Sermons

Dave Groenenboom
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 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

December 24, 2013

Love Christmas: Family

Love Christmas: Family

Christmas family gatherings can be great, or they can be a nightmare: fro some, Christmas is the loneliest time ever. Jesus came to restore relationships and transform community. God is the creator and giver of relationship. He works through relationships and families to make his Kingdom visible. The challenge for the church is to create […]

December 15, 2013

Love Christmas: Food

Love Christmas: Food

Christmas is typically a time of excess and over indulgence. How do we manage our eating and drinking responsibly? Interestingly, Jesus ate and drank his way through the Gospels – so it can’t be all bad. Think about this: the wonder of food should point us to something more, something greater – our hunger for […]

December 8, 2013

Love Christmas: Rest

Love Christmas: Rest

Why holidays are great, why people love a good cruise, and why we’re never satisfied with any of it; Jesus is bringing a world where toil will be no more. When Jesus is our life! we won’t look for ultimate reward in what we do

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