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We do not belong to ‘the world’ but to Jesus.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:10 pm
Life is found when we remain in Christ
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:10 pm
Jesus is the way, but where (who!) to?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:10 pm
The true and living way – Jesus. But what about those who have never heard?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:10 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:08 pm
Why I find this such an encouraging story – included the song “He Loves Me” by Charlie Dodrill – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:28 pm
Earlier this year we looked at what we are called to do (be witnesses) and where (for us, Torquay, The Surfcoast, Australia, and the ends of the Earth!) today we look at How, with the power of the Holy Spirit. Speaker – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 9, 2014, 11:04 am
Mary of Bethany – poured an alabaster jar of expensive perfume on Jesus feet. What does this say to us about a Wasteful God? Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 9, 2014, 10:58 am
Continuing to expound on our Vision & Mission
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 16, 2014, 5:45 pm
In Him we live and move and have our being – Acts 17:28 Second in a series about our call as the church in Torquay. Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 9, 2014, 3:09 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 4, 2014, 8:52 pm
Includes link to reverse video – http://youtu.be/gjWSVrMUejo
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 25, 2013, 12:23 pm
Magnifying the Lord with Mary
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 22, 2013, 5:28 pm
Let every heart prepare Him room – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 15, 2013, 7:18 pm
Using the symbolism of the front at Salisbury cathedral this message explains the significance and importance of Baptism
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 9, 2013, 9:25 am
Philippians 3:20 “Our Citizenship is in Heaven”. When travelling we need documents to prove our identity, but what proves our heavenly citizenship? – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 2, 2013, 9:28 am
Set your Mind on Things Above – Colossians 3:1-5
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 24, 2013, 8:14 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 6, 2013, 11:10 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 29, 2013, 12:00 pm
Why do we need a shepherd? Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 24, 2013, 12:27 pm
AGM (Annual General Meeting) sermon on being salt and light to our community. Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 15, 2013, 3:25 pm
How do we find true Freedom? Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2013, 3:25 pm
Following Jesus… Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 25, 2013, 7:02 pm
The woman caught in Adultery- John 8:1-11 – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 18, 2013, 2:24 pm
Knowing the Bible by Heart – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 18, 2013, 2:23 pm
Bringing what we have to God
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 14, 2013, 5:03 pm
Treasure in heaven – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 23, 2013, 9:45 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2013, 9:44 pm
John 4 – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 9, 2013, 3:36 pm
Pentecost Sunday 2013 – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 26, 2013, 5:30 pm
The beginning of Jesus ministry of Transformation
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 12, 2013, 6:15 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 21, 2013, 7:16 pm
How the resurrection brings all Christ’s atoning work to us.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 1, 2013, 8:37 am
Jesus death as our atonement – third in a series on the atonement – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 24, 2013, 6:39 pm
Jesus life as our example – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 17, 2013, 3:27 pm
John 1:14 – The incarnation and the atonement
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 10, 2013, 6:47 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 5, 2013, 9:56 am
John 1:1-18 – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 18, 2013, 10:42 pm
An exploration of the deep themes of John 1:1 and the nature of God.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 28, 2013, 7:31 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 20, 2013, 7:34 pm
Steve Brown
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 7, 2013, 7:34 pm
A reflection on the first service in an enlarged worship space – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 30, 2012, 5:46 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 26, 2012, 5:41 pm
an advent message on the incarnation.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2012, 6:30 pm
Advent 1 and a child dedication – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 2, 2012, 8:28 pm
1 Corinthians 10:31 = Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 25, 2012, 8:01 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2012, 2:54 pm
The costliness of Grace – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 11, 2012, 5:31 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 4, 2012, 9:38 pm
Why is that Jesus alone is the is the only Way to salvation?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 28, 2012, 5:40 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 21, 2012, 5:48 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2012, 4:19 pm
Love with Real Value – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 9, 2012, 3:08 pm
Chris Rowney – What can the church learn from Lego?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2012, 5:11 pm
Making your mark on the world.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 26, 2012, 4:44 pm
The ‘O’ of Romans 11:33 – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 12, 2012, 3:30 pm
