Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

Lent #3 – A Broken world and broken people

A Broken World and broken PeopleBible Readings : Micah 6:6-8 / Luke 7:36-50Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim As our Lent journey brings us closer to the cross, this week we are considering the injustice and oppression that arise from “morally poor” decisions – issues such as racism, climate change, corporate greed and more. What does Jesus and the Bible say about these issues and how can we as Christians begin to loosen the chains of the injustice that morally poor decision Read more

Lent #2 – Eradicating Extreme Poverty, Hunger and Preventable illnesses

Loosening the Chains of the Materially PoorEradicating extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illnesses Bible Readings : Luke 19:45-47, Luke 8:43-48Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Last Sunday we were given a Lenten challenge to pray more, to give to those in need and to fast in the spirit of Isaiah 58 – to loosen the chains of injustice. But when the issues of extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illnesses are so large and complex, it can be overwhelming to know what to Read more

Understanding our local community matters – an exegetical walk

Series: Our NeighbourhoodTheme: Understanding our local community matters – an exegetical walk. Bible Reading: Numbers 1: 1 – 3 / Luke 14: 28 – 30 Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 30 January, 2022 To build a better understanding of our local community, we as placemakers need careful, sensitive and critical observation. The word exegesis means a critical interpretation and we are required to read our neighbourhood as one of the primary texts of daily life. One good example of this exegetical Read more

Christmas Day 2021

Our 9am Christmas Day worship is where we celebrated the birth of Jesus in a way which is full of life and love. We had some Christmas music with our Christmas band, “show and tell” (a chance for people to show off their Christmas presents), a creative talk for the kids (which has some of the biggest props Phil has ever made), some special Christmas prayers, and our minister Phil will be spoke about how Christmas is the moment when Read more

Ponder these things (9am)

Series: Near (Advent Christmas 2021)Theme: Ponder these thingsBible Reading: Luke 1:1-4, Luke 2:19Preacher: Rev Phil Swain It’s been a busy and intensive Advent journey and so this Sunday we are following the example of Mary and taking some time to “ponder things in our heart”. This will be a quieter, more relaxed worship service with things for the kids to do as well as time to be creative, to think and to discover. I am really excited about this different Read more

Making God’s Love Tangible (10:45am)

Theme: Making God’s love tangible (Uniting World)Bible Reading: Luke 4:14-21Preacher: Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director Uniting World Our guest speaker, Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director of UnitingWorld, will be sharing with us stories and insights of people making God’s Love tangible and how they have been doing God’s mission even within the COVID restrictions. Sureka will also be giving us an update on Nimbong – the school in North Eastern India which we have been supporting. It will be a great time Read more

Making God’s Love Tangible (9am)

Theme: Making God’s love tangible (Uniting World)Bible Reading: Luke 4:14-21Preacher: Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director Uniting World Our guest speaker, Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director of UnitingWorld, will be sharing with us stories and insights of people making God’s Love tangible and how they have been doing God’s mission even within the COVID restrictions. Sureka will also be giving us an update on Nimbong – the school in North Eastern India which we have been supporting. It will be a great time Read more

One thing is needed (10:45 Traditional)

Theme: One Thing is neededBible Reading: Luke 10:38-42 & Mark 10:17-22Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Choices are easy when we are choosing between good and bad, but what if the choice is between a number of good things? We continue our sermon series exploring “the one thing” by deep diving into two very familiar gospel stories where Jesus himself challenged people with the phrase “one thing”. What was Jesus implying when he said that just one thing was needed, or that Read more

One thing is needed (9am)

Theme: One Thing is neededBible Reading: Luke 10:38-42 & Mark 10:17-22Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Choices are easy when we are choosing between good and bad, but what if the choice is between a number of good things? We continue our sermon series exploring “the one thing” by deep diving into two very familiar gospel stories where Jesus himself challenged people with the phrase “one thing”. What was Jesus implying when he said that just one thing was needed, or that Read more