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Judges 4-5 - Iron fitted chariots vs a tent peg
Liam Doyle brings us our next in our judges series, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see an insane story, where the hero is an unexpected woman who drives a tent peg through the skull of the enemy. But what should we make of this gory story, and how does it speak to us about following Jesus here and now?  To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au
48:00
May 16, 2021
Judges 3:7-31 - Violent Suffering - Ehud & Eglon
Liam Doyle brings us our third week in ourseries through the book of Judges. This week we see these first and violent examples of the cycles of judges and reflect one where God is amongst this violent suffering and how it should impact our own response to suffering in our own lives. Question time included after the Sermon
41:52
May 10, 2021
Judges 2:6-3:6 - Spiralling Down
Rob Warner bring us our second in our new series through the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see the cycles of judges introduced and reflection on the cycles we get trapped in in our own lives. Question time included after the sermon.
53:11
May 10, 2021
Judges 1:1-2:5 - The beginning of the end.
Rob Warner - brings us our first in our new series through Judges, we examine the context, and the elephant in the room that is the violence of the OT, before checking out this first passage in Judges which sadly shows the beginning of the end for the people of Israel. Q&A included after the sermon.
56:40
April 26, 2021
Curious - Can many paths lead to God? - Acts 17:16-34
Rob Warner preaches through the last of our 'Curious' series, this time asking whether many paths lead to God, question time is included after the sermon.
49:35
April 19, 2021
Curious Series - Why doesn't God fix this broken world?
Liam Doyle brings us the second of our Curious series, asking why doesn't God fix this broken world. We've all experience the pain of suffering, so why does God allow it? Why doesn't he just remove the broken parts of this world? Question time included after the sermon.
45:24
April 12, 2021
Easter Sunday - Why celebrate a dead guy?
Liam Doyle brings us the first in our 'Curious' Series, where we answer some tough questions. This one comes as we celebrate the Easter weekend, wondering why do we celebrate a dead guy?
37:36
April 6, 2021
Acts 12:1-24 - Prison Break
Liam Doyle takes us through our last of our Acts series (for now), in it we see God at work in a miraculous rescue of Peter from prison, but in the midst of this triumph we ask what about James? Why didn't he experience a miraculous rescue like Peter, and of course what about us? Should we expect things to go like James or Peter? Question time included at the end of the sermon.
45:00
March 30, 2021
Acts 10-11 - Better than Bacon
Liam Doyle preaches through this large chunk if Acts, where we see all food declared clean but better than the bacon that this brings is the Gospel now reaching to the gentiles! We see the answers to 4 big questions this passage raises.
50:27
March 22, 2021
Acts 9:1-43 - Amazing Grace
Liam Doyle preaches to us from Acts 9, where we see Saul's miraculous conversion and incredible picture of God's Amazing Grace! Question time included after sermon.
53:57
March 22, 2021
Acts 8:1-40 - Is the Gospel under threat?
Liam Doyle brings us our next passage in Acts, this time we see the result of Stephen's Martyrdom, the gospel going out. As we see that growth we also consider the here and now, and the seeming growing opposition to the Gospel and ask, is the gospel under threat?
32:18
March 21, 2021
Acts 6:8-7:60 - Facing Hostility
Liam Doyle brings us this next part of Acts, where we see the death of Stephen the first Martyr. In this brutal scene we see some incredible lessons from him about what it means to live in a world that is hostile to Jesus. Question time included after sermon.
43:33
March 1, 2021
Acts 6:1-7 - First things First
** for video shown near start of talk click HERE. Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, here we get a look at the workings of the early church, and we see that they like us needed structures to work smoothly. Liam digs into what the ideal for church is, the priorities that we find in it and what it looks like to live it out today. Question time included after the sermon.
43:25
February 21, 2021
Acts 5:12-42 - Confident Obedience
Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, here we see the incredible confident obedience displayed by the Apostles as they share Jesus despite heavy persecution, and we ask how can we have that same confidence to obey. Question time included after the sermon.
46:18
February 16, 2021
Acts 4:32-5:11 - What does love look like?
Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, as we look at two lots of people who give generously, but with very different motives. So we ask what does it really look like to love God and how will that effect our generosity. Question time included after the sermon.
