The Christian ethic around sex and relationships is so vastly more beautiful and life giving than anything our culture offers. In this talk, Pastor Tim talks about the struggles we all have around sex and relationships, and paints a picture of what we are called to. Everyone has value as created in the image ofContinue reading “Sex Ed for Christians”
Here is last Sunday’s simply outstanding interview with Matty D about addiction and new life! To listen click play and wait for the audio to start.
Pastor Joey Mawson takes on Galatians 5 and the amazing new life presented to us in Christ. We are unconditionally loved, but will we use that freedom to serve others in love or to follow our selfish desires? Click play and wait for the audio to start. The passage in the Message version is below.Continue reading “Does being a Christian make any difference? Joey Mawson”
What is a blessed life? In this introduction to the Sermon on the Mount, Pastor Tim shows how Jesus inverts our understanding of what the blessed life is. As we enter into the Kingdom of God we all of a sudden find ourselves living the right way up. And when the life that Jesus describes seemsContinue reading “What is a blessed life?”
It’s Vision Sunday at Manly Life… an opportunity to remind ourselves of God’s mission and our part in that story! In this sermon Pastor Tim looks at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry in Matthew 4. It shows a man who is worthy of the title Son of God. He sets about proclaiming the Kingdom ofContinue reading “Vision Sunday Sermon 2016”
Victoria preached a wonderful sermon on Sunday about releasing the kingdom of God that is found within you. It led to an incredible ministry time full of God’s presence and healing. Key texts include Luke 17:20-21, John 5:19 and Matthew 16:19. To listen, click play and wait for audio to start.
Here is the gist… God gives you a gift, and he gives you that gift to give to someone else. That is how it works when we come together as a church… God wants to build his family and it happens by each of us serving for the common good. In 1 Corinthians 12 weContinue reading “Be a Ministry Hunter”
It was a privilege to have Andrew Robertson give his first sermon at Manly Life last Sunday. Andrew is a solicitor in Sydney and has a strong emerging gift as a teacher. Andrew shared from Ezekiel 36 the amazing promise of being given a new heart and God putting his Spirit in us. To listenContinue reading “Andrew’s Sermon on Ezekiel 36”
We all long to live productive, abundant, fruitful lives… but how do we do it? In this talk, Pastor Tim looks at John 15 and Jesus call to abide in him. He is the vine, we are the branches, and when we stay connected, it produces fruit in our lives. In this talk you willContinue reading “Living Productive, Abundant, Fruitful Lives”
Welcome to Manly Life Church! As we concluded our series in Romans we find a woman named Junia called outstanding amongst the Apostles. In Acts 2 the sign of the new era of God’s Spirit being poured out is men and women prophesying. In Galatians 3:28 we are told that there is neither male norContinue reading “Should Women Preach?”