Sermons

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20/9/2020

Church at the Crossroads

Hebrews 12:1-3

What’s key as we think about where we should be going as a church?

Speaker:
Jack de Vries
13/9/2020

An Event Not To Miss... Though Many Will

Matthew 22:1-14

“The kingdom of heaven is like…” Jesus’ description might be quite different to what we expect.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
6/9/2020

When Grace is Perplexing

Matthew 20:1-16

We like the idea of grace … except perhaps when others seem to get more of it than we do and it seems unfair.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
30/8/2020

The Message Continues

Acts 18:17-31

We come to the end of our journey through Acts, but the reality is, the story keeps going even as the book ends.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
23/8/2020

God’s work when skies are grey

Acts 28:1-16

Sometime in life we face “grey clouds” … what might God be doing in those moments?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
26/7/2020

Understanding What God’s Doing

Acts 24:1-27

We all have agendas for what we want life to be, but how do we understand and respond to God’s bigger agenda for life?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
19/7/2020

Dangerous Fence Sitters

Hebrews 6:4-6

Speaker:
Tristan De Haan
12/7/2020

Anger

Proverbs 14:17, 29; 15:1, 18; 16:32; 19:11, 19; 25:21–22; 29:11, 22; 30:33

What does the Bible have to say about anger, and how we deal with it?

Speaker:
Brian Vaatstra
5/7/2020

God’s Agenda is Unstoppable

Acts 22:30-23:35

God will use all things, great and small, to achieve his purposes.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
28/6/2020

Powerful Change

Acts 21:37-22:29

The grace of Jesus is the power we need to overcome even the strongest challenges in life, and barriers to walking in God’s will.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
21/6/2020

When a Good Attitude Offends

Acts 21:17-36

Not infrequently, as the gospel advances, conflict and unrest seems to arise. Does that reflect poorly on the gospel, or does the problem lie elsewhere?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
14/6/2020

Danger and Determination

Acts 21:1-16

Faithfully following Jesus isn’t just about taking the safe, easy road.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
7/6/2020

Leaders Worth Following

Acts 20:17-38

What sort of leadership does Jesus intend to be present in the church? Those who lead like Jesus.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
31/5/2020

Worth Staying Up For

Acts 20:1-16

As the apostle Paul makes a final visit to some of the churches he planted, we learn some things about what’s truly important.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
24/5/2020

When God Changes People

Acts 19:21-20:1

Allegiance to Jesus as Lord and Saviour clashes against other allegiances, so it’s worth seriously considering the merits of following him.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
17/5/2020

Naming Jesus, or Knowing Him

Acts 9:1-20

True relationship with Jesus must be personal, and when it is, it brings Spirit-empowered change.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
10/5/2020

The Right Message and the Right People - Part 2

Acts 18:18-28

Being effective as a disciple of Jesus isn’t measured by IQ, but it is about being humbly teachable.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
3/5/2020

The Right Message and the Right People - Part 1

Acts 18:18-28

It’s vital that we get the message right – the church’s message is the main thing we have.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
26/4/2020

What God is doing when things don’t look so good

Acts 18:1-18a

Sometimes, what life seems to dish up is really challenging or discouraging. What might God be doing in the midst of such?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
19/4/2020

Making the Unknown God Known

Acts 17:22-34

The news about Jesus is so important, we want to work to communicate it in ways that connect.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
12/4/2020

Easter Sunday – Our Resurrection Hope

2 Corinthians 5:1-10

We celebrate the resurrection as great news, but unless our perspective is correct, it might not seem that great to us.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
10/4/2020

The Cross – God’s Power & Wisdom

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

Why would we celebrate the cross of Jesus as a central and most wonderful aspect of the Christian gospel?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
5/4/2020

The House of God

1 Peter 2:4-10

With churches closed due to a pandemic, are we isolated from God?

Speaker:
29/3/2020

Faith for a Time Like This

Matthew 14:22-33

The hope we have in Jesus isn’t just for the future, it’s for right here and right now in the challenges that we face.

Speaker:
22/3/2020

Facing Crisis with Fear or Faith

Romans 8:18-39 & Luke 10:25-37

How does Jesus want us to respond to the challenges and uncertainty arising over the Coronavirus outbreak?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
15/3/2020

Passion for God’s Honour

Acts 17:16-21

All sorts of things in life bother and distress us. When the apostle Paul arrives in Athens, he’s greatly distressed, and for the best reasons.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
8/3/2020

Earnestly Seeking God, … or Not

Acts 17:1-15

Some people are open to earnestly exploring God’s plans in Jesus, some are closed. Which are you?

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
1/3/2020

How do I know that I am saved?

Romans 10:1-13

An important question that so many of us ask or are uncertain about.

