Aldi Elberts

Aldi Elberts

Role: Pastor

Associate Pastor, St Paul's Lutheran Church.

First name is correctly Aldis, but he prefers the abbreviated form.

 

 

Latest sermons:
10:30am, Sunday, February 12, 2017
Passage: Matthew 5:7-8
Duration: 26 mins 6 secs
We continue with part 3 of our series on the Beatitudes, Jesus' most famous sermon, on how we can find healing, and extend that healing to others. Today we focus on being Forgiving and on having Pure Motives. [Organ/Choir - Epiphany 6]
8:30am, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Passage: Matthew 5:5-6
Duration: 22 mins 6 secs
Today we look at the next two Beatitudes from the most famous sermon of Jesus, The Sermon on the Mount. Jesus blessed the meek, and those who hunger for righteousness. The meek are teachable (those willing to admit they do not know it all), and when you hunger for righteousness, you are prepared to act. Come and learn, and be prepared to follow. [Organ - Epiphany 5]
10:30am, Sunday, January 29, 2017
Duration: 25 mins 46 secs
Do you know anyone who doesn't need any kind of healing? Perhaps the words of Jesus might seem irrelevant to such a person, because Jesus said he came to seek and save the lost, and to minister to those who need help. Today we begin a four week series called The Arena of Healing, to learn about and receive heallng.
10:30am, Sunday, January 22, 2017
Passage: Matthew 4:23
Series: General
Duration: 22 mins 51 secs
Do you like maths? God seems to. But what kind? Listen how the Gospels sum up God’s way of doing maths, and learn to do the same. [Organ - Epiphany 3]
10:00am, Sunday, December 25, 2016
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 6 secs
So this is Christmas, and what has God done? Another year older, perhaps? We finish the year and our Advent preparation by looking at how beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news. God bless one and all to receive and carry this message even further! [Organ/Choir - Christmas Day]
9:00am, Sunday, December 18, 2016
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 2 secs
Where or what gives you the greatest joy? Does this ever change? Psalm 122:1, says we are to “rejoice” with those who go to the house of the Lord. What does that mean? How can we find a place or joy that doesn’t change? [Organ/Choir - Advent 4]
11:00am, Sunday, December 11, 2016
Passage: Isaiah 2:4
Series: General
Duration: 25 mins 27 secs
How's your peace with God? Peace with others? How about yourself? Peace on earth, how do we get that? These are all issues the Bible addresses, and God wants to help us with. [Organ/Choir - Advent 3]
11:00am, Sunday, November 27, 2016
Passage: Isaiah 2:2
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 17 secs
Have you ever been mountain climbing? Maybe facing a few mountains of your own? Today we begin our Advent journey of mountain climbing, based on the words of Isaiah 2:3, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord.” Come, join us in the adventure. [Organ/Choir - Advent 1]
9:00am, Sunday, November 6, 2016
Passage: Ephesians 1:1
Series: General
Duration: 19 mins 42 secs
Are you a saint? Maybe yes, maybe no. What does it mean? What is the meaning of life? All saints should know. And what lies ahead? These are big questions addressed today. [Organ/Choir - All Saints Sunday]
11:16am, Sunday, October 23, 2016
Passage: Psalm 84:7
Duration: 16 mins 23 secs
How would you summarise the Christian life? Does “strength to strength” come to mind? Maybe not, but that is how the Good News of Jesus should come across to us. Today we look more closely at Psalm 84:7 to discover how this kind of life might be possible. (This address followed a performance of Bach's cantata BWV 113 "Lord Jesus Christ, O highest good".) [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 23]