Sermons by Andrew Bollen

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

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 […]

Not a Fool!?

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Matthew 27:62 – 28:10, 1 Corinthians 15:10-20 Today is Easter Sunday; we will hear again those words that are so essential to the Christian faith – He is Risen, He is Risen indeed! At the heart of the Christian faith is the story of Jesus’ resurrection, the belief that Jesus died but was raised back […]

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Sent to Serve

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Matthew 20:17-28 Today is the fifth Sunday in Lent – our series during Lent is called A Sent People – we will consider Gospel stories that remind us that God is both a ‘sent’ God and a ‘sending’ God. The Latin word for sending is missio – theologians talk about the ‘missio dei’, the sending, […]