Northern Community's Podcast

Northern Community's Podcast
Developing Community - Deepening Spirituality - Demonstrating Compassion

20200809 Connect 4 Loneliness
Aug 9 • 26 min
Now more than ever, we are aware of the impact of loneliness. Social isolation and loneliness are not just challenging for older people, but young adults are some of the most impacted people by loneliness. A message by Alethea Ashby
20200802 Connect 4 Racism
Aug 2 • 28 min
Today we continue to look at current issues and we are delighted to have Brooke Prentis from Common Grace join us to speak on racism and how we respond with current wisdom and influenced by a biblical narrative. We also consider what practical steps we…
20200726 Connect 4 Work
Jul 25 • 25 min
One of the things most talked about in our world is work. Whether its that we are looking for work, or found new work or are waiting to be able to finish work and retire, we dislike our work, or we want a change, but we don’t know to what. Work occupies…
20200719 Connect 4 Conspiracy Theories
Jul 18 • 24 min
Conspiracies come in all shapes and sizes and degrees of harm. So why do they emerge and what should we do when we come across information which might be considered conspiratorial in nature? Today we begin a new series called Connect 4 where we seek to…
20200712 Family Service ‘Potter’s Hands’
Jul 12 • 19 min
Today we explored what it means to be moulded by God’s loving hands. A message by Alethea Ashby. Two videos were used in the message time.The song used during the playdough making time can be found here:…
20200705 Modelling Spirituality to the Next Generations
Jul 4 • 22 min
For families and the church family, it is important that we demonstrate our faith lived out and model our spirituality to the generations that follow. A message by David Toscano
20200628 Demonstrating Compassion #9 Sitting Shivah
Jun 27 • 4 min
Today, we join Rob Bell as he shares reflections on losing someone you care about. The video is available to watch on YouTube through the following link If you find yourself in a place carrying deep grief,…
20200621 Demonstrating Compassion #8 Demonstrating Compassion Develops Community
Jun 20 • 18 min
As a faith community and followers of Jesus, there should be something different and attractive about the community we create as we infuse it with compassion. A message by Samantha Barlow.
20200614 Demonstrating Compassion #7 More Than An Act
Jun 13 • 22 min
Demonstrating Compassion to others requires action. But it must be more than just an act. True compassion cannot be superficial acts without deeper understanding. Our actions should engage our heart and communicate the hope we have in Jesus. A message…
20200607 Demonstrating Compassion #6 Demonstrating The Miracle Of Compassion
Jun 7 • 23 min
Jesus and His first followers demonstrated compassion in miraculous ways. And rather than concerning those a bygone days, David Toscano reminds us that we are called today to demonstrate the miracle of compassion in the world in which we live.
20200531 Demonstrating Compassion #5 To Those Hidden in Plain Sight
May 31 • 24 min
We don’t always mean to do it, but those that are in need of our compassion can become hidden in plain sight. In this message by Alethea, we explore what it means to see those who can easily become lost in society.
20200524 Demonstrating Compassion #4 To The World We Steward
May 24 • 26 min
When you have something on loan from someone you love, you want to treat it well. Today, David Toscano looks at our demonstrating compassion to the world we steward, and one day will give back to God.
20200517 Demonstrating Compassion #3 From A Changed Perspective
May 16 • 26 min
What might you consider to be the worst task to do? In the First Century, with all the animal manure on country roads and city paths, foot washing would have to be right up there. Today, David reflects on Jesus’ washing of the disciples’ feet and what…
20200510 Demonstrating Compassion #2 Where Compassion And Spirituality Meet
May 9 • 26 min
Moving Compassion out of the comfort zone is never easy. But as followers of Jesus, we find Jesus modelled a restorative shalom (peace) that moved out of comfort zones and engaged spirituality with compassion. A message by Samantha Barlow.
