Sermons on John

Sermons on John

Lent #1 – Transforming Lives and Communities

Transforming Lives and CommunitiesBible Readings : Isaiah 58:1-12 / Luke 4:16-21Preacher: Rev Phil Swain We stand, between two seasons. Behind us is Epiphany, the period in which We begin our Lenten journey towards Easter with a world which is full of hardship and difficulties. The European war, East coast floods, and the heating up of politics before an election are wanting to dominate our thinking. But Lent traditionally is a time for prayer; fasting; and almsgiving (helping others). Lent is Read more

Imagine with Molk

Imagine with MolkPreacher: Steve Molketin from PULSEDate: 20 February, 2022 Kevin, our new addition to our ministry team has a unique perspective being able to reflect on our Vision in a fresh way. In this sermon Kevin will not only Molk from PULSE shares with us around the theme of “imagine”

Does Place matter?

Series: Our NeighbourhoodTheme: Does Place matter? Blessed are the Placemakers!Bible Reading: Jeremiah 29:4-7, John 20:11-18Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 23 January, 2022 Kevin continues his first worship series with us by looking at Placemaking. Placemaking is a phrase that is increasingly being used in the community sector, and gaining traction in our churches as a helpful missional approach to local community engagement. Jesus was sent into the neighbourhood. He was sent to specific place. Jesus was a placemaker. The health and Read more

One thing I know (10:45 Traditional)

Theme: One Thing I KnowBible Reading: John 9:1-6; 18-25 and Philippians 3:7-14Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In a time of disruption and change, it is hard to be confident or certain about anything, and yet this Sunday we find two biblical characters who were rock solid in their beliefs. “One thing I know”, “One thing I do”. We finish off this “one thing” sermon series with an encouraging affirmation of our faith and the trust that we can place in God. Read more

One thing I know (9am)

Theme: One Thing I KnowBible Reading: John 9:1-6; 18-25 and Philippians 3:7-14Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In a time of disruption and change, it is hard to be confident or certain about anything, and yet this Sunday we find two biblical characters who were rock solid in their beliefs. “One thing I know”, “One thing I do”. We finish off this “one thing” sermon series with an encouraging affirmation of our faith and the trust that we can place in God. Read more

Passion – Communion (Night Church)

Series: PassionTitle: Passion – CommunionDate: Night Church. 12th September, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: John 17:20-26 In the last of our Passion sermon series we are looking at our desire to know and be known. This not only relates to each other but also with our relationship with God. Phil will be sharing some “17 year old Phil-osophy” as well as insights from Kenda Creasy Dean’s book on Practicing Passion. PowerPoint Slides This is our last week of our passion Read more