Contributed on Mar 6, 2011
The steps Paul points out to finding peace, the peace of God that transcends all understanding.
Philippians 4:4-7 You may be familiar with this passage from Philippians you may even be familiar with some of the content of the sermon as I preached on this passage as part of the ‘tools of the faith series’ half way through last year, this sermon however is a bit different due to ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2010
A brief message to the folks at the Corps, after the quake that rocked our city, reminding them that nothing can seperate us from the love of God.
Romans 8:37-39 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,d neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will ...read more
Contributed on Mar 20, 2011
Why? Why would a loving God allow this to happen, we have choices to make either we remain where we are lost in the past, or fearful of the future. But there may be another way there may be another choice...one of serving God...
Prior to reading this sermon it is worth noting that a gentleman by the name of Ken Ring (the moon man) is forecasting an earthquake for Christchurch of around 8 on the Richter scale two days either side of the 20th of March, though he has already amended this prediction it has put a huge weight of ...read more
Contributed on May 23, 2011
A breif reflection on what has been and the plans that God has for us.
I walked back from dropping my car off this morning at the garage for its ‘warrant of fitness’ and reflected as I walked, on the damage that was all around me from the earthquake that had twisted our city just over three months ago, I also reflected on the day which is clear and bright, a sky with ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2011
This is the second major earthquake our city has suffered in the past seven months. We have this time suffered more physical damage and serious loss of life and injury. If you are reading this please take the time to pray for the people of this city.
6.3 [Why the hardest? February 22nd 2011 was a Tuesday, at 12.51pm the Quake struck effectively shutting down the City, New Zealand's second largest by population. As a Salvation Army Corps we immediately became involved in relief efforts, while dealing with our own minor issues and a community ...read more