20200503 Demonstrating Compassion #1 What is in the well?
May 2 • 25 min
There is a saying that, ‘What is in the well comes up in the bucket’. In times of suffering, what do you draw from, to experiencing comfort and compassion? Today, David looks at Paul’s suffering and the deep comfort he experienced form his relationship…
20200426 Snapshots #18 Witness
Apr 26 • 24 min
In the final moments of Jesus’ time on earth, He called and challenged His followers throughout the ages to bear witness to all that He has, and continues to do. A message by Samantha Barlow
20200419 Snapshots #17 From Frightened to Free
Apr 18 • 22 min
Through the experience of relationship with the risen Jesus, turns the frightened to the free. A message by Alethea Ashby
20200412 Snapshots #16 Walking With Others
Apr 11 • 20 min
Today, as we consider the confusion of the world in which we live, we are reminded of similar thoughts and confusion experienced on that first Easter. We are also reminded of the privilege we have to walk with others. A message by David…
20200410 Snapshots #15 Submission Of Will
Apr 9 • 12 min
Submission seems to be such a dirty word in today’s world. Yet where would we be, if Jesus was not prepared to submit his will, and see the kingdom come and God’s will be done on earth. A message by David Toscano
20200405 Snapshots #14 A Life of Ups and Downs
Apr 4 • 19 min
In a world that seems to be unravelling, we can easily find ourselves wishing to escape to a better time, a better place. While the up days are there to be celebrated, the downs days are when the rubber of faith hits the road. A message by David Toscano
20200329 Snapshots #13 Praying the Kingdom
Mar 28 • 32 min
In the Lord’s Prayer, we hear of the Kingdom of God. What would the Kingdom of God look like if we were to pray for it to be realised today, in our lives, in our community and world? Today we are joined by Deborah Storie as she shares with us from Luke 11.
20200322 In Community
Mar 21 • 16 min
Northern Community’s Announcements, Prayer and reflections around the Lord’s Table.
20200222 Snapshots #12 Great Expectations
Mar 21 • 21 min
Expectations and assumptions are a part of everyday life, and not always in a good way. While they help us engage with the world around us, how do we cope when our expectations are challenged? What are our expectations of Jesus? What might Jesus be…
20200315 Snapshots #11 Fearlessly Following Jesus
Mar 14 • 22 min
Just when things couldn’t get much better, a fisherman leaves his bumper catch to fearlessly follow Jesus. Today, we are also called to fearlessly follow Jesus. A message by David Toscano
20200308 Snapshots #10 Jesus setting captives free.
Mar 7 • 22 min
Making bold claims is one thing, but then you inevitably have to back them up with action. Today, we discover Jesus has the authority to set captives free. A message by David Toscano.
20200301 Snapshots #9 Jesus’ Manifesto (Part II)
Feb 29 • 31 min
Today we look further into Jesus manifesto in Luke 4:18-19 and how we as followers of Jesus are to press into this life-transforming mission.
20200223 Snapshots #8 Jesus’ Manifesto (Part I)
Feb 22 • 26 min
What did Jesus say to get His hometown neighbours ready to commit murder?
20200216 Snapshots #7 The Temptations
Feb 15 • 22 min
Have you ever noticed there is a pattern to temptation?
20200209 Snapshots #6 Great Joy
Feb 8 • 27 min
If the way Jesus lived provided God great joy, then it stands to reason if we follow Jesus, we too will give God great joy. Today David looks at Jesus’ baptism and what Jesus demonstrated through His baptism. If you are wondering about the video of…
20200202 Snapshots #5 Ready For Change
Feb 1 • 20 min
Today we look at John and his efforts to help people get ready for Jesus.
20200126 Snapshots #4 Growing up - Jesus’ Style
Jan 25 • 20 min
Often we can forget that Jesus was an adolescent boy transitioning from a child to a man.
20200119 Snapshots #3 Proclamation
Jan 18 • 22 min
Regardless of your age or obstacles, God is not done with you yet.
20200112 Snapshots #2 Defining Revelation
Jan 11 • 22 min
How have you been shaped by defining moments in your life?
