Sermons by Darren Ayling

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Darren is a co-pastor at Central. He has been pastoring since 2008.

Matariki – Our Bi-cultural Journey

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A celebratio of Matariki at Wellington Central Baptist Church

This week we commence our celebration of the season of Matariki. Celebrating Matariki is a way that we can recognise and honour the bi-cultural past and present of Aotearoa. We acknowledge the generosity of tangata whenua (indigenous people, people of the land) who have invited tauiwi (non-Māori) to share in the celebration of Matariki. Like […]

Living into Community: Living Truthfully

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John 14:15-17, 1 John 1:5 Our current series is based on a book by Christine Pohl, Living into Community: Cultivating Practices that Sustain Us. Pohl observes that ‘Human beings were made for living in community, and it is in community that we flourish and become most fully human’. Pohl identifies that, at the heart of […]

Living into Community – Living Truthfully

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Psalm 86:11-13, Acts 5:1-11 Our current series is based on a book by Christine Pohl, Living into Community: Cultivating Practices that Sustain Us. Pohl observes that ‘Human beings were made for living in community, and it is in community that we flourish and become most fully human’. Pohl identifies that, at the heart of human […]

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: Gratitude 2

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Today we continue a series called Living into Community. The series is based on a book by Christine Pohl, Living into Community: Cultivating Practices that Sustain Us. Pohl observes that ‘Human beings were made for living in community, and it is in community that we flourish and become most fully human’. Pohl identifies that at […]