Sermon Archive
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2014

David's Sermon ‘Jesus the fulfiller of Old Testament prophecy”’’ 28 December 2014

David's Sermon ‘What do we make of all these Christmas accounts?’’ 25 December 2014

David's Sermon ‘Emmanuel, God with us’ 21 December 2014

David's Sermon ‘Do not let fear constrain you, rather let faith enable you’ 23 November 2014

David's Sermon "Build each other up" 16 November 2014

Gregor's Sermon "Promised Land?" 09 November 2014

David's Sermon "Choosing to accept the invitation" 12 October 2014

David's Sermon "Called to Faithfulness" 5 October 2014

Robert James' Sermon "Social Justice Sunday" 28 September 2014

David's Sermon “Living our faith!” 24 August 2014

David's Sermon “The faith of the Canaanite woman” 17 August 2014

David's Sermon “Faith, courage and prepared to ‘chance it” 10 August 2014

David's Sermon “The compassion of Christ” 3 August 2014

David's Sermon “From small beginnings …..Godly things grow” 27 July 2014

David's Sermon “Allow for differences and allow God to sort things out!” 20 July 2014

David's Sermon “Many hear and many respond in a variety of ways" 13 July 2014

David's Sermon “Being more child-like’" 06 July 2014

David's Sermon “A Psalm of Lament’" 29 June 2014

David's Sermon “Oneness" 22 June 2014

David's Sermon “Trinity Sunday" 15 June 2014

David's Sermon “Amazing Happenings – the Ascension of Jesus" 1 June 2014

David's Sermon "Living Stones" 18 May 2014

Peter Walker's Sermon at Ockert's Induction 11 May 2014

David's Sermon "Journeying with the risen Lord" 5 May 2014

Ian Diamond's Sermon "Seeing is Believing" 27 April 2014

Robert James' Sermon “Easter Redeeming ANZAC Day” 27 April 2014

David's Sermon "The Resurrection" 20 April 2014

David's Sermon “The events of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus” 18 April 2014

David's Sermon "Jesus enters Jerusalem" 13 April 2014

David's Sermon “The hope of new life” 06 April 2014

Ian's Sermon "Who Do You Think You Are" 23 March 2014

David's Sermon “Spiritual Blindness” 16 March 2014

David's Sermon “Rejuvenating our Faith” 16 March 2014

Bradley's Sermon for First Sunday in Lent 10 March 2014

David's Sermon “Mountain top experiences” 02 March 2014

David's Sermon “Foundational teaching for life” 23 February 2014

David's Sermon “Dealing with broken relationships” 16 February 2014

David's Sermon "Salt and Light" 9 February 2014

Kerry Jacobs' Sermon "Jesus the Jew – A Political and Spiritual reading of the Beatitudes" 2 February 2014

David's Sermon “What does the Lord require of us?” 2 February 2014

David's Sermon ‘Jesus begins preaching and he finds disciples who follow’ 26 January 2014

David's Sermon “Called by God” 19 January 2014

David's Sermon ‘Baptism of Jesus’ 12 January 2014

Robert James' Sermon ‘The Baptism of Jesus’ 12 January 2014

John Sutton's Sermon "The Prologue to St John's Gospel" 5 January 2014


2013

David's Sermon "The Christmas story with emphasis on the Magi" 29 December 2013

David's Sermon "Christmas Day" 25 December 2013

David's Sermon "Expectation and Hope" 24 December 2013

David's Sermon “Signs” 22 December 2013

David's Sermon “Joy” 15 December 2013

Gregor's Sermon “45 years of ministry” 24 November 2013

David's Sermon "Looking into the future” 17 November 2012

David's Sermon “Welcoming even the unlovely, the outcaste” 3 November 2013

David's Sermon ‘The Pharisee and the Tax Collector’ 27 Ocober 2013

David's Sermon "Persistent Prayer" 20 October 2013

David's Sermon “The great divide” 29 September 2013

David's Sermon “The ‘lost’ and the ‘found’ – where would you go to meet Jesus?” 15 September 2013

James' Sermon "The Lost Sheep" 15 September 2013

David's Sermon “We have choices to make” 8 September 2013

Gregor's Sermon “All created equal” 1 September 2013

David's Sermon “The Call of God” 25 August 2013

David's Sermon “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” 11 August 2013

David's sermon ‘Sometimes our thinking is foolish and we need reminding of that fact.’ 4 August 2013

David's sermon “Prayer” 29 July 2013

David's sermon ‘Who is my neighbour and who proved to be a neighbour? 14 July 2013

David's sermon “Being sent on the one hand but also caring for one another as Christ has cared and loved us.” 7 July 2013