20200105 Snapshots #1 Getting The Foundations Right
Jan 4 • 28 min
The Gospel of Luke esets in place important foundations for Jesus as the Messiah
20191222 Advent Love
Dec 21, 2019 • 20 min
What has love got to do with Christmas?
20191215 Advent Joy
Dec 18, 2019 • 22 min
What does it mean to be people of Joy?
20191208 Advent 2 Peace
Dec 7, 2019 • 22 min
Today, David Toscano looks at the advent theme of peace.
20191201 Advent 1 Prophecy
Nov 30, 2019 • 29 min
What is the role of the prophet in history and today?
20191124 What To Expect When You’re Expecting 3
Nov 23, 2019 • 32 min
Chris Turner reflects on our Messianic expectations today and how we find Jesus, creator of the universe within us and others and in the love we share.
20191117 What to Expect When Your Expecting 2
Nov 16, 2019 • 26 min
Today we consider the significance of the coming of the Messiah in the New Testament.
20191110 20th Anniversary of Northern Community Church of Christ
Nov 9, 2019 • 21 min
Today we celebrate all that God has and will do in and through the people of Northern Community as we Develop Community, Demonstrate Compassion and Deepen Spirituality through the transformation of lives.
20191103 What to expect when you are expecting 1
Nov 2, 2019 • 27 min
Messianic expectations in the Old Testament
20191027 The Message Of Good News
Oct 26, 2019 • 25 min
With so much bad news going around, there is an ever increasing need for Good News
20191020 The Message To Get Ready
Oct 19, 2019 • 18 min
For those who have ever felt trapped, you know what it means to hope for freedom.
20191013 The Message and the Influence
Oct 12, 2019 • 26 min
Today, David looks at the role of God and prayer in the influence of our life and our world.
20191006 The Message to trust God
Oct 5, 2019 • 15 min
When things don’t go the way you hope, Isaiah reminds us to trust God.
20190922 The Message of an Easy Way Out
Sep 21, 2019 • 26 min
From those in Isaiah, in 701 BC through to today, the message of an easy way out is hard to resist.
20190908 The Messenger
Sep 7, 2019 • 27 min
Today we discover Isaiah’s sense of call and the difference we can experience moving from a job to a vocation.
20190901 The Message of Reconciliation
Aug 31, 2019 • 20 min
The Message of Restoration and its impact for today.
20190825 The Message of God’s Reign
Aug 24, 2019 • 21 min
When we follow the path of God, we follow the Prince of Peace and allow the reign of Jesus in our life.
20190818 The Message to be clean
Aug 17, 2019 • 25 min
Isaiah’s message calls us to not become complacent, but instead to be clean through the forgiveness of God
20190811 Big picture thinking of the Bible
Aug 10, 2019 • 25 min
God’s heart is to bless us to be a blessing to others
20190804 “You Asked For It” - Money and Giving
Aug 3, 2019 • 18 min
Today we looked at a little of what the Bible says about Money and Giving.
20190728 You Asked For It: Faith as a verb
Jul 27, 2019 • 20 min
Faith is a noun, but should also be a verb.
20190721 The Renovation of Life
Jul 20, 2019 • 21 min
The challenges of undergoing a renovation of life and how we may find God in the midst
20190630 Putting Discipleship Front and Centre
Jun 29, 2019 • 24 min
In Matt’s final message at Northern, he shares the heart of God for discipleship. A Message by Matt Jones.
20190623 Creating Community #7 Creating A Community Cake
Jun 22, 2019 • 21 min
What can we lean from Acts 2 in the essential ingredients to make a health community.
20190616 Creating Community #6 Celebrations
Jun 15, 2019 • 18 min
David looks at important elements in creating community through celebrations.
20190609 Creating Community #5 Cries and Crises
Jun 8, 2019 • 27 min
Cries and crises are an opportunity to bring out the best in a community.
20190602 Creating Community #4 Standing for Truth
Jun 1, 2019 • 18 min
Who will take a stand for the community and step up to see it become the best it can be?
