Lake Mac Church

Lake Mac Church

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Our weekly Church service - we're continuing on  in our John Series. This week Rob Warner opens up Chapter 14 and we see Jesus compassion for his disciples in an extremely hard moment. It gives us some insight into how we too can avoid our hearts being troubled. Question time included after the sermon. There's not much music in the service but we'd love you to get stuck into some great Christian music, here's link for a Spotify playlist that includes the songs we often sing at church, why not stick it on and belt out some great tunes!  -https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Zi3CjOoDpaJehQ1j7dHHy?si=8290ff623e6e4ff6  To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Oct 25

46 min 40 sec

Our weekly Church service - this week is the second Sermon back in our John Series.  This week we continue on in Chapter 13 and consider the different interactions we see from Judas, Peter and of course Jesus and reflect on how we will interact with Jesus and one another.  There's not much music in the service but we'd love you to get stuck into some great Christian music, here's link for a Spotify playlist that includes the songs we often sing at church, why not stick it on and belt out some great tunes!  -https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Zi3CjOoDpaJehQ1j7dHHy?si=8290ff623e6e4ff6 To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Oct 18

53 min 28 sec

Liam Doyle - preaches this week with our first Sermon back in our John Series. This week we pick up where we left off last year, in Chapter 13. This week we see consider how will we use the freedom we have in Christ.  Question time included after sermon There's not much music in the service but we'd love you to get stuck into some great Christian music, here's link for a Spotify playlist that includes the songs we often sing at church, why not stick it on and belt out some great tunes!  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Zi3CjOoDpaJehQ1j7dHHy?si=8290ff623e6e4ff6 To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Oct 11

40 min 54 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our last in our series through the first 6 chapters of Romans! This week we hear Paul's argument for slavehood! (that's right!) Check it out to find out more.  Question time included after service. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Oct 4

52 min 15 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next in our series through the first 6 chapters of Romans! This week we explore what it means to become a Christian, and we see it's much more dramatic than adding a new aspect to you life, rather it's moving from death to life! To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Sep 26

50 min 17 sec

Rob Warner brings us our next in our series through the first 6 chapters of Romans! This week we see the where all that we've seen so far lands us, either in the line of Adam, or of Jesus. As we see that we'll ask the big question, which one are you and how are you living? Question Time included after the sermon To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Sep 20

50 min 50 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next in our series through the first 6 chapters of Romans! This week we answer a question that came up last week, how can I know that my Faith will last? The answer will give us more than we hoped for with not just a guaranteed eternity but joy here and now. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Sep 13

52 min 54 sec

Liam Doyle takes us through our next passage in the book of Romans! Here we see Paul labour his point on circumcision, but as we dig deeper, we find he's really talking about Faith and why it matters so much. Question time included after the sermon.

Sep 6

46 min 35 sec

Liam Doyle takes us through our next passage in the book of Romans! Here we see that in the righteousness of Jesus there's no room left for boasting, only to embrace God's blessing. Question time included after the service.

Aug 30

46 min 28 sec

Mal Turnbull takes us through the first part of the 'good news' we've been waiting so many weeks to hear! Having heard the 'buts' of our our excuses and how they don't stand up, we now hear God's but, which is where he steps in and saves us! Question time included after the service.

Aug 23

37 min 33 sec

Liam Doyle takes us through the final part of this 'bad news' section of Romans, and we grapple with the completeness of this bad news, and what it means to shift our perspective on our goodness to God's perspective. Question time included after the service.

Aug 16

35 min 27 sec

Liam Doyle takes us through the next part of this 'bad news' section of Romans. Here we find Paul stripping away the false comforts that so many of us carry, so we can see clearly the only way to be saved. Question time is included after the sermon.

Aug 8

44 min 7 sec

Ben Kiujian brings us the next talk in our series through Romans, this week the bad news continues as we're challenged by our tendency to judgmentalism, even though we often don't recognise it, and we see the solution God gives us is repentance. Question time included after the sermon.

