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Torquay Christian Fellowship – True2Life audio messages

Torquay Christian Fellowship is a contemporary church on Australia’s Surf Coast in Victoria. This podcast of weekly preaching, teaching, messages, sermons and services is available free. If you like what you hear please email us at sermons@tcfnet.org.au with feedback and comments. True2life seeks an authentic, or as C.S. Lewis called it ‘mere’ Christianity

Chris Rowney speaks on the meaning behind the song Dry Bones, by Nikki Fletcher.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 26, 2014, 11:40 am
Chris Rowney speaks on Psalm 18 1-6 and 25-31.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 19, 2014, 11:38 am
Joel Bienefeld speaks on 2 Chorinthians 5;11-21.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 12, 2014, 11:37 am
This Speaking Heart
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 12, 2014, 11:35 am
Bard Kermond speaks a message.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 12, 2014, 11:35 am
Chris Rowney speaks on Romans 12:9-12.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 11:59 am
Steve Brown speaks on John 15:9-17.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2014, 11:42 am
Steve Brown speaks on John 15:1-17.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 31, 2014, 12:06 pm
Chris Rowney speaks on John 15:3-8.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 24, 2014, 11:34 am
Steve Brown speaks on John 14:15-31 and Mark 1:9-11.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 17, 2014, 11:38 am
Chris Rowney speaks on John 5:14-27.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 10, 2014, 11:30 am
Chris Rowney speaks on John 14:1-7
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 3, 2014, 12:13 pm
Why is Peter denying Jesus so encouraging for us? includes song “He Loves Me” by Charlie Dodrill – sermon by Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:59 pm
Steve Brown speaks on Mark 10:46-52.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 20, 2014, 11:39 am
Chris downey speaks on John 4 7-21
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 6, 2014, 11:31 am
Chris Rowney speaks on John 13:1-20
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 29, 2014, 11:51 am
John 12 – unless a seed falls to the ground and dies -
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 27, 2014, 10:40 am
Matt Hannah Speaks on getting out of our boats and walking to Jesus
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 17, 2014, 9:44 am
Chris Rowney speaks on Acts 1:1-8 and Acts 2:1-18.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 8, 2014, 11:18 am
Chris Rowney speaks on John 12:1-19
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2014, 11:34 am
Alan Wilkins speaks on Matthew 7:24-29.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 25, 2014, 11:34 am
Danny Ashley speaks on trusting god.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 11, 2014, 11:45 am
Dave Carne speaks on Matthew 12:38-42.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 4, 2014, 11:33 am
Alan Roy speaks on factual evidence to support christianity
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 27, 2014, 12:36 pm
Steve brown speaks on Romans 1: 1-6
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 20, 2014, 12:00 pm
John Hannotte speaks on Philippians 2: 5-11
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 13, 2014, 12:02 pm
Lucas talks about Jesus’s practical purpose put perfectly into practice using the 5 p’s
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 6, 2014, 1:04 pm
Mike talks about being salt and light
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 6, 2014, 12:56 pm
A message on the way we are changing gears as a church to face the future.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 20, 2014, 1:05 pm
Steve Brown wraps up our series on TCF Vision and Mission
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 9, 2014, 9:21 pm
Continuing to expound our Vision & Mission
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 16, 2014, 5:44 pm
In Him we live and move an shave our being – Acts 17:28 Second in a series about our call as the church in Torquay. Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 9, 2014, 3:08 pm
A sermon based on the C.S. Lewis quote “I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun has risen, not only do I see it but by it I see everything else.” looking at our vision as a church – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 4, 2014, 8:53 pm
Raising Lazarus – sermon by Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 19, 2014, 9:44 pm
Some experiences shared by the team members of Torquay SUFM Beach Mission 2014
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 12, 2014, 3:14 pm
Using some examples from the Antiques Roadshow we look at the value of our childhood faith. – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 5, 2014, 2:35 pm
Take action when we see the signs.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 3, 2014, 3:38 pm
Includes link to reverse video – http://youtu.be/gjWSVrMUejo
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 25, 2013, 12:24 pm
Magnifying the Lord with Mary
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 22, 2013, 5:29 pm
Let every heart prepare HIm room – Advent 2013
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 15, 2013, 7:17 pm
Using the symbolism of the front at Salisbury cathedral this message explains the significance and importance of Baptism
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 9, 2013, 9:24 am
Set your Mind on Things Above – Colossians 3:1-5
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 24, 2013, 8:13 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 6, 2013, 11:11 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 29, 2013, 11:11 pm
Why do we need a shepherd? Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 24, 2013, 12:27 pm
AGM (Annual General Meeting) sermon on our mission and call to our community. Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 15, 2013, 3:24 pm
How do we find freedom? Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2013, 3:24 pm
Following Jesus – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 25, 2013, 7:03 pm
