2016 Sermons

All-Age Christmas Service
18 December 2016 – no sermon notes

Trusting God
11 December 2016 – Mark 10:13-27 – Trust is the foundation of Christian spirituality

Second Sunday in Advent
4 December 2016 – We lit the candle symbolising peace (no sermon notes)

Intimacy with God
27 November 2016
– Genesis 32:22-31 & Luke 1:26-38 – Intimacy requires closeness, openness & time

Theology of Children
20 November 2016

Relationship with God
13 November 2016 – Luke 10:38-42 – A respectful relationship with God includes welcoming Jesus, listening and boundaries

Imagination with God
6 November 2016 –
2 Kings 6:8-23 & Genesis 15:1-6 – God uses imagination to form faith, reveal reality and create new realities

Process with God             
30 October 2016 – Mark 4:26-29 – Spirituality is more about process than product

Space with God
23 October 2016
– Genesis 28:10-22 – Sacred space with God

Nineveh’s End
16 October 2016
– Nahum 2 & 3

Good News for the Oppressed
9 October 2016 – Nahum 1:11-15

The City of God
2 October 2016 – David Hutchison talks about the heavenly city

Nahum on Nineveh
25 September 2016 – Nahum 1:1-10 – The paradox of God’s comforting judgment and righteous anger

Jonah’s Anger
18 September 2016 – Jonah 4 – God’s responds to Jonah’s anger with patience and a good argument

Nineveh Repents          
11 September 2016
– Jonah 3 – Jonah preaches, Nineveh repents and God shows compassion

Jonah thanks God
4 September 2016
– Jonah 1:17-2:10 – Jonah’s prayer of thanksgiving from the belly of a huge fish

All-Age Service
28 August 2016 – Theme of the Lord’s Prayer (no sermon notes)

Jonah’s Justice
21 August 2016
– Jonah 1:1-16 – Jonah runs away from the Lord

God’s House
14 August 2016 –
Psalm 23:6b – And I will dwell in the house of the Lord for the length of days

Pursued
7 August 2016 – Psalm 23:6a – Surely goodness & mercy will follow me

Abundance Thinking
31 July 2016 – Psalm 23:5d – My cup overflows

Anointed One
24 July 2016 – Psalm 23:5c – You anoint my head with oil

John 9
17 July 2016 – Mrs Laurie Coetsee preached on Jesus’ healing of the man born blind

Costly Friendship
10 July 2016 – Psalm 23:5b – In the presence of my enemies

Jesus, Lamb of God      
3 July 2016
– John 1:29-39 – Mrs Elaine Barnett speaks on the meaning of Jesus as the Lamb of God

Tawa Churches Combined Service
26 June 2016 – Held at Tawa College with the theme of ‘Light’ (no sermon notes)

Servant Leadership           
19 June 2016 – Psalm 23:5a – You prepare a table before me

Comfort
12 June 2016 – Psalm 23:4b – Jesus’ rod and staff comfort us

Valley of Death
5 June 2016 – Psalm 23:4a – Jesus walks with us through the valley of the shadow of death

All-Age Service
29 May 2016 – Ezra and the people rebuild the temple (no sermon notes)

Shine
22 May 2016 – 1 Samuel 18:1-4, 20:3-4 & 23:15-18

Pray                
15 May 2016 – 1 Kings 17:8-24 – Prayer is listening in faith, asking in hope and confessing in truth

Baptism             
8 May 2016 – Mark 16:16a – Baptism is where God’s grace meets our faith

Strengthening Fellowship           
1 May 2016 – Ephesians 4:1-3 – Strengthening the fellowship of the church

Guest speakers – Ross & Cindy
24 April 2016

He Guides Me
17 April 2016
– Psalm 23:3b – He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake

Rescue
10 April 2016 – Psalm 23:3a – He restores my soul (He brings me back)

Still Waters
3 April 2016 – Psalm 23:2b – He leads me beside still waters. Jesus is the good shepherd who leads me to peace

Easter Sunday
27 March 2016 – Major Judith Bennett from the Salvation Army gave a message on how the risen Jesus rolls the stones away

Green Pastures
20 March 2016
– Psalm 23:2a – Jesus is the good shepherd who nourishes the whole person – body & spirit

Leprosy Mission in Nepal
13 March 2016 – Sam Barris talked about his recent trip to Nepal with the Leprosy Mission

Rest
6 March 2016 – Psalm 23:2a – He makes me lie down

Picnic Service at Willowbank Park
28 February 2016 – John 1:35-51  (no sermon notes)

Not Want               
21 February 2016 –
Psalm 23:1b – I shall not want

My Shepherd                
14 February 2016 – Psalm 23:1a – The Lord is my security

Security               
7 February 2016 – Psalm 23:1a – The Lord is my security

Light                    
31 January 2016 – Matthew 5:14-16 – Those who follow Jesus are the light of the world

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