Sermon Podcasts from Red Church in Melbourne Australia. Head to redchurch.org.au to find out more.
Renew Reform: Renewal and Reformation - Mark Sayers
Looking back to the reformation, when the bible was returned to the hands of the people, Mark posits that we are at a juncture where in order for renewal to break out, the people of God need to experience a reformation where the Bible is brought back into the hearts of His people.
The New Normal: Go with Jesus Part II - Mark Sayers
Jesus calls His Church to be on His mission in the world. This week Mark reminds us of the unique opportunity we and all churches, big and small, have to return to complete dependence on Him and His power to see renewal break out in our cities and nations.
The New Normal: Go with Jesus – Mark Sayers
When Jesus invites His followers in Acts 1 to go and be witnesses, we can often heed the call but go about operating out of our own strength. Mark reminds us that in a time when many in our communities are searching for meaning, it is by the power of the Spirit, partnering with God, that we Go with Jesus and be His witnesses.
The New Normal: Be renewed by Jesus Part II – Mark Sayers
Renewal of the individual leads to renewal of the church. As we continue to look ahead to ‘The New Normal’, Mark challenges the perceptions we hold about how church ‘should be’. Using Watchman Nee’s paradigm of seeing the self as body, soul and spirit and looking at the account of the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4), Mark reminds us that when in correct alignment with Jesus, worshipping in ‘spirt and truth’ is less about how you’re worshipping and more about who you are worshipping.
The New Normal: Be renewed by Jesus – Mark Sayers
A life abiding with Jesus is marked by continual renewal. Using Rob Reimer’s framework for understanding renewal, Mark reminds us that as we go deeper with Jesus, we become more aware and dependent on Him to lead us out of times of spiritual decline and bondage into renewal.
Behind the Scenes: Red Church during 2020
Mark Sayers, Brittany White, Daniel Murton and Liddy Pickens chat about the challenges, triumphs, surprises and hope encountered as Red Church responded and continue to respond to the twists and turns of the COVID-19 pandemic.