20190526 Creating Community #3 Breaking Bread
May 26, 2019 • 19 min
Today we explore the importance of Breaking Bread as an essential ingredient for Creating Community
20190519 Creating Community #2 It takes a Village to raise a Community
May 18, 2019 • 23 min
It takes village values of awareness and ownership to build a strong and healthy community.
20190512 Creating Community #1 Fragmentation, Fractals and Families
May 12, 2019 • 22 min
Today we begin a new series looking at what it takes to create a strong, vibrant community.
20190505 Common Ground #11 Prophetic Movement
May 4, 2019 • 20 min
The Federal Election gives us a unique opportunity to have a voice - and speak up for others!
20190428 Common Ground #10 Prophetic People
Apr 27, 2019 • 26 min
prophecy in the form of encouragement, exhortation and comforting people in their relationship with God
20190421 Resurrection and Baptism Sunday
Apr 21, 2019 • 14 min
resurrection and baptism Sunday
20190414 Common Ground #9 Mission
Apr 13, 2019 • 23 min
Global Mission Partners
20190407 Common Ground #8 Personal Spiritual Journey
Apr 6, 2019 • 29 min
Core to our identity and part of our common ground as a faith community is that we have a personal relationship with Jesus, the Christ.
20190331 Prayer Sunday ‘I am’
Mar 30, 2019 • 10 min
‘I Am’ sayings of Jesus
20190324 Common Ground #7 Lord’s Supper and Hospitality
Mar 23, 2019 • 33 min
What are the origins of the celebration of Communion / Lord’s Supper and what role should it play in our life and worship?
20190317 Common Ground #6 Baptism and Membership
Mar 16, 2019 • 33 min
There are a variety of Christian traditions when it comes to Baptism and Membership.
20190310 Common Ground #5 Expressions of Grace
Mar 9, 2019 • 20 min
When we find points of difference in non-essentials, we are called to express grace to others.
20190303 Common Ground #4 Expressions of Faith
Mar 2, 2019 • 29 min
When we use the term, ‘No creed but Christ’, what does that mean?
20190224 Common Ground #3 Unity in Diversity
Feb 23, 2019 • 27 min
What does it look like to celebrate our diversity without it dividing us.
20190217 Common Ground #2 Unity in the Church
Feb 16, 2019 • 32 min
Matt explores what unites God’s church, both in its earliest days and also for us today.
20190210 Heroes - Alethea Ashby Commissioning Service
Feb 9, 2019 • 16 min
20190203 Common Ground #1 Keeping Jesus of the Bible Front and Centre
Feb 2, 2019 • 21 min
As a faith community, the Churches of Christ are passionate about keeping Jesus the Christ Front and Centre.
20190127 A New Nation
Jan 26, 2019 • 21 min
What were some of the earliest influences on the white settlement of Australia and how does this call resonate to us today? A message by David Ratten
20190120 Snapshots From The Life Of Jesus #3 A Life Of Following
Jan 19, 2019 • 26 min
Being a follower of Jesus is so much more than a once in a lifetime experience.
20190113 Snapshots From The Life Of Jesus #2 A Life of Obeying God’s Word
Jan 12, 2019 • 25 min
Today David Ratten explores how Jesus dealt with temptations
20190106 Snapshots From The Life Of Jesus #1
Jan 6, 2019 • 30 min
David Ratten explores with us the powerful example of Jesus and His call for us to follow Him.
20181216 Advent #3 Joy
Dec 15, 2018 • 25 min
Joy is more than an emotion and transcends the circumstances of life.
20181209 Advent #2 Peace
Dec 8, 2018 • 16 min
The Christmas Card images of the Holy Family and Nativity Scenes may not really reflect all that was going on in the roller coaster ride for Mary and Joseph
20181202 Advent #1 Hope
Dec 1, 2018 • 23 min
Today Andrew Menzies opens our series in Advent as we explore the powerful example of two people who took on a journey filled with hope.
