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.
Richard explores how God desires to build a home. God’s heart is for this dwelling place to be a home for him and his church where all are welcome to know Him and make Him known to others
The local church is God’s Grand Design to show the world what he is like and in the process we are challenged to embrace the beauty and the mess.
Joel continues to unpick what it means to be local church and connect the dots that make up the Grand Design
As part of our current theme on local church, Andrew & Lenka share their personal story of what local church has meant to them. They shared with openness and honesty the highs and lows that they have experienced on their journey.
Continuing the series Grand Designs – The Beautiful Church, Adrian shared the message along with a guest spot by Esther. He spoke on being purposefully connected and explored the picture of boats and the harbour. Adrian provoked us with the responsibility and opportunity to be Purposefully Connected. One practical application of that was looking at...