In this talk James points out that Jesus is good news, that the deepest intuitions of our hearts are right and what the second coming of Christ actually means for us.
James answers the question how do I become acceptable to God, is it by doing a whole lot of stuff that God likes or by believing in what Christ did for us.
Jasmine Fidow came and spoke on Sunday. She has an amazing prophetic ministry.
Julia talks about letting things go and being less busy.
James talks about how God is continually inviting us into things, whether it be relationship with him or into a task to partner with him on. How we respond to those invitations drastically affects whether we live a kind of heaven on earth or a sort of hell on earth.
Ron Vink speaks about getting involved as salt and light in Upper Hutt city by working together as churches.
Kirsty and Richard are missionaries about to go into the field. They spoke to us about the call God has on their life and where they are going to minister.
James talks about our spiritual posture outside the church in the world and what it should be inside the church and our hearts.
Julia explains what loving God looks and feels like in practice and how worship fits into that.
In this talk James looks at why aligning our will with God's starts with knowing how much we are loved. He then looks at surrender and what that can look like in practice.
In this talk Simon sets out the gospel and invites you too to enter the Kingdom of God.
Kath Well's speaks about how we are loved, valued and accepted in God and how we are blessed to be a blessing.
Our quest preacher Steve Minar speaks about faith that can move mountains.
Joan talks about grace, its height, its breadth, its depth and its length.
James talks about faith and how hearing testimonies is the fastest way to grow ones faith.
Bishop Ellie presided at our baptism service this Sunday. She had a message for us drawn from Jesus interaction with the woman at the well in the gospel of John.
Julia talks about how to stay on track when under spiritual attack.
Kath talks about the difference between living under law and living under the Spirit. She uses the analogy of dieting to drive home the distinction.
In this talk James focuses on Genesis 38 and Judah and Tamar. It is a difficult passage of scripture and James deals with how it relates to us in the 21st century.
Julia talks about Mary and what an amazing role model she is for humility.
Daniel encourages us not to be a church asleep when in comes to spreading the good news of the Gospel. He gives some wonderful examples from history and points to some ripe harvest fields.
James looks at the Beatitudes, from a slightly different angle.
In this talk Kath looks at what mercy means and how it is God's heart for us.
In this talk Joan looks at the scriptures that deal with rest and looks at what that might mean for us in practice as Christians.
James talks about how we get the freedom Christ promised particularly in areas of our lives where we are not free from sin or other bondage.
Simon looks at the Martha and Mary incident in the gospels. He points out that Jesus is wanting first and foremost relationship not service.
Julia talks about how to evangelise well and about the upcoming Alpha courses.
These are the testimonies of the seven people who were baptised last Sunday. They explain how they came to faith. Each story is different just as each of us are.
Jack Cocker, gives the talk at our baptism service on Sunday the 10th of June. In the audio file above you can hear his testimony of how he came to faith and those of the six other people who were baptised on the same day.
Brandan talks about the real meaning of the Sabbath.
Our guest preacher Rita Boata speaks about having Godly goals to live by.
This is the talk James gave at the healing service on 20 May 2018. The testimonies are starting to come in now as to what happened, which is exciting.
Julia talks about faith, what is it and how to get it.
Kath shares about how as Christians the resurrection of Jesus makes all the difference in the world,when it comes to suffering.
James talks about how to walk victoriously as a Christian.
Kath talks about intercession. It is a remarkable spiritual fact that God has chosen to partner with us and act through the prayers of people. Kath explores what that means in practice as Christians.
Joan tackles the Trinity and points out that seeking to understand the Trinity in terms of relationship is enormously helpful.
Julia talks about the difference between human wisdom and God's wisdom. She points out that God cannot be reduced to principles and his solutions to problems are normally bespoken.
This talk by James was delivered on Good Friday. He talks about how Christs death and resurrection is a pattern for our christian walk. New life can only come after something dies. We often need to crucify fears, sins, ungodly attachments and the like in order for new life to come.
Kath Wells brings us the message for Palm Sunday. She opens up what can be a familiar passage of scripture by asking questions.
James talks about the new covenant; what is it and how does it relate to the gospel.
Julia talks about how God has graced us all differently and how the concept of honouring one an other is a key method by which those different gifts work together for the building up of the Kingdom.
Julia talks about what love means and how we can't love the way God intends without his help.
Gradon Harvey was our guest preacher this week. He speaks about trusting God during difficult times.
James talks about how valued people are by God, and how we are likewise to value people. He also discusses how that relates to our behavior and how God is interested in that too because as valuable people we influence other valuable people by how we behave and teach others to behave.
Julia speaks about lent and gives practical advice about how to hear from God directly for yourself.
Mike Burrows speaks about the persecuted church and the ministry of open doors.
James talks about the New Wine conference 2018 and in particular Jackie Pullinger's message.
Brendan opens up the scriptures and looks at what is going on in in John Gospel at chapter 1 verses 43 to 51.
Kevin kicks off the new year with a message based around the Lords Prayer.