St John’s Extra

Science and the Spiritual || St Johns Extra

This week Tim Johnson speaks about the relationship between science and the spiritual. Does a belief in science mean that we can’t believe in the Holy Spirit, in evil spirits or even in God himself? For more information on this topic the following resources are helpful: https://www.iscast.org/ – Christians in Science and Technology has heaps of helpful articles and events on their website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDjNv-ea56E&t=4s is the first in a series of videos where Professor John Lennox speaks about science and…

Excellent Thinking// St John’s Extra

What’s a running app got in common with surviving the end of lockdown? Julie looks at the link and encourages you to think about your thinking.  Tune in here for something extra to think about this week. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

The Mental Health Pandemic || St John’s Extra

This week Kirk links us to some helpful resources to help us navigate the mental health challenges we face in life, especially during lock down. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Andi’s blog posts: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/2020/07/teen-mental-health-week-1/ https://stjohnsdc.org.au/2020/07/teen-mental-health-week-2/ https://stjohnsdc.org.au/2020/08/teen-mental-health-week-3/ https://stjohnsdc.org.au/2020/08/teen-mental-health-week-4/ St John’s Teaching series on emotions (*preached early 2020, not last year as stated in the video): https://stjohnsdc.org.au/sermon-series/in-the-valley/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Hearing from the Spirit || St John’s Extra

This week Kirk gives some tips on working out the difference between when you’re actually hearing from God and when you might just be making it up. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Praying to the Holy Spirit? || St John’s Extra

This week Tim Johnson speaks about praying to God, who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Can we pray to each person of the Trinity including the Holy Spirit? Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Lament || St John’s Extra

This week Ros Rudd shares a reflection on our current circumstances and the lament of the biblical character Job. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/

Rest Days || St John’s Extra

This week Kirk shares how his family structures their sabbath rest day each week. We hope that this will spark some ideas on how you too can implement a healthy rest routine in your own life that’s good for your relationship with Jesus and your general well being. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Original talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuQRmk04iHQ Sabbath Resources: Back to the New Future Bible Study Series:  https://stjohnsdc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Back-to-the-New-Future-Study-Series.pdf Bible Project Sabbath Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFTLvkB3JLM&t=4s Bible Project Sabbath Podcast:  https://bibleproject.com/podcast/series/7th-day-rest-sabbath/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Reading the Bible || St John’s Extra

This week Tim Johnson speaks about a simple approach to reading the bible in order to hear from God. The 5 Steps are Pray, Read, Think, Act, Pray Get St John’s Extra straight to you inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Navigating the media || St John’s Extra

This week Kirk shares some thoughts about navigating the media during times of high pressure, like a lockdown due to a pandemic. How can we hold onto Grace and Truth when we’re bombarded with messages in various formats every day? Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Youtube channels where you can access full press conferences: https://www.youtube.com/user/NewsOnABC https://www.youtube.com/user/WorldNewsAustralia St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au Join our church: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/join-the-community/

St John’s Extra – Getting Creative

In our service on July 5, we saw many creative expressions of people’s faith. Perhaps you’ve been inspired to creatively engage with what God has been showing you over this past few months. Take a look here for 2 approaches in where to start. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Find out more about St John’s at: https://stjohnsdc.org.au

Conflict as an opportunity || St John’s Extra

This week Tim Johnson shares some thoughts on conflict and how it is an opportunity for us as Christians rather than something to be feared and avoided. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/  Listen to our 8 talks on dealing with conflict called ‘Peacemakers’ at our podcast: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/sermon-series/peacemakers/ For some great resources and further training on dealing with conflict in a biblical and practical way go to https://peacewise.org.au/

Black Lives Matter || St John’s Extra

This week Tim Johnson shares a reflection on a Christian response to the recent Black Lives Matter protests. Get St John’s Extra straight to your inbox including exclusive videos: https://stjohnsdc.org.au/extra/ Explore resources for listening to indigenous Australian voices at https://australianstogether.org.au St John’s website: https://stjohnsdc.org.au