Category - Sermon Series
Posted: 27 November 2015 / Psalm 139
This week at Vine Church we're finishing off our series in Psalms as Josh Thorp comes and speaks on Psalm 139 and the fundamental desire in every human to be profoundly known and accepted. Josh is one of our Community Group leaders, has a great love for Jesus, and has much to share on this great passage.
Also, after church this week we're heading over to...Continue Reading
Posted: 20 November 2015
There are five women in the Bible mentioned in Jesus’ ancestry. All of them were real! They weren’t perfect and things weren’t easy for them. They were let down by the people they loved, but ultimately they were fearless in trusting God.
Join us this Christmas as we look at five stories of real women in Jesus’ family and discover that no matter how messy...Continue Reading
Posted: 06 November 2015 / Revelation 21
"The quality of a culture may be changed when two percent of its people have a new vision."
— Robert Bellah
Over the past 4 weeks we’ve been asking God to give us a new vision and to show us the purpose of life and our church. Each week, we’ve seen a vision of heaven and earth, and how you and I are engaged in a great spiritual conflict in which we fight...Continue Reading
Posted: 30 October 2015 / Revelation 12
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning is a best-selling book by Chris Hedges, a New York Times war correspondent and journalist. In it, Hedges tries to explain why he became so addicted to war that he could not live without it. He writes:
"Only when we are in the midst of conflict does the shallowness and vapidness of much of our lives become apparent....Continue Reading
Posted: 23 October 2015 / Revelation 7
One of the most counter-cultural things you can do in our world today is become an engaged member of a local church.
In our flighty and noncommittal age, we are not naturally inclined to find a place to put down roots and make longstanding commitments for the good of others. We want to keep our options open and, above all, preserve our own freedom of...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 October 2015 / Revelation 17
We had a wonderful time last week at the Commencement Party with over 250 people celebrating the coming together of Vine Church and St Michael's. If you haven't yet caught the video Kelvin Saik put together interviewing various people at each church, you might like to check it out now.
This Sunday we are continuing our series on living a life with purpose...Continue Reading
Posted: 09 October 2015
If you haven't yet heard, this Sunday we are having a special service followed by a party to celebrate the coming together of Vine Church and St Michael's.
Due to numbers, the service will be held at Sydney Boys High School (11 Anzac Parade, Moore Park) at 4:30pm.
It's going to be an awesome night, with great worship and teaching followed by a BBQ,...Continue Reading
Posted: 17 September 2015 / 1 Corinthians 15
This Sunday is our final sermon in our series Ten Challenges Churches Face and our student pastor Dale Brown will be helping us look at 1 Corinthians 15 and the challenge of death. It's a little understated isn't it? Death is a challenge churches face – of course it is. It's a challenge we must all face, and yet it's not something we like thinking about....Continue Reading
Posted: 10 September 2015 / 1 Corinthians 12
Over the past 8 weeks we have been looking at a number of challenges churches face. You can listen online to the weeks you have missed here.
This week we’re exploring what 1 Corinthians 12 says about Spiritual Gifts.
It’s going to be a great week thinking through the various ways God has given us all abilities that make a difference in other people’s...Continue Reading
Posted: 09 September 2015
Living with Purpose
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. You are not an accident and your birth was no mistake. Your parents may not have planned you, but God did. If you want your life to add up in the end, you must begin with God.
Join us this October as we celebrate the coming together of two...Continue Reading