50:33
February 7, 2021
Acts 4:1-31 - What's in 'the Name'
Al Stewart our guest speaker, brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the the importance of the Name of Jesus as Peter and John giveth reason for the Faith they have. Question time included after the sermon.
44:16
February 2, 2021
Acts 3:1-26 - Wonders & the Word of God
Liam Doyle brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the an incredible miracle, and ask what we're to make of these amazing signs and wonders, particularly healings, today. Question time included after sermon.
54:13
February 2, 2021
Acts 2:14-47 - The Church is Born
Liam Doyle brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the broth of the church as Peter gives his first sermon. Question time included after the sermon.
59:45
January 25, 2021
Acts 2:1-21 - The Coming of the Spirit
Liam Doyle gives us our next passage in Acts, where we see the day of Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Question time included at the end of the sermon.
53:46
January 25, 2021
Acts 1:12-26 - The right foundations
This week, is the second in our series Acts, and this week we'll take a look at the choosing of a new apostle, and in doing so check out the foundations of our faith.
35:36
January 25, 2021
Acts 1:1-11 - The Right Focus
Rob Warner preaches this week, we start our series through Acts, and get thinking about who the main character of Acts is and how it matters for us now. For the video version of the whole service click here - https://youtu.be/JCVX6_GEiOE
34:40
January 25, 2021
Sing Together - Spiritual Health Check
Liam Doyle, gives us the last of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about singing. This week the restrictions have changed and we can sing. But why do we sing and what should it look like? Tune in to find out! Question time included after sermon
33:44
December 14, 2020
Serve Intentionally - Spiritual Health Check
Nathan Adamson our MTS worker, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about Serving, and with it we think about how can we do things that will last!
34:31
December 7, 2020
Pray without ceasing - Spiritual Health Check
Liam Doyle, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about prayer. Something that most Christians struggle to give the time they should to. Here we see just why it's so valuable and what it should look like when we do it! The sermon is follow by question time.
46:13
November 30, 2020
Gather Habitually - Spiritual Health Check
Liam Doyle, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about gathering, something Hebrews tell us not to give up the habit of doing. But why is it so important and what does it look like to be committed to 'gathering habitually', tune in to find out! Question time included after sermon.
47:15
November 22, 2020
Give Generously - Spiritual Health Check
Liam Doyle, gives us the third of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we tackle giving, something that we tend to steer away from talking and thinking about because of the culture around us. But the Bible doesn't;t shy away from addressing it, so it's important for us to stop and pay attention, and realise that healthy christians are generous christians. Question time included after sermon.
01:02:39
November 16, 2020
Share in the Mission - Spiritual Health Check
Liam Doyle, gives us the second of our new series called 'Spiritual Health Check', a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we tackle mission, and the importance of healthy christians by participating in it. Question time included after sermon.
48:30
November 9, 2020
Read the Bible - Spiritual Health Check
Rob Warner, opens the first of our new series called 'Spiritual Health Check', a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we tackle reading the Bible, and think about why it's not just important but invaluable for a Christian to be spending time in God's word. Question time included after sermon.
59:55
November 4, 2020
John 12:37-50 - Truly Seeing
Rob Warner opens up the last of this series through John 1-12, and here we see a summary of sorts of all that we've seen so far, and we get a look at the different responses to Jesus, as we do we'll ask where do our response fit, and so are we responding well to Jesus. Question time included after sermon.
43:38
November 4, 2020
John 12:12-36 - The Son of Man Glorified!
Liam brings us the second last in our series through John, here we see that for Jesus the 'hour has come'.
47:51
November 4, 2020
John 11:45-12:11 - What's Jesus worth to you?
Liam again brings us our next passage in John, where we think about what Jesus is worth as expressed in our love and actions. Question time included after sermon.
51:03
November 3, 2020
John 11:1-44 - How to Die well
Liam opens John again for us, this time as we look at the death  and resurrection of Lazarus we ask the tough questions about death and how to die well. Question time is included at the end of the sermon
42:53
November 3, 2020
Topical - Assurance!
This week we zoom in on a couple of verses from last week in John 10:27-30, where we see Jesus raise the idea of assurance - that no one can snatch his sheep from his hand. What does this mean and can it give us certainty that if we believe we'll go to heaven.
01:23:55
September 29, 2020
John 8:31-59 - True Freedom
You can find our full service video HERE. This week Liam Doyle helps us to think freedom, which is something that's currently in the spotlight, but what is true freedom, and does Jesus offer to give it to us really stack up?
