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No Lasting City

No Lasting City

By No Lasting City

No Lasting City Podcast is a ministry of Riverbend Bible Church in Hastings, New Zealand. For more information please visit our website riverbend.org.nz or our Youtube channel to follow our expository preaching ministry.

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The Joy of Worshipping the Immeasurable
The Joy of Worshipping the Immeasurable
In Episode #15 We are joined by James Dolezal and discuss the Creator/creature distinction and God's transcendence and incomprehensibility.  Learn more from James Dolezal here: https://cairn.edu/faculty/james-dolezal/ Connect with us online: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/   Twitter: https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_  Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA
57:48
November 03, 2022
Seasons of Sorrow with Tim Challies
Seasons of Sorrow with Tim Challies
In Episode #14 We are joined by Tim Challies where we hear about the loss of his dear son Nick and how there is still hope and joy in the Lord through all of life’s trials. Read more from Tim here: https://www.challies.com And make sure to pick up his new book “Seasons of Sorrow” which is now available!  Connect with us online: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/   Twitter: https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_   Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA 
33:26
September 13, 2022
Expresso Shot #8 - The Frankfurt Declaration Of Christian & Civil Liberties
Expresso Shot #8 - The Frankfurt Declaration Of Christian & Civil Liberties
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew reads from the newly published Frankfurt Declaration. 
13:47
September 07, 2022
To The Glory of God with Dave Hubbard
To The Glory of God with Dave Hubbard
In Episode #13, Pastor Matthew chats with World Champion Bodyboarder Dave Hubbard.  Checkout Dave's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzlQPZmqKiWQSHw9FHhX_aw Connect with us online:      Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_   Riverbend Bible Church:    Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
51:04
September 01, 2022
Shooting The Sea Breeze with Brendon Newton
Shooting The Sea Breeze with Brendon Newton
In Episode #12, Pastor Matthew sits down with former professional bodyboarder and world-renowned big wave rider, Brenden Newton. Sit back and enjoy this episode that is just a tad different to what you’ve experienced so far on No Lasting City. Connect with us online:      Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_ Riverbend Bible Church:    Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
01:00:29
August 04, 2022
Paul Washer on Life, Mission Drift, and Preaching
Paul Washer on Life, Mission Drift, and Preaching
In Episode #11 We are joined by Paul Washer and are encouraged as he continually points us back to the Word of God for life, mission, and preaching.     Learn more from Paul Washer here: https://heartcrymissionary.com/    Connect with us online:      Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/     Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_     Riverbend Bible Church:    Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
41:27
June 16, 2022
Expresso Shot #7 — The Three G’s
Expresso Shot #7 — The Three G’s
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew recounts a portion of The Deliberate Church.
04:36
May 27, 2022
Reminiscing and Rejoicing with Scott Ardavanis
Reminiscing and Rejoicing with Scott Ardavanis
In Episode #10 We are joined by Pastor Scott Ardavanis and enjoy reflecting on his many years of pastoral ministry, especially focusing in on his time in New Zealand.   Learn more from Scott Ardavanis here: https://www.graceofthevalley.org/   Or view his recent sermon at TMS chapel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tPQ-oA41tk    Connect with us online:      Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/     Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_     Riverbend Bible Church:    Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
45:04
May 12, 2022
Expresso Shot #6 — Worship And Witness In Crisis
Expresso Shot #6 — Worship And Witness In Crisis
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew reads portions of Ch. 2 of ‘Worship And Witness In Crisis’ by Vogan & Hyde. This is about how to preserve unity. Enjoy!
17:06
April 20, 2022
Expresso Shot #5 — Weakness
Expresso Shot #5 — Weakness
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew draws from ‘The Preacher’s Catechism’ by Lewis Allen. Enjoy.
09:08
March 30, 2022
Willing to Worship
Willing to Worship
In Episode #9 Pastor Andrew and Young Toby discuss with John-William Noble the importance of the gathering of the Saints. Learn more from John-William Noble by visiting: https://www.graceaberdeen.org/ Connect with us online:   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_ Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
42:02
March 21, 2022
Expresso Shot #4 — Hot Like A Mexican
Expresso Shot #4 — Hot Like A Mexican
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew interviews a young listener by the name of Sarah.
04:54
February 21, 2022
Expresso Shot #3 — The Midwives Feared God