David's sermon “All are one in Christ” 23 June 2013

David's sermon “Accepting the unaccepted people of society” 16 June 2013

David's Sermon "Called by God” 9 June 2013

Gregor's Sermon "Old and new idols" 2 June 2013

David's Sermon "Sing a new song to the Lord" 2 June 2013

Gregor's Sermon “The trinity and human rights” 26 May 2013

Gregorr's Sermon “Paraclete” 19 May 2013

Gregor's Sermon “Vision of wholeness” 5 May 2013

David's Sermon “Christians have differences but we are called to love as Christ has loved us.” 28 April 2013

David's Sermon “Encountering the risen Lord – sometimes the mostunlikely are chosen” 14 April 2013

Duncan's Sermon "Thomas the Double: Beyond Fiction" 7 April 2013

Gregor's Sermon “Easter Changes Everything” 31 March 2013

David's Sermon "The Unveiling of the Resurrection’" 31 March 2013

David's Sermon "Jesus, the Suffering Servant” 29 March 2013

David's Sermon “Extravagant Generosity” 17 March 2013

Gregor's Sermon “Prodigal Son - Again” 10 March 2013

David's Sermon ‘The Prodigal Son’ 10 March 2013

Janis' Sermon "The Grace of Blood and Bone" 3 March 2013

David's Sermon “Be strong in our faith” 24 February 2013

Gregor's Sermon “Temptations Snippets” 17 February 2013

David's Sermon “The Radiance of God” 10 February 2013

David's Sermon “The Call of God on our Lives” 3 February 2013

David's Sermon “The Mission Statement of Jesus” 27 January 2013

Gregor's Sermon “King of the Universe” 6 January 2013


2012

Gregor's Sermon “Christmas Peace” 25 December 2012

David's Sermon “Two Women of Faith – Elizabeth and Mary” 23 December 2012

David's Sermon “Joy” 16 December 2012

David's Sermon “Those heralding the coming of Jesus” 9 December 2012

David's Sermon “Hope in the Future” 2 December 2012

Janis' Sermon "Pledge of Allegiance" 25 November 2012

David's Sermon “Signs of the end of the age – yet called to persevere” 18 November 2012

James' Sermon "The Greatest Commandment" 04 November 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Humility and service” 21 October 2012

David's Sermon “Jesus teaches about wealth and entering the kingdom of God” 14 October 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Suffering – any explanation?” 7 October 2012

Gregor's Sermon “In or out?” 30 September 2012

David's Sermon "Who is the greatest?” 23 September 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Taming the tongue” 16 September 2012

Gregor's Sermon “He who has ears…” 9 September 2012

David's Sermon “Living out God’s Word” 2 Sptember 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Realistic optimists” 29 July 2012

David's Sermon "The account of John the Baptist’s death" 15 July 2012

David's Sermon "Sharing our faith” 8 July 2012

Gregor's Sermon "Power in weakness" 8 July 2012

Janis' Sermon "Touching the hem" 1 July 2012

James' Sermon “Jesus calms the storm” 24 June 2012

David's Sermon “Jesus calms the storm” 24 June 2012

David's Sermon “Hiddenness and growth” 17 June 2012

David's Sermon "Is Jesus out of his mind" 10 June 2012

David's Sermon “Lives changed – the power of the triune God at work.” 3 June 2012

David's Sermon "The Valley of Dry Bones" 27 May 2012

David's Sermon "Jesus Prays for his Disciples" 20 May 2012

David's Sermon “The Power of Love” 13 May 2012

Gregor's Sermon "The Ethiopian eunuch" 6 May 2012

David's Sermon “Jesus says, ‘I am the true vine’.” 6 May 2012

David's Sermon “Jesus the Good Shepherd” 29 April 2012

David's Sermon “Credible Witnesses” 22 April 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Resurrection Church” 15 April 2012

David's Sermon "Expect the unexpected" 8 April 2012

Gregor's Sermon "Reflections on four participants in our readings" 6 April 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Retrospective Insight” 1 April 2012

Gregor's Sermon “True Glory” 25 March 2012

David's Sermon "I will put my law in their minds" 25 March 2012

David's Sermon “The power of God’s love” 18 March 2012

James' Sermon "Identity as Christians" 4 March 2012

David's Sermon “Testing Times” 26 February 2012

David's Sermon “Mountain Top Experiences” 19 February 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Transfiguration, Again!” 19 February 2012

David's Sermon “A Hands on Christ” 12 February 2012

Gregor's Sermon “A Rhythm to Life” 5 February 2012

David's Sermon “Authority and Disruptions” 29 January 2012

David's Sermon “The call of God – The reluctant one - Jonah” 22 January 2012

David's Sermon ‘The Calling of the Early Disciples’ 15 January 2012

Gregor's Sermon “The Family of Christ” 8 January 2012

Gregor's Sermon “Covenant” 1 January 2012


2011

David's Sermon “To boycott Christmas or not?!” 25 December 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Christmas Hope” 4 December 2011

