Sermons

Dave Groenenboom
September 28, 2016

Psalms of Passion: Prayer & Listening – Dave Groenenboom

Psalms of Passion: Prayer & Listening  - Dave Groenenboom

Jesus, the Good Shepherd says his sheep will know his voice. So, how do we listen? How do we hear him? Listening to the Psalms will help us answer our questions, and have us listening better to the One who loves us.

September 5, 2016

Psalms of Passion:Unanswered Prayer – Dave Groenenboom

Psalms of Passion:Unanswered Prayer - Dave Groenenboom

How does it happen that Jesus cry of desperation to his father is relevant to our text this Sunday? Many a father has grappled with the reality of unanswered prayer. How are we to deal with that?

August 22, 2016

Psalms of Passion: Prayer and Anguish – Dave Groenenboom

Psalms of Passion: Prayer and Anguish - Dave Groenenboom

What’s the best way to pray? Do you need to prepare yourself? What if that’s hard, what then? Wait? Leave it? What frame of mind does God expect?

August 15, 2016

Prayer and Praise – Dave Groenenboom

Prayer and Praise  - Dave Groenenboom

So, if we get to a place where we have been able to carve out some time for quietness, where do we start? What do we say? Many say it’s hard to know just how to begin, the mind wanders, words fail. God’s word gives us a wonderful framework for praise. This Sunday we’ll look […]

August 8, 2016

Bless the Lord, O my soul! – Dave Groenenboom

Bless the Lord, O my soul!  - Dave Groenenboom

This week we take a different tack. I’d like to explore the passion of the Psalms. These songs of the faithful bring us face to face with a vibrant spirituality – a voice we really need to hear, and a path we really need to tread. This Sunday we’ll look at Psalm 103, and have […]

August 1, 2016

Hope Eternal: What’s so good about the Good News? – Dave Groenenboom

Hope Eternal: What’s so good about the Good News? - Dave Groenenboom

We talk about the Good News, we preach the Good News, we share the Good News – why is it so good? And does it make any discernible difference to our lives today?

July 4, 2016

Rebuilding the Foundations – How To Respond to Vilification: Dave Groenenboom

Rebuilding the Foundations - How To Respond to Vilification: Dave Groenenboom

How will you respond when people insult you or cause you to suffer because you are a Christian? What if it were Rehoboth College, and not the Islamic College in Thornlie that was firebombed? What would we do? Could it be that there are challenging days ahead for Christian and the church? 

June 20, 2016

Hope Eternal: How Husbands Can Shape Up – Dave Groenenboom

Hope Eternal: How Husbands Can Shape Up - Dave Groenenboom

Peter has spent some time talking to slaves and women – two of the most vulnerable groups in Graeco-Roman society. Now he turned his attention to men. In just one verse he outlines a charter for husbands which even men today will find challenging and transformational. Read ahead at 1 Peter 3:7

June 13, 2016

Hope Eternal – Get Dressed from the Inside Out: Dave Groenenboom

Hope Eternal - Get Dressed from the Inside Out: Dave Groenenboom

Peter seems to talk down jewellery and beauty. Judging by the way we live, it appears we’re not listening. Is this a message that should be listened to? And how does that relate to what Peter says about submission? How will this help us survive in a world that already mistrusts much of what the […]

May 31, 2016

Rebuilding the Foundations – From Impossible to Extraordinary: Dave Groenenboom

Rebuilding the Foundations - From Impossible to Extraordinary: Dave Groenenboom

 “I can’t do this…” are words you’ve probably said before. It’s even possible that as we have all sat under the challenge of the last four weeks those words may have formed in our minds then, too. The people of Israel must have breathed those words when they saw a flooded Jordan River. What changed […]

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