Last Sunday’s Sermon

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To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

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1 Samuel 15:1-26 Life Group Discussion Questions   It was never God’s intention that Israel have a king; rather, God was to rule over them. In what ways do we usurp God’s rule and reign over our lives, or perhaps enthrone other people as king?   If you were only concerned about seeking God’s glory and […]

Nepal Team Report-Back

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Brian Winslade, John Lockley & Lincoln badger share their experiences and insights from a Mission trip to Kathmandu   To see the Video clip referenced in the above audio recording click here

The Law of Enough

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Exodus 20:17 (Part ten in series on the Ten Commandments) Life Group Discussion Questions   What evidence is there that a person is breaking the tenth commandment – coveting?   What experience have you (or someone you know) had of wanting something so much that it altered your sense of perspective?   What do you consider […]

The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

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Exodus 20:16  (Part 9 in series on the Ten Commandments) Life Group Discussion Questions   What is the worst lie you have ever told (in your pre-Christian days, of course…!)?   What is the effect of lying? What damage does it do?   When is a lie a lie? Are there situations where it is permissible […]

To catch a Thief

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Exodus 20:15     (Part 8 in series on the Ten Commandments) Life Group Discussion Questions   What experience(s) have you had of having something stolen from you? How did it make you feel?   What experience(s) have you had (in your pre-Christians days, of course!) of stealing? What was your motivation at the time?   What […]

God and Sex: how do they mix?

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Part 7 – Series on the Ten Commandments Life Group Discussion Questions  Text: Exodus 20:14 What do you think the average/typical New Zealander understands to be the attitude of God or the Bible towards sex? – Why have they formed that conclusion? Do you think the media merely reflects the prevailing attitude towards sexuality in a […]

Killer Instincts

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(Part six in series on the Ten Commandments) Life Group Discussion Questions   Text: Exodus 20:13   What do you regard as the differences between murder and other forms of taking a life? What kinds of situations in life make you lose your cool? Jesus statement about anger (Matthew 5:22) is rather strong. How do you […]

A Light to our Path

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Interview with Murray Harris Why read the Bible? Life Group Discussion Questions   How do you think your neighbours or workmates (or extended family) perceive the Bible?   Why is that the case? Psalm 119:105 speaks of the “word of God” as like a lamp to his feet. What experience have you had along those lines? […]

Honourable Honour

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Exodus 20:12 (Part 5 in series on the Ten Commandments)   Life Group Discussion Questions   What is the “warmest” memory you have of your mother or father? Why do the values we learn in the home have such an impact on how we relate with others in adult life? Is there ever a case or […]