Two sermons from Glenn Peoples

Here are sermons from Glenn. The first is on Mark 10.35-45 and talks about James’ and John’s request to Jesus to be leaders in his new kingdom. The second examines Hebrews 9:24-28, where Glenn presents us with some of the less comfortable aspects of Christian belief. Sermon 8 Nov 2015 Sermon 18 Oct 2015

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Reflecting on ministry (sermon and reflections 19 July 2015)

This morning, Ben reported back on taking “a bit of Johnsonville” to the diocesan Ministry conference; Nathan talked about his experience of the Cursillo retreat and Fiona talked about her experience of Alpha. The theme for all three reflections centered around today’s gospel reading where Jesus tries to take some quiet time with his disciplesContinue reading “Reflecting on ministry (sermon and reflections 19 July 2015)”

Feasting with Jesus and the Faith Five

Today we had all-age worship. Diana Langdom (Standz Enabler) visited and led us through some activities. The first was an activity to get to know each other.  Following this she talked about banquets and showed a short video based on the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24).  This led into a discussion of theContinue reading “Feasting with Jesus and the Faith Five”

Who makes a good Christian (28 June 2015)

We have two recordings from the service for you today. Ben interviewed one of our new parishioners – Gini Keane. She is a retired priest and now hospital chaplain. She shared her experience of being God’s helper in Wellington Hospital.  I suggest you listen to her and then read today’s gospel: Mark 5:21-43 Glenn preachedContinue reading “Who makes a good Christian (28 June 2015)”

Growing God’s Kingdom (Sermon 14 June 2015)

Today Ben reflected on the wonderful growth we have had in our church and the things we can do to help grow God’s Kingdom.  The gospel reading for today was Mark 4:26-34.  The words for the song can be found here – Build Your Kingdom Here (Rend Collective). (pdf download).   Enjoy. Play on-line: Download mp3:Continue reading “Growing God’s Kingdom (Sermon 14 June 2015)”