20181125 The Call #7 The Call to Faithful Presence
Nov 24, 2018 • 31 min
As followers of Jesus, we are called to faithfully reflect the presence of Jesus in our community.
20181118 The Call #6 The Call to be Different
Nov 17, 2018 • 22 min
In a world that promotes individualism, how different are we - Really.
20181111 The Call #5 The Call to be Generous
Nov 10, 2018 • 25 min
Jesus calls us to to be different - to be generous.
20181104 The Call #4 The Call to be Just
Nov 3, 2018 • 23 min
God’s heart is a heart for justice as we hear Malachi’s call for us to be just people.
20181028 The Call #3 The Call to Faithfulness
Oct 27, 2018 • 32 min
Malachi reminds us of God’s call for his people to be faithfully devoted to him.
20181021 The Call #2 The Call to be True
Oct 20, 2018 • 25 min
Malachi brings pastors a challenging call to put God first.
20181014 The Call #1 To Give God Our Best.
Oct 13, 2018 • 24 min
The Call to give God our best, and not just what is left over.
20180923 God’s Story #8 Fulfilling God’s Destiny
Oct 6, 2018 • 32 min
Fulfilling God’s destiny
20180923 God’s Story #7 Purpose
Sep 29, 2018 • 16 min
What the Bible does and doesn’t say about the story of Mary Magdalene may surprise and hopefully encourage you
20180923 God’s Story #6 Freedom
Sep 22, 2018 • 31 min
What does freedom truly look like? A message by Matt Jones
20180916 God’s Story #5 Renewal
Sep 15, 2018 • 17 min
Wherever you go, I will go; wherever you live, I will live. Your people will be my people…
20180909 God’s Story #4 Salvation
Sep 8, 2018 • 19 min
We are in need of salvation
20180819 God Story #3 Origins
Sep 1, 2018 • 33 min
What informs your identity?
20180819 God Story #2 Wrestling With God
Aug 25, 2018 • 20 min
If Christianity was a contact sport - it would undoubtedly be a wrestle!
20180819 God Story #1
Aug 18, 2018 • 32 min
Today Matt helps us to discover afresh the revelation of God through the Bible.
20180812 Beauty
Aug 11, 2018 • 24 min
Beauty - A message by Paul Cameron
20180722 You Asked for It #4 Faith that Makes a Difference in Every Day Work
Aug 4, 2018 • 32 min
Faith that Makes a Difference in Every Day Work
20180729 You Asked For It #3 How do we adapt to an ever-changing world?
Jul 28, 2018 • 32 min
How do we do more than survive in a world that is changing around us?
20180722 You Asked for It #2 The Second Coming of Jesus
Jul 21, 2018 • 27 min
When we take a step and look at the big picture of Jesus’ coming again, we should be filled with hope.
20180715 You Asked For It #1 Anxiety, Depression and Stress
Jul 14, 2018 • 26 min
What does the Bible have to say about anxiety, depression and stress.
20180708 Playing Jazz with God
Jul 7, 2018 • 23 min
What might it like to play in God’s Jazz Band?
20180701 #8 Going Deeper - Dust
Jun 30, 2018 • 8 min
Todays we wrap up our Going Deeper series with the Video ‘Dust’ by Rob Bell.
20180617 #7 Going Deeper - Discussion
Jun 23, 2018 • 35 min
Today, Matt looks at the community of faith and the enriching role we have in each others going deeper.
20180617 #6 Going Deeper - Disciplines (Part III)
Jun 16, 2018 • 35 min
Ways to go deeper in your spirituality, when you are disconnected from a faith community.
20180610 #5 Going Deeper - Disciplines (Part II)
Jun 9, 2018 • 39 min
Today we look at the spiritual Disciplines of Worship and Simplicity
20180603 #4 Going Deeper - Discipline (Part 1)
Jun 2, 2018 • 27 min
Today we explore the discipline of reading the Bible and how it can revolutionise our going deeper with God.
