Sermons by Andrew Bollen

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Andrew is a co-pastor at Central. Has been pastoring since 1993.

Money, Monks, Marx and Markets – Week 1

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Today we start a new series called ‘Money, Monks, Marx & Markets’. We spend it, borrow it, save it, invest it, make more of it, lose it, give it away, and have our lives shaped by it, but how we can do all those things wisely. This series explores the impact that our faith can […]

Prayer and Self-Denial: Made New

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New Perspectives, Acts 9 Today we begin our support of the annual NZBMS Prayer and Self-Denial Appeal.  Over the next two weeks, we will be thinking about what it means to be made new in Christ and what it means for us to take the good news of Jesus to those who have never heard. […]

Living into Community: Making and Keeping Promises 2

Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75 Mark 6:23-38 Today we continue our series on Living into Community exploring those elements that help to strengthen or weaken our community life. Today we continue exploring what it means to make and keep promises. Are there promises we should never keep? We will also explore two different types of promises and […]

Living into Community: Making and Keeping Promises 1

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Genesis 12:1-3 Today we continue our series on Living into Community exploring those elements that help to strengthen or weaken our community life. Today we will be thinking about the place of making and keeping promises while reflecting that we too are people of the promises made by God.  

A Sent Community

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Luke 24:13-33, Matthew 28:16-20 Today we finish our series on being ‘A Sent People’ as we reflect on Jesus’ words in Matthew’s Gospel to his disciples, the command to go and tell all that they have seen and heard. This telling of the story has been a central element of the church for the last 2000 […]