Sermons

16 June: Ian Waddington - The Church + Worship

16 June: Ian Waddington - The Church + Worship

A deeper look at love in 1 Corinthians 13 - Ian Waddington takes this familiar passage of scripture and brings new meaning and depth to what it means to truly love.

9 June: Mark Keown - Gender + Worship 2019

9 June: Mark Keown - Gender + Worship 2019

Ever wondered what the bible actually says about women and their role in worship? Mark Keown breaks it down for us, thoughtfully providing context to the scripture, and what the implications are for us in our lives today.

Communion 2019 - Summer Hendry

Communion 2019 - Summer Hendry

Looking deeper at communion - Summer reminds us as Paul did the Corinthian church "There are ways of treating people in our culture which are completely socially acceptable, but have no place in a community where Jesus is Lord..." - unity is central to communion, as we gather as a faith community to remember what Jesus did for us.

Rights, Conscience + Freedom 2019 - Kris Gilbert

Rights, Conscience + Freedom 2019 - Kris Gilbert

“Just because I can doesn’t mean I should” - It's a counter-intuitive idea in a world that says "do what makes you feel good". Kris explores how we balance our freedom with the need to first prioritise those around us.

Marriage, Singleness, & Serving Christ 2019 - Libby Hunt

Marriage, Singleness, & Serving Christ 2019 - Libby Hunt

1 Corinthians 7 - Libby Hunt explores the biblical view on marriage, singleness, intimacy, and how we can serve Christ best in today's social climate whatever our relationship status. 

Holiness in Christ 2019 - Rod Edwards

Holiness in Christ 2019 - Rod Edwards

Rod Edwards continues our 1 Corinthians series, exploring the concept of Holiness - what is holiness? And why is it so important? *context for those not at church on Sunday - the "ahhhhhs" at the beginning are in response to power point clicker issues... never fear, we got it sorted!

Liar, Lunatic, or Lord 2019 - Kris Gilbert

Liar, Lunatic, or Lord 2019 - Kris Gilbert

Jesus has asked each of us "who do you say that I am?" - this is the basis for our Easter Sunday Message from Kris Gilbert [Sunday Morning Pastor at Massey Community Church.] Kris delves into a well-known CS Lewis quote, which prompts us to examine who we believe Jesus to be. Was he a liar? A lunatic? Or is He really Lord? And if He is Lord, then what?

United Under Christ 2019 - Ian Waddington

United Under Christ 2019 - Ian Waddington

7 April: Ian Waddington - United Under Christ 2019

31 March: Te Waka McLeod - An Issue That Divides - our bicultural past & a way ahead

31 March: Te Waka McLeod - An Issue That Divides - our bicultural past & a way ahead

Te Waka shares with us from her personal and professional experience; what is it like to grow up Maori in Aotearoa? What is the experience of Maori within the church? How do we move forward together but also acknowledge our diversity? She approaches this important issue with sensitivity but straight up honesty, humour, and ultimately, a great desire for New Zealand's Christians to lead the way. To lead in the way "by being an ally for Maori to have a voice... an appreciation of a culture that has welcomed people into this land... my prayer is that you ask God what He requires of you”

Reflecting the Mercy of the Father 2019 - Tony plews

Reflecting the Mercy of the Father 2019 - Tony plews

"We who are believers must learn to strive to overcome our prejudices... to learn to know what it means to show unconditional love, to be a people of heart, and compassion, and of sacrificial generosity."


A message in season from Tony Plews, addressing how we as Christians can and should respond in the aftermath of the Christchurch attack.

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