36:60
August 2, 2020
John 8:12-30 - Who's your influencer?
Entire service as a video available HERE. This week Liam Doyle helps us to think about this first part of John 8, and Jesus claim to be the light of the world, is this man really worth that much influence?
34:21
July 24, 2020
John 7 - Are you a consultant?
You can see the whole service on our YouTube channel, click HERE. This week Rob Warner opens up John 7 for us, and we'll see the difference between being a Jesus follower of a self appointed consultant, ultimately we'll see the great division that Jesus causes, and the great joy of landing on the right side of that division.
31:10
July 18, 2020
John 6:22-40 - What is community without Jesus?
You can see the whole service on our YouTube channel, click HERE. This week Liam takes us for a second look in John 6, this time zooming in on one section in the middle, where we learn just how key Jesus is to our community!
27:06
July 10, 2020
John 6 - Are you offended yet?
This sermon is available in video form as part of our online service HERE. Liam Doyle opens up all of John 6 for us, and helps us see why Jesus is so offensive to so many people. The question is how will you respond?
41:47
July 4, 2020
John 5:1-47 - The warning light is on
The video of our full service is available by filling clicking HERE. Nathan Adamson, takes us through John 5 and shows us the danger of not understanding the reality of Jesus identity.
26:52
June 27, 2020
John 4:43-54 - What kind of Faith
Click HERE to view our whole service on Youtube. This week Liam helps us to have a look at another of the signs in John and as we look we have the chance to explore two very different kinds of Faith, with two very different outcomes.
31:34
June 20, 2020
John 4:1-43 - The Woman at the Well
Video of full service available HERE. Liam Doyle takes us through this wonderful passage where once again we see Jesus cross social barriers in a long and personal chat, where Jesus shares wonderful truths about God's love for all people regardless of who they are or where they've come from.
33:19
June 13, 2020
John 3:22-26 - Jealous or Joyful?
Liam Doyle opens up our next passage from John and we see John the Baptist disciples getting jealous for John of Jesus ministry, as we look at John's response we'll see a better path, a path that looks to Jesus and finds joy instead of jealousy! You can also find the whole service in video form by clicking HERE
31:30
June 6, 2020
John 3:16-21 - Dark to Light
The full service is also available as a video - click here. Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in John and it's a big one! We see the incredibly freeing movement from Dark to Light as we come to Jesus, and we see the wonderful truth that Jesus came no too condemn but to save!
37:56
May 30, 2020
John 2:23-3:15
Also available in video from click here. Liam Doyle opens up the next part of John for us, and in it we find Nicodemus the Pharisee approaching Jesus for a profound conversation. In the end we see that heart is all the difference.
39:03
May 23, 2020
John 2:13-25 - Triggered at the Temple
Video version available on YouTube click HERE. Liam Doyle opens up the next passage in John for us, and we get to see what it is that really triggers Jesus, and the answer may surprise you. It also leaves us with some big questions to ask ourselves over whether we're a blocker or a conduit when it comes to Jesus.
25:58
May 16, 2020
John 2:1-12 - Water into Wine
The video version is available via our YouTube channel, click here to watch it - https://youtu.be/OehgJ0L-EAY Rob Warner opens up our next passage in John, this time we see the first of the 'signs' in John, where Jesus turns water into wine. But what is this sign all about, what's it's significance, and why are we missing something, if our view of Jesus isn't one characterised by joy? Listen to find out.
28:47
May 9, 2020
John 1:35-51 - Come & See
(service including interview that takes place in the middle of sermon is available on Youtube here - https://youtu.be/BZfYxxVkOhQ) Rob Warner opens up this next section of John, and we see the direct results of John the Baptist pointing to Jesus. Disciples start to follow Jesus instead, we'll find out what an incredible thing it is to come and see Jesus the Messiah.
37:21
May 2, 2020
John 1:19-34 - Straight path or barrier?
Rob Warner helps us look through the next passage in our series through John. Here we meet John the Baptist, a guy who had no lack of followers, but who put all his effort into pointing others to follow someone else.
