Monthly Archives: September 2010

God the Party Thrower

Read Luke 14:15-24 and Luke 15:1-32. This sermon took place in the context of a service lead by the children of Kaikorai Church, Sunday 26th September.

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Today we’ve been celebrating God the Father. In the songs and words shared by the children we’ve been reminded of what our heavenly Father is like – clearly God is no ordinary Father.

We do hear today from some that calling God ‘Father’ is unhelpful – even hurtful some argue because of the inadequate and at times abusive fathering that we human fathers provide. Without doubt all fathers fail at some point – our love is inconsistent, our anger, or almost worse, our indifference – can undermine, and our abuse – whether that be verbal, sexual, or physical can destroy the well-being of our children. Continue reading

David’s Heart

An interpretation of King David’s story, as told Sunday 12th September – Kaikorai Church. Based upon 1 & 2 Samuel.


A man after God’s own heart! (Acts 13:22) That’s what they said about me – even as a kid some noted there was something special about my relationship with God – it was as if my heart beat in time with God’s.

In my heart I praised God. Continue reading