Category - Sermon Series
Posted: 20 April 2018
We value both truth and love. But sometimes they seem in conflict. We can be tempted to privilege one over another or set aside one for the sake of the other. But the Bible calls us to live in truth and love. How do I do that? How do I live in truth and love?
Join us this Sunday as we look at the often forgotten book of 2 John. This book is short (fewer...Continue Reading
Posted: 13 April 2018
We've got a big week at church planned and hope you can make it.
Guest preacher, LT Hopper, is coming back to speak on the difference between knowing God's love and experiencing the reality of God's love in our inner being. You might like to have a read of Ephesians 3 as preparation.
Also, this Sunday is the first day of work for Bruce Linton who is...Continue Reading
Posted: 29 March 2018
Easter is a Christian holiday. It's not just a holiday to enjoy some time out in God's world, it's a holy day (special day) to enjoy the salvation and life Jesus won for us by dying and rising to life.
This Easter we've got an amazing Friday and Sunday planned with hot cross buns, live jazz, even a night out at The Soda Factory.
I would like would...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 March 2018
'The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.' (Brennan Manning)
This Sunday (5pm) we're continuing our series My Problem with Christianity by looking at why anyone could believe...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 March 2018
It’s been said that Christianity is the only religion whose God bears the scars of evil. Easter tells us that God hasn’t abandoned our world. In our own history, he sent his son Jesus to suffer and die because he loves us. And he rose to life to give us a hope that cannot be disappointed by death.
Join us this Easter as we look at the ultimate love and...Continue Reading
Posted: 09 March 2018
There are many reasons why people have problems with Christianity. Last week we looked at the problem of science and this week we are looking at the more personal problems of freedom and sex. Isn't Christianity anti-freedom and anti-sex? My guess is that this is perhaps the biggest problem people have with Christianity.
Join us this Sunday as we explore...Continue Reading
Posted: 27 February 2018
We surveyed our city and discovered the top four problems people have with Christianity. Join us during March as we look at our city’s barriers to belief in Jesus.
Hasn’t science buried God?
Sun, 4 March
Isn't Christianity anti-freedom and anti-sex?
Sun, 11 March
How can I believe in Jesus when his followers have done terrible things?
Posted: 23 February 2018
This Sunday we have guest speaker, Richard Borgonon, joining us all the way from London. Richard runs his own insurance broking and consulting company but spends the majority of his time sharing the Bible with senior executives in London. He's going to be sharing a simple way for us to read the Bible with our colleagues and friends. You can watch an...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 February 2018
This Sunday is the finale in our series Introducing Jesus, and we are privileged to have Phillip Jensen coming to speak on what it means to be a witness to Jesus.
Next week, we have another guest speaker all the way from London, Richard Borgonan, speaking on "How to Share the Word One to One". For those interested, he is also doing a special training...Continue Reading
Posted: 09 February 2018
We had an amazing Vision Sunday last week looking at the heart of the gospel – the death of Jesus. I hope you were inspired and challenged and looking forward to this year at church.
One of the things my family is looking forward to is the Vine Church Weekend Away coming up on Friday 16 - Sunday 18 March. We’ve got a great speaker, it’s a great location,...Continue Reading