Sermons on Mission

Sermons on Mission

Different Perspectives

Theme: Different PerspectivesBible Reading: Luke 10:38-42Preacher: Rev Phil Swain ONLINE – Sunday 14 June, 2020 Links: Watch the Live Stream at Bible Study / Reflection Questions on Sermon Kids Handout for 14 June Offering Link – I am going to start with a little bit of honest sharing.  During the week I have been feeling quite mentally and emotionally drained … and I blame my sermon from a few weeks ago.  I have been trying to live out Read more

Same Same or Different (Night Church)

Theme: Same Same or Different (Night Church)Series: May ONLINEBible Readings: John 20:17-31Panel: Isaac Owen, Katelyn Stevenson, Hanno Kemp, Dave Cornford, Elyssa Smith, Ellen Prowse – mediator: Phil Swain.6:30pm Night Church Live Stream – Sunday 3 May, 2020

Giving out of Gratitude

Sunday 25th August, 2019Theme: Imagining Hope Week #3Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Deut 24:19-22 / Romans 12:1-12 Sermon Text Today I want to talk about giving … the way we give our time and the way that we give our money. I want us to think about the values that drive us to financially give or volunteer to help or support the causes or programs that we care about. I know we don’t normally talk about giving too much in Read more

Values for Living

Sunday 18th August, 2019Theme: Imagining Hope Week #2Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: 1 John 4:7-12,19 Sermon Text Last Sunday we pondered at our values and how they played out in what we thought about, where we spent our time and where we invested our money.  I mentioned it the weekly email that I found it a personally challenging sermon as I realised that I am so busy that there is so little room in my life for God to work.  Read more

What do you Value?

Sunday 11th August, 2019Theme: Imagining Hope Week #1Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Luke 4:38-44 Sermon Text Can you believe that it is August already?  This year just seems to be racing through at a frantic pace. Maybe it is not time that is racing at a frantic pace, maybe the problem is that many of us race through life at a frantic pace.  Maybe we have packed so many things into our weeks, that we are so busy with our Read more

My Father’s Business

Sunday 21st July, 2019Night ChurchPreacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Luke 2:41-52 Who here does the same job as their parents … or thinks that when they start working they might do the same job as your parents … sort of be “following in their father’s footsteps” so to speak.  Anyone?  Do you know what my dad is?  Yep, he is a minister … but you gotta believe me, him being a minister is not the reason I became one as Read more