December 1, 2013
Sometimes we don’t always see what is really there. Sometimes our imagines, or our past experiences distort our vision of reality. Isaiah reminds us that in Jesus – it is what it is what it is. Jesus enables us to accept the past and be part of making a difference in the future for others.
November 17, 2013
How do the fruit of the Spirit made visible in us? It is not about trying to love harder, or be more patient, or peaceful, it is about discovering that God’s Spirit is the source of life which gives hope.
November 10, 2013
We all struggle with faith questions from time to time. Like; if God is loving & caring, why does he allow suffering? Some of problems come when we try to box God in to our preconceived ideas about who he should be and how he should act. That’s the way it was for the Sadducees […]
November 3, 2013
Hope is a central theme in the bible. But what is at the centre of our hope? It is the knowledge that God himself is in control.
October 27, 2013
What is Grace? As Lutherans we talk a lot about it. We can define it – what it is and what it isn’t. But above all, grace isn’t a concept to define; it’s something to be experienced. And when we experience it, it transforms our lives. In Sunday’s message we will see how it radically […]
October 20, 2013
The parable of the widow’s persistence is introduced as a parable about prayer and not losing heart, then moves into a story about justice, and ends with a question about faith. What does it mean to be persistent in faith?
October 13, 2013
Paul’s plea to Timothy is to “Remember Jesus Christ” Jesus is at the heart of our faith. Yet lot of things can cloud us from focussing on him and being close to him (busyness in life; no meaningful worship or devotional life, etc) The result of not remembering Jesus is a life-less religion and a […]
October 6, 2013
In this passage, the disciples ask for increased faith. Almost in exasperation, Jesus implies that they already have enough faith. So what does this faith look like? This message explores the answer to that question.
September 29, 2013
The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus is awkward. But in it, Jesus is containing an important truth. True life only comes about through death. The rich man didn’t get that. Even in death, he wanted Lazarus to serve him. Jesus’ invitation to us is to reflect on how we live now, because that […]
September 22, 2013
Often politicians get bagged. It’s almost an Aussie tradition. But the Bible encourages us to see them as God’s representatives and to pray for them. This message looks at how we can do that.