Sermons from August 2023

Sermons from August 2023

Layers (with Simon Ward from Compassion)

Simon Ward was our guest speaker today, bringing an update from Compassion and a message titled ‘Layers’. As followers of Jesus, let’s put on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. If you would like to sponsor a child with Compassion in our partner projects in the Philippines, you can follow this link: Connect with us anytime at

One minute after you die – heaven or hell? (Geoff Snook)

What is hell like? Is it really all that bad? Is it real at all? Do all people go to heaven? How good do I have to be to make it to heaven? If the afterlife lasts for an eternity, won’t I get bored? Discover the truth behind common myths about heaven, hell and the afterlife, and why accepting salvation means more than just being saved from an eternity in hell. Discussion Guide Week 2 – Heaven or hell? What…

One minute after you die – is there life after death? (Geoff Snook)

Is there life after death? In the first part of this series, we’ll explore the three things that happen when our life on this earth is done. The third thing might be the toughest to grasp—we’ll all face judgment, but who does the judging, and what will we be judged on? Your afterlife is dependent on the life you live now. If you’d like to join the reading plan for the next 6 days, join us at Discussion Guide…

Every member, a minister (Geoff Snook)

From the earliest days the Restoration Movement saw equality and autonomy between Christians and between leadership roles. The ‘priesthood of all believers’ became a mark of Churches of Christ, in stark contrast to other movements that emphasised clear hierarchies with special roles and privileges. The independence of churches also became a distinguishing feature, in contrast to denominational control in other movements. Today we are still an autonomous church, but we value the mutual responsibilities we have with Churches of Christ…