In this sermon Tim looks at the Kingdom of God as Jesus’ central message and mission. When Jesus teaches us to pray, it’s heart is a prayer to God for ‘your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven’.
This is dynamite! A prayer of longing in a broken world and a prayer that compels us into action. What would it look like for God’s kingdom to come in your life and world? More mercy, more compassion, more healing and deliverance, more truth, more forgiveness and blessing… you get the idea…
There is a great moment in As Good as it Gets where Jack Nicholson’s character storms out of his psychiatrist’s office into a waiting room full of patients with their own pathologies. In his trademark way he turns to them and says “what if this is as good as it gets?” Sometime life feels that way – mess all around us and mess in our own lives.
Easter emphatically says no – there is hope! In this sermon Pastor Tim unpacks the incredible hope of Jesus resurrection and what that means in our lives today. Our story, because of his story ain’t over yet…
Brian Heasley is the International Director of 24/7 Prayer. In this talk at Manly Life, Brian connects prayer and mission, sharing from his own life story of redemption and ministering on the party island of Ibiza. We breathe God in and breathe God out onto a broken and dying world.
Too often twisted interpretations of scripture have led to violence and abuse in our relationships. In Tim’s sermon on Colossians 3:18-25, he looks at how the Christian message subverts patriarchy and control and calls us all to mutual love and service in our relationships!
We are always coming under pressure to conform… to the values of the world around us, to the huge array of spiritualities and philosophies, to add to the gospel.
In the letter to the Colossians, Paul wants us to know that the true gospel is bigger and more powerful than we could ever have imagined. There is no need to deviate from the truth found in the incomparable Jesus Christ.
To listen to the introduction to our series in Colossians, click play and wait for the audio to start.
Here is Dr Vince Repaci’s talk on the compatibility of science and faith. Vince has a Phd in biology and a living faith in Jesus. To listen to this brilliant talk, click play and wait for the audio to start.
Here is Tim’s sermon from Sunday as Manly Life celebrated 4 years as a church community. It comes from Philemon 1:4-7 in which Paul thanks God for Philemon. Are you the kind of person who when remembered in prayer causes thanksgiving?