Sermons by Rev Kevin Kim (Page 2)

Sermons by Rev Kevin Kim (Page 2)

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday Service – Empty Promises or Good News Reading: Matthew 28:1-10 Preacher: Rev Phil Swain & Rev Kevin Kim Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus in this all-aged service! Lively singing with the Easter worship band, great joy and lots of fun as we worship the risen Jesus. Phil will be exploring whether Easter is about empty promises or Good News – a creative talk that has both a message for the kids as well as reminding all ages of Read more

Good Friday

Good Friday – The all-embracing Love of God Readings: John 12:20-33, Matthew 27:27-44, Matthew 27:45-54 & John 19:28-30 Preacher – Rev Kevin Kim, Rev Phil Swain & Liesl Homes A creative and reflective worship service which will focus on the cross of Jesus and the forgiveness, grace and life that we can find through his death. The theme of our service will be ‘The All Embracing Love of God’. The time of worship will be structured around five short bible Read more

Vision Sunday 2023

Vision Sunday 2023Reading: Matthew 13:24-35Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Vision Sunday 2023 is an important day in our church year – a time where we cast a Vision of where God is leading us as a church for the next 12 months. Our pastor’s – Phil and Kevin – remind us again the core aspects of our Vision which we discerned last year as well as sharing some idea and planning that is in place for 2023. We hope to stir Read more

Jesus and John: Rival or Mentor

“Jesus and John: Rival or Mentor?”Reading: Matthew 3:1-17. Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim This Sunday, we are continuing the Summer Series 2023 (Edition #2). Kevin will continue to follow the set reading for this week from the Narrative lectionary. How did Jesus and John the Baptist relate to each other? Unlike the shepherds and the magi, John does not have a place in the Christmas creche or pageant. Matthew 3 begins by introducing us to John the Baptist. Matthew suggests that Read more

Forgiveness # 4 – Your Forgiveness Score

Forgiveness #4 – Your Forgiveness Score Reading: Psalm 103: 1 – 12Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim Kevin will deliver his last sermon on the series of ‘forgiveness’. “The Bucket List” is a 2007 American buddy adventure comedy-drama film, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The main plot follows two terminally ill men on their road trip with a wish list of things to do before they “kick the bucket”. Two elderly men, blue-collar automotive mechanic Carter Chambers and billionaire Edward Cole Read more

Forgiveness # 3 – The Reach Model

Forgiveness #3 – The REACH Model Reading: Micah 7:18-19, 1 John 1:5-10Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim How do we forgive? Forgiveness using the REACH model – REACH (R – Recall, E – Empathize, A – Altruistic, C – Commitment & H – Hold)Holding onto old hurts or wounds does not lead us toward healing. It keeps us stuck in the feeling of the hurt, the story of the hurt, the belief about what this hurt means. Forgiveness is not about making Read more

Forgiveness #2 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness? # 2

Reading: Matthew 5:41-48, Psalm 23:1-3Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim This week, Kevin will continue to look at Matthew chapter 5. Starting with v 41 (go with them two miles), Kevin will explain what v 41 might mean to us in terms of ‘forgiveness’ and ‘Christian perfection’. Kevin will then relate the concept of ‘Love for Enemies’ in v 43-48 with the theme of ‘forgiveness’. This chapter asks the Christian to be perfect, and as the last measurement for Christian perfection, ‘love Read more

Forgiveness #1 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness #1

Reading: Matthew 5:38-42 & 48, 18:21-22Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim Forgiveness #1 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness? Kevin is starting a new series of ‘forgiveness’ this Sunday. We read the concept of ‘forgive’ in the Bible many times. The word ‘forgive’ appears in the KJV (95 times), ESV (109) and CEV (206) respectively, but we would think a theme of ‘forgiveness’ can be found in many other verses like “Come now, let us settle the matter,’ says the Read more

Gifts of God #2 – Different Types of Gifts

Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, 27-31 Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim In this sermon Kevin explores how God has blessed us with different gifts – both natural and spiritual gifts – to be used to help others and further God’s mission and will encourage us to discover and use their gifts. Click here to download PowerPoint Slide PDF Sermon Text As we moving through second Sunday of ‘Gifts of God’ program, I invite you to think of ‘using our spiritual gifts for Read more

Small Things Matter 3 – Malachi

Reading: Malachi 3:1-4, 10-12, 4:1-3 Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim The final book of the Old Testament, Malachi received its name from its author (Malachi 1:1). In Hebrew, the name comes from a word meaning “messenger,” which points to Malachi’s role as a prophet of the Lord, delivering God’s message to God’s people. Malachi came along at a time when the people were struggling to believe that God loved them (Malachi 1:2). The people focused on their unfortunate circumstances and refused Read more