The "end of the story" that our hearts long for isn't a disembodied spiritual existence in a distant heaven. The end of the story is all about a resurrected life in a resurrected world with the resurrected Christ.
Due to a computer malfunction, the audio for this sermon was not captured. You can, however, listen to a similar sermon Brendan preached by clicking here.
People need to encounter the church as a network of relationships rather than a meeting you attend or a place you enter. Mission must involve not only contact between unbelievers and individual Christians, but between unbelievers and the Christian community. - Tim Chester and Steve Timmis