Janis' Sermon "Longing for God" 27 November 2011

David's Sermon “God’s Generosity” 13 November 2011

David's Sermon "Re-affirming our faith – be prepared”" 6 November 2011

David's Sermon "New leadership and a new land" 30 October 2011

Neil Millar's Sermon "Great love and great suffering.’" 23 October 2011

Gregor's Sermon "Christian Taxpayers" 16 October 2011

David's Sermon “For many are invited, but few are chosen” 9 October 2011

Gregor's Sermon “The Ten Commandments” 2 October 2011

James' Sermon "If someone asks you a question, they are not always entitled to an answer" 25 September 2011

David's Sermon “God cares for his people” 18 September 2011

Gregor's Sermon “What sort of a God…?” 11 September 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Resolving conflicts” 4 September 2011

David's Sermon “Take off your shoes, for you are on holy ground” 28 August 2011

David's Sermon “Peter’s Confession of Christ” 21 August 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Dreamers” 7 August 2011

Janis' Sermon "Struggle to Share" 31 July 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Families!” 24 July 2011

David Gill's Sermon "Leave the Weeding to God" 17 July 2011

Janis' Sermon "Cats Have Them" 16 July 2011

Michael Hawn's Sermon "Time Matters" 10 July 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Frustration and invitation” 3 July 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Creeds” 19 June 2011

Gregor's Sermon "The Spirit of Pentecost” 12 June 2011

David's Sermon "Our Spiritual Audit" 12 June 2011

Gregor's Sermon “Is God Unknown?” 29 May 2011

Gregor's Sermon "Jesus Stands in Solidarity" 22 May 2011

David's Sermon “Hope in What Sometimes Seems a Dark World” 22 May 2011

David's Sermon "I am the Gate’ and ‘I am the Good Shepherd" 15 May 2011

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David's Sermon "I am the Resurrection and the Life" 10 April 2011

David's Sermon "Looking at Who Jesus Really is!" 3 April 2011

David's Sermon "The Samaritan Woman at the Well" 27 March 2011

Gregor's Sermon "Living Water" 27 March 2011

Janis' Sermon "Believing Like Your Life Depends On It" 20 March 2011

Dr Val Webb's Sermon "First Sunday In Lent" 13 March 2011

David's Sermon "The Temptation Of Jesus" 13 March 2011

Gregor's Sermom "Mountain-top Experiences" 6 March 2011

Gregor's Sermon "The Challenge That Faces Us" 27 February 2011

Gregor's Sermon "Reconciliation" 13 February 2011

David's Sermon "We Are Called To Be The Salt Of The Earth And The Light Of The World" 6 February 2011

David's Sermon "Calling The First Disciples" 23 January 2011

David's Sermon "Come And See" 16 January 2011

Gregor's Sermon "In Adversity" 16 January 2011


2010

David's Sermon "The Story Of The Baby Jesus – a Jealous King, Wise Men and the Need to Escape" 26 December 2010

Gregor's Sermon "The Three Wise Women of Christmas" 24 December 2010

Gregor's Sermon "An Amazing Genealogy" 19 December 2010

David's Sermon "Expectations" 12 December 2010

David's Sermon "John the Baptist" 05 December 2010

David's Sermon "It's Time" 28 November 2010

David's Sermon "Christ the King" 21 November 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Always Hoping in God" 14 November 2010

David's Sermon "Now he is God not of the dead but of the living: for to him all of them are alive.” 7 November 2010

James' Sermon "Luke 18:14" 24 October 2010

David's Sermon "God’s Law and Persistent Prayer" 17 October 2010

Gregor's Sermon "New Beginnings”" 3 October 2010

David's sermon "The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus" 26 September 2010

Gregor's Sermon "A Personal God”" 5 September 2010

David's Sermon "Moulded by God" 5 September 2010

James' Sermon "Social Status and Power." 29 August 2010

Gregor's Sermon "For or Against" 15 August 2010

David's Sermon "Do Not Be Afraid" 8 August 2010

David's Sermon “The Rightful Place Of Wealth For A Christian” 1 August 2010

David's Sermon "Difficult Discipleship" 27 June 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Connecting With God" 20 June 2010

Janis' Sermon "Church Music Sunday" 13 June 2010

David's Sermon "The Compassion Of Jesus" 6 June 2010

David's Sermon "Reflecting Biblically On The Holy Spirit" 23 May 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Tree and River of Life" 16 May 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Clean and unclean”" 2 May 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Anzac Day" 25 April 2010

