Sermons from June 2021

1 Corinthians 11:17-34: The Marks of a Healthy Church: #9 The Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper is something that all Christians observe, but not everyone understands its meaning and significance. It certainly doesn’t rank highly as an essential part of church for many people. In God’s wisdom he has given us this ritual that is imbued with deep symbolism and purpose to help us look in five directions. Listen to this sermon to find out what they are!

Matthew 16:16-20 & Acts 2:36-47: The Marks of a Healthy Church: # 7-8 Membership & Baptism

What is church membership? Does the Bible really command it? How should local churches understand and practice membership and baptism? These are all questions we consider as we look at the 7th and 8th marks of a healthy church – a Biblical understanding of Membership and Baptism. The reality is that these two elements are much more important than many Christians realise and the Bible has much more to say on the topic than many have ever heard. Come join…

Acts 17:16-32: 12 Marks of a Healthy Church – #5 Evangelism and #6 An Upward & Outward Focus

Christians are commanded to evangelise or share the good news of Jesus with others. But how are they supposed to do so and what does it entail? In this message, we consider several misunderstandings concerning evangelism and then the importance of having a proper upward focus toward God and His glory, before we seek to have an outward focus, toward other people and the world around us.

John 6:35-40, 17:1-9 & 24-26: A Biblical Understanding of Christian Conversion

Christians talk about “conversion” to Jesus, but what do they mean by it and why would someone need to be “converted?” The Bible answers this question directly and tells us both the fundamental problem with humanity as well as the only solution for humanity. Come join us as we consider this 4th Mark of a healthy church: A Biblical Understanding of Conversion.