Thanksgiving 2022 || Tim Johnson || Philippians 4:4-9
It’s been 155 years since our foundation stone was laid, and St John’s continues to proclaim Christ crucified for the forgiveness of sins. What good news that is!
Kirk’s Last Talk || Ephesians 2:8-10
After 10 years at St John’s, the Mackenzie family are heading off to Plentylife where Kirk will become their Senior Minister. In his final talk at St John’s, Kirk gets to pick his own topic, and heads out swinging reminding us of GRACE – the unearned, …
No Reconciliation Without Unity || NAIDOC Week || 2 Corinthians 5:11-21
Neville Naden from Bush Church Aid brings today’s message. There’s no reconciliation without unity. Secular reconciliation requires one person doing something for someone, and that person returning the favour. Biblical reconciliation though says that G…
Reconciliation Week || Ephesians 2:11-22
This talk was given on Reconciliation Sunday, during Reconciliation Week 2022. Reconciliation is all about restoring broken relationships, and Reconciliation Week seeks to highlight the broken relationships in Australia’s shared history between Indigen…
Launch Sunday || Acts 3:17-42
As we kick off 2022 at our Launch service, Kirk reminds us of the messiness of being a part of God’s Mission.
Creating a Faith Based New Year’s Resolution || Matthew 17:14-20
With a New Year upon us, you might’ve been asked: “Have you made any New Year’s Resolutions?”. Julie challenges us – if your resolution is something that could be achieved in your own strength and effort, think bigger! Rely on God for your New Year’s R…
Gratitude to God || Thanksgiving || Psalm 100
For our thanksgiving service, Julie talks about how we can and should be grateful to god, and be thankful for all the good things that he has done. We should focus on the Lord, and by doing that we can improve our lives.
Good Leadership || Mark 10:35-45
In this weeks sermon, Julie talks about Leadership. Jesus used leadership all the time, he was constantly leading not only his disciples but complete strangers. Julie talks about how to be a leader like Jesus, how to follow his example, and how to …
Jack Joynson || Acts 3:1-10
This week, Jack Joynson debuts his first talk as he explores a story from the book of Acts and how we might relate in many different ways to some very different characters.
A Portrait of Jesus || Baptism Service || Luke 23:33-43
How would you want to be captured in a portrait? What would you include? What would you omit? And when that portrait was finished, would you still be recognised by those who knew you? In the wake of three baptisms, special guest Bishop Kate Prowd bring…
Local Missions Expo || Mark 5:1-20
This week, Julie brings us a story from the book of Mark, of the freedom that comes through mission, and invites three guests to talk about their experiences with different parts of local mission.
Thanksgiving 2019 || Luke 17:11-19
This week, St John’s celebrates its 152nd birthday and as is tradition, we spend the time giving thanks to God for all he has done in the past year. Also, Tim brings us a story from Luke that highlights the importance of thanksgiving.
A Spectacular Love || Tim Foster || 1 Corinthians 13
Our Bible reading for this episode is a famous one. It’s one of the most well-known passages on love and you’ve most likely heard it at a wedding at some point. This week, our talk comes from guest speaker and Vice-Principal of Ridley College, Tim Fost…
Who Would Jesus Vote For?
Australia Votes 2019. On the eve of the federal election, we’re taking another look at Kirk’s talk just before the 2016 election, asking “who would Jesus vote for?”. While we won’t tell you how to vote, we’ll look at how we can approach the election in…
Jesus: King || Biblical Storytelling
In this episode, we hear another story. Together, we’ll use the Biblical Storytelling method of bible study, and ask these questions while listening to the story: 1. What do you like about this story?2. What questions might people have?3. What do we le…
Jesus Anointed || Biblical Storytelling
In this episode, Julie tells us a story. Together, we’ll use the Biblical Storytelling method of bible study, and ask these questions while listening to the story: 1. What do you like about this story?2. What questions might people have?3. What do we l…
Thanksgiving 2018 || Psalm 34
On our 151st birthday, Tim gives us an ABC of thanks from Psalm 34.
Sharing Jesus Course Sneak Peek
For four weeks, starting last week, St John’s is hosting author Stephen Abbott, as he leads a course about sharing Jesus in everyday ways. This episode is a snippet of week one of the course, which continues on Wednesdays until May 16th. If your interest has been piqued, you can join the course by registering at https://stjohnsdc.org.au/notices. Payment can be made for the course’s handbook online, or in person at the events.
A Creative God
The bible is set up to reveal God’s character to us, so we can get to know him better. The beginning of the bible, Genesis 1, and the creation of the universe, reveals part of God’s character which is often overlooked: his creativity.
Sunday@6 Baptism and Confirmation
In this episode, Bishop Philip Huggins joins us for a special service of baptism and confirmation. We heard from a number of people publicly declaring their faith in Jesus, and the Bishop reflects on that truth.
St John’s 150th Birthday Celebration
On our 150th birthday, we gathered as a body of believers to celebrate. We were joined by Archbishop Philip Freier, who spoke from John 15.
2017 Combined Launch Service – Our Calling as Christians
We began the first Term of the year together with a combined service, reflecting on our calling as Christians. Tim Johnson gave an interactive retelling of the calling of the first disciples in Luke 5:1-11.