Ecclesiastes 7:1-6 and Philippians 2:3-11 | EV Church | 26/01/2020 | Andrew Heard
Is it simple pleasures that make life worth living? Andrew Heard looks at the dangers that underly finding satisfaction in the simple life.
Luke 24:1-12 | EV Night | 21/04/2019 | Jez Reynolds
Jesus died. Jesus rose. This is the most life-changing event in history! There have been many life-changing moments in history, but they are all dwarfed by the resurrection. Jez Reynolds unfolds the life-changing significance of the event of that first Easter Sunday.
Luke 12:13-21 | Grace Church Peninsula | 17/01/2016 | Craig Dobbie
Craig Dobbie speaks on how we can find real direction and purpose in life? At the heart of life is relationship, with each other and yet more importantly with God the creator. How have you responded to His desire for relationship, rejected or reciprocated His love?
John 11:17-27 | Grace Church Peninsula | 20/01/2013 | Tim Baldwin
Luke 15:11-24 | EV Church | 13/01/2013 | Andrew Heard
Andrew Heard unpacks reincarnation Religious viewpoint 1. Pessimistic view that life is oneness 2. Human is a dislocated part of that oneness 3. Separation from oneness, due to Karma. 4. Escape the wheel of life to be merged back to the oneness of life. Western optimistic view 1. Externality of life. Materialism has bred an arid landscape, if we are just machines. 2. Giving vent to justness and fairness. Past lives explain circumstances, and provides motivation for doing good. 3. Desire to be free from constraint. Allows accountability just for self, without an overarching deity that demands obedience. God came to seek and save the lost, breaking a cycle that we could never do, providing freedom from Karma and the ability to live as we were designed for.