We are created to be creative.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 29, 2012, 2:13 pm
Using our finances in a life-giving way.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 22, 2012, 3:12 pm
With reference to “One Thousand Gifts” by Ann Voskamp, and “The Great Divorce” by C.S. Lewis, Chris Rowney explores the way being thankful births a life-giving attitude in us.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 24, 2012, 3:27 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 17, 2012, 5:23 pm
First in a series on being Life Giving Christians
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 10, 2012, 3:30 pm
Another of the pictures the Bible uses to describe the Church – what does it mean to be ‘betrothed’ to Christ?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 3, 2012, 3:14 pm
We are being built into a temple – a spiritual house on the foundation that is Christ 1 Corinthians 3:16
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2012, 4:56 pm
Another in the series looking at being committed to being church. The church as a Family.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 13, 2012, 7:00 pm
Hearing His voice, being His Flock – John 10
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 29, 2012, 2:35 pm
Are we content just to be Jesus flavoured, or will we be Jesus filled? A look at Torquay CF’s original visions statement of begin A Church Committed to Meeting the Needs of our Generation, at the first service in the new venue at 25 Grossmans Rd – Torquay
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 22, 2012, 3:33 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 16, 2012, 1:46 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 8, 2012, 5:28 pm
A Wasteful Act? or an Extravagant Devotion? – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 1, 2012, 4:44 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 25, 2012, 3:40 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 26, 2012, 5:14 pm
Chris Rowney looks at Daniels interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 19, 2012, 8:20 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 12, 2012, 3:27 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 9, 2012, 4:59 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 15, 2012, 12:56 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 8, 2012, 3:35 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 5, 2012, 6:02 pm
The cross and Christmas – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 18, 2011, 7:22 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 13, 2011, 1:03 pm
A Christmas Prophecy – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 6, 2011, 7:23 pm
Lucas Bartlett is inducted as Christian Surfers Co-ordinator Vic/Tas
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 7, 2011, 7:11 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 7, 2011, 3:36 pm
Goldfish, Infinity, and a piece of pottery? What’s their connection to Ephesians 3:14-4:7
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 23, 2011, 3:43 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 16, 2011, 4:42 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 9, 2011, 3:39 pm
Making a memorial out of living stones
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 2, 2011, 5:04 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 25, 2011, 2:59 pm
We use many of the same excuses as Moses to avoid serving God
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 20, 2011, 6:19 pm
A Father to the Fatherless
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 1, 2011, 6:50 pm
The wells of genesis
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 31, 2011, 12:05 pm
Esau sells his birthright – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 22, 2011, 8:24 am
A Wife for Isaac – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 18, 2011, 10:05 am
Chris Rowney – song Lucas Bartlett
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 7, 2011, 10:00 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 31, 2011, 4:06 pm
Lessons from some oil, pebbles and bread rolls – Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 25, 2011, 2:36 pm
Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 24, 2011, 11:50 am
Steve Brown
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 15, 2011, 11:48 am
John Hannotte
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 7, 2011, 11:48 am
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 26, 2011, 4:18 pm
Our mutual repsonsibilities
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 5, 2011, 8:28 pm
Put off the old clothes, and clothe yourself with Christ
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 22, 2011, 6:18 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 15, 2011, 4:41 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 8, 2011, 4:41 pm
Paul calls himself “an Apostle of Christ by the will of God” – what is God’s will for you?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 1, 2011, 7:49 pm
Why the cross and the manger meet…
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 24, 2011, 6:07 pm
Praying for healing with faith, hope and love.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 20, 2011, 5:53 pm
overcome evil with good
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 27, 2011, 4:26 pm
How can we pray without ceasing? What is meditating on the word?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 20, 2011, 4:50 pm
5th in a series on prayer
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 13, 2011, 8:44 pm
4th in a series o nprayer
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 13, 2011, 2:07 pm
3rd in a series on prayer
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 27, 2011, 2:07 pm
Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 20, 2011, 7:51 pm
Part 1 in a series on Prayer by Chris Rowney
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 15, 2011, 9:51 am
Associate Pastor Steve Brown addresses the question of Suffering
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 6, 2011, 8:43 pm
In Up and Out – Christ with us, Christ in us, Christ through us
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 16, 2011, 6:14 pm
