Conversations with Jesus

Sermon Series: 3rd October to 5th December, 2021 Jesus met thousands of people. He connected with some of them by a touch, a look or listening quietly. Of the hundreds of conversations over the three years of his ministry, we have about 40 recorded in the gospels. Some conversations are long, some little more than […]

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The Genius of Genesis

The Great Invitation Sermon Series 22nd August to 26th September Unlocking the treasures of Genesis 1-3 and how they can change your life Although controversy and disagreement surround the book of Genesis it is, no doubt, a work of inspired brilliance and a profound literary masterpiece. In recent centuries, Christians have busied themselves arguing how […]

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Being Made New

Sermon 15th August 2021 with Liam Conway Liam Conway explores the question, ‘How does being made new, happen?’ He will talk through the ideas of regeneration, sanctification, new creation, and the grace of God. BIBLE READING Ephesians 4:17-32 >>> WATCH

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The Story of Ruth

Sermon Series 11 July to 8th August 2021 Hobart Baptist Church envisions itself as prophetically serving the city, and Ruth offers us a thread to follow to enter that space. To be a prophetic servant in her time, Naomi came back in grief to her hometown and brought Ruth, a foreign woman, with her, who […]

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Jesus said, “I Am . . . “

Summer Sermon Series January 3 – February 7, 2021 In the gospels both the authority and identity of Jesus are revealed in a series of statements that begin with “I am” (Greek: ego eimi). We see this clearly in the Sermon on the Mount where Jesus teaches “You have heard … but I say to […]

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Christmas in Summer

HOPE: The Focus of our Christmas in Summer Why “Christmas in Summer”?In contrast to our Christmas in Winter >>> 2020 was a year that was difficult and challenging in many ways that no one anticipated. How does Christmas give us hope for the coming year and beyond? It is not found in our consumer and […]

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A Time to Weep, June 14 2020

The entire service, approx 40 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: Starting from the Bottom 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 how to lament well. Each Sunday […]

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Freedom, April 19 2020

COVID-19: the Tyrant of our World The entire service, approx. 30-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 […]

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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, 19 Jan 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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