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Mike Westhuyzen: The Power of the Word

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We are living in a time of rapid social and cultural change as we witness the turning of society away from long held Christian values. The recent census data shows fast growth of Australians claiming “No Religion”, and the steady decline of Christianity. And yet it is also true that the season we find ourselves […]

Alan Stanley: Do you get love?

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We can be the most on point people when it comes to the practices of our faith, bible reading, church attendance, ministry involvement, and yet still completely miss the point of what following Jesus is all about.  Alan Stanley from BST takes us through how we can be so blind to the primary call of […]

Should’ve gone to speck savers

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Everyday we make judgments. Left from right, guilty or not guilty, winner or loser. Even if we aren’t aware of it, we all judge something or someone at some point in our lives. So, it might come as a surprise to find that Jesus commands his disciples not to judge, lest they be judged themselves! […]

Unnatural Love

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Followers of Christ are to be defined by their characteristic behaviour of loving enemies and doing good to others without expecting anything in return. As Christians we need to be living the life that Jesus calls us to. This sermon helps to show us what that looks like, what it doesn’t look like, and exactly […]

Good Friday: The Weakness of God

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Images of Jesus in our minds are often images of strength, power, and leadership… He is the Son of God after all!  But the gospels actually present of very different image of Jesus… and the Easter weekend confronts us with an incredibly weak, dark, and broken image of Jesus. But it is precisely this image […]

Jonny Lush: The Dependent Widow

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When it comes to spiritual disciplines like prayer it is so easy to beat ourselves up about how slack or forgetful we might be.  So when Jesus tells His disciples a story to fuel their persistence in prayer  what we find is not a guilt trip or beat down, but rather it is a story […]

Unparalleled Glory

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We all long to be showered in some kind of glory. We don’t want to be thought of as average (or below average) so we do everything we can to capture even just a glimmer of glory. This morning we look at a moment in which Jesus prayed that He might be glorified. But as […]

Ben Peacock: Inheriting Eternal Life?

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In the gospel of Luke we are presented with a wonderful dialogue between Jesus and an expert in Jewish law. It is out of this dialogue that we are reminded of one of Jesus most famous parables, the parable of the good Samaritan. As we delve into this wonderful story, may we be reminded that […]

What’s your response

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In his short life on earth Jesus had a lot to say and the words which he spoke have had impacted countless lives over the last 2000 or so years. The parable of the sower challenges us to consider how we have responded to Jesus. Are you willing to listen to his words and reflect […]

Josh Mays: The Rich Fool

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“The Great Aussie Dream” is wrapped up in hard work, property, financial security, food and life enjoyment. And so when Jesus tells a parable about a farmer who worked hard, reaped the rewards of the work and invested it wisely we might be shocked when Jesus declares this man to be a fool.  Josh Mays […]