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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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    Becoming Prophetic People

    In this message, Rev Brian Birkett encourages the church to pursue the gifts that the Spirit gives and shares from his personal testimony, how God developed and continues to develop the gift of prophecy in his life.   Read More...

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    Earnestly Desiring the Gifts

    In the first message from the new Gifts of the Holy Spirit series, Ps Joel Hawting encourages his hearers to obey God's Word when it commands anyone who follows Jesus Christ, to earnestly desire spiritual gifts.   Read More...

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    Sexual Integrity in our Sex-obsessed World

    Sex. We live in a world that is obsessed with sex. Everywhere we look, everywhere we go, we are faced with provocative images and themes.   Read More...

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    Resolving Conflict God's Way

    Every one of us need to work through offence, disagreements, and conflict from time to time. So how do we deal with conflict in a counter-cultural way? In this message, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks Jesus' teaching in Matthew 18 and encourages the church to resolve conflict God's way.   Read More...

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    The Christian Life

    In this message, Tim Connelly challenges his hearers to consider the way that God calls His followers to exist in the world, whilst remaining set apart from following the culture of the world.   Read More...

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    Jesus’ Resurrection and Surprising, Divine Redirections

    In the Easter Sunday message for 2018, Ps Joel Hawting explores the question that changed everything for the women who were going to tend to Jesus' body at His tomb; the question that has the power to change everything for us as well from Luke 24:5b: “Why do you seek the living among the dead?”   Read More...

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    Jesus: Forsaken for Our Sakes

    You might have heard it said before that Jesus was forsaken for our sake. But what does that mean? In this Good Friday message, Laura Hawting unpacks and explains that Jesus was indeed forsaken, so that we might not need to be forsaken by God.   Read More...

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    Shepherding Your Child's Heart

    In a follow up from his "What's the End Goal of Parenting?" message, Ps Joel Hawting explains why Christian parenting has to go beyond merely addressing outward behaviour, and has to actually address the state of our children's hearts.   Read More...

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    What's The End Goal?

    Parenting. Is there any more difficult task to embrace in this life? With the many differing ideas and parenting approaches available for people today to consider and put into practice, what parenting wisdom should we actually focus on?   Read More...

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    The Beautiful Exchange

    In the second message focussing on the soul-satisfying rest Jesus offers to all people, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks and explores what Jesus was referring to when calling His Hearers to take on His yoke and burden.   Read More...

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    Rest for Your Souls

    What does it mean to experience the rest that Jesus offers? What is Jesus offering when He calls us to come to Him and receive rest for our souls? In the first of two messages on rest, Ps Joel Hawting seeks to explore the words of Jesus in Matthew to answer these exact questions.   Read More...

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    Baptised for Mission

    Peter Rogers encourages the church to respond to the call of God to live missionally in this message, and reminds his hearers of the need to repent of sin, the need to obey God, and to be baptised to fulfil our part in God's mission.   Read More...

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    We are Empowered

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting reminds his hearers that God not only calls, sends, and commissions His followers to be on mission for Him, but also enables His followers to live missionally by the Holy Spirit’s enabling power and Jesus’ abiding presence.   Read More...

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    We are Sent

    In this message about missional living, Ps Joel Hawting encourages the church to realise that God has sent each and every person into the world, to engage in His mission each and every day.   Read More...

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    On Mission in 2018

    In this recording, Ps Joel Hawting encourages the church to embrace the mission that God has for us and revisits and unpacks some of the key areas of mission that Liberty Family Church will be committing to now and in the years ahead.   Read More...

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    Take The Next Step

    In her message entitled Take The Next Step, Melinda Dwight - National Director of Alpha Australia - shares passionately about embracing the dreams and pursuits that God has called you to in life.   Read More...

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    This is Your Life: Laura Hawting

    In the final message from the 2018 This is Your Life series, Ps Joel Hawting chats with Laura Hawting who shares powerfully about difficult seasons that she has experienced in life and overcome, because of the grace of God.    Read More...

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    This is Your Life: Peter Cooke

    In the second This is Your Life testimony for 2018, Ps Joel Hawting interviews Peter Cooke who shares about how God has transformed him through the difficult troubles that he has faced and continues to face in life.   Read More...

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    This is Your Life: Malcolm Baker

    Steven King kicks off the 2018 This is Your Life series by interviewing Malcolm Baker, a man of God who has seen first hand the way that God proves Himself to be good and faithful to those who trust in Him.   Read More...

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    Pursuing the Important in 2018

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting encourages his listeners to identify and then deal with any idols that have risen in their lives, in order to know, cherish and pursue that which is is important in the New Year: abundant life with Jesus.   Read More...

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    Jesus: God's Greatest Gift of Love

    In the Christmas Day message for 2017, Ps Joel Hawting challenges his hearers to consider whether they have received and opened themselves to God's greatest gift - Jesus Christ - or have yet to open up the greatest gift they could ever receive.   Read More...

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    Joy to the World

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores the history behind a favourite song that we sing each and every Christmas, and explains that whilst Joy to the World is actually speaking about Jesus' second coming, we can still sing the song with gusto each and every Christmas.    Read More...

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    King Saul: Devoid of Peace

    In the second message from this year's Christmas Series, Ps Joel Hawting explores the way in which King Herod responded to the birth of Jesus Christ and how he was filled not with peace, but was actually devoid of peace as a result of Jesus' coming.   Read More...

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    Anna & Simeon: Steadfast Hope in God

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting looks at the incredible role that Anna & Simeon played in the events around the birth of Jesus Christ, and explores the steadfast hope they had in God and His promises.   Read More...

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