20180520 #3 Going Deeper - Distractions
May 26, 2018 • 20 min
Today we consider how distractions and negatively impact our desire for going deeper.
20180520 #2 Going Deeper - Dissatisfaction
May 19, 2018 • 22 min
Today we discover the importance of having, even inviting dissatisfaction into our life.
20180513 #1 Going Deeper - Desire
May 12, 2018 • 19 min
Today Matt looks at the fuel that fills our tank in our quest for connecting with God.
20180422 Tradition
Apr 21, 2018 • 21 min
How should we respond to tradition in church today?
20180415 Flux - Living with corporate uncertainty
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
How do we in organisations and churches live in a state of flux?
20180408 Flux - Living with personal uncertainty
Apr 7, 2018 • 16 min
Flux - Living with personal uncertainty
Easter Sunday
Mar 31, 2018 • 9 min
Lost and Found.
20180325 Northern in the Mirror #7 Spirituality Meets Compassion
Mar 24, 2018 • 16 min
Jesus promises if you seek him you will find him. Let God make his home in you! It is from this ‘filling up’ that we are strengthened to be able to ‘pour ourselves out’ to others. A message by Matt Jones.
20180318 Northern in the Mirror #6 The Church is a Family
Mar 17, 2018 • 29 min
We all think we know church, but it could be way more than what we have made it. Matt Jones describes how the local church family is the foundational setting for us to grow and mature in Christ together.
20180311 Northern In The Mirror #5 A Community of Compassion
Mar 10, 2018 • 31 min
We are called to be a community of compassion, positively transforming the lives of those around us
20180304 Northern In The Mirror #4 Demonstrating Compassion
Mar 3, 2018 • 31 min
As recipients of compassion, we are called to demonstrate compassion to others.
20180225 Northern In The Mirror #3 Developing Community
Feb 24, 2018 • 32 min
Developing Community founded on Jesus.
20180218 Northern In The Mirror #2 Deepening Spirituality
Feb 17, 2018 • 31 min
I’m not religious, I’m spiritual. How do we fuel, strengthen and deepen our spirituality?
20180211 Northern in the Mirror #1 Convergence
Feb 10, 2018 • 26 min
When all the pieces fall into place, something awesome happens. Convergence!
20180204 Snapshots from the life of Jesus #5 A Life of Sending
Feb 3, 2018 • 39 min
Today we discover Jesus preparing His friends to go on their own Gospel adventure.
20180128 Snapshots from the life of Jesus #4 A Life of Conversion
Jan 27, 2018 • 32 min
Cultural baggage can get in the way of how we see others.
20180121 Snapshots from the life of Jesus #3 A Life of acceptance
Jan 20, 2018 • 22 min
We can just see the miraculous healing and miss a greater miracle that sits just beneath the surface.
20180114 Snapshots from the life of Jesus #2 A Life of Purpose.
Jan 13, 2018 • 29 min
Do you live with purpose?
20180107 Snapshots from the Life of Jesus #1 A Life of Partnership
Jan 6, 2018 • 27 min
This week take a few moments to look at Jesus life in partnership with us.
20171231 Standing at the Door
Dec 30, 2017 • 23 min
Standing at a closed door can be scary. Do we enter or look for another way?
20171217 Advent #3 Joy
Dec 16, 2017 • 21 min
Why settle for happiness, when you can have true Joy.
20171210 Advent #2 Peace
Dec 9, 2017 • 25 min
Experiencing God’s peace and sharing it with the world.
20171203 Advent #1 Hope
Dec 2, 2017 • 24 min
We can search for hope and place our hope in so many things.
20171126 Inspiring Saints #5 Nicholas of Myra
Nov 25, 2017 • 29 min
The original St Nicholas is way more inspiring than the caricature we have more recently made of him.
20171119 Inspiring Saints #4 Josephine Bakhita
Nov 18, 2017 • 24 min
From Slave to Saint - The life of Josephine Bakhita
20171112 Inspiring Saints #3 Jackie Pullinger
Nov 11, 2017 • 29 min
Live your God given dream.