31:08
April 25, 2020
Easter Sunday - Fear & Hope
Rob Warner - Helps us think about the fear that was present for the disciples on Easter Sunday and the fear many of us are feeling at the moment on account of COVID-19 and in all of it, Jesus brings us a hope that is greater than any fear. This Sermon was also videoed for YouTube and was followed by an Interview and a testimony. You can find the video here - https://youtu.be/XqPfm-KC7fU
17:19
April 11, 2020
John 1:1-13 - What should I believe in?
Rob Warner takes us through this first passage in our new series through John, in it we find the John hits us with the truth that matters most right up front, and we'll see that it's a truth that should impact us profoundly.
32:42
April 4, 2020
Luke 10:25-37 - Who is my Neighbour?
Liam Doyle helps us think about what it means to love our neighbour, in the midst of the COVID19 disaster.
34:18
March 28, 2020
Galatians 5:26-6:18 - Two Paths
Liam Doyle in our first 'digital' service (due to not being able to meet thanks to COVID19), takes us through our last passage in Galatians, in which we see two paths, and provokes the question, which path are we on, and where will it lead us.
34:08
March 22, 2020
Galatians 5:13-26 - The Fruit of the Spirit is...
Liam Doyle this week helps us to know how to live under the new covenant, the answer we'll see is all about being guided by the Holy Spirit!
37:31
March 15, 2020
Galatians 5:1-18 - What to do with our freedom
Liam helps us think about the wonderful truth we find in Galatians 5 - that Christ has set guys free. But what does that freedom look like and is there a danger of us losing it?
49:12
March 8, 2020
Galatians 4:8-31 - Unnecessary or something worse?
Rob Warner helps us through this next section of Galatians, where we see 3 reasons why we're no longer under the law, but more than that will see why this teaching matters so much! Question time follows.
42:26
March 1, 2020
Galatians 3:26-4:7 - Coming of Age
Liam Doyle - leads us through this remarkable section of Galatians which shows us the dramatic change in status that Jesus has won for us. We move from slaves to sons, something so remarkable that we often don't accept it's reality!
43:04
February 23, 2020
Galatians 3:15-25 - The danger of using it wrong
Liam Doyle this week helps us to look at this next part of Galatians, where we start to see the role the law has in our salvation history, and as he does we find that misunderstanding it's purpose can be deadly!!
43:35
February 16, 2020
Galatians 3:1-14 - When I don't deserve to be here
Liam Doyle helps us through this next section of Galatians, where we see the Galatians who've been wrestling with how they can really be secure in their place in God's family, a question that many of us will wrestle with too. Here we find the answer wrapped up purely in faith.
39:04
February 9, 2020
Compassion Sunday - The Motivation for Compassion
Liam Doyle preaches today as we take a break from our Galatians series to think about what it means to be compassionate in a needy world. This ties in with the organisation Compassion visiting and sharing with us.
31:44
February 2, 2020
Galatians 2:11-21 - Fight Night!
Rob Warner takes us through this next passage in Galatians, where we see a fight that's no small event, two of the most prominent leaders of the early church. We'll see why Paul thought it was worth risking so much damage for the sake of this issue, and we'll think about when we should stand firm and when we should prioritise unity. Question time is included at the end.
50:35
January 26, 2020
Galatians 2:1-10 - Staying on Track
Rob Warner helps us to think about what Paul's meeting with the Jerusalem Apostles, shows us about the Gospel, and how it's been preserved for us, Through it will see how we can know that we're on track with God's purposes for us. Question Time is included at the end.
40:11
January 19, 2020
Galatians 1:10-24 - Fake News
Rob Warner takes us through this second passage in Galatians, where we examine part of Paul's story and how it refutes the false Gospel that has been spreading Galtia, and also gives us some core truths of the Gospel that we should hold onto tightly!
35:19
January 12, 2020
Galatians 1:1-12 - Getting Passionate about the Gospel
Liam Doyle preaches our first sermon in our Galatians series, and he shows us the context of what's going on and helps us to see why Paul is so passionate about the gospel and why we should be too.
44:23
January 7, 2020
Revelation 22 - Coming full circle
Liam Doyle opens up Revelation 22 showing how the story of the bible that began in Genesis finds its completion in the great hope of heaven.
45:40
December 15, 2019
Revelation 21 - The Wedding of the Lamb
As we come to this second last chapter in our series, and in Revelation, we see the glory of heaven, and we'll see why this picture is far superior to what we typically think of when we think of heaven!
