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Date 29th July 2012  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage 1 Corinthians 13

One of the things that every member of a church wants is – to put it quite frankly – for their church to simply be awesome. They want a church which works, a church in which they feel they belong and they want to be a part of. This being the case, we can proceed

God’s Teaching Plan

Date 29th July 2012  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage Deuteronomy 6:1-12

Parenting is a tough job and what we do makes all the difference in the world. So how does God want us to do it? As parents, we have a huge influence in the lives of our children. So how do we influence them God’s way? As parents, our attitudes and actions shape the attitude

The ‘fine print’ of following Jesus

Date 22nd July 2012  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Mark 8:31-9:1

In our everyday life most of us have had to do with ‘fine print’, whether it was with regards to something as simple as a phone contract, health policy or something more complex like buying a property or business. Most of us are familiar with the important notion of ‘checking the fine print’ before we

The ‘Fine Print’ of Following Jesus

Date 22nd July 2012  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Mark 8:31-9:1

In our everyday life most of us have had to do with ‘fine print’, whether it was with regards to something as simple as a phone contract, health policy or something more complex like buying a property or business. Most of us are familiar with the important notion of ‘checking the fine print’ before we

Installation Service of Jim de Witte

Date 22nd July 2012  by Keith Warren & Jim de Witte  Bible passage 1 Peter 4:11, 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

In the service this morning there will be two sermons preached, one by Jim and one by Keith. But I hasten to add: these sermons will be much shorter than usual. Keith hopes to focus on the absolute centrality of the Word of God in Jim’s ministry amongst us. We will consider some words in

Why Should We Not Do Wrong?

Date 15th July 2012  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Romans 6:1-14

Sin – ‘knowingly doing wrong’ or ‘knowingly violating the law or will of God’ is a word or a concept not often preached or spoken about in Christian circles nowadays. In many ways, I suppose we can say it’s fallen from favour in our culture. This leads the church and many Christians to ask: ‘is

Is Christianity a Straightjacket?

Date 15th July 2012  by KJ Tromp - Pastor for Nerang Community Church  Bible passage John 14:1-6

Ever been tempted to think that Christianity robs you of certain pleasures? Ever been told by others that being a Christian is like being in a straitjacket? Meanwhile Jesus says, “I have come that they may have life, and life to the full” and “whoever the Son sets free is free indeed”. We will explore

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He Gave His Only-Begotten Son

Date: 22 April 2018, 10:04 by Load Audio & Video

Over against the war-scarred, sin-strangled world, let us reflect on the wonder of wonders in the text of texts. The measure of love is always its willingness to give; its capacity for sacrifice. In giving Christ, God gives us all things in Him. He leaves the throne of heaven for a stable in Bethlehem and

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The Murdered Son

Date: by Load Audio & Video

Today, the story is simple. A man has a vineyard and he rents it to some farmers. They misuse his property and want to keep it for themselves. When he sends messengers to collect what is rightfully his, the farmers beat them and kill them. Eventually he sends his son and they kill him, too.

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Spiritual Games

Date: 29 April 2018, 10:04 by Load Audio & Video

We have witnessed two great sporting events this year, the Winter Olympics and the Commonwealth Games. Maybe you’ve been excited and amazed at the achievements of all the athletes and marvelled at the amount of time and practice required to reach Games standards. The modern Olympics were inspired by ancient games held in Olympia, Greece,

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Why Should I Believe the Bible?

Date: 15 April 2018, 18:04 by Load Audio & Video

We may often be faced with some common hang-ups with the authority of the Bible when it comes to why we believe what we believe. Who hasn’t heard these sorts of remarks: “Why believe something that was written so long ago?” “Times have changed, move on.” “Can we believe that what was said and done

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Song of a Struggling Saint

Date: 19 August 2018, 10:08 by Load Audio & Video

If you live long enough, your faith is bound to be challenged some time. Psalm 73 is the song of a godly man who felt his faith slipping away. Even though these words were written 3000 years ago, they might as well have been written today. This Psalm is his very personal testimony. He opens

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