20171105 Inspiring Saints #2 John and Mary Green
Nov 4, 2017 • 27 min
John and Mary Green helped challenge a nation about the treatment of Aborigines.
20171029 Inspiring Saints #1 Martin Luther - Church is always Reforming
Oct 28, 2017 • 36 min
Celebrating 500 years since the reformation
20171022 Living Values #14 Respond to conflict constructively – Let’s build others up.
Oct 21, 2017 • 28 min
Conflict is something that we all face from time to time, but how can we handle it constructively?
20171015 Living Values #13 Invest Today for Eternity
Oct 14, 2017 • 26 min
Investing today for eternity transforms not only or present, but echoes into eternity
20171008 Living Values #12 Rock Solid Living
Oct 7, 2017 • 23 min
We are called to live in a way that honours God, and according to the spiritual and ethical values and beliefs of the Kingdom of God.
20171001 Living Values #11 Be Devoted to Christ Alone
Sep 30, 2017 • 27 min
Jesus calls us to a life devoted to Him alone.
20170924 Living Values #10 Go for Gold - the Golden Rule
Sep 23, 2017 • 28 min
Living Values are values that give life and are worth living by.
20170917 Living Values #9 Intimacy with God
Sep 16, 2017 • 29 min
In Matthew 6:5-19, Jesus invites us into an intimate relationship with God through loving, meaningful conversation. A message by Matt Jones
20170910 Living Values #8 Generosity of Heart
Sep 9, 2017 • 20 min
In Matthew 6:1-4 Jesus calls us to live out the value of generosity of heart as we respond to the needs of others. A message by David Toscano
20170903 Living Values #7 Love Without Limits
Sep 2, 2017 • 27 min
In Matthew 5:43-48 Jesus calls us to love our enemies which is not easy, but is relevant today when tribal loyalty can result in hatred of the outsider. A message by Lynette Leach.
20170827 Living Values #6 The Value of the Kingdom Economy
Aug 25, 2017 • 34 min
In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus calls us to behave counter culturally in surprising and unconventional ways as we look at turning the other cheek in a new light. A message by David Toscano
20170820 Living Values #5 A Person Of Your Word: Honest, Decisive, Faithful.
Aug 18, 2017 • 36 min
In Matthew 5:31-37 Jesus calls us to be deeply committed to our marriage partners. He teaches us to speak with integrity and be consistent in following through with our actions. A Message by Matt Jones
20170813 Living Values #4 Self-Control: Valuing what is better.
Aug 12, 2017 • 23 min
In Matthew 5 27-30 Jesus not only challenges us about lust and adultery but calls for us grow in self-control, valuing what is better. Not just better for me, but better for the world around us. Video referred to can be found on…
20170806 Living Values #3 Be Reconciled – Go and make things right
Aug 5, 2017 • 23 min
In Matthew 5: 21-26, Jesus challenges us about our inner attitude, and how we deal with anger. He emphasises the need for reconciliation to keep relationships healthy. A Message by Lynette Leach
20170730 Living Values #2 Goodness comes from a personal journey with Jesus
Jul 29, 2017 • 24 min
In Matthew 5:17-20, we learn the best reason to be good or to obey God is to love Jesus greatly, the one who has loved us greatly. A Message by Matt Jones
20170723 Living Values #1 Make It Better, Make It Brighter
Jul 22, 2017 • 34 min
In Matthew 5:13-16, Jesus calls us to value our neighbourhood. To make it better, to make it brighter. A Message by David Toscano
20170716 Have a Predetermined Response
Jul 15, 2017 • 22 min
As Christians, we will be faced with challenges and opportunities to compromise. Daniel 3 challenges us to have a predetermined response. A Message by David Toscano
20170709 Rebuilding #10
Jul 8, 2017 • 21 min
Rebuilding a thriving church and neighbourhood #10: Keeping Promises - A message by David Toscano