Sermons

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July 24, 2017

Come Thirsty – Should I Be Fasting? – Dave Groenenboom

Come Thirsty - Should I Be Fasting? - Dave Groenenboom

Fasting? How does it connect with growing in Christ? What does a discipline of abstinence mean in a culture that, well, has everything, and in spades? How can the practice of fasting deepen our walk with Jesus and fan our spiritual passion into flame?

July 17, 2017

Come Thirsty – Answering Frantic Pace with Solitude – Dave Groenenboom

Come Thirsty - Answering Frantic Pace with Solitude - Dave Groenenboom

We all know life is busy, and probably more busy than we care to admit. So: what can we do? Scripture presents us with examples of solitude which draw us into its true purpose. This won’t be a matter of doing more, but it may involve doing some things differently…

July 3, 2017

Come Thirsty – Dave Groenenboom

Come Thirsty - Dave Groenenboom

Coming Sunday I will introduce a new series called “Come Thirsty”. This series will explore different ways we can go deeper with Jesus – and who doesn’t need that? My first message this Sunday will look at how our lives complicate our faith, and contrast that with what we find in God’s word.

June 26, 2017

The Heart of a Leader – Dave Groenenboom

The Heart of a Leader - Dave Groenenboom

On Sunday, Peter Abetz will be installed as an Elder here at Gateway. With that in mind I want to see what the Bible says about the heart and task of a leader. The images Paul uses are both warm and purposeful, showing why leadership – in any context – is something to be aspired […]

June 19, 2017

That The World May Know – Sharing Through Serving – Dave Groenenboom

That The World May Know - Sharing Through Serving - Dave Groenenboom

One of our strengths is helping people out. We’ll mow their lawn, bake a cake, look after their dog – with just about anything we are there. So, as we do that, how can we use those opportunities to share the good news of Jesus? Is it even right to want to do that? Or […]

June 12, 2017

That The World May Know – How to Have that Difficult Conversation – Dave Groenenboom

That The World May Know - How to Have that Difficult Conversation - Dave Groenenboom

Ever been in the middle of a conversation and realised ‘I really have to say something here, because if I don’t this person will get the wrong idea bout Jesus’ – and yet you also know if things don’t work out you may lose your friend. What will you do? How should you respond? This […]

June 5, 2017

That The World May Know – Engaging The Tough Questions – Dave Groenenboom

That The World May Know - Engaging The Tough Questions - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday we continue our series on different ways to share the good news. This week we’re looking at how Paul does so on Mars Hill, and how his approach guides us as we seek to do the same. There will also be some resources to check out.

May 29, 2017

That The World May Know – Here’s My Story – Dave Groenenboom

That The World May Know - Here's My Story - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday we continue our series on different ways to share the good news. This week we’re looking at using our own story, and we’ll learn from Paul, and also hear from Michael Claes, who will chat with Dave about how to have hope even at the hardest times. All this impacts on how we […]

May 22, 2017

The Christians Self Image? The Image of God! – Peter Abetz

The Christians Self Image? The Image of God! - Peter Abetz

We hear so much about “self esteem” these days.  But is the term self esteem a Christian concept?  For Christians, the term “self image” is perhaps a better word. Our self image should be shaped by what God has to say about us.  We will explore the tension between being lost sinners, yet redeemed in […]

May 19, 2017

What Did Your Mother Say? – Mother’s Day – Dave Groenenboom

What Did Your Mother Say? - Mother's Day - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. We’ll be celebrating what the Lord has given us through our mothers, and drawing some comforting conclusions. Dave will interview two of our own, and we’ll explore how much we’re shaped and influenced by our mother. We’re thinking it will be pretty special – come, join us.

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