A sermon on the Woman Caught in Adultery – John 8:1-11 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 18, 2013, 3:39 pm
Knowing the Word of God by Heart – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 4, 2013, 3:39 pm
Bringing what we have to God – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 14, 2013, 5:03 pm
Storing up treasure in Heaven – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 23, 2013, 6:08 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2013, 6:08 pm
John 4 – Chris Rowney on Living Water and True Worship
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 9, 2013, 3:35 pm
The Gospel in one verse… Chris Rowney teaches on the most famous verse of the New Testament. – includes a short audio/video ad by Focus on the Family on John 3:16
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 2, 2013, 8:24 pm
Pentecost Sunday 2013 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 26, 2013, 5:29 pm
The beginning of Jesus ministry of Transformation
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 12, 2013, 6:13 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 21, 2013, 7:16 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Steve Brown
Posted: April 21, 2013, 7:14 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 7, 2013, 10:54 pm
Recreated, Reconciled, Redeemed, Revived – the work of the Resurrection in us.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 1, 2013, 8:38 am
Jesus death as our atonement – third in a series on the atonement – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 24, 2013, 6:40 pm
Jesus life as our example – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 17, 2013, 3:29 pm
John 1:14 – the incarnation and atonement
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 10, 2013, 6:48 pm
A service to thank God of the new worship space, and to mark 30 years sine TCF was founded in 1983. See also the video clip of the special presentation.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 5, 2013, 6:14 pm
John 1:1-18 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 18, 2013, 10:43 pm
An exploration of the deep themes of John 1:1 and the nature of God.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 28, 2013, 7:30 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 20, 2013, 7:48 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 20, 2013, 7:48 pm
A reflection on the first service in an enlarged worship space – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 30, 2012, 5:47 pm
Luke 18:17 I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 26, 2012, 6:51 pm
An advent message on the incarnation
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2012, 6:31 pm
Advent Message and Dedication of a child. – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 2, 2012, 8:48 pm
1 Corinthians 10:31 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 25, 2012, 9:37 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2012, 2:55 pm
The costliness of Grace = Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 11, 2012, 5:29 pm
Christianity is not a list of things to DO – it is the story of what Jesus has DONE – Ephesians 2:1-10 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 4, 2012, 9:37 pm
Why is it that Jesus alone is the Way to salvation?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 28, 2012, 5:39 pm
Pastor Chris Rowney discusses the common objections to Christian claims that Jesus is the only way – What about other religions? and What about those who have never heard?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 21, 2012, 5:49 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Steve Brown
Posted: October 17, 2012, 8:46 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Steve Brown
Posted: October 13, 2012, 6:41 pm
In preparation for the church Annual General Meeting we look at the way in which we have genuine love by valuing others – honouring them
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2012, 4:19 pm
Love with real value… Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 9, 2012, 3:07 pm
Romans 12:3-6 – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2012, 5:10 pm
Making your mark on the world.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 26, 2012, 4:43 pm
Guest Speaker – Harry Leesment Romans 15:1-7
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 19, 2012, 1:33 pm
The ‘O’ of Romans 11:3
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 12, 2012, 3:38 pm
Associate Pastor Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 6, 2012, 7:47 pm
We are created to be creative
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 29, 2012, 2:18 pm
Using our finances in a life-giving way
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 22, 2012, 3:52 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Steve Brown
Posted: July 19, 2012, 3:54 pm
How to cultivate a life-giving attitude.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 24, 2012, 3:26 pm
Second in a series on being Life Giving Christians – Relationships
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 17, 2012, 10:45 pm
First in a series on being Life Giving Christians
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 10, 2012, 3:40 pm
Another of the pictures the Bible uses to describe the Church – what does it mean to be ‘betrothed’ to Christ?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 3, 2012, 3:13 pm
We are being built into a temple – a spiritual house on the foundation that is Christ 1 Corinthians 3:16
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2012, 4:54 pm
Another in the series looking at being committed to being ‘church’. – the church as a Family.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 13, 2012, 6:59 pm
Dave Carne
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 7, 2012, 9:42 pm
Hearing his voice, being his flock.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 29, 2012, 2:33 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 22, 2012, 3:35 pm
A special time where Torquay Christian Fellowship and Torquay Salvation Army worship together and handover the premises at 35 Boston Rd from one church to another as both grow into larger facilities.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 16, 2012, 2:43 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 8, 2012, 5:28 pm
A Wasteful Act? or an Extravagant Devotion? – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 1, 2012, 4:45 pm
