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Christmas Eve 2017 : THE UPSIDE DOWN CHRISTMAS

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Thanks for joining our church family today to celebrate Jesus’ birth!  We want to celebrate with you that Jesus didn’t come to us so we could work at being better people.  He didn’t come just so we could do our best to be like him.  We celebrate Christmas because in our upside-down, backwards, in-reverse world […]

ADVENT WEEK 4 : CHOOSING TO LOVE – PHIL 1:9-10

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Hope, Peace, Joy….and Love. These are the themes of advent. As the Hebrews did 2000 years ago, we wait expectantly for our saviour to fill our lives with hope, peace, joy and love. And we expect that what Jesus gives us will be more than what we asked, so much so that it would pour […]

ADVENT WEEK 2 – PEACE ON EARTH : LUKE 2:14

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On the first Christmas the angels sang: “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.” With Jesus coming, the angels announced a new peace. Did it come? We have reason to wonder whether or not it really did. In many countries, wars continue to rage. […]

ADVENT WEEK 1 – HOPE WALKS A BROKEN PATH – MATTHEW:1

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Advent means coming – it is a time when we reflect on the implications of Jesus’ birth, and calibrate our lives in light of his second coming. Historically the winter solstice, the darkest time of the year, was chosen to celebrate the coming of the light of the world. But Advent also reminds us that […]

THE Lord’s Prayer – MATT 6:9-13

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How are we supposed to pray?  Do we ask God to do all the stuff he’s not doing yet?  Do we remind him of the brokenness in us that needs repairing?   The people around us who need his help?  The need he hasn’t met yet?  What are we supposed to pray?  Jesus said to […]