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Sermon Series – ‘I Will Build My Church’ 3rd March – What’s happening when the church meets? – Hebrews 10:1-25 and 1 Corinthians 11:17-33 10th March – How is God building a bigger church? – 1 Corinthians 14:1-25 and 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Real Hope Week only 3 weeks away – can you help with midweek … Read more

What’s our mission statement?

When I first started here at Oak Flats Anglican back in October last year, I was quick to try and find out if our church had its own mission statement.

A mission statement is simply a short and pithy sentence that describes just what it is that any particular organisation is on about.

In other words, it’s kind of like a mini ‘job description’ for the whole organisation, something that tells us what we should and shouldn’t be doing.

When I had a look around, I couldn’t find one.

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Apple, The Olympics, Coca Cola, McDonalds, and the church… spot the odd one out!

When you think of it, there’s no greater organisation in the universe than God’s church. It’s vastly more significant than Apple, The Olympics, Coca Cola, and even McDonald’s! So, it would be logical to think that the way that the church would grow would be just like the way that those organisations grow. In some … Read more

Why is God building his church?

There are many good good reasons why God might choose to build his church. On the one hand, his church as it gathers on earth is a really useful place to help encourage Christians to keep trusting in the promises of God, especially as we go through the normal challenges of life. But on another … Read more