44:13
December 8, 2019
Revelation 19-20 with Millennium explainer
Revelation 19 and 20 shows us the fall of the the devil, the ultimate bad guy, and in his defeat we see just how incredible a hero we have in Jesus. This recording begins with a brief overview of the main views on the Millennium mentioned in Rev 20 (dispensationalism, historic premillennialism,  post millennialism and amillennialism), and is followed by the sermon itself. (sermon begins at the 12:40 mark).
57:17
December 2, 2019
Revelation 17-18 - The Lure of Babylon
(Question Time included at the end). This week we see the allure of the personified Babylon, and we question whether the world really can satisfy and what does it mean for us as Christians in 'Babylon'.
54:42
November 24, 2019
Revelation 15-16 - How do you feel about the wrath of God?
Question time included at end. As we dig into this next chunk of Revelation we again see the weight of God's wrath, and here we're challenged to consider if this wrath is just or even worth celebrating and what we're to do as we wait for it's arrival.
51:60
November 17, 2019
Revelation 14:6-20 - The Wrath of the Lamb
(Question time included at the end). Over the past few weeks we've been struck by the difficulty of the life those who follow Jesus will face, tonight we ask is it worth it? What's coming for those who follow Jesus, and what about for those who don't? As we look we'll see a confronting picture of God's wrath and feel the weight of it, but we'll also get a glimpse of the rest that's on offer if we accept Jesus offer to take that wrath for us.
55:06
November 10, 2019
Revelation 12:1-14:5 - 666 and all that...
This week we see the woman and the dragon, along with the beast of the land and the beast of the see. But does it all mean for us? We'll see that there's a spiritual reality behind the universe that is part of what makes the Christian life hard, but we'll also see that the battle has already been won! - Question time included at the end
53:09
November 3, 2019
Unawkwarding Jesus
We take a break from our current series through Revelation to spend a week thinking about the necessity of being people who share Jesus, as well as thinking practically how we can do that 'without making it weird!' **Question time included at the end of the recording.
48:10
October 28, 2019
Revelation 8:6-11:9 - Why doesn't God reveal himself more clearly?
Today as we look at the Trumpet Blasts; the prophet and the witnesses we’ll be asking why doesn't God reveal himself more clearly?
52:56
October 21, 2019
Revelation 6:1-8:5 - How to prepare for the 'Apocalypse'
With desolations sweeping through this world and more to come - how do we prepare? Where can we find security?
49:35
October 21, 2019
Revelation 5 - Who is Worthy?
This week we continue you look behind the curtains at the Throne room of God and we ask with John, 'who is worthy', we discover that the lion who is a lamb is the only one who's worthy and what that means for us now and into eternity.
37:41
October 6, 2019
Revelation 2:8-11 & 3:14-22 - Where would you rather live?
When you compare the letters to Smyrna and Laodicea it becomes clear that wealth is a far more dangerous position than poverty and persecution! We look at what it means to be Luke warm, and the hope that Jesus offers in repentance as he stands at the door and knocks!
41:23
September 22, 2019
Revelation 3:1-6 - The Danger of No Danger
This week we examine the letter to the church in Sardis, a church whose greatest danger was no danger at all. We'll also see that we face the same danger, living in a culture where it's relatively easy to be a Christian.
42:06
September 15, 2019
Revelation 2:12-29 - Subtle but dangerous
The most dangerous enemy doesn't always come with a frontal attack, rather we find the danger in the temptation to compromise, we examine the letters to Pergamum and Thyatira to see what the danger of compromise looked like for them and we'll question where might we be tempted to compromise today.
46:39
September 9, 2019
Revelation 2:1-7 - But without Love...
The church in Ephesus in many ways is a model church, they've laboured and endured and haven't tolerated evil, working hard against false teachers, but in this crucial letter from Jesus to the Ephesians, he tells them he has this one thing against them they've abandoned the love they had at first. As Jesus presents them with a choice we too need to come along for the ride and make sure that we listen to what Jesus has to say to this church.
46:03
September 1, 2019
Revelation 1:4-20 - A bigger picture of Jesus
Here we see John (and us) come up close to a bigger and more incredible picture of Jesus than we've seen before, and in doing so, we're forced to acknowledge the significance he needs to have in our lives.
