Pastor Andrew preaching on Human rights (and wrongs) - There is now lots of attention and interest in the media (social and otherwise) about the rights of various groups in society. A right to assisted death? to choose gender or sexuality? What's God's perspective? He made humans - what rights does he think we have? He preached about Jesus and his rights in Philippians 2:1-11, and about Paul and his rights in Philippians 3:4-11 and 1 Corinthians chapter 9
7 July 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching on citizenship - most of us are Aussie citizens but probably don't think about it much; for a few of us (from other countries or who have lived elsewhere, and for Australian Members of Parliament) it can be a serious matter. Today's BBC world news top story is about USA Citizenship.
But the Bible tells us of another citizenship, from the parable in Luke 16:1-15, and Paul's citizenship statement in Philippians 3:8 to 4:1.
30 June 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching Is God for freedom of religion? What are some Christian perspectives about freedom of religion and the current controversy about Israel Folau (pictured above with his wife Maria)?
9 June 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching on Can’t Google This from Romans 11:25-36, which is Paul's conclusion to his three chapters of scrutinising the sad reality that many of his fellow Jews were rejecting Christ. Part of Paul's conclusion is that God is bigger than us! There are things about the way God is running the world that are "unsearchable". We can't use Google to find the answers to how God is running the world - but Paul's letter to the Romans sends us in the right direction
2 June 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching on Beyond Repair from Romans 11:11-24 ... How did Paul respond to the accusation that the relationship between God and the Jews was beyond repair? What did Paul have to say to the Christians who thought their relationship made them superior?
26 May 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching: Those Elected from Romans 10:14-11:10
19 May 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching: My Heart’s Desire from Romans 10:1-17
28 April 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching: See the big picture: "Controversial big-name Christian evangelist announces visit to Europe’s capital". What was Apostle Paul passionate about in the 1st Century Roman world, and why do we need to know?
5 May 2019
Pastor Andrew preaching “How odd of God..” Why did Apostle Paul “have great sorrow and unceasing anguish?”- and why do we need to know?
Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go…and in you all the fmailies of the earth shall be blessed.” Genesis 12:1, 3.
Guest preacher Graham Hooper takes a look at the words of Jesus recorded in John 14, spoken to comfort His disciples, and how we too can find real assurance and comfort in the midst of our struggle with fear and anxiety (given at Christ Church Hawthorn on Sunday 7th April 2019).
Michael asks "What do ancient near eastern stories of cosmology have to do with the Psalms? And why does it matter to me?" Listen and hear what he has to say about this.
This sermon is the second in a short series called "Getting started" which was preached by Andrew Dircks from Matthew chapters 3 & 4 at Christ Church Hawthorn on Sunday 30th July 2017.
This sermon is the first in a short series called "Getting started" which was preached by Andrew Dircks from Matthew chapters 3 & 4 at Christ Church Hawthorn on Sunday 23rd July 2017.
The final sermon in the preaching series on Worship given by Andrew Dircks on Sunday 16th July at Christ Church Hawthorn.
The fifth sermon in the series on Worship, preached by Andrew Dircks on Sunday 9th July at Christ Church Hawthorn.
The fourth sermon in the series on Worship, preached by Andrew Dircks on Sunday 2nd July 2017 at Christ Church Hawthorn.
The third sermon in the series on Worship, preached by Andrew Dircks on Sunday 25th June 2017 at Christ Church Hawthorn.
The second sermon in the series on Worship preached by Andrew Dircks at Christ Church Hawthorn.
This is the first sermon preached by Andrew Dircks in a series on New Testament Worship.
11th June 2017
In this message from Josh Coulson we will learn about 3 invitations from Jesus.
1. Intimate fellowship 2. To feed His sheep 3. Follow me