Associate Pastor Steve Brown
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 14, 2011, 8:43 pm
Salisbury Cathedral’s font used to illustrate the symbolism of Baptism – with testimonies from those being Baptised
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 21, 2010, 9:37 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 21, 2010, 9:37 pm
Matthew 25:14-30
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 22, 2010, 5:18 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2010, 6:03 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 7, 2010, 6:03 pm
Matthew 21:28-32
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 1, 2010, 6:39 am
The Parable of the Treasure in the Field & The Pearl of Great Price
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 25, 2010, 7:51 pm
Some observations from Pastor Chris’ Rowney’s Sabbatical Trip
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 25, 2010, 7:51 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 28, 2010, 4:10 pm
a baby dedication sermon
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 20, 2010, 6:15 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 13, 2010, 5:53 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2010, 7:52 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2010, 7:52 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 23, 2010, 5:30 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 9, 2010, 7:27 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 5, 2010, 2:08 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 11, 2010, 3:48 pm
John warns against false teaching.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 14, 2010, 9:00 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 8, 2010, 9:23 am
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 23, 2010, 2:42 pm
What is walking in the light?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 20, 2010, 6:41 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 7, 2010, 7:52 pm
Where are You going? How are you planning to get there?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 3, 2010, 4:08 pm
1 Corinthians 12:12-31
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 24, 2010, 3:57 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 17, 2010, 5:33 pm
How do we answer this question asked about Jesus.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 3, 2010, 9:11 pm
Maintaining the wonder of Christmas – the ordinary and extraordinary
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 27, 2009, 4:00 pm
Ephesians 6:18 – Pray in the Spirit
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 6, 2009, 9:10 pm
Ephesians 6:10-17
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 29, 2009, 6:43 pm
Ephesians 5:18-33 Ephesians 5:18-33 – loosely based on “Love & Respect” by Emerson Eggerich
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 22, 2009, 3:34 pm
Ephesians 5:15-20
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 16, 2009, 4:09 pm
Ephesians12 Being a Child Bride Ephesians Chapter 5
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 8, 2009, 6:11 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 1, 2009, 2:53 pm
A brief history of Tyndale’s New Testament
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 25, 2009, 6:51 pm
Ephesians 4:1-16
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 18, 2009, 2:14 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 27, 2009, 7:11 pm
Learning from lego how we are built into the Body of Christ
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 27, 2009, 5:54 pm
Declaring the GLlry of God, in the Heavens, and in our Hearts
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2009, 11:45 am
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2009, 9:07 pm
Where are you called to be a Missionary?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2009, 8:39 am
Ephesians 3:14-4:1 – Unlimited Growth and Service
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 2, 2009, 4:37 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 26, 2009, 3:18 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 19, 2009, 5:24 pm
Ephesians 2:10
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 28, 2009, 4:14 pm
Ephesians 2:1-10
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 21, 2009, 5:36 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 14, 2009, 8:28 pm
Where do you live? Paul would have us answer “in Him”
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 7, 2009, 6:10 pm
Giving up something good, for the sake of something better
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2009, 7:50 am
The Eucharist, Lord’s Supper, Communion. We give it names, but it is merely a tradition or much more?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 17, 2009, 6:09 pm
Meals with Jesus 3 – Pride & Humility
Author: Christopher 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 26, 2009, 8:19 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 29, 2009, 6:04 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 8, 2009, 5:16 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 1, 2009, 10:23 pm
We should make sure our vision, is always values driven – part of the Christian Intent sermon series
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 22, 2009, 7:32 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 17, 2009, 10:28 am
Living a life of Christian Intent
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 2, 2009, 11:02 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 26, 2009, 2:03 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 18, 2009, 6:37 pm
Jospeph has a part to play – also Poverty, Refugees and the Oppressed
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 28, 2008, 4:45 pm
Destiny and Purpose
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 22, 2008, 7:07 pm
What is – How we got – and Why we have the Bible
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2008, 8:17 pm
Why the baby in a manger is so important to Christianity
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 16, 2008, 8:17 pm
Tis the season for giving, but receiving is important too!
