The first talk (or sermon) given in the Church was by Peter the Apostle on the Day of Pentecost, immediately after he and others had been filled with the Holy Spirit....
When you receive the Holy Spirit, Jesus totally and utterly changes what is inside you, from water to wine. Talk given: 21 July 2019...
God has given us a strong foundation. A solid, distinct, black and white foundation on which we can colour the rest of our lives. 1 Kings 19:11 – listen to the still, small voice and know God is real....
“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant” 1 Corinthians 12. This talk delves into the Holy Spirit, exploring the gifts that accompany those who have received. Which do you feel you have, or is it possible to have them all? Talk given: 18 March 2018...
God reveals himself in the fire – even today! In the Old Testament, God answered with flames but it didn’t keep the people interested, they soon forgot the miracles they had seen. Today we have the chance to have His fire within, to be purified like gold from the inside. That’s pretty hard to forget. Talk given: 25 Feb 2018...
Truth and lies, it can be hard to tell the difference. Don’t let someone tell you what they think the truth is. You can find out for yourself … Talk given: 20 August 2017...
People are capable of incredible things – both good and very bad. As we reflect upon a low point in human history we stop to take stock of the blessed space we can occupy, a space that provides us access to God’s sanctuary; to truth; to love; to peace. Entry to this space is free and open to all who embrace God’s word. Be favoured by history – embrace the Holy Spirit. Talk given: 13 August 2017...
This is the tale of two trees. The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. One gives judgement, the other life; one is natural, the other spiritual; one was forbidden and the other was lost. Or is it? Does being a good person give you an advantage over others? Or does God look at things completely differently to us? Talk given: 30 July 2017...
Recent census data reveals that Australian’s are becoming less religious. More and more people are losing interest in what they cannot see, saying “why bother?”. There is a very good reason to bother – have you heard it? Talk given: 9 July 2017...
Have you seen the footage of people who have had a cochlear implant hear for the first time? Or when someone first puts on glasses that corrects their colour-blindness? These are moments filled with joy, amazement, shock, excitement – they are life changing. These moments are just the same as when you receive the Holy Spirit. It is a moment in time, a real encounter. The life-changing realisation that God is there. It’s not just a warm-fuzzy feeling – it is an experience that can be seen and heard, just like what happened in......