In April 2012 the Global Atheist Convention is to be held in Melbourne. Advertised as a “Celebration of Reason” Chris Rowney explains how reason led him to faith.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 25, 2012, 3:39 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 11, 2012, 3:10 pm
Chris Rowney – Thoughts from the story of Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego – and Daniel and the Lion’s Den,
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 26, 2012, 5:15 pm
Chris Rowney looks at Daniel’s interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar;s dream.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 19, 2012, 8:22 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 12, 2012, 3:38 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 9, 2012, 5:01 pm
An honest message on life by Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 2, 2012, 2:35 pm
Lessons from King Josiah- Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 22, 2012, 2:35 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 8, 2012, 3:26 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 5, 2012, 6:18 pm
The cross and Christmas – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 18, 2011, 7:35 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 13, 2011, 1:02 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 6, 2011, 7:22 pm
Visiting Speaker – Trent Young
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 28, 2011, 9:54 am
Lucas Bartlett inducted as Christian Surfers co-ord Vic/Tas
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 7, 2011, 9:04 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 30, 2011, 9:00 am
Goldfish, Infinity, and a piece of pottery? What’s their connection to Ephesians 3:14-4:7
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 23, 2011, 3:25 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 16, 2011, 5:40 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 11, 2011, 10:13 am
Making a memorial of living stones
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 4, 2011, 12:58 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 30, 2011, 12:59 pm
A reluctant leader
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 18, 2011, 7:50 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 11, 2011, 9:17 pm
A father to the fatherless
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2011, 7:49 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 31, 2011, 7:49 pm
Esau sells his birthright – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 22, 2011, 8:34 am
A Wife for Isaac – Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 17, 2011, 9:40 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 7, 2011, 8:00 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 31, 2011, 4:46 pm
Lessons from a jar of oil, some pebbles, and some bread rolls. Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 25, 2011, 2:24 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 24, 2011, 11:52 am
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 15, 2011, 11:52 am
John Hannotte
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 7, 2011, 11:52 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 26, 2011, 4:17 pm
Our Mutual Responsibilities
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 5, 2011, 8:29 pm
Put off the old clothes, clothe yourself with Christ
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 22, 2011, 6:17 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 15, 2011, 4:39 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 8, 2011, 4:39 pm
Paul calls himself “an Apostle of Christ by the will of God” = what is God’s will for you?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 1, 2011, 7:48 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 24, 2011, 8:43 pm
Where the manger and the cross meet, and why?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 24, 2011, 6:46 pm
Praying for healing with authority and surrender.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 20, 2011, 1:44 pm
How to overcome evil with good
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 27, 2011, 4:25 pm
How can we pray without ceasing? What is meditating on the word?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 20, 2011, 5:33 pm
5th in a series on prayer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 13, 2011, 7:22 pm
4th in a series on prayer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 6, 2011, 2:05 pm
3rd in a series on prayer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 27, 2011, 2:05 pm
Second in a series on prayer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 20, 2011, 7:52 pm
1st in a series on Prayer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 14, 2011, 4:45 pm
Associate Pastor Steve Brown addresses the question of Suffering
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 6, 2011, 8:44 pm
In Up and Out – Christ with us, Christ in us, Christ through us
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 16, 2011, 6:14 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 14, 2011, 8:47 pm
Salisbury Cathedral’s font used to illustrate the symbolism of Baptism – with testimonies from those being Baptised
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 21, 2010, 8:53 pm
An Advent Christmas Sermon
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 21, 2010, 8:52 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 21, 2010, 8:52 pm
Matthew 25:14-30
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 22, 2010, 5:17 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2010, 6:00 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 7, 2010, 5:58 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 5, 2010, 5:46 pm
Matthew 21:28-32
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 1, 2010, 6:38 am
Jimmy Day – Philippians 4:8-13
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 24, 2010, 9:27 pm
George Ashworth
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 8, 2010, 9:56 am
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 19, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 12, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 5, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 22, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 22, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 15, 2010, 9:56 am
