This week we look at the last theme of NZBMS’ Prayer and Self-Denial appeal, “The Mordecai Movement.” So very pertinent in our time I think. What injustices are we called to stand up for, for the sake of the Kingdom?
Hi Church family, Ever wonder why Jesus hasn’t come already? I mean there have been many instances in history that could sure have used Jesus coming again! What about our present times,? Now is as good a time as any. I’m sure many throughout history have cried; now’s good Lord! And yet, God has hisContinue reading “Wednesday, 20 October 2021 – Why Jesus hasn’t come Already”
Hi Church family, Hope you are all well. It’s so good to be back in the office again. This morning I was reading a scripture in Philippians and this verse jumped out at me. “Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal; but I press on to make it myContinue reading “Tuesday, 19 October 2021 – Made me His Own”
Just a quick note to say there will be no videos for the next two weeks as our video editor takes a break. This Sunday, we begin our engagement with NZBMS’s Prayer and Self-Denial appeal. The mission of God is all around us, but often we lose our focus on what God is doing andContinue reading “2021-10-03 Sermon – Prayer and Self Denial – Part One”
Good afternoon Church family, Isaiah 26:3-4 NIV, says “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.” The ESV version, says “whose mind is stayed on you.” The Greek for stayed means toContinue reading “Tuesday, 28 September 2021 – Rock Eternal”
This Sunday we come to the end of our sermon series in 1 Peter where we see firefighters have a lot in common with Christian’s in the midst of fiery ordeals as Peter calls it. We look at how spiritual maturity and spiritual disciplines can help us to become strong and resilient in the faith.
Good afternoon Church family, The thing I love about hymns is that they are often little sermons. I have been reflecting on the protection of God over the lives of His people and I came across this hymn. The lyrics are wonderful, may they bring you comfort and joy today. 1 Under His wings IContinue reading “Wednesday, 22 September 2021 – Under His Wings”
Good afternoon Church family, The more I think about this season we are in globally, the more I realise how much the world desperately needs to rely on God. You see in life it is easy to rely on science, on people, on government, on money, on a whole variety of things really, to solveContinue reading “Tuesday, 21 September 2021 – God Will Happen”
This Sunday, we continue on with our sermon series in 1 Peter by looking at chapter four. Here we learn that all the sub-calls within our grand “call” to be a Christian result in a life lived for God. Stay tuned for an image filled look at what it means to live an embodied SpiritualContinue reading “2021-09-19 Sermon – Living for God”
Good morning Church Family, Have you ever had periods of despondency, maybe you look at the world and suddenly fear and depression takes over, how do you move on beyond this point. What are some of the steps we can take. “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” Psalms 56:3 NIV HereContinue reading “Tuesday, 14 September 2021 – Pray then Stand”