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    Silent Night

    In the first Christmas message for 2018, Ps Joel Hawting puts the much-loved Carol Silent Night under the microscope, and explores the peace that Jesus brought to earth when He came.   Read More...

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    Prayer & Fasting

    In the final message from the Teach Us To Pray series, Ps Joel Hawting explores the relationship between prayer and fasting and encourages all believers to devote themselves to prayer and fasting in order to know, glorify and enjoy God in greater measure.   Read More...

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    Prioritising Prayer

    In the third message from the Teach Us To Pray series, Ps Joel Hawting encourages believers to prioritise prayer and devote themselves to prayer, in the same way that the members of the early church did in the book of Acts.   Read More...

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    Three Powerful Declarations

    On this year's Baptism Sunday, Ps Joel Hawting unpacked three key declarations that every believer who follows Jesus' command and is baptised, makes through their water baptism.   Read More...

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    The Lord's Prayer

    In the second message from the Teach Us To Pray series, Ps Joel Hawting encourages his hearers to reclaim the Lord's Prayer as one of Jesus' best and most precious gifts to us, and allow the powerful prayer outline to guide us in praying powerful, heartfelt, God-honouring prayers.   Read More...

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    Heroes

    In this communion reflection, Tim Connelly shares some modern day heroic acts, before reminding us that no matter how wonderful and inspiring any heroic acts are that are completed by men, they pale into insignificance in comparison to Jesus' sacrifice on the cross of Calvary.   Read More...

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    Connecting With The King

    In the first message from the Teach Me To Pray series, Ps Joel Hawting brings it back to basics and reminds people that because of Jesus' righteousness, each of us can come near to God the Father and enjoy intimate, 'real' relationship with The King.   Read More...

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    What To Do With Nauru?

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting encourages his hearers to take a step back and consider the following questions for ourselves: How should I respond to Nauru – and other like issues of justice and human suffering – as a follower of Jesus Christ? How would Jesus call me to respond?   Read More...

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    Sharing Jesus With Your Child

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting gets practical and suggests seven pursuits that will help parents in seeing their children come to cherish and love God passionately.   Read More...

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    God's Not Finished With You Yet

    Laura Hawting encourages those listening to take care from the story of the Widow of Zaraphath, and know that no matter what comes your way in life or what you are currently struggling with, God is not finished with you yet.   Read More...

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    God Makes Our Hearts Clean!

    In this special Kids message just for school holidays, Ps Joel Hawting teaches big and little kids alike how God is the only one who can make our hearts clean.   Read More...

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    The Tree of Life

    In this message, Peter Rogers shares some insights into the Tree of Life and explains that whilst mankind were barred from the Tree because of Adam and Eve's sin, one day all who trust in Jesus will eat of this tree for eternity.   Read More...

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    Philemon - The Gospel in Action

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting encourages the church to personalise Paul's encouragement to Philemon, by choosing to forgive and seek restoration with people who have wronged us in life.   Read More...

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    Walking Together

    Tim Brosnan and Shamila Anthony from World Vision shared with us the impact of World Vision's work within Australia's indigenous communities. They also encouraged those listening to continue being the hands and feet of Jesus in their local communities.   Read More...

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    The Father's Heart

    As Ps Joel Hawting sets the historical and cultural scene around the parable of The Prodigal Son, we see how truly amazing God's love for us is.   Read More...

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    Your Vote - Your Responsibility

    In this message Tim Connelly challenges us - as Christians - to take seriously our responsibility as voters and vote in line with Godly principles and values.   Read More...

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    Closing and Opening

    In this message, Ps Geoff Baker (The Ark Community Church, Clyde North) encourages his hearers to not wallow in past mistakes and disappointments, but instead follow Jesus and embrace the divine future that He has for each and every one of us.   Read More...

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    Steve and Anita Testimony Sunday

    In this Testimony Sunday, Steve & Anita King share powerfully about how God has quite literally 'had their back' ever since Steve had a serious rock climbing accident around Easter 2018 whilst on a family holiday. Be encouraged as you hear how God has proven Himself to be faithful and good to His children!   Read More...

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    Called by God

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores the much talked about concept of calling and shares that ultimately, each and every one of us have been called by God to come to Him and join in His Kingdom work, making the most of every opportunity for His glory.   Read More...

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    Worthy is the Lamb!

    In this extended communion reflection, Peter Rogers unpacks what is a powerful passage of scripture from Revelation 5:9-14, explaining how Jesus Christ is the worthy lamb who was slain and how He alone is worthy of our worship and praise.   Read More...

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    Sing With Your Family

    In the final message from the Called to Sing series, Ps Joel Hawting encourages parents to make the most of a wonderful teaching gift that God has blessed us with; namely, the gift of singing together with our family.   Read More...

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    Sing With Your Church

    In the third message from our Called to Sing series, Ps Joel Hawting provides some key reasons why God desires that we would come together and sing with other believers with joy, passion and energy.   Read More...

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    Sing With Your Heart

    In the second message from the Called to Sing series, Ps Joel Hawting addresses one of the main barriers for Christians when it comes to singing - the issue of vocal ability - and explains that God is not concerned with how we sound, but is only concerned that we sing, and sing from our hearts.   Read More...

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    Come Let Us Sing!

    Ever since the early days of the Christian faith, people who follow Jesus have been known to be 'singing people.' In the first message from the Called To Sing series, Ps Joel Hawting starts to unpack why singing - alone, with our family, and with the church - is so important to God and so beneficial for us.   Read More...

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    Faith

    In the final message from the Gifts of the Holy Spirit series, Ps Joel Hawting - utilising examples from scripture and the modern day - explains what a Gift of Faith is and why God gifts this particular faith to members of the body of Christ.   Read More...

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    Word of Wisdom & Word of Knowledge

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting continues the Gifts of the Holy Spirit series by exploring two similar yet different gifts: Word of Wisdom and Word of Knowledge.   Read More...

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    Gift of Tongues and Gift of Interpretation of Tongues

    In the next message from the Gifts of the Holy Spirit series, Tim Connelly explores what the Bible actually teaches about the gift of tongues and the gift of the interpretation of tongues.   Read More...

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    Gifts of Healing and Miraculous Powers

    In this message, Peter Rogers continues the Gifts of the Holy Spirit series and explores Gifts of Healing and Gifts of Miraculous Powers.   Read More...

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    Distinguishing Between Spirits

    In the third message from the Gifts of the Spirit series, Ps Joel Hawting explores the important role that the gift of Distinguishing Between Spirits plays in the life of a Spirit-filled church.   Read More...

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    Mary: A Women Worth Celebrating

    In the Mother's Day message for this year, Ps Joel Hawting draws out three key lessons that all people can learn and be encouraged by, as they consider the faith and Godly example of Mary the Mother of Jesus.   Read More...

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