47:45
August 25, 2019
Revelation 1:1-3 - Why risk Revelation
Our very first in our series through Revelation. As we kick off the series we think about how we go about understanding what is a typically difficult book to wrap our heads around, and we'll see the blessing that can come from spending time in such a great book!
47:48
August 18, 2019
Matthew 26:57-28:20 - The last word
Our final sermon in our Matthew series and here we're challenged with the proof of all that Jesus has said along with the simple application that should drive all we do as Christians. It's a passage we know well, so it's easy to let it's vast significance pass by us, so hook in and be changed by these important truths!
42:38
August 12, 2019
Matthew 27:45-56 - What does the cross achieve?
In our second last week of Matthew we get a close look at Jesus' final moments on the cross, this monumental moment in human history. And we'll ask how important was this moment and what did it really achieve?
48:34
August 4, 2019
Matthew 27:1-44 - Who's responsible?
This week Jesus arrives on the cross via many hands, but who is responsible and who are we most like? We ask hard questions of who's responsible as we grapple with the trauma the Jesus endured on the cross.
40:14
July 29, 2019
Matthew 26:57-75 - Two Trials
In this passage we see two trials play out, one official with Jesus, one unofficial with Peter, though each have lots of similarities they have very different outcomes. These trials helps us to think about how will we stand firm when pressure comes to our faith.
38:51
July 22, 2019
Matthew 26:31-56 - A Deep Cup
We take a deeper look at this scene that so many of us are so familiar with and notice the depth of the anguish that Jesus experienced and as we do, we'll contrast his resolve with the disciples and ultimately all humanity's failure.
38:24
July 15, 2019
Matt 26:1-16 - Over the top
We look at a shorter section this week and see a simple but incredibly extravagant act by an unnamed woman. How will you respond to this lavishing on Jesus? The disciples think that the woman's behaviour was over the top and in doing so show us the danger of not seeing the value that rightly belongs to Jesus.
46:40
June 24, 2019
Matthew 25 - How to invest best!
This week we continue to look at Jesus words on the future. Here we see three parables each helping us to prepare well, so that when the masters returns will be found ready for Him.
48:42
June 17, 2019
Matthew 24 - Save the Date
What does the future hold for those who follow Jesus? This is a passage that's had many different interpretations and divided many churches. But what does Jesus really say about the future and how should that affect our lives?
44:50
June 9, 2019
Matthew 23 - Acting the Hypocrite
No one like hypocrisy and here after a number of heated exchanges with the Pharisees, things culminate here in Ch23, with Jesus scathing rebuke of the hypocrisy that has been so present in their lives. But what about us? What tendencies do we have toward hypocrisy and how can we make sure we never act the hypocrite.
41:54
June 3, 2019
Matthew 22 - FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)
Jesus often gives warnings to those who reject His offer, but what about people who’ve RSVP’d yes to heaven? Here in Matthew 22 Jesus gives a chilling warning, and also shows us how to secure our spot.
42:37
May 27, 2019
Matthew 21 - Responding to Jesus
This passage marks the star of Passion week in Matthew gospel and along with his entrance into Jerusalem Jesus makes a bold statement about who he is. The question is how will we respond?
41:53
May 20, 2019
Matthew 19:27-20:34 - Is God fair?
This week we see a series interactions through Matthew 20, and see more of Jesus back to front, first is last take on the world, and as we do it, we ask the question 'is God fair'? The answer may surprise you!
33:28
May 13, 2019
Matthew 19:13-30 - Two Kinds of Faith
This week we see Jesus engage with two very different kinds of people, one a bunch of kids the other a wealthy, upstanding and moral man. But only one has the kind of that belongs in the Kingdom of Heaven. This week we'll see what each of the two look like when we see them through Jesus eyes instead of the worlds.
40:43
May 6, 2019
Matthew 19:1-12 - Asking the Wrong Question
We kick off our final section of the Matthew Series in chapter 19, where Jesus answers a question regarding divorce. in this passage we examine Jesus response and look to understand God's heart for marriage.
37:07
April 28, 2019
Is Easter just a nice idea?
It's Easter Sunday! This year as we celebrate one of the most important day in the Christian calendar we ask the questions, 'is Easter just a nice idea?' Or is there something more to it...
24:13
April 22, 2019
Ruth - Boaz & the Redeemer
This week we look at 'Kindness' in the book of Ruth, we see it play out through Boaz's actions, but we see the God at the heart of it, a God who wants us to go above and beyond the letter of the law.
