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February 13, 2017

Do not quench the Spirit – Dave Groenenboom

Do not quench the Spirit - Dave Groenenboom

These few verses present some challenges – how are we to understand them? Are they relevant for us today? What bearing do they have as we lean into outreach? Come Sunday and find out. Let’s go! Read ahead at 1 Thess 5:16-24

February 6, 2017

Church Health Habits – Dave Groenenboom

Church Health Habits - Dave Groenenboom

Ever thought back to the family you grew up in, and remembered the habits of your home? The little things that went on: quirky behaviour, family sayings, that in a way defined who you were? Plenty of great stories there! God’s family also has behaviours and attitudes which identify us as a healthy church. Let’s […]

January 30, 2017

A Love Like Jesus – Dave Groenenboom

A Love Like Jesus - Dave Groenenboom

There’s no doubt about it: every time we listen to the word of God with an open heart, we will find new challenges! Early in Jesus’ ministry, we read about crowds of followers – who were they? How did Jesus respond? And what does this tell us about how to respond to people today? These […]

January 23, 2017

Make a decision – Dave Groenenboom

Make a decision - Dave Groenenboom

2017 lies ahead of us: a year brimming with opportunity and challenge. Can we relate to the people of Israel on the border of the land of promise, where the faithfulness of God had been clearly displayed, and a clear challenge was placed before them. Are we up for the challenge the Lord places on […]

January 16, 2017

Who are you, and what are you doing here? – Frank van den Bos

Who are you, and what are you doing here? - Frank van den Bos

As we revisit the story of Jonah this week again, we are once again confronted with a very confusing story.  We would expect that with the rescue of Jonah and the repentance of the Nineties, the sort would finish on a triumphant note – God wins, and the peasants rejoice!  But that’s not happening here […]

January 13, 2017

Are you ready to do battle for the Lord in 2017? – Peter Abetz

Are you ready to do battle for the Lord in 2017? - Peter Abetz

Every believer is involved in a spiritual battle.  The enemy is demonic, powerful, wicked and cunning – he has even convinced some that he does not exist! We are called to take our stand against the devil’s schemes, and we can stand against them if we put on the full armour of God, and then […]

January 13, 2017

Christmas: The Gift of Jesus – Dave Groenenboon

Christmas: The Gift of Jesus - Dave Groenenboon

We sing about the manger, a Saviour born who is the creator, the King of Kings – ever stopped to think how this sounds to someone who has never thought it all through? .

December 19, 2016

Christmas:The Gift of Adoption – Dave Groenenboom

Christmas:The Gift of Adoption – Dave Groenenboom

What does it mean that Jesus has brought us into the family of God? The answer is wonderfully liberating, and breathtakingly majestic.

December 12, 2016

Christmas: The Gift of Reconciliation – Dave Groenenboom

Christmas: The Gift of Reconciliation - Dave Groenenboom

One of the hard things about Christmas is while it’s a time of year we love so much, the story behind the story tells us some pretty tough truths about who we are. But even here, this reality is the reason we have so much to sing about.

December 7, 2016

Christmas: The Gift of Grace – Dave Groenenboom

Christmas: The Gift of Grace - Dave Groenenboom

There’s increasing to follow the crazy American thing of “Happy Holidays”, and the Christmas message becomes increasingly secularised. Does that matter so much? God thinks it does.

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