How are you coming on with sharing your faith? We all know the saying “Actions speak louder than Words”. Well the actions that really make a difference are those that come from the character of Jesus showing through our lives. This happens as we let God’s Spirit mould our lives, and as we respond to the opportunities and needs we meet with His perspective in mind. When Jeremiah was watching the … [Read more...] about What motive do you have behind your actions?
Weekly Devotional Thoughts from our Pastor (Julie) or Elders.
Good morning friends. It's good to be back among you. A special welcome to all our visitors today, please stay for a hot drink after our service The Baptist Pastor's Lead conference in Lower Hutt this last week was actually very good. The days were long (9am until 9pm, with a dinner break) but each day was a mixture of helpful workshops, sermons, worship, and personal ministry. A prophet … [Read more...] about Sharing our Faith
Our focus this morning is on how to be "salt and light" for Jesus Christ in today's world. One daily tool which I've found helps me stay on track is to "prayerfully" pray the Lord's Prayer: Mt 6:9-13 Our Father in Heaven Hallowed (holy) be Your Name Your Kingdom come Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven Give us this day our daily bread And forgive us our debts … [Read more...] about Praying the Lord’s Prayer
This morning we begin a new series: "The Sermon on the Mount," Matthew 5:1 - 7:29. Today our focus is on the "blessedness" of Christ's world-wide church – The Beatitudes Mt 5:1 -5:11. In today's world it doesn't always feel a "blessing" to be a Christian does it? Many of us will have been ridiculed and de-friended because of our faith in Christ. Sometimes the Christian walk can be a lonely … [Read more...] about Blessedness