22 October 2017 – 500 years on from the Protestant Reformation – John Reid considers the legacy of William Tyndale.
Martin Luther and Faith Alone
8th October 2017
- What’s at stake?
- A ‘dip’ into the culture of 16th century Christianity
- The angst of Martin Luther
- Freedom of Faith
24 September 2017
Matt Elkan reflects on Genesis 1:24-2:3 and Revelation 21:9-27 and asks us to consider:
- What cultural circles do you inhabit
- What influence do yo have in the circles you inhabit
- What sort of influence are you on your culture
CEO of SEED, John Beckett, explains that the Seed Project is an initiative to Discover Purpose and Create Change in our culture. It aims to help individuals and organizations create change in society that aligns with God’s purposes.
Rebecca and Lisa presented an overview of the EVE Project – which is one of the first projects to be supported by SEED. EVE seeks to assist women subjected to domestic violence and re-engage them into the community. Utilizing a wholefoods cafe offering transition through micro supporting business, referrals coming from a broad range of community support groups, jobs are defined by skills rather than traditional need.
Daina Cunningham presented an overview of the InCidental Project – which is changing architecture to align with God’s purposes.
17 September 2017: Luke 18:1-8 The Parable of the Persistent Widow
Does God answer prayer, change things through prayer and change us through prayer? John Reid answers these questions and reveals how this parable is not about prayer in general (although we are encouraged to pray) – it is about final vindication.
10 September 2017
Luke 16:1-15 The Parable of the Dishonest Manager
Economic for everyone
Economics for the wealth landowner
Economics for the arrogant manager
The new economics of God’s Kingdom
- Commended for dishonesty?
- Commended for being shrewd
The coming crisis
- Our management opportunity will end soon
- We can enjoy heaven more by being generous now
- Don’t let the lies imprison you
27 August 2017 – Rob Chambers delivers his first sermon at Mona Vale Anglican on the Parables of the lost sheep and lost coin.
He poses the questions:
- Are you aware that you could be lost for ever?
- How can you cause rejoicing in heaven?
- The reason why Jesus is called a good shepherd
- Do you have assurance that you have been saved?