Sermons

Compassionate Justice | Nahum |
Is God’s justice good news? What compassion can be found when God avenges wrongs? In this message from the little known prophet, Nahum, we hear the good news of God’s compassionate justice. Outline Setting the Scene An avenging refuge (1:1-8) Judgment against Nineveh (2:3-10) Joy in Justice (1:15; 3:18-19) Compassionate Justice at the Cross (Colossians 2:13-15)

Risen | Mark 16 |
As light dawns on the third day, the future breaks into the present with fear and alarm, but because Jesus is alive we need not be afraid. Outline Light dawns (vv1-3) An alarming sight! (vv4-7) Trembling and Afraid (v8) This sermon covers Mark 16:1-8. In the message there is a brief mention of the question of the ending of Mark. This is a short introduction to the questions around Mark’s ending

God Forsaken | Mark 15:33-47 |
Where do we find God? In this Good Friday message, we hear how in the darkness and God-forsakenness of the Cross, we meet the one who is the Son of God. Outline Darkness Cry Curtain Confession

Mocking the King | Mark 15:1-32 |
Why did Jesus die? As Jesus is mocked by soldiers and leaders, they unwittingly speak the truth—that through his death, Jesus saves. Outline The King or the Terrorist (vv1-16) Crowning the King (vv16-20) The King who Saves (vv21-32)

Against God? | Acts 6:8-7:60 |
What do we do with the Old Testament? In this, our final message in this series, we hear Stephen’s final words as he defends the accusation that followers of Jesus are against ’this Holy Place’ and against ‘God’s law’. And doing so we see how Jesus is present and promised in the whole Bible. Outline Falsely accused (6:8-15) This Holy Place, the Law, and Jesus Abraham (7:1-8) Joseph (7:9-16) Moses (7:17-43) David/Solomon (7:44-50) Jesus (7:51-60) This sermon was prerecorded. Read more

All One in Christ Jesus | Acts 6:1-7 |
How should Christians respond to challenges and tensions to unity? In this message, we hear how the earliest followers of Jesus responded with unjust care for the vulnerable. Outline Growing Pains (v1) Delegated Authority (vv2-4) They chose… (vv5-6) The Word Grows (v7) This sermon was prerecorded. A video of the recorded is availabe:

Counted Worthy | Acts 5:12-42 |
What do you think is the future for Christianity? Should persecution or gospel growth be expected? In this message from Acts, we hear how the earliest church continued to grow and rejoiced to be counted worthy of suffering for Jesus. Outline Signs of Life (vv12-16) Obeying God or People? (vv17-33) Opposing God? (vv34-39) Counted Worthy (vv40-42)

Faith Without Deeds is Dead | James 2:14-26 |
A sermon on James 2:14-26 by guest preacher, Leo Woodward

A Model Church (Part 2) | Acts 4:32-5:11 |
Are you faking it? In this message, we see an encouraging example of generosity and a severe warning to those who fake godliness. Outline God’s true people (4:32-37) Pretend Piety (5:1-11) Due to disruptions caused by flooding, this message was pre-recorded. You can watch the video recording on YouTube

Spirit and Boldness | Acts 4:1-31 |
When opposition comes, due to the Holy Spirit’s power, God’s people are able to respond with boldness. This sermon was recorded as part of our online gathering due to the February 2022 floods in Gympie.