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    Leave, and Go

    In this message, Laura Hawting explores God's remarkable call to Abraham to leave everything and follow Him, and challenges followers of Jesus today to consider what God might be calling us to leave, and go from, in becoming more like Him in 2020.   Read More...

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    God Won't Give You More Than You Can Handle

    In the final message from the Outta Context series, Ps Joel Hawting explores this commonly heard phrase and encourages believers to remember that whilst we will face challenges in life that will be way too much for us to handle, there is nothing that could ever come our way in life that can't be handled with God.   Read More...

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    Where Two Or Three Are Gathered

    In this message from the Outta Context series, Ps Joel Hawting explores the often quoted words of Jesus - "For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them" - and explains what Jesus actually meant when He said these words.   Read More...

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    How Deep The Father's Love For Us

    In this communion reflection from our Sunday service, Tim Connelly reads through the beautiful lyrics of How Deep The Father's Love For Us - a powerful song written by Stuart Townend - and encourages each of us to reflect on exactly what Jesus' work on the cross means for us. We encourage you to listen to what Tim shares in his communion reflection, and then watch a powerful rendition of the song by WorshipMob via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR-N_Oh4uNg   Read More...

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    I Can Do All Things

    In this first message from the new Outta Context series, Ps Joel Hawting explores the true meaning of one of the most regularly mis-quoted and mis-understood passages in all of scripture - Philippians 4:13.   Read More...

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    The Power of Forgiveness

    Forgiveness is not an easy thing to do at all - it can be really hard to forgive those who have really hurt us. Whilst it is not easy to forgive, Ps Joel Hawting reminds us that if we are willing, Holy Spirit will empower us to follow Jesus in His way of love and forgive others to the same degree He has forgive us.   Read More...

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    JOY for Jack

    In this message, Laura Hawting encourages us to remember that the ultimate act of love - the ultimate way we give to the needy - is by presenting the Good News of Jesus to a needy, desperate world.   Read More...

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    Prayer & Fasting

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting encourages us to deal with distractions and devote ourselves to prayer and fasting as ways of life, so that we can know and enjoy our God who wants to be known intimately.   Read More...

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    Success

    In this message, Peter Rogers challenges all people to consider what success is in light of how the Word of God defines what it is to be successful.   Read More...

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    Divorce

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' teaching in Matthew 5:31-32, where He addresses the 'easy' divorce culture of His day and expresses His heart to see Christian marriages flourish and stand the test of time - irrespective of the many challenges that might come against them.   Read More...

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    Lust

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' challenging teaching in Matthew 5:27-30 where He raises the bar on adultery and lust, and challenges each and every person to deal drastically with any sexual sin in their lives so that they might be free to Love God and Love Others.   Read More...

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    Instruments for the Outback - Project Report 2019

    In this Q and A session with Ps Joel Hawting, Levi McGrath and Andy Horneman share about their project called Instruments for the Outback, and share story after story of how music has made a difference in so many isolated Indigenous communities in Australia.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Peacemakers

    In this message from the Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks what Jesus was talking about when He encouraged His followers to be peacemakers.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Pure in Heart

    In this message from our Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting reminds those listening that whilst external purity is important to God, external purity will only ever be authentic when followers of Jesus are pure on the inside and have pure hearts.   Read More...

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    Blessed are Those Who Hunger & Thirst For Righteousness

    In this message, Ps Joel continues to explore Jesus' beatitudes, and shares some insights into what Jesus had in mind when He called His followers to hunger and thirst after righteousness.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Meek

    In this message from the Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks the third beatitude, and explores exactly what Jesus meant when he said in Matthew 5:5 (ESV): "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."   Read More...

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    Blessed are Those Who Mourn

    In the fourth message from the Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' second beatitude: Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.   Read More...

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    As Little Children

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' teaching in Matthew 18:1-4, and unpacks exactly what Jesus was teaching when He told His followers that unless they turn and become like children, they will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.   Read More...