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 8, 2010, 9:56 am
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 1, 2010, 11:12 am
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 25, 2010, 10:03 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 23, 2010, 11:15 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 11, 2010, 9:54 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 28, 2010, 3:50 pm
a Sermon for a Baby Dedication
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 20, 2010, 6:03 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 13, 2010, 5:45 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2010, 7:50 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2010, 7:50 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 23, 2010, 5:29 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 9, 2010, 7:26 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 5, 2010, 10:19 am
George, who lost his father as a result of injuries from WWI and who was himself an RAAF chaplain speaks on this special day.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 25, 2010, 3:10 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 23, 2010, 11:17 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 11, 2010, 3:47 pm
John warns against false teachers
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 14, 2010, 9:01 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 8, 2010, 5:15 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 23, 2010, 2:14 pm
What is walking in the light?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 20, 2010, 6:43 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 7, 2010, 7:53 pm
Where are You going? How are you planning to get there?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 3, 2010, 4:06 pm
1 Corinthians 12:12-31
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 24, 2010, 3:35 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 17, 2010, 5:13 pm
How do we answer this question asked about Jesus.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 3, 2010, 9:11 pm
Maintaining the wonder of Christmas – the ordinary and extraordinary
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 27, 2009, 3:58 pm
Author: Jimmy Day
Posted: December 20, 2009, 6:50 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 20, 2009, 6:49 pm
Ephesians 6:18 – Pray in the Spirit
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 6, 2009, 9:09 pm
Ephesians 6:10-17
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 30, 2009, 7:44 pm
Ephesians 5:18-33 Ephesians 5:18-33 – loosely based on “Love & Respect” by Emerson Eggerich
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 22, 2009, 3:33 pm
Ephesians 5:15-20
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 16, 2009, 2:35 pm
Ephesians12 Being a Child Bride Ephesians Chapter 5
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 8, 2009, 6:09 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 1, 2009, 3:24 pm
Brief History of Tyndale’s New Testament
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 25, 2009, 6:44 pm
Living Truth in Love
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 18, 2009, 2:05 pm
Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and teachers…
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 27, 2009, 5:51 pm
Using lego to learn about the church
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 27, 2009, 5:50 pm
Declaring the Glory of God, in the Heavens, and in our Hearts
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2009, 11:49 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 8, 2009, 8:21 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2009, 1:28 pm
Bruce Monk, pastor of Equippers church NZ and head of ACTS churches NZ guest speaker uses Jeremiah 31 to speak on our lives as life giving churches.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 9, 2009, 6:13 pm
Ephesians 3:14-4:1 – Unlimited Growth and Service
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 2, 2009, 3:55 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 26, 2009, 3:17 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 19, 2009, 6:07 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 19, 2009, 2:28 pm
Ephesians 2:10
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 28, 2009, 4:14 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 21, 2009, 5:34 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 14, 2009, 8:29 pm
Where do you live? Paul would have us answer “in Him”
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2009, 5:53 pm
Giving up something good, for the sake of something better
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2009, 7:40 am
The Eucharist, Lord’s Supper, Communion. We give it names, but it is merely a tradition or much more?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 17, 2009, 5:49 pm
Meals with Jesus 3 – Pride & Humility
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 3, 2009, 6:56 pm
Luke 7: 39-50 at a meal hosted in Simon the Pharisee’s House a woman bring a jar of perfume and breaks it over Jesus feet.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 26, 2009, 8:06 pm
Visiting Speaker, Tony Townshend
Author: TonyTownsend
Posted: April 19, 2009, 12:11 pm
Visiting Speaker – Craig Allan
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 5, 2009, 12:11 pm
We learn something of Gods desire to bring transformation in our lives by this ‘first of Jesus’ signs’ at the wedding in Cana
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 29, 2009, 6:02 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 8, 2009, 4:58 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 1, 2009, 10:15 pm
We should make sure our vision, is always values driven – part of the Christian Intent sermon series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 22, 2009, 7:53 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 17, 2009, 10:29 am
Living a life of Christian Intent
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 2, 2009, 9:57 am
God knowing all that we face, plus all that we think feel and do can bring comfort but also fear and shame – how do we deal with that?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 26, 2009, 1:47 pm
Rev George Ashworth – At the Burning Bush God reveals that he hears, sees and knows our struggles.
