EBaying for Jesus

Recently, I sold a bunch of stuff on eBay, and I was wondering what I would do with the money? There were things I wanted to get; I was excited that I had money to buy that “something” that I could not justify purchasing from family funds. Then there was...

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Jonah & Jesus

In our new sermon series commencing 13 September, we are comparing and contrasting Jonah & Jesus. Join us as we explore how Jonah runs to Tarsish and Jesus enters the world. The bible reading that will inform this series is Matthew 12:39-41.

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Spirituality is Spreading

Covid has caused people to think more spiritually. Google searches for “prayer” have surged worldwide in step with the surge of emerging cases of Covid-19, according to a European researcher. The rising interest in seeking information about “prayer” on Google “skyrocketed during the month of March 2020 when Covid-19 went...

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Freedom in German

In July 2020, 17,000 people marched in Berlin to protest government restrictions in response to COVID. They protested issues from social distancing to the compulsory wearing of masks in public spaces. Some carried placards saying, ‘We are making a noise because you are stealing our freedom!’ and ‘Do think! Don’t...

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Starting all over again

In July, we have restarted the 6 pm service. Many Bible study groups are back face-to-face – although some work even better on Zoom! Next term SRE classes will resume. We may see further developments in August. It has been a busy time but now it is going to be...

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Frustration

In Romans 8 Paul wrote that “those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.” The rest of the world, on the other hand, have their minds set on the desires of their “flesh” – the stuff of our created, fallen, sinful...

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George Floyd

Everyone has an opinion about George Floyd’s death. This week I heard his brother’s thoughts. I understand y’ all upset…. I doubt y’all are half upset as I am … If I am not here blowing up stuff, if I am not here messing up my community, then what are...

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Pentecost

This week we remember the wonderful moment in church history when the church began – Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came down upon the hundred followers of Jesus, with a noise like a freight train. 3,000 people turned to Jesus as the Messiah and received the Holy Spirit. They became...

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