Engaging with God

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Engaging with God, was given at The Salvation Army Carlton corps on Sunday 3 June, 2012. The Bible reading was John 3:1-21. Engaging with God Today, the Church celebrates Trinity Sunday, a day where we look at this concept of… Continue reading Engaging with God

Removing the Barriers – Creating Inclusive worship for the new person

In class the other day, we were talking about how our language – and more specifically our accent – can sometimes form a barrier that can prevent people from fully engaging in worship. Two of the main points was that Australian’s have an accent, we just don’t acknowledge it and as such we don’t make… Continue reading Removing the Barriers – Creating Inclusive worship for the new person

The Fruits of the Tenants

This sermon was given at Floreat Salvation Army on October 2 at the 6.00pm meeting. It is based on the passage Matthew 21:33-46. It is not enough to simply be a tenant of God’s vineyard. He invested in us, and wants us to return a profit. Let’s take a look at this parable. At times,… Continue reading The Fruits of the Tenants

You can feed 5000 (or more)

This is the sermon that I delivered at York Salvation Army on Sunday 7 August, 2011. The Bible passage it is based on is Matthew 14:13-21. Preaching seated I apologise that I’m preaching seated down. I hope you can all see me. Just over a year ago, I was playing basketball in my E division… Continue reading You can feed 5000 (or more)

What do we do with these gifts?

On Sunday, I took a service at Cottesloe Uniting Church. This was my first service at a Uniting Church, and I had to put the service together – not knowing what a Uniting Church Service consisted of. I think I did ok. Anyway, I thought I’d publish my sermon from Sunday. The bible readings for… Continue reading What do we do with these gifts?

Early Thoughts: What do you do with your gift?

Yesterday, I was asked to preach at a service at a Uniting Church. Although Initially being asked to preach in April, due to other commitments, it’s been moved back to June, and the day that I’ve been given just happens to be the day of Pentecost. Now, the sermon is a long way off, but… Continue reading Early Thoughts: What do you do with your gift?

His love endures forever

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are… Continue reading His love endures forever