Author: George Ashworth
Posted: January 23, 2009, 8:18 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 18, 2009, 7:08 pm
Jospeph has a part to play – also Poverty, Refugees and the Oppressed
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 28, 2008, 4:46 pm
Destiny and Purpose
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 22, 2008, 7:06 pm
Rhema FM 96.3 – Geelong’s Christian Radio Station does regular interviews with local Pastors.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 18, 2008, 10:05 am
Why is the baby in a manger so important to Christianity?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2008, 8:12 pm
How and Why we have the Bible
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2008, 8:12 pm
‘Tis the season for giving, but receiving is important too!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2008, 8:12 pm
Atheist ads on buses say “why believe in a god – just be good for goodness sake”. But who gets to decide what is good, and why?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 3, 2008, 9:18 pm
God doesn’t ask us to bring all that is needed to meet the needs of the world, but he does ask us to bring what we have.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 23, 2008, 5:13 pm
Don’t go on the trip but miss out on the adventure
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 23, 2008, 5:13 pm
Joshua 4 – an aid to remembering what God has done
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 10, 2008, 7:45 pm
Luke 12:13-34 – THe rich fool and his barns!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 2, 2008, 6:12 pm
Does God sometimes seem far away?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 19, 2008, 7:04 pm
Many churches baptise at different times and in different ways – but what is at the heart of it all?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 12, 2008, 7:13 pm
David Martin, staff worker for AFES at our local University shares a message from Hebrews.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 8, 2008, 5:16 pm
Jesus, the Way Out, In and Through – and the Only Way to the Father
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 28, 2008, 3:45 pm
Guest speakers from the MV Doulos – Operation Mobilisation’s missions ship visit TCF.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2008, 9:04 pm
podcast@tcfnet.org.au – please send us a greeting we love hearing from you!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2008, 5:11 pm
What is Heaven Like?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2008, 5:10 pm
Destiny implies a destination – but any trip must begin with us knowing where we start from.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 31, 2008, 5:42 pm
Do we live life with something missing?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 17, 2008, 6:53 pm
Storge, the love of affection, Eros the love of attraction, Philia the love of connection, agape the love of choice. This sermon investigates adding agape love to our faith.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 10, 2008, 7:12 pm
What kind of love causes us to grow in friendship – Philos the love of connection
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 3, 2008, 6:39 pm
Godliness is explored as being ‘Good Worship’
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 27, 2008, 2:00 pm
Perseverance is the mark of True Faith – What must we endure, why and How?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 20, 2008, 6:36 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 29, 2008, 6:44 pm
Word or Spirit, heart or Head? Why do some Christians denigrate the mind when the Bible tells us to add to our faith with knowledge?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 23, 2008, 9:50 am
Make every effort to add goodness – why does the church talk about morality?. 2 Peter 1:5-7
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2008, 5:41 pm
Make every effort to add to your faith – Let’s begin by finding out what faith is. 2 Peter 1:5-7
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2008, 5:41 pm
Matthew 7:15-29
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2008, 5:31 pm
Founding Pastor James Baker
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 25, 2008, 5:31 pm
“9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.”
1 John 4:9, NIV.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2008, 7:00 pm
5 marks of a “pentecostal’ church
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 18, 2008, 9:51 pm
Reclaiming ‘Holy’ from Batman and Robin!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 23, 2008, 7:38 am
Earlier this year 3 people from TCF travelled to the churches we help support in the Philippines. This is their report to the congregation.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 18, 2008, 9:40 am
The Stone’s Been Rolled Away
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 23, 2008, 3:14 pm
Who is this? Matthew 21:11
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 16, 2008, 4:32 pm
Imagine being blind? Well each of us is blind – and often to our own sin.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 9, 2008, 7:39 pm
This is the last sermon in the series on Acts
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 5, 2008, 8:21 am
Do you want to spend you life selling sugar water, or do you want to change the world?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 26, 2008, 9:08 am
Paul is on trial for his hope in the resurrection
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 17, 2008, 8:17 pm
Man made Gods are not Gods at all. Do we still have any idols?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 10, 2008, 7:05 pm
How do we keep our faith alive?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 8, 2008, 8:39 pm
Last year I felt God taught me something in an SMS.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 27, 2008, 9:19 pm
You are more familiar with “seeing the unseen” than you might think.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 21, 2008, 1:31 pm
What would happen if we really did turn our eyes upon Jesus?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 7, 2008, 3:45 pm
What star sign are you? – This message asks and explores an answer
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 26, 2007, 5:34 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 9, 2007, 9:46 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 4, 2007, 8:06 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 25, 2007, 4:26 pm
Still working through statements in the Apostle’s creed this asks why did Jesus do what Jesus did?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2007, 7:09 pm
Is Jesus really God and Man, why is this important to Christian belief?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 12, 2007, 9:51 pm
WHo is God – how can Father, Son and Spirit all be one God? What does begotten mean?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 4, 2007, 8:55 pm
WHO is God?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 28, 2007, 9:23 pm
An introduction to the creeds of the church that summarise and explain the core beliefs of Christianity
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 28, 2007, 9:22 pm
Praying for Healing with Authority and Surrender
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 14, 2007, 5:20 pm
