Archive for August 2017

 Shine like Stars: New Friendships

Lead Pastor Stuart Starr looks at how our hearts and lives are inevitably shaped by the people we honour. An honest look at our hearts would reveal that most often times, it can actually seem counter-intuitive to hold anyone in higher esteem than ourselves, except if they are a famous influencer, a political leader or a prominent athlete. Paul’s reassuring message to the Philippians is reassuring for us - that if our hearts’ baseline and focal point is of Christ, then our actions will naturally follow - actions that speak about the work that has to be done for the...

 Shine like Stars: New Responsibilities

It shouldn’t be of much surprise, that we are today living in what many refer to as a “Post-Christian Society”. Our thoughtlessness for each other, the desire of self and ego, the way in which discrimination runs unchecked - so how do we act in a world where everything, at every turn, is lined with deception, evil and hatred? Paul’s answer? To Shine like Stars. To live a life that is exemplary. A life that stands in defiance of hatred and evil. To live as Christ and to die to the old ways and the bondage of sin. Christ was...

 Shine like Stars: New Attitude

Lead Pastor Stuart Starr talks on Phillipians 2:1-11, Imitating Christ’s Humility.

 Shine like Stars: A New Purpose

How would you respond if you lived under persecution and under the foot of oppression - if you had your rights stripped from you and if you had your basic humanness denied? When in chains for the Gospel, Paul preached Christ. He spoke of an inner joy that surpassed all human wisdom, and a peace that kept him grounded even in the toughest of circumstances. Join with Senior Assistant Pastor Geoff Leader and the NewLife@10 service, as we see how Paul's letter to the Philippians not only helped them rise above their circumstances, but forever changed their view of themselves, their church...

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