Northern Community's Podcast

Northern Community's Podcast

nccc.org.au
Developing Community - Deepening Spirituality - Demonstrating Compassion


20190818 The Message to be clean
Aug 17 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 20 min
Faith is a noun, but should also be a verb.
20190721 The Renovation of Life
Jul 20 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 18 min
David looks at important elements in creating community through celebrations.
20190609 Creating Community #5 Cries and Crises
Jun 8 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 26 min
prophecy in the form of encouragement, exhortation and comforting people in their relationship with God
20190421 Resurrection and Baptism Sunday
Apr 21 • 14 min
resurrection and baptism Sunday
20190414 Common Ground #9 Mission
Apr 13 • 23 min
Global Mission Partners
20190407 Common Ground #8 Personal Spiritual Journey
Apr 6 • 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 • 10 min
‘I Am’ sayings of Jesus
20190324 Common Ground #7 Lord’s Supper and Hospitality
Mar 23 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 29 min
When we use the term, ‘No creed but Christ’, what does that mean?
20190224 Common Ground #3 Unity in Diversity
Feb 23 • 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 • 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 • 16 min
Heroes
20190203 Common Ground #1 Keeping Jesus of the Bible Front and Centre
Feb 2 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 25 min
Today David Ratten explores how Jesus dealt with temptations
20190106 Snapshots From The Life Of Jesus #1
Jan 6 • 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 https://www.facebook.co…
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