We may have a mix of these gifts that help shape our personality – but we can learn not only our strengths but our weaknesses from these.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 7, 2007, 2:49 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 25, 2007, 9:17 am
Do we live for future fulfilment, or do we count our present blessings?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2007, 8:02 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 9, 2007, 6:54 pm
What can I get Dad for Father’s Day? – Ever asked yourself that question – so did the Psalmist thousands of years ago in Psalm 116:12.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2007, 6:47 pm
Leading up to TCF’s Annual General Meeting we discuss how hard Robert Stevenson worked to build the Bell Rock Lighthouse- and what lessons we might learn from that in building a ‘lightouse; of our own as a Church
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 27, 2007, 8:05 pm
Leading up to TCF’s Annual General Meeting we discuss how hard Robert Stevenson worked to build the Bell Rock Lighthouse- and what lessons we might learn from that in building a ‘lightouse; of our own as a Church
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 20, 2007, 3:31 pm
A look at Angels, revealed in the story of Peter’s escape from prison
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 29, 2007, 7:05 pm
The movie Amazing Grace tells the story of Wilberforce and others who because of their faith lived for the cause of abolishing slavery.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 22, 2007, 4:44 pm
Baranabas as an example for us to follow!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 1, 2007, 9:02 pm
In Mark Jesus warns us that if our hand causes us to sin, it is better enter life maimed, than be out of God’s presence with 2 hands! Recently a man cut off his leg with a pocket knife to free himself and live, 3 years ago a hiker cut off his own arm – why are we reluctant to cut out of our lives the things that rob us of God’s life?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 24, 2007, 10:08 pm
Revelation, Interpretation, Application – 3 steps to hearing from God
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 17, 2007, 8:57 pm
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 15, 2007, 10:21 am
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2007, 8:16 pm
A quick look at some Mothers in the Bible, ending with TImothy’s Mother and Grandmother, and how they can inspire us to pass on our faith
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 13, 2007, 6:30 pm
Jesus took time for stillness and solitude – how can we integrate them into our lives?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 9, 2007, 8:03 am
Can faith and doubt co-exist? See why sometimes the answer is YES! – and how we can learn to trust despite doubts.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 16, 2007, 4:06 pm
Jesus words ‘It is finished’ can be understood as looking both backwards, AND forwards!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 8, 2007, 10:20 pm
Part 6 of the 40 Days of Community studies. This looks at our response to the revelation of God
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 25, 2007, 7:25 pm
Are the credits at the end of the movie really one of the most important parts? What about Romans 16! Looks at how we work better together.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 18, 2007, 7:30 pm
Rev George Ashworth delivers the 4th in the 40 Days of COmmunity series on growing together – discipleship
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 14, 2007, 5:37 pm
Looking at the Prodigal Son story, we see how to restore relationships. Sermon 3 in the 40 Days of Community series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 4, 2007, 2:32 pm
Sermon 2 in the 40 days of community series.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 25, 2007, 2:52 pm
First in 40 Days of Community Series. With illustrations drawn from practical objects and wildlife examples we learn why God says “we belong to each other, and each of us needs all the others.” Romans 12:5
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 18, 2007, 5:10 pm
Find out what pleases the lord. Matt redman’s song is the starting point for this sermon on enjoying, and being enjoyed by God
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 11, 2007, 2:55 pm
Psalm 84 is about a pilgrimage to the Old Testament temple, and declares a hunger for the presence of God. This message looks into making a spiritual pilgrimage, and our own appetite for the presence of God in worship
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 4, 2007, 6:31 pm
1 Peter 4:8 Love covers a multitude of sins. how? Is it swept under the carpet, (rug) no -listen to learn how God wants us to treat each other and why!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 28, 2007, 10:11 pm
Joshua 24:15 is a well known part of the bible – using Brian Doerksen’s song ‘today’ we look at what it means to make this choice ourselves.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 22, 2007, 9:58 am
As we think about new year’s resolutions, why not think about regular Bible reading?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 7, 2007, 9:20 pm
Why do we make such a fuss of a baby at Christmas? Because it reminds us that Jesus was a human JUST like us.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 17, 2006, 5:56 pm
Acknowledgment of first year of podcasts from TCF
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 15, 2006, 10:45 pm
1 Timothy 6:19 talks about “the life that is truly life”. Some people spend time in virtual reality, games like second life, or the sims, and neglect real life, but is our life ‘really’ the life that is truly life – or is there more?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: December 11, 2006, 7:07 pm
Could seven men serving by distributing food to widows really be a key event in the life of the early church? Listen and discover!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 26, 2006, 8:30 pm
Might the Gospel we are living be less than complete?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 19, 2006, 5:56 pm
Where do we draw the line on how we speak, what we watch, and whether we drink? Some helps to make wise decisions. Part 3 in 3 part on Measuring up, and drawing the line
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: November 5, 2006, 1:55 pm
Using the ‘ruler’ from last weeks message, where do we draw the line on Christians and sex, greed and gambling?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 22, 2006, 9:12 pm
Using real world examples of accuracy and measurement, discusses moral relativism and ethics. Part 1 of 2 parts – next week, drawing the line – how to use our measure of right and wrong to guide our choices in life.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 15, 2006, 1:12 pm
What happens if we put our effort into trying to ‘look’ a certain way, instead of trying to ‘be’ that way. Interity and character should be hallmarks of Christians
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: October 1, 2006, 6:29 pm
Thomas Aquinas was visiting the vatican, and the pope pointed out all their wealth saying “no longer can the church say Silver and Gold have I none” – Aquinas replied “neither can it say Rise up and walk”
