KID’S TALK: Mr Mud

Matthew 27:11-26Mr Mud wasn’t always called Mr Mud. But he was given the name because he always did things that were a little bit dodgy. He wasn’t a hardened criminal, he didn’t have a prison record or anything like that, but if there was something going on that was a...

DEVOTION: The Rich Man and Lazarus

Luke 16:19-31In society today, there is a preoccupation with being successful, or at least gaining much wealth. And not necessarily with wealth or success that is earned. For example, the Australian love of gambling is well noted. But even if weren’t, there are many...

DEVOTION: The Roller Coaster of Emotions

Luke 19:41-48Life at times can be a roller coaster of emotions. We can go from great joy to the depths of despair. We can find themselves on cloud nine with the discovery of true love (I’m a hopeless romantic) to being really at the bottom—because of the loss of a...

SERMON: The Church: Rites of Passage

Matthew 28:19-20aA. INTRODUCTION1. Our Ever-Changing WorldIn an ever-changing world, nothing stays the same for very long. In a little over fifty years we’ve seen some dramatic changes: TVs have gone from black and white, to colour, to stereo, to digital and now to...

SERMON: Celebrating the Harvest

Exodus 23:16A. INTRODUCTIONHarvest time is an opportunity to consider the variety of God’s provision. It’s a chance to thank God for his abundant goodness to us—for some of the basic things he provides for us for daily living and our continued well-being. It’s also a...