Sermons on Mission

Sermons on Mission

Decision Making

Sermon Text As you move to a new area, you need to find some good GP, hairdresser, fresh vege and meat butcher and so on. Finding a reliable car mechanic is also what you want. About June last year, one of my old car’s window stop working. S Up until that point, I have not found a good car mechanic and I googled and found one car service in Waitara. He checked my car and said, if I get Honda Read more

Divine Persistence

Sermon Text This week, we are moving to chapter six in Mark. This is one of those Narrative Lectionary selections that seems to have too much going on to deal with in one sermon. I believe the fun of the Narrative Lectionary and one of its purposes is to see how the stories flow into and out from each other, how the structure of the narrative holds the gospel and call from God as well as the words themselves.There are Read more

The Kingdom Causes Growth…???

Summer Series #2 – The Kingdom Causes Growth…??Preacher: Kevin Kim / Bible Reading: Mark 2:1-22 Before we get into chapter 2, I thought it would be helpful to look at the overview of this book of Mark as today is first in-person worship for this Mark’s series.Who wrote the book? The author of Mark was a Christian named John Mark, a relatively obscure person so far as New Testament records indicate. Believed to have been a relative of Barnabas, who Read more

Beautiful Feet

Beautiful Feet Preacher: Rev Kevin KimBible Reading: Romans 10: 1-21 Romans 10 begins with Paul’s heartfelt confession that he prays for Israel to be saved. Instead, the Israelites continue to try to be declared righteous by God for their religious law-keeping, despite how they continue to break that law. Paul then shows how necessary it is for him to continue preaching this gospel, regardless of the objections of those who oppose him. As we confess our faith in Christ Jesus Read more

Transfiguration – From the Mountaintop to the Street Corner

Transfiguration: From the Mountain top to the Street CornerBible Readings : Exodus 24: 12 – 18 / Matthew 17: 1 – 9Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim We stand, between two seasons. Behind us is Epiphany, the period in which we look at ways in which Jesus revealed God’s glory and his own power. Ahead of us is Lent, the period in which we seek to penetrate the mystery of suffering and love and salvation. Between these two seasons, we have the Read more

We are part of this Vision

Series: Vision 2022Theme: Part of this VisionBible Reading: Joel 2:28-32, Acts 16:6-17Preacher: Rev Kevin KimDate: 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 share his plans and dreams on how we can bring Gods visions into reality, he will also help us to see that we are all part of this Vision. We are all Read more

VISION SUNDAY 2022

Series: Vision 2022Theme: Vision Sunday 2022Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-3, 9-13Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 13 February, 2022 Vision Sunday 2022 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 – shared an honest reflection on how we have gone with our church’s vision over the past two years before reminding us again the core Read more

The Fine Line between Hope and Discouragement

Series: Vision 2022Theme: The Fine Line between Hope and DiscouragementBible Reading: Exodus 15:22-27, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 6 February, 2022 As we stand at the beginning of a new year and a new era in our church, yet for some, we are not sure after the last two years we can get excited. Our experience of the disruptions and lockdowns of the previous two years has made us a bit wary of hoping too much, lest we get 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

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