General

General

Apr 2015 - Apr 2019
Sermons in this series
9:00am, Sunday, July 5, 2015
Passage: Mark 6:1-6
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 48 secs
When Jesus took his disciples home to Nazareth, there was no warm welcome. Folks couldn't get past their image of the hometown boy to see the Messiah standing before them. And their unbelief was a real barrier to Jesus' redeeming power. Today's story has much to say to the contemporary church. [Organ - Pentecost 6]
11:00am, Sunday, June 28, 2015
Passage: Mark 5:34
Series: General
Duration: 21 mins 7 secs
Today's Gospel includes two stunning miracles: the healing of a woman who suffered incurable bleeding for the previous 12 years; and the raising of the daughter of a synagogue leader called Jairus. Do such miracles have anything to say to us today? [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 5]
9:00am, Sunday, June 21, 2015
Passage: Mark 4:35-41
Series: General
Duration: 21 mins
When a storm swamped their boat, the disciples probably wanted the sleeping Jesus to help bail out the water. What they got was something completely unexpected: a revelation of the Son of God, with them in person then as he is with us now. [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 4]
11:00am, Sunday, June 14, 2015
Series: General
Duration: 25 mins 4 secs
When someone asks "What's new?", we might struggle to find anything interesting. But for Christians, Paul tells us that God is making all things new. The past, with all its sins, is gone and forgiven. Everything has a new start -- all things are made new for our redemption. [Organ/Choir - Compassion Sunday]
9:00am, Sunday, June 7, 2015
Passage: Mark 3:27
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 39 secs
(Pastor Vaughn Spring is Pastor for Grow Ministries.) When Jesus taught us to pray "Your Kingdom come", these were not trite words. They mean that starting from baptism, we live in a beautiful faith union with Christ, here today on earth and forever with him in heaven. But this may not always be comfortable... [Organ/Choir - Pentecost 2]
11:00am, Sunday, May 24, 2015
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 58 secs
The Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir enriched our services today, and Pastor Rob Borgas was guest speaker. He spoke about God's amazing reconciliation as shown through the history of the central Australian missions. [Special Choir - Pentecost]
11:00am, Sunday, May 17, 2015
Passage: Acts 1:4
Series: General
Duration: 18 mins 33 secs
In Acts 1:4 it says "on one occasion, while Jesus was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.” What is God's promise for us? [Instrumental - Easter 7/Ascension - Baptisms Nathan and Georgia C]
9:00am, Sunday, May 17, 2015
Passage: Acts 1:4
Series: General
Duration: 23 mins 8 secs
In Acts 1:4 it says "on one occasion, while Jesus was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.” What is God's promise for us? [Organ/Choir - Easter 7/Ascension]
11:00am, Sunday, May 10, 2015
Passage: 1 John 5:1-6
Series: General
Duration: 19 mins 20 secs
Our world is competitive, and encourages us to be the same. We see victory only in terms of beating others. But Christ's victory is of a very different kind, and he calls us to live into this kind of victory, pressing on to win the prize that is available to all. [Organ/Choir - Easter 6]
9:00am, Sunday, May 3, 2015
Passage: John 15:8
Series: General
Duration: 18 mins 33 secs
Jesus was the master of telling spiritual truths through everyday images. One favourite image is the vine and branches: we can bear no spiritual fruit without Christ. [Organ - Easter 5]