Sermons on Encouragement

Sermons on Encouragement

I will lift my eyes [10:45]

Preacher: Phil Swain Bible Reading: Psalm 121 (Responsive) and John 14:1-6 Phil reflects on his last couple of weeks and weaves in two beautiful bible readings – John 14 and Psalm 121. There is also some great hymns!


Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-12, 32-40, 12:1-3 With elements from our Combined service, this 10:45 traditional service is on the theme of “Bridges” as we reflect on how we can strengthen our connection (or bridge) with Jesus, with each other and with the communities around us.

The Day of the Lord

Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: 2 Peter 3:1-10, 17-18 In our last sermon in our 2 Peter series, Phil is exploring the tricky topic of the second coming of Jesus. When Peter wrote this letter it was about 30 years after Jesus ascended into Heaven and people were starting to wonder … “what happened to Jesus promise to return … is Jesus really coming back again?” Now nearly 2000 years … how do we understand the whole issue of Read more


Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-10Preacher: Rev Phil Swain What is the impact of a word of encouragement? The Apostle Paul knew the importance of encouragement and showed that in his mentoring of new church leader Timothy. We will not only explore how we can transform lives and our community through words of encouragement but we will also live this out as we encourage young Zoe in her baptism! Click here to download PowerPoint Slide PDF Sermon Text What a joy it Read more