Sermons

The Son Revealed | Mark 13 |
In this message, we hear some of Jesus most troubling words, as he prepares his followers for the greatest distress of history—and the mission that will follow. Outline Mountain Top View (vv1-4) Signs and Suffering (vv5-13) Greatest distress (vv14-23) The Son Comes (vv24-32) Watch (vv33-37) The Mission of the Son Revealed

Not Far From the Kingdom | Mark 12:28-44 |
What’s most important to God? What’s valued in Jesus' kingdom? In this message, we hear Jesus' answer about the most important commandment, and see the devastating impact of ignoring what Jesus says. Outline The most important commandment (vv28-34) David’s Son (vv35-37, Psalm 110) Devouring Widows (vv39-44) Loving God and Neighbour

Whose Authority? | Mark 11:27-12:27 |
‘Who do you think you are?’ ‘Where do you get your authority from?’ As we continue to follow Jesus during his final week in Jerusalem, we see his authority as he debates and teaches the so-called religious leaders in the temple. Outline Test 1: Authority (11:27-33) The rejected cornerstone (12:1-11, Isaiah 5:1-2, 7) Test 2: Politics (12:12-17) Test 3: Resurrection (12:18-27) Don’t be deceived!

The King in His Temple | Luke 11:1-25 |
What does Jesus' think about corrupt, exclusive, religion? In this message, we see how Jesus responds to religion that’s all show and without fruit. Outline The king arrives (vv1-11) A tree without fruit (vv12-21) Prayer at the end of the world (vv22-25)

The Greatest | Mark 10:32-52 |
What would you give to be the greatest? As we continue our journey with Jesus to Jerusalem, we hear his radical call to true greatness as he himself prepares to serve by giving his life. (This sermon was pre-recorded.)

Receiving the Kingdom | Mark 10:13-31 |
Who would you expect Jesus to welcome? Who would God want in his kingdom? In this message from Mark’s Gospel we see two events that show us who receives God’s kingdom. Outline Welcoming in (vv13-16) Walking away (vv17-22) All things are possible (vv23-31) Disciples of the Kingdom

Marriage Test | Mark 10:1-12 |
“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” What does Jesus think about marriage? In this message, we hear how Jesus answers a trick question about marriage and divorce. Outline It’s a trap! (vv1-2) The vision and a concession (vv3-9) The heart of the matter (vv10-12) There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

John 5:16-30 | John 5:16-30 |
Sermon on John 5:16-30 by guest preacher Leo Woodward. There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

How to live a ‘things above’ life | Colossians 3:12-17 |
Sermon on Colossians 3:12-17 by guest preacher Leo Woodward. There’s, unfortunately, some distortion in this recording

Servants of Peace | Mark 9:33-50 |
The source of many of our conflicts is wanting to be ‘first’, to win, to be ‘great’. In this message, we hear Jesus' teaching about true greatness and how to be at peace. Outline Who’s greater? (vv33-37) Whose side? (vv38-41) Don’t stumble (vv42-49) Be at peace (v50) Reflection questions What relationships, or what are the contexts where you want to be first rather than last? How could you be a servant of all in that relationship this week? Read more