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Back To Church? (3)

Sunday, November 21 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellCol 2.1-3The Apostle Paul expresses his concern for believers who “have not seen his face” or literally “in the flesh.” Does that pique our interest in these days of not having experienced church in person? The same concerns are for those with whom we are together in person or virtually. What are they?

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Back To Church? (2) – Serving

Sunday, November 14, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellEphesians 2.19-22; 4.1-16We are called into service as followers of Christ and thoroughly equipped to fulfill our responsibilities. As we seek to re-set church what can we unlearn and relearn in these times?

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Back To Church? (1) – Relearning Leading

Sunday November 7, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellNovember 7thPhilippians 2.19-30Leadership has failed us in the past generation of church. We have been hurt and grieved by leadership failures and sense that we have wandered from the New Testament model of leading. Celebrity has been the downfall of many and is far from what we have been taught from early times. Timothy and …

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Such A Time As This (9) – Esther

Sunday, October 31, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellThe story of Esther has the fascinating aspect of the “unseen Hand” as we realize that while absent from the plot God is active yet unseen. How is this true in our lives and the events of history? Whether in the story of Joseph who remembers the treachery of his brothers as God having “meant …

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Such A Time As This (8) – Tale of Two Banquets

Sunday, October 24, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellEsther 2, 5Haman and Esther are contrasted in how they each plan to attend a banquet. For Haman it was an “all about me” celebration; for Esther it was “all about my people.” What can we learn about the celebration events of our lives?

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Such A Time As This (7) – Celebrating Heroes

Sunday, October 17, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellEsther 7-8Courage is a powerful engine and leads us to do things we might not have thought possible in our humanness. Esther is a great example of an ordinary person who realizes that she was positioned for her time to do something great. Can you see yourself in her story?

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Such a Time as This (6) – The Haunting Past

Sunday, October 10, 2021Speaker: Ian CampbellEsther 7When you have “skeletons in your closet” there’s a dread that drifts along all the time. The fear that your past will catch up needs to be addressed by an understanding of confession, forgiveness and grace.

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Such A Time As This (5) – A Pretender’s Plot

Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 Speaker: Ian Campbell Esther 3 The bible describes the human heart as potentially deceitful and desperately wicked. Haman is a case study in that condition. How does a person become so hateful and vindictive? Is there a darkness in our own hearts that we need to discern and allow truth and love to penetrate it?

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Such A Time As This (4)

Sunday, September 26, 2021 Speaker: Ian Campbell Esther 8 Do you have friends and neighbours who are of the Jewish Faith? What relationship do we as Christians have with these friends? How do you think Israel has factored into world history and what is the future for Israel? Esther saved a nation from extinction!

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Such A Time As This (3) – Mordecai

Sunday September 19 2021 Speaker: Ian CampbellEsther 2 Mordecai challenged Esther to use her opportunity for God’s plan and asked  “Who knows but that you have attained royalty for such a time as this” Why am I where I am, doing what I do as far as God is concerned? We’ll talk about discerning our place in this world as having been fixed for God to use for His plans.