Gregor's Sermon "New Life In Resurrection" 18 April 2010

David's Sermon "The Joy of Faith" 9th April 2010

David's Sermon “Palm Sunday Is Always Happening” Palm Sunday 28 March 2010

Janis' Sermon "Stony Places" Palm Sunday 28 March 2010

Gregor's Sermon “Breathtaking love” 14 March 2010

David's Sermon “The Loving Father” 14 March 2010

David's Sermon "Are We Bearing Fruit Or Just Taking Up Space?" 7 March 2010

David's Sermon "Encountering God" 14 February 2010

Gregor's Sermon "What a Catch" 7 February 2010

Gregor's Sermon "Essential and eternal love" 31 January 2010

Gregor's Sermon "The First Sign" 20 January 2010

David's Sermon "The Baptism of Jesus" 10 January 2010

Gregor's Sermon "New Beginnings" 3 January 2010


2009

David's Sermon "The Joy of a Baby" 25 December 2009 Christmas Day

David's Sermon "Hope" 29 November 2009

Gregor's Sermon "Climate Change" 29 November 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 25 October 2009

Gregor's "Ordination of Elizabeth Richardson" Sermon 14 October 2009

Gregor's "Marriage and Divorce" Sermon 04 October 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 30 August 2009

Janis' "Hot Bread" Sermon 23 August 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 9 August 2009

Janis' "David and Bathsheba" Sermon 26 July 2007

Elizabeth's Sermon 19 July 2007

Gregor's "Back to Canberra" Sermon 05 July 2007

Gregor's "The gift and gifts of the Holy Spirit" Sermon 31 May 2009

Elizabeth's Ascension Day Sermon 24th May 2009

Janis' Mothers Day" Sermon 9th May 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 3rd May 2009

Janis' Sermon 12th April 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 10th April 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 29th March 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 22nd March 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 15th March 2009

Gregor's Sermon - A Punishing God? - 1st March 2009

Gregor's Sermon - Opening of Parliament - 3 February 2009

Janis' Sermon 1st February 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 25th January 2009

Janis' Sermon 11th January 2009

Elizabeth's Sermon 4th January 2009


2008

Janis' Sermon 24th December 2008

Janis' Sermon 30th November 2008

Janis' Sermon 17th August 2008

Janis' Sermon 20th July 2008

Elizabeth's Sermon 3rd August 2008

Janis' Sermon 20th July 2008

James' Sermon 22nd June 2008

Peter's Sermon 15th June 2008

Elizabeth's Sermon 25th May 2008

Peter's Sermon 11th May 2008

Peter's Sermon 4th May 2008

Peter's Sermon 27th April 2008

Peter's Sermon 20th April 2008

James' Sermon 6th April 2008

Elizabeth's sermon 30th March 2008

Peter's Sermon 23rd March 2008

Gregor's sermon 20th March 2008

Gregor's Sermon 16th March 2008

Peter's Sermon 3rd March 2008

Peter's Sermon 24th February 2008

Peter's Sermon 17th February 2008

Peter's Sermon 10th February 2008

Peter's Sermon 2nd February 2008

Elizabeth's Sermon 13th January 2008


2007

Peter's Sermon 25th December 2007

Gregor's Sermon 23rd December 2007

James' Sermon 9th December 2007

Peter's Sermon 2nd December 2007

Peter's Sermon 25th November 2007

Peter's Sermon 18th November 2007

Elizabeth's Sermon 11th November 2007

Peter's Sermon 4th November 2007

Peter's Sermon 21st October 2007

Elizabeth's Sermon 14th October 2007

Peter's Sermon 23rd September 2007

James' Sermon 16th September 2007

Elizabeth's Sermon 9th September 2007

Peter's Sermon 2nd September 2007

Peter's Sermon 12th August 2007

Peter's Sermon 5th August 2007

Gregor's Sermon 29th July 2007

Peter's Sermon 22th July 2007

Elizabeth's Sermon 22th July 2007 @ St. Aidan's

Peter's Sermon 8th July 2007

Peter's Sermon 24th June 2007

Peter's Sermon 17th June 2007

Peter's Sermon 10th June 2007

Gregor's Sermon 3rd June 2007

Gregor's Sermon 6th May 2007

James's Sermon 8th April 2007

Gregor's Sermon 25th March 2007

James' Sermon 18th March 2007

Peter's Sermon 11th March 2007

Peter's Sermon 4th March 2007

James' Sermon 25th February 2007

Peter's Sermon 18th February 2007

Peter's Sermon 11th February 2007

Niki's Sermon 8th January 2007


2006

Niki's Sermon 24th December 2006

Gregor's Sermon 10th December 2006

Peter's Sermon 12th November 2006

Peter's Sermon 5th November 2006