Contributors
  • Allan Quak

    Contributing sermons since Dec 5, 2005
Allan's church

Northside Evangelical Church
Northgate *Province/Other , 4013
(07) 3314 6615

About Allan
  • Education: My primary theological education took place at the Reformed Theological College in Geelong Australia. It was a five year full time Bachelor of Divinity. I have almost completed a Master of Arts in Theology through the Australian College of Theology. I also have a Graduate Certificate in Professional Management.
  • Experience: I have been in full time ministry for 20 years.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Thanks for being willing to have a look. It is humbling to know that sermons which God has graciously allowed me to write are being used all over the world. If you do end up preaching them please pray that the Spirit will use the sermons to transform and convict those to whom you speak.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Many of them do. When I preach I don’t just preach at the congregation but I also preach to myself. Having said that the sermon series which I did on the 12 disciples had a large impact on my personal thoughts about the purposes of the church and my place in it.
  • Family: I have been married for 25 years and I have three daughters who are 25, 24 and 21, and on son-in-law. My wife has been a constant support to my ministry and I am so thankful to the Lord for providing her in my life.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They really enjoy them.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She believes I am the best preacher she has ever heard.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it simple and focus on the Word.
  • Books that have had an impact: I read all the time and there are many books which have had an impact. Indeed I have found that you can be impacted from the most unlikely sources.
  • Hobbies: I have a dream to build an n-scale model railway loosely based on the New South Wales (Australia) railway system.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: What I always say; "Jesus is the only way to eternal life".
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I often use the phrase "brothers and sisters" which I am addressing the congregation. However, one time, it came out as "brothers and sinners".
  • What I want on my tombstone: He let Jesus make the difference
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Newest Sermons

  • Our King Jesus Proves He Is Alive

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2018
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    In the days following his resurrection Jesus keeps appearing, eventually over 500 people are witnesses that he is alive. However the most important witness to the resurrection is that all Scripture points to the suffering, but risen, Saviour.

    You can listen to the full message here: http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/sermons/luke-on-lent-part-9-our-king-jesus-proves-he-is-alive-luke-2436-49/ Message Luke 24:36-49 Our King Jesus Proves He Is Alive When it comes to the importance of the resurrection Paul pulls no punches 14 If ...read more

  • Our King Jesus Interprets Scripture

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2018
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    The confusion and despair of the disciples on the day of the resurrection turns into joy because Jesus the King explains the Scriptures to the companions on the road to Emmaus.

    You can listen to the full sermon here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/sermons/luke-on-lent-part-8-our-king-jesus-interprets-scripture-luke-2413-35/ Message Luke 24:13-35 Our King Jesus Interprets Scripture The day of the resurrection must have been a very confusing day for many. The ...read more

  • Our King Jesus Declared Righteous

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2018
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    The Centurion at the crucifixion was one of the closest witnesses to the death of Jesus – and he becomes the first convert confessing Jesus as the righteous Son of God.

    You can listen to the full sermon here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/sermons/luke-on-lent-part-7/ Message Luke 23:47 Our King Jesus Declared Righteous Let’s start by putting ourselves at the foot of the cross. You are the centurion who is responsible for overseeing the crucifixion of ...read more

  • Our King Jesus Falsely Condemned

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2018
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    Jesus received a properly conducted trial by Pilate, yet Jesus still ended up being crucified. This message identifies the cause.

    You can listen to the full sermon here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/sermons/luke-on-lent-part-6-our-king-jesus-falsely-condemned-luke-2313-35-2/ Message Our King Jesus Falsely Condemned. Luke 23:13-25 There is a common perception that the trials of Jesus - one conducted by the ...read more

  • Jesus Uniting Enemies

    Contributed on Apr 9, 2018
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    In this section of Luke we find individuals and groups of people – the Roman Soldiers, the Sanhedrin, Pilate and Herod – all uniting together against Jesus. In the face of such unity we need to ask the question – “Are we on the wrong side?”

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/sermons/luke-on-lent-part-5-jesus-uniting-enemies-luke-2263-2312/ Message Luke 22:63-23:12 Jesus Uniting Enemies Example Uniting for a common cause. Describe a bad car accident • People will rush to ...read more

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  • Ghost

    Contributed on Jan 8, 2010
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    Ghost Perhaps you have seen the movie "Ghost". Admittedly it came out in 1990 so maybe it is a bit old for some of you. It stars Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Early in the movie Patrick dies and becomes a "ghost". Near the end of the movie Demi has to let him go as he walks to a group of ...read more

  • The Day After The Berlin Wall Fell A Sign ...

    Contributed on Dec 14, 2005
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    The day after the Berlin Wall fell a sign appeared in the churchyard of a small church in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The sign simply said:- "The Lamb Wins." That is the glorious Gospel Truth. The Lamb Wins. Not sin. Not disease. Not death. Not tragedy. The Lamb ...read more

  • A Fencing Contractor Was Talking With A Rich ...

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
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    A fencing contractor was talking with a rich property owner about his chances of going to heaven. The rich man believed that God would be pleased with his efforts. He said, “I’ve lived a good life and been hardworking and giving to worthy causes. Sure, I hide some of my income so it doesn’t ...read more

  • Let Me Tell You About Louis Slotin, One Of The ...

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
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    Let me tell you about Louis Slotin, one of the early scientists who were working with the effects of radioactive uranium. On May 21, 1946, he was experimenting to find how long it would take for uranium to be triggered into an unstoppable reaction. He was doing that by pushing two hemispheres ...read more

  • After The Battle Of The Bulge During World War ...

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
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    After the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, one German officer described the capture of an American unit early in the fighting. Among the booty was a box that contained a cake. What was remarkable about the cake is that it had been sent to an American soldier from Boston and it was still ...read more