Expresso Shot #3 — The Midwives Feared God
In this Expresso Shot, Pastor Matthew reads from ‘Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication’
19:45
February 15, 2022
Principle & Preference
Principle & Preference
In episode #8 Pastors Matthew and Andrew sit down for a pastoral discussion regarding the necessity of understanding what is a matter of principle and what is a matter of preference.   Connect with us online:    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_ Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
44:40
December 22, 2021
All That Is In God with Dr James Dolezal
All That Is In God with Dr James Dolezal
In Episode #7 Pastor Matthew and Young Toby chat with Dr James Dolezal about classical theism and its importance in Christian living.  Learn more from Dr James Dolezal: https://radiusinstitute.org/ Connect with us online:   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_ Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
01:09:28
December 08, 2021
Expresso Shot #2 - God, Gospel & Kids
Expresso Shot #2 - God, Gospel & Kids
In this Expresso Shot, Toby interviews a bunch of kids from our recent Children's Holiday Outreach Programme - listen in to hear what they think about God and the Gospel.  Enjoy!Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Riverbend Bible Church:  Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/  Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
11:21
October 19, 2021
The Keys To The Local Church
The Keys To The Local Church
In Episode #6 we chat with Pastor Tim Stephens on the topic of who rules the church: Christ or Caesar? Hear more from Pastor Tim Stephens:http://www.fairviewbaptistchurch.ca/Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Riverbend Bible Church:Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuAFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
40:53
September 27, 2021
Expresso Shot #1 - A Short Black on Vaccines
Expresso Shot #1 - A Short Black on Vaccines
Introducing a new aspect of the Podcast: Expresso Shots. Brief podcasts where we express matters with the punch of a short black espresso coffee.  Episode 1 is on Vaccine.  Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Riverbend Bible Church:  Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/  Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
19:42
September 01, 2021
Smiling With No Compromise
Smiling With No Compromise
In Episode #5 we chat with our friend Pastor Mike Abendroth on the topics of preaching more of Christ, Moralism, and the third Use of the Law. Hear more from Pastor Mike Abendroth:  https://nocompromiseradio.com/Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Riverbend Bible Church:Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuAFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
49:09
August 26, 2021
Make Regeneration First Again
Make Regeneration First Again
In this episode, we take a deep dive into the importance of regeneration preceding faith.  As R. C Sproul has said, "If there’s one phrase that captures the essence of reformed theology, it is the little phrase, regeneration precedes faith."Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Riverbend Bible Church:  Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
50:58
July 21, 2021
Samuel Sey on Racism, Government, and Education
Samuel Sey on Racism, Government, and Education
We chat with Samuel Sey about current pressing philosophical and political issues that are widely accepted in our world and are sadly seeping into the church. Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_Connect with Samuel Sey:  Blog:  https://slowtowrite.com/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/slowtowrite   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/SlowToWrite Riverbend Bible Church: Website: https://riverbend.org.nz/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC44ExRsNfY34G-U2vA34XuA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riverbendbiblechurch
50:24
July 08, 2021
Steve Lawson on R.C Sproul & Preaching
Steve Lawson on R.C Sproul & Preaching
In this episode we discuss with Dr. Steven J. Lawson the primacy of preaching and the impact that R.C Sproul had upon his life and ministry. Links you already have… Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nolastingcitypodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/NoLastingCity_
34:43
June 05, 2021
PSA - Pactum Service Announcement
PSA - Pactum Service Announcement
We look forward to Episode 2 but in the meantime please be aware of a name change for this Podcast.  Connect with us online:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepactumpodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/PactumPodcast
05:32
May 05, 2021
Reformed Dispensationalism
Reformed Dispensationalism
*** Please note since episode #1 we have changed the name of our podcast to No Lasting City ***Witness the birth of Reformed Dispensationalism.In this episode, we discuss the distinctions between Covenant Theology and Dispensational Theology and what each one has to offer; as well as the crucial role of Christ's Active Obedience for the believer. Connect with us online:   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepactumpodcast/  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/PactumPodcast
50:31
April 28, 2021