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Healed to Serve
8:30am, Sunday, February 4, 2018
Passage: Mark 1:29-31
Series: General
Duration: 13 mins 25 secs
Jesus was running all kinds of risks when he healed Simon's mother-in-law, but he did not hold back. He engages directly and intimately with human need. The healing he brings allows us with our wounds to minister to others. [Organ/Choir - Epiphany 5]
Touched by Freedom
10:30am, Sunday, January 28, 2018
Passage: Mark 1:21-28
Series: General
Duration: 15 mins 41 secs
Words have layers of meaning, and change all the time. So to really understand a Bible story, sometimes it's good to dig deep. Like when Jesus preached with authority plus freedom plus privilege; and then Paul writes that we share in the same privilege and freedom to serve like Jesus. [Organ - Epiphany 4]
Turn Around
8:30am, Sunday, January 21, 2018
Passage: Mark 1:15
Series: General
Duration: 21 mins 49 secs
What is repentance? We can learn from Jonah and the Prodigal Son. It begins with a change of mind, with the realisation that things aren't going so well. Next comes a change of direction. Thirdly, and at last, we change our lives, the whole point of repentance. [Organ - Epiphany 3]
God Calling
10:30am, Sunday, January 14, 2018
Passage: 1 Samuel 3:10
Series: General
Duration: 25 mins 11 secs
Does God still speak to us, or did He fall silent after the Bible was written? The latter is what a lot of people believe, but this is not what the Bible teaches, and not what many Christians experience. Today we take a closer look at how God is still calling and wanting to speak to us. [Organ - Epiphany 2]
8:30am, Sunday, January 7, 2018
Passage: Mark 1:10
Series: General
Duration: 21 mins 52 secs
Have you ever been “torn”? God has. This was part of the sign or significance of His baptism. The result is all good for us. The heavens are open, the Holy Spirit comes, and we hear God. [Organ - Epiphany 1]
Present to the Lord
7:45pm, Sunday, December 31, 2017
Passage: Luke 2:22
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 11 secs
Last day of the church year. Today we end with a new beginning. Epiphany is when we remember the visit of the wise men from the East. The lessons we learn from them are to carry us well beyond what we find. [Organ - Christmas 1]
Precious Announcement
11:30pm, Sunday, December 24, 2017
Passage: Luke 2:22-40
Series: General
Duration: 20 mins 46 secs
Amid ever-increasing change, some important things continue to resonate. Have you noticed that in this story, we hear next to nothing about the travel and birth itself, and enormous detail about the announcement of the news? [Specialist Choir - Christmas Eve Midnight Mass]
Let It Be So
9:30am, Sunday, December 24, 2017
Passage: Luke 1:26-38
Series: General
Duration: 17 mins 57 secs
This year, Christmas Eve is also the fourth Sunday of Advent, traditionally celebrating the angel telling Mary that she was to bear the child Jesus (the Annunciation). In this morning's service, visiting Pastor Robert Wiebusch explores what this event tells us about Mary, and how it reflect on our own situation. [Organ/Choir - Advent 4]
Time to Eat Right
8:30am, Sunday, December 17, 2017
Duration: 19 mins 21 secs
Counting down our Great Awakening theme. After “Time to pray” and “Time to wash up,” it’s “Time to eat right.” Our diet is fundamentally important to our wellbeing. “We are what we eat.” The same is true spiritually for us. For Great Awakenings to happen and be sustained, they must learn to be properly fuelled. Today we look at how. [Organ/Choir - Advent 3]
Time to Wash
10:30am, Sunday, December 10, 2017
Passage: Mark 1:8
Duration: 24 mins 23 secs
If last week we learned that the frontline of awakening is prayer, today we learn that we continue with repentance. It’s time to wash. What does that mean? John the Baptist said, “I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” The word baptise literally means “to dip, immerse, wash.” How does that apply to us? To those around us? Come, let us learn. It’s time to wash. [Organ/Choir - Advent 2]