Category - News
Posted: 18 July 2017
The Old Testament book Judges reads much like a spaghetti western: there’s no sheriff in town and the townsfolk have elected a villain. But as the tumbleweeds roll on down the street, God’s cowboys stroll in for a showdown and ransom His people held captive.
Join us this winter as we look at the way God saves His people through a bunch of ragtag cowboys....Continue Reading
Posted: 14 July 2017
Someone once said that the world drinks to forget but Christians drink to remember. They were of course speaking of the Lord's Supper, in which we eat a bit of bread and drink from the vine to remember the body and blood of Jesus broken and shed for us and our salvation.
Join us this Sunday as our student minister, Brian Leung, teaches us what the Lord's...Continue Reading
Posted: 07 July 2017
This Sunday we're very excited to have Phillip Jensen speaking at church on the subject of the resurrection. Not only has Phillip made a worldwide impact through his Bible teaching over the past 3 decades, he's also had a massive impact on my own life. There was a time when during university I was seriously considering walking away from faith in Jesus. One...Continue Reading
Posted: 07 July 2017
Around the world, Christianity is on the move as people respond to the good news of Jesus. This August, Vine Church + St Michael’s will go global to learn about, pray for and give to global mission. This is your chance to:
Hear updates from our global partners and discover what God is doing in Africa, Europe and beyond.
Give to support exciting projects...
Posted: 30 June 2017
This Sunday is our last in our series on the Song of Songs and what it teaches us about intimacy. We're looking at who the author of the Song is and why they wrote it. We're also looking at how we deal with unfulfilled longings for intimacy and loneliness that we have.
The next two weeks we've got a couple of one-off messages coming from Phillip Jensen...Continue Reading
Posted: 23 June 2017
It's been wonderful to hear from so many of you about how God is speaking to you through this series in Song of Songs. On Monday, I received this email:
I found last night awesome and I am so glad that I came along. I felt the sermon helped restore a healthy view of sex as a part of a wider commitment in marriage. The connection of being fully loved and...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 June 2017
So we started our series on the Song of Songs last week and while there was some trepidation, it was a great time of exploring a wonderful book and hearing questions from the floor. You can listen to the sermon here if you missed it.
This week is part 2 of the series and we are looking at the delights of intimacy. While the Song is not about sex, that...Continue Reading
Posted: 09 June 2017
This Sunday we're starting a new series called "Hide & Seek: The Ache for Intimacy". It's a series based on the Song of Songs, which is in the Bible to teach us about love and intimacy.
But intimacy isn't always easy.
You might say life is a game of hide and seek. We seek the warmth of intimacy to escape the shadow of loneliness, yet we also hide from...Continue Reading
Posted: 02 June 2017
Life is a game of hide and seek. We seek the warmth of intimacy to escape the shadow of loneliness, yet we also hide from others, putting up walls, in fear of being seen for who we truly are.
In the middle of the Bible, God has given us a book which teaches us about this ache for intimacy. It surprises us with its realistic descriptions of the fear, joy...Continue Reading
Posted: 01 June 2017
We live in a world where kings and queens are marginalised to meaningless pageantry and this makes it difficult to understand what the Bible means when it speaks of Jesus having a kingdom. This Sunday, Seb Lane, a student minister at church, will be speaking on the topic, The King We Need. Despite our desire for autonomy, deep within us all there is...Continue Reading