and we become full heirs of all that belongs to our Father. Losing our religious, controlling, rule-keeping, score-keeping approach to life in exchange for this infinite gain is cause for a life of celebration and an eagerness to follow this Jesus who made the way for us to this new mode of living.
The Law and The Promise
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The Law and The Promise

Hilary Porrit
Sunday 26 January 2020
We continue our series, Losing My Religion, by exploring Galatians 3:6-22. We see here the vast difference between living under the law, with its rule-keeping and fear of consequences, and living under the God’s promise, where responding to God’s grace becomes the motivation for our behavior. Many of us are reading the whole letter to the Galatians during this series to allow the Gospel content to soak deeply in our thoughts and experience.
Walking in the Truth of the Gospel
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Walking in the Truth of the Gospel

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 19 January 2020
Join us in reading the full book of Galatians, a letter from Paul the Apostle to a number of Early Christian communities in Galatia. In this book, Paul establishes the importance of Grace compared to the Law and has lessons for us centuries later as we walk in the truth of the Gospel.
 
Paul Astonished and Inspired
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Paul Astonished and Inspired

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 12 January 2020
BECAUSE we want our community’s Scriptural diet to be balanced, sometimes with a series of studies that are thematic, alternating with studies that are more ‘expository’, ‘exegetical,’ letting themes come out of Scripture that we might never think of ourselves, here is an outline of a series in Galatians.
I have leaned on N. T. Wright’s booklet, ‘GALATIANS: 10 Studies,’ from his series ‘The Bible for Everyone’…but have shortened it from 10 to 6 installments.
Back in 1980, in Philadelphia, our dear friend and pastor, Jack Miller, said,
“Galatians is not my favorite New Testament letter; it’s confrontational and embarrassing. But it’s my experience, across the years, that if people don’t understand the message of Galatians, the Christian life won’t work for them.”
Because we desire that the Christian life will increasingly ‘work’ for our dear friends at Crossroads The Hague, I’m proposing that we do our best to cook up a feast of deliciously counter-intuitive sermons from Galatians…they didn’t fall from grace into bank-robbery; they fell from grace into religious pride! And may the Spirit guide us as we prepare and share!
One off sermon

One off sermon

One off sermon by Hud McWilliams
Start with Death
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Start with Death

Hud McWilliams
Sunday 29 September 2019
Start with Death

Join Hud as he considers the subject of death and discusses fear and the possible answer that is offered to the believer, now, for access to freedom and joy.
Gallery of Hope

Gallery of Hope

The theme of Living Hope for an Advent series sparked the idea to organize our December sermon series, exploring how the coming of Jesus brings hope 
to our personal lives, 
to our circles of family and friends, 
for our neighborhoods and cities 
for our nations and for our world.As we soaked in the scriptures using the word hope and then Scriptures that bring hope, we recognize that our hope is based on reliable information:
We have hope because of who God is: He is not only all-powerful and all-loving, He is present, He comes to where we are. Our future hope is that this powerful and loving God that is with us now and we know has been with us in the past, will also be present in our future, even though we might not be able to imagine now what he will do in that future.We have hope because of what God does: He creates. He creates beautiful things, both people and the rest of his creation, which are unique and precious and purposeful. And because he created a world in which there are choices--and because there is brokenness and separation and woundedness that come from choosing to move away from God and his purposes instead of toward God and his purposes—he relentlessly pursues restoring, reconciling, healing all that has strayed away.
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Hope

Caroline Zwart-Candelaria
Tuesday 24 December 2019
We have hope because of who God is: He is not only all-powerful and all-loving, He is present, He comes to where we are. Our future hope is that this powerful and loving God that is with us now and we know has been with us in the past, will also be present in our future, even though we might not be able to imagine now what he will do in that future.We have hope because of what God does: He creates. He creates beautiful things, both people and the rest of his creation, which are unique and precious and purposeful. And because he created a world in which there are choices--and because there is brokenness and separation and woundedness that come from choosing to move away from God and his purposes instead of toward God and his purposes—he relentlessly pursues restoring, reconciling, healing all that has strayed away.
Hope for our nations and for our world
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Hope for our nations and for our world

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 22 December 2019
Our hope is based on a reliable foundation:
We have hope because of who God is: He is not only all-powerful and all-loving, He is present, He comes to where we are. Our future hope is that this powerful and loving God that is with us now and we know has been with us in the past, will also be present in our future, even though we might not be able to imagine now what he will do in that future.We have hope because of what God does: He creates. He creates beautiful things, both people and the rest of his creation, which are unique and precious and purposeful. And because he created a world in which there are choices--and because there is brokenness and separation and woundedness that come from choosing to move away from God and his purposes instead of toward God and his purposes—he relentlessly pursues restoring, reconciling, healing all that has strayed away.
Hope for our circles of family and friends
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Hope for our circles of family and friends

Szaszi Bene
Sunday 08 December 2019
This week we continue our Gallery of Hope series with the story of Hannah in I Samuel 1, exploring the hope that God brings to, not only our personal lives, but also to our families and networks of relationships. 
Theology of Hope
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Theology of Hope

Bob Phillips
Sunday 01 December 2019
This Sunday we begin our Gallery of Hope Advent series. We will explore biblical hope from Jer. 29:10-14 and Psalm 126, with references to Theology of Hope by Jürgen Moltmann and True Spirituality by Francis Schaeffer. 
Check out our Instagram account or this link, where you will find a daily meditation through the Advent season.
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