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Belonging and Becoming - Jeannette George   (pdf 64Kb)

Why we belong to the family of God.

The relentless creativity of God has affected my life in such a consistent manner that I'd like to share with you what I'm learning....more...


Come to the Party   (pdf 25Kb)

Your life is meant to overflow with unimaginable joy and power.  

Jesus turns funerals into parties. People go to parties because they're fun. People usually go to funerals because they feel compelled by love or duty. Unfortunately, many people approach church the same way.    more...

See Come to the Party Sermon Guide   (pdf 307Kb)  for sermon content to be used in conjunction with the outline above.)


How to Treat People - Leith Anderson    (pdf 54Kb)

God wants us to love even those we dislike as much as we love ourselves.

What would you do if it were up to you to determine the proper punishment for a convicted car vandal in Singapore? Would you insist on four lashes with the cane on bare flesh, or would you propose some alternative punishment?   more...


Making More Disciples - Leith Anderson   (pdf 60Kb)

Why evangelism is critical to the church and to every believer.

Evangelism is more than just giving information about Jesus; it includes making disciples who are committed to Christ for a lifetime.   more...


Meet the Jesus I Know - Lee Strobel   (pdf 68Kb)

Three stories show God's desire to adopt, forgive, and redeem.

You've heard the expression, "Something got lost in translation." I don't know if you've seen the new machines they've got--you can do this on the Internet--that will translate English into whatever language you want. Type in a phrase...  more...


Not Far From the Kingdom - Derek Allan   (pdf 31Kb)

People we know have stacks of questions to ask.... first order questions, about life and death

Often keep them buried, in our culture
 if not quite proper to talk about BIG things
          ...or hide behind jokes about death
          ...or resort to trick questions on the level of:
                       Did Adam and Eve’s children marry each other?   more...


The Parable of the Soil - Derek Allan   (pdf 32Kb)

Jesus had a very simple message - (Mk 1:15) :

The time has come. The Kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news.

  • turn your back on your old ways
  • turn your life over to God
  • make Him your King          more...


Salt and Light - John Stott   (pdf 56Kb)

We must repent of Christian pessimism and reaffirm our confidence in God's power.

Are Christians powerless or can we exert influence in this world?   more...


Show Me the Way - Bill Hybels   (pdf 69Kb)

Why we need to accept Jesus' offer of salvation

All of us have fallen short of God's standard of perfection, although not all of us know it. Hybels was trying to decide between entering the A or B level of a racquetball tournament until an older man from the C league beat him handily.     more...



No reira waiho ko te aroha o Te Matua Kaha Rawa hei korowai mou.
May the love of Almighty God enfold you!