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August 24, 2015

Living Members: Character – Dave Groenenboom

Living Members: Character - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday: Living Members: Character The church in Acts 2 ‘enjoyed the favour of all the people’ – how did that happen? Haven’t we seen how when the church gets too close to power that things go to custard? What did this phrase mean then, and what does it mean for us?

August 17, 2015

Living Members: Witness – Dave Groenenboom

Living Members: Witness - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday: Living Members: Witness  We seem to have such a love/hate relationship with witnessing. One: we know we need to do it Two: we’re often petrified by the thought. How do we find our way forward? How can we improve our capacity to be witnessing with freaking people (or ourselves!) out? Read ahead at […]

August 13, 2015

Living Members: Worship – Dave Groenenboom

Living Members: Worship - Dave Groenenboom

The New testament church in Acts worshipped daily and they were filled with awe – how does that impact on what the Church is called to do and to be today?

August 3, 2015

“Responding to Marriage Equality and Same Sex Attraction”

"Responding to Marriage Equality and Same Sex Attraction"

“Marriage Equality”, Homosexuality and the Gospel With all the news at present, there are so many questions: What might changes to marriage laws mean for the church? Does the Bible speak clearly about same sex attraction? How should the church respond? What if I have a gay friend?

July 27, 2015

Living Members: Baptism & Children – Dave Groenenboom

Living Members: Baptism & Children - Dave Groenenboom

This Sunday Clara and Thomas Little’s son, Daniel, will be baptised. I thought it timely to look at the Bible’s teaching, and how baptism is seen to be a sign and seal of God’s covenant grace.

July 20, 2015

Living Members: Sharing – Dave Groenenboom

Living Members: Sharing - Dave Groenenboom

We look at the way the New Testament Church shared their possessions and wealth so freely and how they supported one another so wonderfully. These pictures intrigue and challenge us. How might we apply these passages today?

July 12, 2015

Changed by Grace – Frank Van Den Bos

Changed by Grace - Frank Van Den Bos

Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you see the need to change…

July 5, 2015

Living Members: Fellowship

Living Members: Fellowship

While we tend to think of fellowship as something we do, the New Testament see fellowship as something much more grand and profound. Irrespective of our backgrounds, culture, or social status, we share our life in Jesus. His cross and resurrection, his grace in forgiveness, is our common possession, our koinonia.

June 28, 2015

Living Members: Teaching

Living Members: Teaching

The New Testament was thirsty for teaching, but is this what we feel in our churches today?

June 22, 2015

What Jesus Thinks About the Church

What Jesus Thinks About the Church

We won’t understand the church until we understand what Jesus thinks about the church: Preacher – Dave Groenenboom

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