Aug 2

45 min 2 sec

Rob Warner - Brings our next in our series through Romans 1-4, in this one we find the bad news that we need to hear before we can understand the full extent of the good news of the Gospel, it's tough to hear, but wonderful when it highlights God's grace! Q&A included after the sermon.

Jul 26

51 min 17 sec

Liam Doyle brings the second in our series through Romans 1-4, and once again it's all about the Gospel (no surprises there!) Question time is included after the sermon.

Jul 19

48 min 6 sec

Liam Doyle brings us the first in our series through Romans 1-4, here we see that right from the very beginning of the letter, it's the Gospel that's central.

Jul 19

46 min 45 sec

** Adult content warning** this passage deals with some MA15 parts of the Bible, please listen without vulnerable ears around to hear it. Liam Doyle brings us our the last sermon in our series through Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see the conclusion of the book, and it'd bout as bad as it gets, but is this just a gruesome part of history, or is it a message we need to hear today? To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Jul 4

50 min 9 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next sermon in the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week for our second last week of the series, we see Micah's idol, and consider what each of the characters in this story were chasing, asking what are the dangers for us here and now. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Jun 27

54 min 7 sec

Our third talk from this year's Big Church weekend, as we think through Jonah and God's plan for mission then and now.

Jun 27

25 min 14 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next sermon in the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see Samson, often praised as a hero in our Sunday school lessons, but here we find someone who's selfish and immoral, and so we ask what kind of hero is Samson, or is he a hero at all? And what lessons can we learn from his story To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Jun 21

59 min 1 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next sermon in the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see Jephthah a man who seemingly has faith in God, who but gets things so terribly wrong we're forced to question how someone of faith can get things so far wrong, and we'll of course explore the danger of getting things wrong ourselves. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

Jun 14

53 min 53 sec

**Please note, the first few minutes of this recording were lost** Our second talk from this year's Big Church weekend, as we think through Jonah and God's plan for mission then and now.

Jun 7

24 min 34 sec

Our first talk from this years Big Church weekend, as we think through Jonah and God's plan for mission then and now.

Jun 7

31 min 18 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next sermon in the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see Gideon's son Abimelek convince the people of Shechem to make him King with disastrous consequences and we'll exam why this gruesome story is in the bible and what it means for us today. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au - Question time included after service.

May 31

50 min 28 sec

Alan Poyner brings us our next sermon in the book  of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see Gideon, one of the better known Judges who's story is often misunderstood, we'll explore how God used him in his weakness, and what it means for us today. To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au Question time included after service.

May 24

37 min 27 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next in our judges series, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see an insane story, where the hero is an unexpected woman who drives a tent peg through the skull of the enemy. But what should we make of this gory story, and how does it speak to us about following Jesus here and now?  To get in touch please visit our web page at lakemacchurch.com.au

May 16

48 min

Liam Doyle brings us our third week in ourseries through the book of Judges. This week we see these first and violent examples of the cycles of judges and reflect one where God is amongst this violent suffering and how it should impact our own response to suffering in our own lives. Question time included after the Sermon

May 10

41 min 51 sec

Rob Warner bring us our second in our new series through the book of Judges, a tough and often hard to understand book, but a really valuable one that ultimately points to our need for Jesus! This week we see the cycles of judges introduced and reflection on the cycles we get trapped in in our own lives. Question time included after the sermon.

May 10

53 min 10 sec

Rob Warner - brings us our first in our new series through Judges, we examine the context, and the elephant in the room that is the violence of the OT, before checking out this first passage in Judges which sadly shows the beginning of the end for the people of Israel. Q&A included after the sermon.

Apr 26

56 min 39 sec

Rob Warner preaches through the last of our 'Curious' series, this time asking whether many paths lead to God, question time is included after the sermon.

Apr 19

49 min 35 sec

Liam Doyle brings us the second of our Curious series, asking why doesn't God fix this broken world. We've all experience the pain of suffering, so why does God allow it? Why doesn't he just remove the broken parts of this world? Question time included after the sermon.

