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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]
How Beautiful
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]
Necessary Gift
6:30pm, Saturday, December 24, 2016
Passage: John 1:1-17
Series: General
Duration: 11 mins 7 secs
Each year, the Christmas story remains the same. But don't become jaded, for there is only one gift, exactly one, that is truly needed. [Organ/Choir - Christmas Eve]
Joyful Mountain
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]
Peaceful Mountain
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]