43:31
April 14, 2019
Ruth - Maintaining Hope In Suffering
This week we look across the first two chapters in Ruth to see what we can learn about suffering. We see Naomi hit rock bottom and so ask when those lows come where is God and how do we hold on and keep going.
39:04
April 8, 2019
Vision & Values - Using our Treasure for the Kingdom
This week we wrap up our 'Vision & Values' series by getting practical when it comes to our treasure. Talking about using our money for the kingdom is often something we try to avoid, but the Bible won't let us get away with it. The mature Christian thinks wisely about how they use the treasure God has given them for the Kingdom.
50:29
April 1, 2019
Vision & Values - Holy
We've made it to our last value, this time we look at Holy - 'Becoming Gods children means taking on our Fathers Characteristics. God makes us Holy, and calls us to live Holy lives as His people, as we put sin to death and take on the likeness of Jesus.' 
42:48
April 1, 2019
Vision & Values - Joy
We're up to our second last value, this time we look at Joy - 'Belonging to Jesus means becoming God's children and gaining an eternal inheritance! With joy we receive it, work, suffer and live for it, and long for it!!'  But what is this elusive joy and how do we hold on to it even in the midst of tough times, we look to the Bible to find the answer.
41:13
March 10, 2019
Vision & Values - Love
Our next value in our values series is that we live a 'Life of Love', that we consider others better than ourselves, practically serving using the gifts that God has given us. We'll look at 1 Peter 4 to examiners what the Bible says about living this life of Love.
49:56
March 3, 2019
Vision & Values - Mission
Our next value in our values series is that we are 'Relentlessly Missional', this week we explore what it means when Paul writes in 1 Corinthians that he has made himself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible, and what it means for us today.
50:45
February 25, 2019
Vision & Values - Prayer
This week we look at the second of our Church Values - Prayer, we'll see what prayer isn't, what prayer is and what we should do with it!
39:23
February 17, 2019
Vision & Values - Bible
After last week's Vision Sunday, this week we work through the first of our Church's core values, that we're Biblically Based. Halfway through Liam references a youtube video - click here to find it.
26:58
February 10, 2019
Vision Sunday
This week was our Vision Sunday, a chance to stop, look at Jesus words  and make sure we're heading where he tells us.
49:44
February 3, 2019
1 Peter 5:8-14 - The Enemy that Prowls
In our final look at 1 Peter, we're warned about a danger that prowls, the devil who wants to devour us, a warning we need to take seriously, but we also see that he is resistible, that God gives us weapons to help us stand firm against his attacks.
36:38
January 27, 2019
1 Peter 5:1-7 - Keeping Church Solid
In the midst of a hostile world, the people inc church are like sheep, prone to wander, and so here Peter shows us the need for a structure to keep church solid so we can stand firm as exiles in this world.
39:30
January 20, 2019
1 Peter 4:12-19 - Trading your cow for a handful of beans
Peter tells us that we shouldn't be surprised when we suffer for Christianity, even more than that we should rejoice when we do! Here we ask the question the christian life worth the suffering it costs us?
38:13
January 13, 2019
1 Peter 4:1-11 - The transformed Christian life
It's a new year, and the world tells us to make resolutions to transform into a 'new you', but the most important transformation of all comes when we follow Jesus. This passage helps us to see what the transformed Christian life looks like.
35:11
January 6, 2019
1 Peter 3:8-22 - Doing good, all the time
It might be hard to accept, but God calls us to do good, all the time, even when it means suffering. But though it's hard now, there's no doubt that it will pay off, and we have an incredible example to lead the way in Jesus.
45:49
January 6, 2019
1 Peter 3:1-7 - Doing Good in Marriage
Our next look at the book of 1 Peter, this week we see instructions for wives and husbands that are very different to what your world often tells us, here we have a chance to listen to what God has to tell us about marriage, and see the joy that can come when we listen to Him.
51:24
December 16, 2018
1 Peter 2:18-25
The Podcast of our weekly Sermon - this week we continue in 1 Peter and in this passage we find a hard teaching about suffering that we’re to endure it, even in unjust and unfair circumstances, but we also see the incredible example of Jesus, who suffered more than we ever could, all for our sake.
39:22
December 10, 2018