What is the church? Part 2: Its purpose

A sermon by Rod Benson What is the purpose of the church? What is its reason for being? Paul says in Ephesians 3:10-11, “[God’s] intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose that …

Living counter-culturally in the world

A sermon by Rod Benson, Perth, 21 September 2014 Matthew 3:1-3; 4:12-13, 17-19 Then Jesus took his disciples up a mountain and, gathering them unto himself, he taught them, saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are …