Our Father – the basis on which we approach God

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Bible Text: Matthew 6:5-15 (9) | Preacher: Quentin Still | Series: The Lord's Prayer When Jesus instructs us how to pray He roots it in a relationship. There is a basis on which we approach God and understanding this unlocks the power and experience of God in prayer. We come to Him as children to a father adopted and loved as even as he loves his own son. This truth explodes in us so that we can say ‘Hallowed Be your name’

Marks of an Authentic Prayer Life

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Bible Text: Matthew 6:5-8 | Preacher: Dave Jones | Series: The Lord's Prayer In the lead up to the Lord's Prayer, Jesus lays down the basic marks of an authentic prayer life, as he challenges our motivations and methods and encourages us to pray sincerely to our Father in heaven. 

Giving to the Needy

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Bible Text: Matthew 6:1-4 | Preacher: Doug Fell | Series: Sermon on the Mount In this message, Doug looks at what Jesus taught about what should be our motivation and practice around giving to the needy.

Enemy Love

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Bible Text: Matthew 5:43-48 | Preacher: Mick Channon | Series: Sermon on the Mount At the end of the first teaching block of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus calls His followers to the most counter-cultural way of living yet. Jesus commands that we love even our enemies, something that can only be achieved through the experience of God's enemy-love for us.

Retaliation

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Bible Text: Matt. 5:38-42 | Preacher: Doug Fell | Series: Sermon on the Mount In this message, Doug looks at what Jesus both taught and modelled around how his disciples are called to respond in various situations where we may be tempted to retaliate or seek revenge.

Truth-telling in a World of Lies

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Bible Text: Mt 5:33-37 | Preacher: Pete Kropman | Series: Sermon on the Mount In this message, Pete shows how important truth-telling is according to Jesus, while showing how the gospel alone is able to change us into those who are utterly truthful 

Easter Sunday

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Bible Text: John 20:1-18 | Preacher: Doug Fell | Series: Easter Weekend 2018 Experiencing the resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Mary Magdalene

Man of Sorrows (Good Friday)

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Bible Text: Isaiah 53 | Preacher: Dave Jones | Series: Easter Weekend 2018 A Man of Sorrows, Jesus takes our sin to the cross and dies the death we deserved to die, in order to pay the price to ransom us from sin and make possible a relationship with God. Even while Jesus dies for our sin on the cross, this is no defeat; he is victorious and has triumphed over sin, for our sake. That's what makes Good Friday so, so Good!

Who is this King Jesus?

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Bible Text: Matthew 21:1-11; Zach 9:9-10 | Preacher: Quentin Still | Series: Palm Sunday On Palm Sunday, Jesus enters Jerusalem and the whole city is left asking "who is this?" They completely miss who He was and in five days crucify Him. This is a King altogether different coming to liberate us not from our circumstance but from ourselves. Our deepest problems in life are not external but internal. We need a King who transforms our lives and hearts. So who is  this King? Come see, He is here.

Divorce

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Bible Text: Matt 5:31-32 and Matt 19:3-11 | Preacher: Doug Fell | Series: Sermon on the Mount In this message, Doug looks at what Jesus taught about marriage and divorce, and what hope and healing the gospel offers for those affected by divorce.