Coming up this Sunday 4th June 2017

This Sunday we continue our series on Galatians. In the next talk, Simon will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Enslaved“, from Galatians chapter 4 verses 8 to 31. We will remember Jesus’ death as we eat the symbolic meal of the Lord’s Supper so be sure to join us. During our service, we’ll have our weekly question and answer time, and Simon will be answering these questions: Could … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 28th May 2017

Galatians series continues Today we continue our series on the New Testament book of Galatians as Simon preaches from chapter 3 verse 15 to chapter 4 verse 7 with the title, “Freedom Fulfilled”. Men’s Dinner Tuesday night 6th June is our next Men’s Dinner. Our speaker is Moussa Ghazal. 6.30pm at the Central Hotel Function Room. Bookings essential. Phone 0439 561 373 or email mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com Prime Time Outing Join … Read more…

Galatians Talk 5 – Freedom fulfilled – Galatians 4-15-4-7 – talk outline

Galatians: Free Indeed! 4. Freedom Fulfilled Galatians chapter 3:15- 4-7 • Simon Chaplin Introduction: Insiders or outsiders 1) Inheritance comes through the promise (v15-18) The promise of inheritance came ___________ the law The promise if for _______ 2) The law pointed to their inheritance  (v19-24) The law was added because of _________ The law was … Read more…

What’s our greatest blessing as Christians?

If I were asked that question my first answer would be this: justification by faith. And in the year of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation my answer would come all the more readily. But I’d be wrong. I can still remember first reading Knowing God by the famous theologian J.I Packer where I discovered … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 28th May 2017

This Sunday we continue our series on Galatians. In the next talk, Simon will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Fulfilled”, from Galatians chapter 3 verse 15 to chapter 4 verse 7. During our service, we’ll have our weekly question and answer time, and Simon will be answering these questions: Were those who preached a different gospel not really Christians? Are they then condemned? Why … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 21st May 2017

Galatians series continues Today we continue our series on the New Testament book of Galatians as Simon preaches from chapter 3 verses 1 to 14 with the title, “Freedom Distorted”. Jodie and Mandy away Jodie and Mandy will be on leave from Thursday 18th May, and will return on 11th June. Simon will be leading our church during this time. Prime Time Luncheon Coming up on Monday, 22nd May, … Read more…

Galatians Talk 4 – Freedom distorted – Galatians 3-1-14 – talk outline

Galatians: Free Indeed! 3. Freedom Distorted Galatians chapter 3 verses 1 to 14 • Simon Chaplin INTRODUCTION: HOW DO THE BLESSINGS OF ABRAHAM COME? 1. YOUR EXPERIENCE WAS BY FAITH (verses 1 to 5) faith: believing what you  ____________________________ experience: receiving the  _____________________ experience: calling God you  _________________ 2. ABRAHAM’S EXAMPLE SHOWS IT WAS BY FAITH (verses 6 to 9) Abraham is … Read more…

A budget response to disabilities

Scott Morrison’s budget has been praised (mostly by the more right wing) and rubbished (ditto left wing). One of the issues Mr Morrison has tried to address is paying for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Under this scheme Australians with a permanent and significant disability are to receive the financial support they need. The scheme … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 21st May 2017

This Sunday we continue our series on Galatians. In the next talk, Simon will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Distorted”, from Galatians chapter 3 verses 1 to 14. During our service, we’ll have our weekly question and answer time, and Simon will be answering these questions: Are those who disagree with the concept of ‘faith alone’ going to hell since in Romans 10:9 it … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 14th May 2017

Galatians series continues Today we continue our series on the New Testament book of Galatians as Jodie preaches from chapter 2 verses 11 to 21 with the title, “Freedom Opposed”. Ladies’ Dinner This Tuesday night 16th May is our next Ladies’ Dinner. Our speaker is Alison Blake. We meet at our church and start at 7pm. Dinner is $7 payable at the door, and there is no need to RSVP. … Read more…