Less religion can lead people to Jesus

It was no surprise to read that this week’s Census 2016 results showed a drop in the number of people claiming to be religious in Australia. Notably, we read that only half our population (52.1%) say they are Christian, which is a drop from 61% in 2011, and 88% in 1966 (read more about this … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 2nd July 2017

This Sunday we conclude our series on Galatians. In the final talk Jodie will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Boasted” from Galatians chapter 6 verses 11 to 18. 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 Jodie will be answering … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 25th June 2017

Galatians series continues Today we continue our series on the New Testament book of Galatians as Jodie preaches from chapter 6 verses 1 to 10 with the title, “Freedom Displayed”. Parish Council Our Parish Council meets this Tuesday, 27th June at 7.30pm. Please remember them in your prayers. Men’s Dinner Tuesday night 4th July is our next Men’s Dinner. Our speaker is Grahame … Read more…

Galatians: Free Indeed 9. Freedom Displayed Galatians chapter 6 verses 1 to 10 • Jodie McNeill

Galatians: Free Indeed! 9. Freedom Displayed Galatians chapter 6 verses 1 to 10 • Jodie McNeill MAKING IT REAL A challenge to __________________ the Christian life 1. DISPLAY OF DISCIPLINE (verse 1) The church is often too ______________or too soft People get _____________ ‘out’ or ‘in’ sin We need to restore sinners ________________ 2. DISPLAY … Read more…

Vital support for missionaries

When we think of support for missionaries, we most naturally think about finances. After all, when we and our partner missionary organisation send someone to a distant location to preach Christ, we know that there are many costs that need to be met. Our church loves to financially support missionaries, and we do so by … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 25th June 2017

This Sunday we continue our series on Galatians. In the next talk Jodie will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Displayed” from Galatians chapter 6 verses 1 to 10. This week we’re going to have a short video from CMS (The Church Missionary Society) about their ongoing activities in the world, and hear about the impact that Jesus is having … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 18th June 2017

Galatians series continues Today we continue our series on the New Testament book of Galatians as Jodie preaches from chapter 5 verses 16 to 26 with the title, “Freedom Defined”. Ladies’ Dinner This Tuesday night 20th June is our next Ladies’ Dinner. Our speaker is Jenny Shannon. We meet at our church and start at 7pm. Dinner is $7 payable at the door, and there is no need to … Read more…

Galatians: Free Indeed!
 8. Freedom Defined Galatians chapter 5 verses 16 to 26 • Jodie McNeill

Galatians: Free Indeed! 8. Freedom Defined Galatians chapter 5 verses 16 to 26 • Jodie McNeill PROVING YOUR IDENTITY Identity stands for how we _________ ourselves   My identity…. Christians are people who are __________ 1. DEFINING THE CONFLICT WITH OUR FREEDOM (verses 16 to 18) Spirit ____________________ flesh To follow the Spirit, we _______________ … Read more…

Identifying our identity

One of the best ways to understand our Australian identity is to travel to another country. During my recent trip to Canada, I discovered many ways in which Aussies differ. Canadians love eating poutine (a fancy version of chips and gravy), but we love meat pies, and of course, Vegemite. Canadians love ice hockey and … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 18th June 2017

This Sunday we continue our series on Galatians. In the next talk Jodie will be speaking on the topic, “Freedom Defined” from Galatians chapter 5 verses 16 to 26. During our service, we’ll have our weekly question and answer time, and Jodie will be answering these questions: When people say that you cannot be a Christian if you don’t go to church, are … Read more…