Stand Up To Cancer. We are looking at the cancers in our heart and soul, things like Unforgiveness, Bitterness, Fear and Disappointment. We are really excited about this practical series and we are expectant that God will heal hearts and change lives.
Concluding the mini series of Connecting.Contributing.Commissioning. These three aspects are part of our growing in faith. Recognising God has connected us one to another; Recognising we have something to give and Recognising we have a mission to fulfil are all crucial parts of a life of faith.
Looking at Luke 14.16-25, exploring the cultural implications at the time and what that means for us today.
"God is consistent in who he is and surprising in what he does."
"We usually seek God to do a work for us (job, relationships, health, finances, etc) but he usually wants to do a work in us."
Looking at what it means to be Connected.
Elaine gives an inspiring update about the work we have been doing in the local schools as part of the TLG Program. If you missed it, have a listen to discover some of the exciting ways we as a local church are reaching out into our community
Using John 15 as his text, Mike looked at three ‘nutrients’ needed for us to thrive: 1. Intimacy With Jesus 2. Serving Others 3. Commitment to Community (local church)
How we are Made To Thrive. We are constantly being reminded about God’s heart that wants us to thrive. He has given us so many things so we can thrive – creation, food, breath, work, emotions, community – to name just a few, but he also gave us himself so we can Thrive
Guest speaker Christopher Baker shared with vulnerability how God desires for us all to Thrive in our Mental Health. This is a topic that we want to continue to talk openly about at New Life and one that is important for all of us. Additional media clips: The Stand Up Kid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE5Ip60_HJk This Is Me:...
Continuing our theme looking at how Church is All For One & One For All. Take a moment to listen to this important message about the nature and purpose of local church.
Richard shared the second half of his message on Sunday and looked more at how God desires a home and that we as the local church are collectively the body of Christ.