Apr 12

45 min 24 sec

Liam Doyle brings us the first in our 'Curious' Series, where we answer some tough questions. This one comes as we celebrate the Easter weekend, wondering why do we celebrate a dead guy?

Apr 6

37 min 36 sec

Liam Doyle takes us through our last of our Acts series (for now), in it we see God at work in a miraculous rescue of Peter from prison, but in the midst of this triumph we ask what about James? Why didn't he experience a miraculous rescue like Peter, and of course what about us? Should we expect things to go like James or Peter? Question time included at the end of the sermon.

Mar 30

45 min

Liam Doyle preaches through this large chunk if Acts, where we see all food declared clean but better than the bacon that this brings is the Gospel now reaching to the gentiles! We see the answers to 4 big questions this passage raises.

Mar 22

50 min 26 sec

Liam Doyle preaches to us from Acts 9, where we see Saul's miraculous conversion and incredible picture of God's Amazing Grace! Question time included after sermon.

Mar 22

53 min 57 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next passage in Acts, this time we see the result of Stephen's Martyrdom, the gospel going out. As we see that growth we also consider the here and now, and the seeming growing opposition to the Gospel and ask, is the gospel under threat?

Mar 21

32 min 18 sec

Liam Doyle brings us this next part of Acts, where we see the death of Stephen the first Martyr. In this brutal scene we see some incredible lessons from him about what it means to live in a world that is hostile to Jesus. Question time included after sermon.

Mar 1

43 min 32 sec

** for video shown near start of talk click HERE. Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, here we get a look at the workings of the early church, and we see that they like us needed structures to work smoothly. Liam digs into what the ideal for church is, the priorities that we find in it and what it looks like to live it out today. Question time included after the sermon.

Feb 21

43 min 25 sec

Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, here we see the incredible confident obedience displayed by the Apostles as they share Jesus despite heavy persecution, and we ask how can we have that same confidence to obey. Question time included after the sermon.

Feb 16

46 min 18 sec

Liam Doyle opens up our next passage in Acts, as we look at two lots of people who give generously, but with very different motives. So we ask what does it really look like to love God and how will that effect our generosity. Question time included after the sermon.

Feb 7

50 min 32 sec

Al Stewart our guest speaker, brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the the importance of the Name of Jesus as Peter and John giveth reason for the Faith they have. Question time included after the sermon.

Feb 2

44 min 16 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the an incredible miracle, and ask what we're to make of these amazing signs and wonders, particularly healings, today. Question time included after sermon.

Feb 2

54 min 13 sec

Liam Doyle brings us our next talk in Acts and in it we see the broth of the church as Peter gives his first sermon. Question time included after the sermon.

Jan 25

59 min 44 sec

Liam Doyle gives us our next passage in Acts, where we see the day of Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Question time included at the end of the sermon.

Jan 25

53 min 46 sec

This week, is the second in our series Acts, and this week we'll take a look at the choosing of a new apostle, and in doing so check out the foundations of our faith.

Jan 25

35 min 35 sec

Rob Warner preaches this week, we start our series through Acts, and get thinking about who the main character of Acts is and how it matters for us now. For the video version of the whole service click here - https://youtu.be/JCVX6_GEiOE

Jan 25

34 min 39 sec

Liam Doyle, gives us the last of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about singing. This week the restrictions have changed and we can sing. But why do we sing and what should it look like? Tune in to find out! Question time included after sermon

Dec 2020

33 min 43 sec

Nathan Adamson our MTS worker, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about Serving, and with it we think about how can we do things that will last!

Dec 2020

34 min 30 sec

Liam Doyle, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about prayer. Something that most Christians struggle to give the time they should to. Here we see just why it's so valuable and what it should look like when we do it! The sermon is follow by question time.

Nov 2020

46 min 12 sec

Liam Doyle, gives us another of our 'Spiritual Health Check' series, a chance for us to stop and consider the habits of a healthy Christian.  This week we think about gathering, something Hebrews tell us not to give up the habit of doing. But why is it so important and what does it look like to be committed to 'gathering habitually', tune in to find out! Question time included after sermon.

Nov 2020

47 min 14 sec