A Time to Weep, June 21 2020

The entire service, approx 35 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: Don’t sit in lament – God wants to carry you through it. 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 […]

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A Time to Weep, May 24 2020

God’s Gift of Lament The entire service, approx 35 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: A Lament for our City “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 […]

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Freedom, April 26 2020

Sermon Title: Love The entire service, approx. 25-minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Jesus rarely spoke about why he had come. But when he did, he said profound declarations like Luke 4:18-19, “I am here to proclaim good news to the poor, freedom for the oppressed, sight for the blind, and to proclaim to everyone—EVERYONE—that […]

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Our New Murals Proudly Open to an Empty House!

Hobart Baptist Church has mixed emotions as two new murals were installed recently as part of their Easter celebrations. The church was both sad, and proud, to open to an empty house on the Easter weekend. The church commissioned their artist-in-residence Michael Henderson to create two new murals, each 5 x 2 metres, to hang […]

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Catching the Vision, 1 Mar 2020

Preaching: Stephen Baxter, Michael Henderson, Joanna Sinclair, Liam Conway Sermon Title: A Prophetic Church 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 […]

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Tell Him He’s Dreaming, 2 Feb 2020

“Tell him he’s dreaming” from the Aussie classic, The Castle, has become part of the Australian vernacular. The Sermon on the Mount comes with such high expectations and ambitions one could say the same to Jesus. Yet, throughout history thousands have been inspired by this teaching­­–from Augustine to Gandhi, Leo Tolstoy to Dietrich Bonhoeffer and […]

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Advent: Love, 22 December 2019

The four words of advent do more than remember Jesus coming into the world. They speak of what he brings. These are words filled with action and purpose. The words are: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And they were carried into our world by Jesus. He calls his followers, today, to continue to carry them […]

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Jesus First, September 15 2019

Jesus First When you Pray Being a follower of Jesus means he comes first in our lives. Not just our spiritual lives and not just on Sundays, but in everything. In this new sermon series, we will explore what it means to put Jesus first in the good and the bad times. So that means […]

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Recapturing Wonder, August 4 2019

Enabled to Flourish Finishing this week, the weekly sermon at Hobart Baptist Church has been a series outlining the basics of faith. It focuses not around arguments, but will approaches it from an experience perspective. CONSECRATION PRAYER I consecrate my life again today, and bring it under your Lordship I commit to Wonder and Faith: to Love […]

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Recapturing Wonder, July 28 2019

A Trinity that is Present and Active Until August 11, the weekly sermon at Hobart Baptist Church is a series outlining the basics of faith. It will not focus around arguments, but will approach it from an experience perspective. We encourage you to bring anyone wanting to explore faith in a new way to what […]

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