Apr 282019
 

The Carrs have been in Perth for just over a year now. There is plenty to celebrate! Allow me to share a few things that I am grateful for at the moment. Tim Dyer Visit I’m very grateful for Malcolm’s investment in helping the staff team clarify our sense of where God is leading St Philips in the years to come. Tim Dyer will be flying in from Tasmania to guide us through a kind of ‘visioneering’ process for two [continue reading…]

Apr 212019
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stpips/p/stphilips.net.au/main/media/SR-20190421-Kieran-Carr.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:10 — 8.0MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | Why not subscribe? Reading 1         Mark 16:1-8 Reading 2         1 Corinthians 15:12-28    

Apr 142019
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stpips/p/stphilips.net.au/main/media/SR-20190414-Kieran-Carr.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:18 — 11.8MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | Why not subscribe? Reading 1         Isaiah 52:13-53:6 Reading 2         Isaiah 53:7-12  

Mar 312019
 

The Bible is shallow enough for a child not to drown, yet deep enough for an elephant to swim – St Augustine. The problem for most of us is that we stay in the shallows. That is what researcher, David Kinnaman, argues in a book called You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church. For Kinnaman it all boils down to this: The Christian church…has a shallow faith problem because we have a discipleship problem. Moreover, diagnosing and treating [continue reading…]

Mar 242019
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stpips/p/stphilips.net.au/main/media/SR-20190324-Kieran-Carr.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:55 — 11.6MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | Why not subscribe? Reading 1        Psalm 1 Reading 2        Acts 2:42-3:1  

Mar 172019
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stpips/p/stphilips.net.au/main/media/SR-20190317-Kieran-Carr.m4a Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.0MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | Why not subscribe? Reading 1        Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Reading 2        Luke 10:25-37 Grow into an Emotionally Mature Adult slides

Feb 242019
 

The average church experiences a drop-off rate for teenagers of 50-80% after they graduate from high school. This statistic emerged out of an in-depth analysis of Christian teenagers conducted by the fulleryouthinstitute.org. They also conducted an in-depth analysis of hundreds of churches that are ‘Growing Young’ (eg. doing a great job of discipling youth and young adults). Their research uncovered six core strategies that churches implemented that helped them reach young people for Jesus. Empower youth to lead. Empathise with [continue reading…]

Feb 172019
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stpips/p/stphilips.net.au/main/media/SR-20190217-Kieran-Carr.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:30 — 11.8MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | Why not subscribe? Reading 1                 Genesis 50:15-21 Reading 2                 Romans 8:18-30