A Time to Weep, July 5 2020

God’s Gift of Lament The entire service, approx 35 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: Jesus Lives Lament “The Bible actually responds to real life. We jump so quickly to everything’s going to be fine and awesome. We forget that the Bible actually allows us, and in fact encourages and maybe even commands […]

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A Time to Weep, May 28 2020

God’s Gift of Lament The entire service, approx 30 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: “Jesus Wept: The Lament of God.” In this series we are exploring “Lament” as God’s gift to us and actively engaging in lament for our world, our community, our families and ourselves. Our aim is to learn together […]

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Catching the Vision, 15 Mar 2020

Celebrating the Birth of Jesus – Christmas 2020 marks a pivotal moment in the life of Hobart Baptist Church. The upgrade of the buildings will be completed; we will be raising funds for the upgrade of the Tab; it will be our second year of engagement with Dark MoFo; and we prepare to celebrate the […]

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Jesus the Good Shepherd, Mar 17 2019

The gospels describe Jesus as the continuation of the heart of our God, powerfully illustrated as the Good Shepherd in John 10. It is a description of Jesus as he was then and how he is today: intimately present, powerfully active, full of mercy and compassion for everyone, and willing to do whatever it takes […]

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The Parables of Jesus, The Generous Moneylender, November 18 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The Parable of the Generous Moneylender 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. […]

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The Parables of Jesus: Hidden Treasure, November 11 2018

Preacher: Scott Ambrose 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 the parables are about […]

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The Parables of Jesus: The Weeds, November 4 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter 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 the parables are about […]

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The Parables of Jesus: Mustard Seed, October 28 2018

Preacher: Liam Conway 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 the parables are about […]

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Sunday May 27, 2018

Preacher: Liam Conway Using the Bible reading from: Mark 12:13-17 Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar 13 Later they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Jesus to catch him in his words. 14 They came to him and said, “Teacher, we know that you are a man of integrity. You aren’t swayed by others, because […]

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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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