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 13, 2008, 8:17 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 1, 2008, 4:28 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 23, 2008, 5:18 pm
Don’t go on the trip but miss out on the adventure.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 23, 2008, 5:18 pm
Joshua 4 – an aid to remembering what God has done
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 10, 2008, 7:41 pm
Luke 12:13-34 – THe rich fool and his barns!
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 2, 2008, 5:37 pm
Does God sometimes seem far away?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 19, 2008, 6:28 pm
Many churches baptise at different times and in different ways – but what is at the heart of it all?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 12, 2008, 7:12 pm
Jesus, the Way Out, In and Through – and the Only Way to the Father
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 28, 2008, 3:44 pm
What is Heaven Like?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 7, 2008, 5:04 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 1, 2008, 1:48 pm
Destiny implies a destination – but any trip must begin with us knowing where we start from.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 31, 2008, 5:41 pm
Do we live life with something missing?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 17, 2008, 6:54 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 10, 2008, 6:55 pm
What kind of love causes us to grow in friendship – Philos the love of connection
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 3, 2008, 6:47 pm
Godliness is explained as ‘Good Worship’
Romans 12:1-2
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 27, 2008, 3:53 pm
Perseverance is the mark of True Faith – What must we endure, why and How?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 20, 2008, 6:37 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 29, 2008, 6:45 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 23, 2008, 9:48 am
Make every effort to add goodness – why does the church talk about morality?. 2 Peter 1:5-7
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2008, 5:38 pm
Make every effort to add to your faith – first let’s begin by seeing just what faith is. 2 Peter 1:5-7
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 16, 2008, 5:36 pm
Matthew 7:15-29
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 1, 2008, 5:34 pm
Founding Pastor James Baker
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 25, 2008, 5:34 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 19, 2008, 8:20 am
5 marks of a “pentecostal’ church
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 18, 2008, 9:50 pm
Reclaiming ‘Holy’ from Batman & Robin!
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 22, 2008, 11:29 am
The Stone’s Been Rolled Away
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 23, 2008, 3:13 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 16, 2008, 7:06 pm
Imagine being blind? Well each of us is blind – and often to our own sin.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 9, 2008, 7:38 pm
This is the last sermon in the series on Acts
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 5, 2008, 8:18 am
Do you want to spend your life selling sugar water, or do you want to change the world?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 26, 2008, 9:23 am
Paul is on trial for his hope in the Resurrection.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 17, 2008, 6:22 pm
Man made Gods are not Gods at all – so Paul told the Ephesians and a riot ensued. But do we still have any idols?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 10, 2008, 7:26 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 3, 2008, 8:43 pm
Last year I felt God showed me something in an SMS
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 27, 2008, 9:30 pm
You are more familiar with seeing the unseen than you might think.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 21, 2008, 1:36 pm
What would change if we really did turn our eyes upon jesus?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 7, 2008, 3:42 pm
What star sign are you? – This message asks and explores an answer
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 26, 2007, 5:38 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 9, 2007, 9:48 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 4, 2007, 8:08 am
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 26, 2007, 6:49 pm
Still working through statements in the Apostle’s creed this asks why did Jesus do what Jesus did?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 18, 2007, 7:08 pm
Is Jesus really God and Man, why is this important to Christian belief?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 12, 2007, 9:49 pm
Who is God – how can Father, Son and Spirit all be one God? What does begotten mean?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 4, 2007, 8:53 pm
Who is God?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 28, 2007, 9:26 pm
An introduction to a series on belief – Who , What, When, Where & Why
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 22, 2007, 5:56 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 14, 2007, 3:55 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 7, 2007, 2:23 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 25, 2007, 8:52 am
Do we live for future fulfilment, or do we count our present blessings?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 16, 2007, 5:48 pm
This question is asked a lot – can this portion of Acts hint at an answer?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 9, 2007, 5:41 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 2, 2007, 5:58 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 27, 2007, 5:57 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 20, 2007, 9:21 am
What can we say about Angels?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 15, 2007, 9:33 pm
William Wilberforce & the Abolition of Slavery
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 30, 2007, 7:13 pm
Barnabas as an example for us to follow!
