St John’s Extra

Enacting Spiritual Practices || St John’s Extra

To wrap up our Spiritual Disciplines series, Andy and Ros chat through a few thoughts about spiritual practices, and ways we can build them into our lives. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Rest || St John’s Extra

God created the world, then rested. Jesus withdrew to quiet places. God gives us the gift of rest. Ros brings us the last of our Spiritual Disciplines. Next week: join us for a Q&A as we wrap up our Spiritual Disciplines series. Send in your questions to andy@stjohnsdc.org.au or leave them in the comments below. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Fasting || St John’s Extra

As we continue our Spiritual Disciplines series, Ros takes us through FASTING – the self-denial of normal functions of life, self-denial of appetites and attachments, for the sake of our life with God. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Fellowship || St John’s Extra

Fellowship is a really “churchy” word – unless you count Lord of the Rings. But special guest Ros helps unpack fellowship in this week’s Extra. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au  ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Service and Generosity || St John’s Extra

Jesus – the maker and ruler of everything – came to Earth as a servant, to serve and not be served. As followers of Jesus, we should be doing the same! Serving and being generous with our time and resources is this week’s spiritual discipline. Watch Tim’s talk about different gifts and the body of Christ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fW2b7lhhZA Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc 

Prayer || St John’s Extra

Prayer is about relationship and connection with our maker God. There are many ways to pray, far more than can be included in just one episode – but here are some tips on the spiritual discipline of prayer. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Go Deeper Reading the Bible || St John’s Extra

Take the time and effort to read the bible and absorb it – in all its beauty and complexity. Get started reading the Bible with reading plans at https://bible.com/reading-plans, or buy physical copies of devotions at https://www.gcbc.net.au/ or https://www.koorong.com/ Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Reading the Bible || St John’s Extra

While there’s nothing we need to do for God to love us, followers of Jesus can grow through Spiritual Disciplines. How do you read the bible in a way that brings you closer in relationship to Jesus? Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Spiritual Disciplines || St John’s Extra

There’s no work that needs to be done to be saved; that’s grace. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t good and helpful things to do as a follower of Jesus – but remember that attitudes beat actions. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc
We’re done here. Pack it up. We’ll be back in a few weeks though! Let me know your thoughts on the past 10 episodes of St John’s Extra ➜ https://forms.office.com/r/uQaVztRqvu Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Give Spirituality a Go || St John’s Extra

In dealing with the chaos of COVID, more and more Aussies are praying and thinking about God. How do you start to pray? Just say something simple. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Dealing with changes || St John’s Extra

How do you deal with change when everything is changing? God is the same, yesterday, today, and forever. Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Emotional Jesus || St John’s Extra

We’re back in lockdown, and people are feeling feelings. How should we feel about feeling feelings? Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Jesus – No Additions || St John’s Extra

What do you have to do to be a Christian? Jesus gives us GRACE – an undeserved, unearned gift, with no strings attached. Follow our series Freedom in Jesus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgAkmMD7nJs&list=PLWU9eWkjJ11k6gZv9W_k2cnQLXJKSueAp Connect with us at ➜ Website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au ➜ Facebook: https://facebook.com/stjohnsdc ➜ Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjohnsdc

Self-Help || St John’s Extra

Is self-help self-ish? Do we get ahead in life by pushing others to the side? Is there a better way? Get St John’s Extra sent to your inbox — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Check out our website — https://stjohnsdc.org.au Join our church community — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/join-the-community/

Spiritual but not Religious? || St John’s Extra

Australians believe in the supernatural – from ghosts to miracles and a higher power. What do you believe in? ABC article – “We asked Australians if they believe in God or the supernatural. Here’s what they said” – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-04/spiritual-supernatural-realities-australians-weig-in-this-easter/100046122  Get St John’s Extra sent to your inbox — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Check out our website — https://stjohnsdc.org.au Join our church community — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/join-the-community/

SHOWDOWN – Christmas vs. Easter || St John’s Extra

It’s the battle of the holidays! Why do we put so much emphasis on Christmas and leave Easter behind? Explore the book of Mark through Christianity Explored — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/who-is-jesus/#christianity-explored Celebrate Easter at St John’s — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/easter Get St John’s Extra sent to your inbox — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Check out our website — https://stjohnsdc.org.au Join our church community — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/join-the-community/

Easter DEBUNKED! || St John’s Extra

St John’s Extra is back for Season 2! Kicking us off, Andy debunks some Easter traditions – including the Pagan origins of Easter… Get St John’s Extra sent to your inbox: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Check out our website — https://stjohnsdc.org.au Join our church community — https://stjohnsdc.org.au/join-the-community/
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In-Person Services resuming november 7

We're thrilled to be returning to in-person worship gatherings from November 7 at 8am, 10am, and 5pm. These services will be restricted to fully vaccinated people only, per government restrictions. Those who are not fully vaccinated are able to join in digitally at our YouTube channel or join in with watch parties in homes. For more info, head here.
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