Speaker:
Ben Peletier
23/2/2020

News that Divides and Unites

Acts 16:11-40

The message of Jesus, properly understood and lived, has a unique way of drawing people together from different walks of life.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
16/2/2020

Following God’s Leading

Acts 16:6-10

Considering the ordinary, and extraordinary, means by which God leads us according to his will.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
9/2/2020

Avoiding Obstacles to the Gospel

Acts 16:1-5

The gospel of Jesus Christ compels us to accommodate non-essentials out of love for others.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
2/2/2020

Encountering Speedbumps

Acts 15:35-41

Our failings reveal the need for the gospel, and as such become opportunities to demonstrate the gospel of grace.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
26/1/2020

A War of Words

Psalm 12

The decline of religious affiliation in the West can make people of faith feel isolated, but God protects us with his truth.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
19/1/2020

Panic & Stability

Psalm 11

In the face of a personal trouble or social upheaval, we are tempted to flee from reality, but the Lord is on the throne and examines everything, and will ensure that justice is done and his people are kept because of Christ, so stand firm in the Lord.

Speaker:
Brian Vaatstra
29/12/2019

A New Creation

2 Corinthians 5:11-21

New Year’s resolutions have limited capacity to really change us, but the New Creation Jesus brings about – that’s a different story.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
25/12/2019

Christmas Day – The Light Has Come

John 3:16-23

The great news of Christmas, that Jesus has come as the Light of the World.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
22/12/2019

Highly Favoured

Luke 1:26-56

In the lead-up to Christmas, we reflect on what it means that Mary was highly favoured and what that means for the rest of us.

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
15/12/2019

God’s Perfect Plan

2 Samuel 7:1-17

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
8/12/2019

Hope Amid Tragedy

Genesis 3

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
1/12/2019

Spreading the Aroma of Christ with Confidence

2 Corinthians 2:14, 16b; 3:5

Speaker:
Nobin Shunmugam
10/11/2019

Salvation & Joy

Mark 2:13-22

Speaker:
Glenn Dillon
3/11/2019

Offer Hospitality to One Another

1 Peter 4:1-11

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
20/10/2019

Thank God for Gospel Fruit

Colossians 1:1-14

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
13/10/2019

Rejoice in the Lord

Psalm 97

Speaker:
Jason Spits
6/10/2019

Encourage One Another At the End of the Age

Hebrews 10:19-25

Speaker:
Paul Rees
29/9/2019

Forgive One Another

Ephesians 4:32

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
22/9/2019

Serve One Another

Galatians 5:13-26

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
15/9/2019

Love One Another, As I Have Loved You

John 13:1-7,31-35

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
8/9/2019

God's Troubled Heart

Hosea 11:1-11

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
1/9/2019

The Good Samaritan

Luke 10:25-37

Speaker:
Steven Goring
25/8/2019

When Enough's Enough

Hosea 9:1-10:8

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
18/8/2019

Loving the God Who Loves

Hosea 7:8-8:14

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
11/8/2019

Is Your Heart in It?

Hosea 6:1-7:7

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
4/8/2019

Are You Responsible?

Hosea 4:1-19

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
28/7/2019

Go and Do What?!

Hosea 3

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
21/7/2019

He Loves Us Enough to Draw Us Back

Hosea 2:2-23

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
14/7/2019

Rejection Bites

Hosea 1:1-2:1

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
7/7/2019

We Have Never Seen Anything Like This

Mark 2:1-12

Speaker:
Henry Pennings
30/6/2019

The Family of Jesus

Mark 3:20-35

Speaker:
Brian Vaatstra
23/6/2019

Community Like No Other

Acts 15:19-35

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
16/6/2019

By Grace We Have Been Saved

Acts 15:1-35

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
9/6/2019

Guard Your Heart Against Attacks

Proverbs 4:20-27

Speaker:
John Rietveld
2/6/2019

Gospel Impact

Acts 14

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
26/5/2019

A New and Better Covenant

Hebrews 8:7-9:10 & 10:19-25

Speaker:
Laven Shunmugam
19/5/2019

When Those You'd Expect to be Most Receptive, Are the Most Resistant

Acts 13:13-52

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
12/5/2019

God's In Control

Acts13:13-52

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
5/5/2019

Salvation For the Asking

John 4:13-26

Speaker:
John Terhorst
28/4/2019

Sharing God's Heart for Mission

Acts 13:1-12

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
19/4/2019

Amazing Love

John 3:16

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
19/4/2019

A Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3-9

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
14/4/2019

Jeus Declares His Kingship

Matthew 21:1-17

Speaker:
Paul Rees
7/4/2019

The God Who Wins

Acts 12:1-25

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
31/3/2019

Glad for Gospel Progress

Acts 11:19-30

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
24/3/2019

Aligned with God's Purposes

Acts 11:1-18

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman
17/3/2019

A Message for Everyone

Acts 10

Speaker:
Stephen Coleman