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 11, 2006, 10:51 am
So many are lonely in today’s society – we can be a loving family for them. Psalm 68:5 tells us that God is a father to the fatherless, a lover of widows and one who sets the lonely in families.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: September 3, 2006, 2:06 pm
Peter speaks to the crowd
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 27, 2006, 2:05 pm
The disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit, an experience with a purpose.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 20, 2006, 10:31 pm
Acts continues to tell us about what Jesus began to DO and TEACH (Acts 1:1-8). The dual emphasis of word and spirit should shape our Christian lives, as it did the first century believers. Also a strong challenge to live as witnesses right here and now.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 13, 2006, 2:42 pm
A message given during a dedication service for a child. Look sat How God called Samuel, and calls each of us, and we run after the wrong ‘voice’ until we recognise the call as coming from God
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 23, 2006, 3:19 pm
There are many circumstances in which we have to prove our identity – but how would we (could we) prove that we are Christians?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 16, 2006, 3:44 pm
A simple sentence, can we pray it and mean it, what does it mean anyway?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 9, 2006, 2:41 pm
Last in a series on Prayer – overview of previous weeks covering saying and listening prayers, unanswered prayers and praying like the Apostles
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 2, 2006, 1:56 pm
Retired minister George Ashworth speaks about the prayers of Jesus. Part of the TCF series on Prayer.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 28, 2006, 1:43 pm
Last in a series on Galatians. Focus on Galatians 6:9 We can often grow weary, tired, bored even of the things we do, but if we persevere we will harvest lives changed and a world transformed
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 11, 2006, 4:44 pm
Do you ever wonder how to say more than “Lord Bless Fred and Mary”? See how to pray like the early church.. Acts 1:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:11, Romans 8:1-10, Ephesians 1:17-19 and 3:16-19.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 4, 2006, 2:23 pm
Why are prayers unanswered – the answer may NOT be what you think. Mark 11:24, John 14:13, 1 John 5:14 seem like false advertising! Ephesians 6: 12 Third in a series on prayer.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 28, 2006, 2:12 pm
Web page ‘slides’ with this talk are available. Visit tcfnet.org.au click on the DaVinciBusted graphic.
Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code suggests that the church and Christianity is based on error, or worse, an outright lie. What is the real basis for the Gospels in the New Testament, and the belief that Jesus is God?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 21, 2006, 4:28 pm
We ‘shun’ prayers, but we should put ‘shuns’ in Confession, Appreciation (thanksgiving), And Adoration (as well as intercession). These change our attitude towards prayer – also we should say our prayers, but also ‘listen’ them.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 14, 2006, 1:51 pm
Fifth in a series on Galatians (from 2005). Galatians 5:1 For freedom Christ has set us free. Romans 6:18 How free is free?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 11, 2006, 10:38 pm
With testimonies from congregation members we explore how ‘coincidences happen more often when you pray’. Philippians 4:6, Mark 1:35. Part one of a two sermon series on prayer.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: May 1, 2006, 9:28 am
We all make ‘to do’ lists, but God is more concerned with our ‘to be’ list.What does it mean to “be filled with the Spirit’ and “be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect’.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 23, 2006, 1:58 pm
Time Lord? Not Dr Who! But Jesus! How can an event so far in the past DO anything concrete for me today?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 16, 2006, 4:24 pm
Beginning with a snippet from Return of the King (Lord of the Rings) describing what awaits after death, this message looks at what Heaven is like using Biblical descriptions.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 11, 2006, 1:14 pm
Mary of Bethany wasted a jar of expensive perfume on Jesus, or so the onlookers claimed. Why not sell it to help the poor? What is waste and what is extravangant worship?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 9, 2006, 1:19 pm
Lukewarm? Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? Are we connected to God in a way that preserves our life of faith? Part 7 in a Series on the seven church in Revelation
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: April 2, 2006, 5:37 pm
Fourth in a Series on Galatians (from 2005). Galatians 3:1-11 special attention to Galatians 3:6 Martin Luther and the Reformation. Verses that changed the world.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 26, 2006, 6:38 pm
Opportunities! Jesus says an open door is before us, that no one can shut. Part 6 in a Series on the seven churchs in Revelation.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 26, 2006, 12:27 pm
Third in a Series on Galatians (along with Counterfeit Christianity 1 and 2 below). This looks at how what we hear and know moves from external to internal, and brings about change in our living. As time permits the rest of this series will be added)
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 25, 2006, 1:30 pm
Strengthen the things that remain. Part 5 in a Series on the seven churches in Revelation
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 12, 2006, 1:51 pm
How tolerant should we be as Christians? Where do we draw the line? Part 4 in a series on the Seven Churches of Revelation (original recording is unusable – so this is not from an actual service, but is a reading form the sermon notes)
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: March 8, 2006, 12:23 pm
How should we live to remain ‘true’ to the ‘name’ of Jesus, as he encourages the believers in Pergamum to be. Part 2 in a series on the Seven Churches of Revelation
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 26, 2006, 1:30 pm
A request for feedback to sermons@tcfnet.org.au
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 22, 2006, 9:15 pm
Persecution, Suffering, all for the sake of being Politically Correct. While it may not cost us our lives yet, we face slander as Christians just as the Smyrnans did. Part 2 in a series on the Seven Churches of Revelation.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 21, 2006, 9:25 am
First Love, First Choice. Part 1 in a series on the Seven Churches of Revelation
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: February 12, 2006, 3:02 pm
What can be learnt by studying the different responses of the people of Jerusalem, Herod and the Wise Men (Magi) in the story of the nativity
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: January 31, 2006, 9:44 am
Using the Honda Cog Ad as an illustration, discusses the consequences of both good and bad actions and decisions. We sow what we reap.
