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Presence of my Enemies
8:30am, Sunday, March 5, 2017
Series: Presence
Duration: 19 mins 47 secs
It's the first Sunday in Lent. Why did the Spirit lead Jesus into the wilderness? To be tempted? Why, again? Some of God’s most valuable lessons for us are found in the wilderness. And there's one reality that Jesus was quite clear about. [Organ/Choir - Lent 1]
8:30am, Sunday, February 26, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 58 secs
The disciples witnessed the transfiguration of Jesus, a mountain-top experience if ever there was one! They were told to keep this to themselves until after Jesus' resurrection. What do these stories teach us as modern witnesses to the transfigured, risen Christ? [Organ/Choir - Transfiguration of Our Lord]
Healing Love, Courage
8:30am, Sunday, February 19, 2017
Duration: 26 mins 21 secs
Continuing our series on the Arena of Healing, this week we examine the next two of the beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount. Today we look at peacemakers, and those who are persecuted. [Organ/Choir Epiphany 7]
Forgiveness and Pure Motives
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]
Teachable and Proactive
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]
Humility/Emotional Honesty
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]
Staying with Jesus
8:30am, Sunday, January 15, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 16 mins 24 secs
When John's disciples asked Jesus where he was staying, his reply was "Come and see". In a similar way, Jesus invites us to abide with him, grow into relationship with him, and then invite others, too, to come and see. Guest preacher today is Pastor Brett Kennett. [Organ - Epiphany 2]
Radical Baptism
10:30am, Sunday, January 8, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 18 mins 49 secs
The baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan by his cousin John was a radical challenge to the temple system of his day. And yet it was needed to "fulfil all righteousness". Immediately afterwards, we see Christ cast out into the wilderness for 40 days of hell on earth. In our own lives, we can learn from this same rhythm of River and Wilderness. Lay reader today is Peter Westhorp. [Organ - Baptism of Jesus]
Looking for Light
10:30am, Sunday, January 1, 2017
Series: General
Duration: 14 mins 51 secs
The wise men from the east followed what little, distant light they had been given. Hospital chaplain Sue Westhorp explores how this can shape our own faith response. [Instrumental - Epiphany]