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 1, 2007, 9:33 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 24, 2007, 10:00 pm
Interrupted on the way, has God ever broken in on your life to bring a change of direction?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 15, 2007, 9:44 am
More about Philip and personal evangelism, and the response of Baptism
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 4, 2007, 4:51 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 23, 2007, 9:47 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2007, 8:58 pm
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 20, 2007, 8:58 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 13, 2007, 5:35 pm
Jesus took time for stillness and solitude – how can we integrate them into our lives?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 9, 2007, 11:12 am
Norm & Karen Roberts, with Warlpiri church leaders Japangardi’ and his wife, ‘Napaljarri’ who are workers supported by TCF visited this weekend, and this is a portion of their talk – with the illustration they used as a short video.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 30, 2007, 3:23 pm
6th of the 40 days of community messages
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 21, 2007, 1:35 pm
3rd of the 40 Days of Community messages
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 20, 2007, 1:35 pm
Thomas is famous for doubt – but can doubt co-exist with faith, what about trust?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 16, 2007, 1:20 pm
Jesus words ‘It is finished’ can be understood as looking both backwards, AND forwards!
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 13, 2007, 9:19 am
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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: March 22, 2007, 3:02 pm
Second in the 40 Days of Community Series
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 28, 2007, 9:54 pm
40 Days of Community sermon 1 – why the Lone Ranger even knew he was ‘better together’ and what we might learn from animals about how community is best for Christians.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 24, 2007, 8:55 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 8fps
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: February 12, 2007, 8:13 am
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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 28, 2007, 10:05 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: January 22, 2007, 7:09 pm
Acknowledgment of first year of podcasts from TCF
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 15, 2006, 10:47 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: December 12, 2006, 11:10 am
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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 26, 2006, 9:55 pm
Might the Gospel we are living be less than complete?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 19, 2006, 7:41 pm
Where do we draw the line on how we speak, what we watch and whether we drink alcohol? Some helps on making wise choices. Part 3 in 3 parts on Measuring up, and drawing the line
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: November 5, 2006, 3:30 pm
Using the ‘ruler’ from last weeks message, where do we draw the line on Christians and sex, greed and gambling?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 23, 2006, 3:02 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: October 15, 2006, 7:26 pm
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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: September 4, 2006, 5:42 pm
The disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit, an experience with a purpose.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 20, 2006, 9:22 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: August 14, 2006, 3:07 pm
We are asked again and again to provide proof of our identity, but if we had to, how would we prove our identity as Christians?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 17, 2006, 6:54 pm
A simple sentence, can we pray it and mean it, what does it mean anyway?
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 9, 2006, 6:27 pm
Last in a series on Prayer – overview of previous weeks covering saying and listening prayers, unanswered prayers and praying like the Apostles
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: July 2, 2006, 2:20 pm
Like a row of dominoes, things we do, good OR bad have consequences, Using the Honda COG ad as an illustration of little things leading to amazing end results this message has been very popular.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 13, 2006, 9:26 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: June 4, 2006, 2:57 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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 28, 2006, 9:56 pm
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: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 22, 2006, 12:01 am
Jumping off from a Lord Of The Ring Return Of The King clip about what life after death is like, this presentation discusses what we learn about Heaven from the Bible and Christian teaching.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: May 2, 2006, 8:52 pm
We make ‘to do’ lists, but God is more interested in our ‘to be’ list. be filled with the Spirit, and be perfect (mature). From Galatians and the beatitudes.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 23, 2006, 4:02 pm
Worship Directions – approaching God is a movement up and in. Part 1 of a three part series see audio also at us.tcfnet.org.au/mp3s/tcfrss2html.php
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 20, 2006, 11:41 am
Short presentation (no audio) of the easter message with images.
Author: Christopher Rowney
Posted: April 19, 2006, 10:32 am

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