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: January 31, 2006, 9:44 am
What happened at Bethlehem? What is the Incarnation? Who was born at the first Christmas? Part 2
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: January 20, 2006, 11:14 pm
What happened at Bethlehem? What is the Incarnation? Who was born at the first Christmas? Part 1
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: January 20, 2006, 11:14 pm
Series on Worship Directions – Worship goes beyond music and song, beyond movement and dance. It transcends our earthly experience.
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: November 27, 2005, 10:57 pm
Series on Worship Directions – As we worship, others are drawn into relationship with God
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: November 20, 2005, 10:57 pm
Series on Worship Directions- We are created to worship
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: November 13, 2005, 10:57 pm
How much is your integrity worth? $1,000,000? Using The Amazing Race finale as an illustration, talk about character as a Christian
Author: Chris Rowney, Pastor TCF
Posted: October 1, 2005, 11:12 pm
Part of a wider series on Galatians, discusses cults and other counterfeits to authentic Christianity
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 2, 2005, 7:00 pm
Part of a wider series on Galatians, discusses cults and other counterfeits to authentic Christianity
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 1, 2005, 7:00 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 14, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 13, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 12, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 11, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 10, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 9, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 8, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2005, 10:24 pm
A Series based on the I AM Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of John. What do they tell us about God, what do they tell us about ourselves?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 6, 2005, 10:24 pm
What answer is there to the question How can God be both loving and powerful and allow things like the Tsunami to occur. Discusses disaster and the problem of pain
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: January 1, 2005, 8:42 am
Series on ‘Giving’ We are called to be ‘life givers’ in two ways, One to give our lives to God, the other to give life from God to those around us.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 7, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ Financial giving, tithes and offerings, second sermon on this sub-topic
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 6, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ Tithes and Offerings, giving our money for the work of the Kingdom
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 5, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ Alms giving, or Charity giving has been associated with Christian love so much that the very word ‘charity’ no longer means ‘love’ but giving to the poor!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 4, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ Thanksgiving is more than politeness!
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 3, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ The key element in Christian life is understanding forgiveness
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 2, 2004, 10:47 pm
Series on ‘Giving’ The key element in Christian life is understanding forgiveness
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: July 1, 2004, 10:47 pm
How do we live a purpose driven life? By the power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in us. Follow up seventh message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2004, 5:52 pm
We think of evangslism in terms of salesmen, but rather we should think of being satisfied customers. Sixth message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 6, 2004, 5:52 pm
“Your mission should you choose to accept it” With a clip from Mission Impossible we are introduced to the fact that God has plans, prepared in advance for us to do. Fifth message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 5, 2004, 5:52 pm
We grow to be like Christ by copying peopple around us. Fourth message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 4, 2004, 5:52 pm
We are to be a community of believers, not lone Christians, Third message is a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 3, 2004, 5:52 pm
Worship, the reason we exist, what we will be in eternity. Worship is more than music, Second message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 2, 2004, 5:52 pm
Why are we here? First message in a 40 Days of Purpose Series
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2004, 5:52 pm
Mark 10:17-31 The Rich Young Ruler – He already had it all, and was unhappy, looking for more, so why was he so unwilling to give up his wealth? Why are we?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 29, 2004, 6:03 pm
Mark 9:33-50 Lead me not into Temptation – could you cut off your arm to save your life? A climber did just that. Why then is it so much harder to cut out bad habits and temptations to sin in our own lives?
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 1, 2004, 6:03 pm
Mark 4:1-20 the story about the seeds and the soils has a lot to say about how we cope with what life presents us with. the difficulties, challeneges and the growth God works in us.
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: August 3, 2003, 6:03 pm
First sermon by Chris Rowney at TCF (poor quality recording)
Author: Chris Rowney
Posted: February 1, 2003, 9:32 pm

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