Talking

Talks, sermons, speeches here. Mostly in chronological order, most recent first.


 2010

"What is Church?". A sermon for Saint Paul's Anglican, Boronia. Our last Sunday as members there. 15th August 2010. No audio.

"Confessions of a Doubting Leader". A talk for the Fellowship of St John's Uniting Church, Mount Waverley. 25th July 2010. This address shares a title with an address in 2009 to the Christian Management Association (see below for the same titleā€”a rather different version for a different audience).

"The Qualities of Leadership". A sermon for Saint Paul's Anglican, Boronia based on Nehemiah 5. 27 Jun 2010. Listen here.

"Vision, Leadership, Growth" an address to the annual State Conference of the Country Women's Association, Melbourne Town Hall, May 2010. No audio.

"Is God Real?" a sermon based on the story of Thomas (the "Doubting" Thomas) as told in John's Gospel. Listen here.

"The 8 Habits of the Highly Effective Church" from a series preached on Paul's letter to the Colossians on 17th January, 2010. I was allocated Chapter 2. No audio.


2009

 "Forgiveness", a sermon for St Paul's based on the Father in the Parable of the Lost (Prodigal) Son. Part of a series preached in the church titled "The Father You've Been Waiting For." 27th September 2009. Listen here. (The first minute or so is missing).

"Completing the Takeover", a sermon for St Paul's on the topic of Joshua's conquest of Palestine, redemptive violence, and the weapons of the Kingdom of God. 19th July 2009. Listen here.

"Confessions of a Doubting Leader," keynote address at the Christian Management Association Conference, 3rd June 2009.

"Seven Principles for Effective and God-Honouring Change OR The Drover's Guide to Change Management," the slides used for an elective on change management at the Christian Management Association Conference, 2nd June 2009.

"The Last Meal Together," sermon on 29th March 2009. Listen here.

"The CEO Returns," address for World Vision Australia staff on 3rd February 2009.


 2008

"The Names of Jesus," sermon on 14th December 2008. Listen here.

"Today Is Fathers' Day", sermon on 7th September 2008. Listen here.

"New Hope," an address at the inauguration of New Hope Care at New Hope Church, Blackburn North on 5th September 2008.

"The Holy Spirit: Unity, Worship and Mission", sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 27th July 2008. Listen here.

"It's A Boy: A Wedding and A Baby", sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 27th April 2008, based on Ruth 4. Listen here.

"Our Aussie Neighbour", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 3rd February 2008. Listen here.


 2007

"The True Meaning of Christmas", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 30th December 2007. Listen here.

 A Christmas Prayer - Christmas Eve 2007

"My Career or God's Career?" - a talk for the Men's breakfast, 17th November 2007.

"Building A Life Of Sacrifice", sermon on 11th November 2007. Listen here.

"Planned For God's Pleasure", sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia in October 2007.

"Shaped For Serving God", a talk for the Nite Church at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 28th October 2007.

"Faith", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 23rd September 2007. Listen here.

"Getting Out Among The Unchurched", sermon on 29th July 2007. Listen here.

"Our Built-In Barriers To Faith", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 17th June 2007. Listen here. First minute or so missing.

"A Testing Experience", sermon on 11th February 2007. .Listen here.

"The Awesome Greatness of God", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 28th January 2007.


 2006

"Marriage As A Sign Of The Kingdom", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, on 15th October 2006. Listen here.

"Laws For Living", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 10th September 2006. Listen here.

"Hot Topic: Relationship Breakdown", sermon on 30th July 2006. Listen here.

"Reject Worldly Ways", address for St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 21st May 2006. Listen here.

"Commonwealth Games Month at St Paul's", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 26th March 2006.


 2005

"Jesus Sends Us Out As Influencers", Notes for a sermon preached at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 30th October 2005. Listen here.

"Who Is Writing The Script For Your Life?" talk to the Nite Church on 23rd October 2005

"Cool Cats: Joseph", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church Boronia, on 11 September 2005. Listen here.

 "How to Handle Money", notes for a sermon preached at Saint Paul's on 12th June 2005. Listen here.

"A Sermon On The Sermon On The Mount", on 3rd April 2005. Listen here.

"Shaped For Serving God", on 6th February 2005. Listen here.


 2004

"Planned for God's Pleasure", Sermon at St Paul's 14th November 2004. Listen here.

"We Were Made To Last Forever", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 31st October 2004. Listen here.

"Psalm 100", Notes for a sermon on the nature of God. St Paul's September 2004.

"It's All about Jesus", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 25th July 2004. Listen here.

"Time", sermon on 4th April 2004.

"Confessions of a Minor League Prayer", sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 8th February 2004.


2003

 "An Iconoclast's View of Christmas", Sermon for St Paul's, 28th December 2003.

"Judgmentalism", Notes for a Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia on 28th September 2003.

"Called to be Fishers of Men", Sermon at St Paul's Anglican Church, Boronia, on 13th July 2003.

"The Difference Between Our World And God's World", sermon on 9th March 2003.

Notes for a talk to World Vision Australia Volunteers on 22nd February 2003.


 2002 and earlier

"God's Plan or Mine?", a talk for CBMA, July 2002.

Notes for an address at the Prophet's Pulpit, St Martin's Collingwood on 26th August 2001.

"The True Story of Thanksgiving" - after dinner speech at the annual thanksgiving family retreat of the Middle East & Eastern Europe leadership team, November 25, 1999 in Cyprus.

 

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