Sermon Notes

A Divine Interruption

03/12/2023 - Jody Destry

Jesus birth was an interruption (on a grand scale) Today marks the first weekend of Advent – (latin) Adventus – Ad  = ‘to’ and Venire’ = ‘come’ or’ to arrive/arrival’ Advent is a season of expectant waiting and preparing for the arrival of Jesus – our Saviour on that first Christmas morning.  It’s also the […]

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Good, Pleasing, Perfect

26/11/2023 - Matthew Destry

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test […]

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Point of difference

19/11/2023 - Matthew Destry

Do you like standing out, or blending in? In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of […]

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Waking Up

12/11/2023 - Jody Destry

What happens when we fall asleep spiritually? Key Passage – – Luke 22:39-46 – The Disciples Fall Asleep at Gethsemane Why was there so much urgency from Jesus for them to stay awake and what was the temptation that he was wanting them to guard against? Luke tells us that the disciples fell asleep because […]

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An Unfinished Project

29/10/2023 - Matthew Destry

how to hold on till the end Why is following Jesus a project worth completing? The book of Jude: people, place, time to understand the words of the text we must first understand the world of the text Let’s take a look at the Bible Read the book of Jude Be known for who you […]

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At the heart of war

22/10/2023 - Matthew Destry

What is the cause of international conflict and where is God in the midst of it all? Genesis 25:24-33 This prophetic poem, the shortest book in the Old Testament, is addressed to the people of Edom, and shows us just how bad things can get when brothers turn against each other. This prolonged antagonism between […]

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No prize for first place

15/10/2023 - Matthew Destry

Romans 16:3-5 Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. 5 Greet also the church in their house… In this letter to Gaius, a house-church leader, John is apparently […]

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A single piece of paper

08/10/2023 - Matthew Destry

What would you tell someone if you only had one A4 page to do it? What was happening in 2 John? The letter itself The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth, 2 because of the truth that abides […]

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01/10/2023 - Doug Pors

Five of the smallest books of our bible. Looking in the smaller places to find the Bigger stories. Obadiah, Philemon, and the three letters of the Apostle John. We often overlook some of these smaller books, unless we are doing a structured reading plan, often because as pastors and preachers we tend not to engage […]

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A Line In The Sand

24/09/2023 - Jody Destry

Series Recap // Life’s busy and we’re oversubscribed – it can easy for our relationship with Jesus and being planted and connected in authentic life-giving community with others to become just another one of the many options on the smorgasbord of life’s activities. We’ve also been talking about the culture of the day we’re living […]

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A New Wardrobe

17/09/2023 - Tiani Greenwood

Colossians 3: 1 – 21 NIV & MSG translations CONTEXT: Written by Paul writing from prison 60-62 AD, approximately 25-30 years after Jesus’ ministry Paul never visited them himself but learned of their challenges through his friend Ephaphras, the church’s founder. Community grappling with these false teachings and cultural pressures Three pressures there were facing: […]

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A Bitter Pill To Swallow

10/09/2023 - Zeke Murley

We find this fascinating and interesting passage of scripture that has a whole teaching that Jesus brought to his disciples. The context for this passage is the disciples ask Jesus about their status in the kingdom of heaven. 21 “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven […]

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