Sermons on Faith
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!
Reading: Luke 23:32-43Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Phil’s back from holidays and is keen to share some of the things he has been reflecting on over the past four weeks! Calling on some great teaching from Bible Project Cofounder Tim Mackie, Phil is pondering the question of where (or when) can we find paradise? When Jesus said to the thief on the cross, “Today you will be with me in paradise”, was Jesus referring to heaven, or to something more? Is Read more
Series: Joshua | OnwardTheme: Walls and WorshipBible Reading: Joshua 6:1-27Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Week #2 of our special re-opening sermon series “Joshua | Onward” we are looking at a key moment in the Joshua journey. Just after the joyous re-entry into the Promised Land, Joshua is confronted with a huge hurdle, the walls of Jericho. What are the hurdles that we are finding as we move into this new era of church life? And how can the trust of Joshua Read more
Series: Joshua | OnwardTheme: Strong and CourageousBible Reading: Joshua 1:1-18Preacher: Rev Phil Swain After being restricted by COVID and lockdowns on and off for 18months we are starting to reopen and looking forward to 2022. But how do we prepare for whatever God has instore for us? Our Pastor Phil explores the Old Testament character Joshua to encourage us to be strong and courageous as we move onward – towards Christmas and into a new era of our church life Read more
Series: April May 2021Title: Doubts can be seeds from which faith growsDate: Recorded 18th April, 2021 for use in the recorded service on the 25th April, 2021.Preacher: Grahame Rosolen (Student Minister)Bible Reading: John 20:19-31
Series: April May 2021Title: Doubts can be seeds from which faith growsDate: Preached 18th April, 2021.Preacher: Grahame Rosolen (Student Minister)Bible Reading: John 20:19-31
As Christians we are constantly challenged when the issues of life and faith intersect. This week we are going to look at some challenging situations where our foundational understanding of the Cross of Jesus sometimes are difficult to explain to people who are not from the church culture. How do we explain issues of grace, forgiveness and reconciliation that we find in the cross with others?
A conversation with Isaac – we are not only going to hear a little of his story, but in particular why Isaac is passionate about Social Justice and helping others.
As Christians we are constantly challenged when the issues of life and faith intersect. In our desire to have a more considered faith, we are going to explore the role of questions and an inquisitive nature in connecting faith and life. To do this we are going to explore the example of Jesus and Easter.
How do we plan in a changing world, especially when it comes to our Church’s vision.