The Parables of Jesus, 14 October 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter Simple stories. Profound truth. The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. Many of […]

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The Parables of Jesus: The Sower, October 7 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter Simple stories. Profound truth. The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. Many of […]

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CO-MISSION [9]: Joining God in God’s Mission, September 23 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter This is the final in the Co/Mission series Jesus called his disciples to be his witnesses (Acts 1:8). We are not eyewitnesses to his bodily resurrection, but we are those who have experienced God’s love, forgiveness and work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. So, what does it mean for us, […]

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CO-MISSION [7]: Joining God in God’s Mission, September 16 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The Divine Mirror Jesus called his disciples to be his witnesses (Acts 1:8). We are not eyewitnesses to his bodily resurrection, but we are those who have experienced God’s love, forgiveness and work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. So, what does it mean for us, his disciples today, to be […]

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CO-MISSION [6]: Joining God in God’s Mission, September 9 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter Sanctuary Sunday Jesus called his disciples to be his witnesses (Acts 1:8). We are not eyewitnesses to his bodily resurrection, but we are those who have experienced God’s love, forgiveness and work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. So, what does it mean for us, his disciples today, to be his […]

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CO-MISSION [5]: Joining God in God’s Mission, September 1 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter In this sermon, Stephen re-reads his introduction to the 2018 Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast which was held on August 22 About Co/Mission Jesus called his disciples to be his witnesses (Acts 1:8). We are not eyewitnesses to his bodily resurrection, but we are those who have experienced God’s love, forgiveness and work […]

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The Challenge of the Church, July 8 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The “Challenge of the Church” carries with it two ideas. Not only is the Church being challenged by the rapid changes taking place in our society, making life challenging for God’s people, but also, the existence of the Church is and of itself a challenge to the world. In fact, Jesus said […]

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The Challenge of the Church, June 17 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The “Challenge of the Church” carries with it two ideas. Not only is the Church being challenged by the rapid changes taking place in our society, making life challenging for God’s people, but also, the existence of the Church is and of itself a challenge to the world. In fact, Jesus said […]

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The Challenge of the Church, June 3 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The “Challenge of the Church” carries with it two ideas. Not only is the Church being challenged by the rapid changes taking place in our society, making life challenging for God’s people, but also, the existence of the Church is and of itself a challenge to the world. In fact, Jesus said […]

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Pentecost Sunday, May 20 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The Holy Spirit came upon the early church and changed the course of history. On the night before his crucifixion, Jesus explained to his followers how he needed to leave so that the work of the Spirit could begin. Next Sunday we will explore the three-fold ministry of the Holy Spirit – […]

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