We are a C3 Church located in the Eastern Suburbs of Auckland. Our heart is to lead people towards Jesus. We are a vibrant, modern community church in the Eastern Suburbs of Auckland. We would love you to come along and check us out, Sundays 10am Te Oro Music & Arts Centre in Glen Innes. Kids are very welcome, we have a brilliant programme for them.
What did a day in the life of the disciples look like? Walking with Jesus, experiencing the miraculous. We track through Mark Chapter 6 and find a very long day. Sometimes we can be in the midst of God moving and miss it.
Ever felt stuck, or going around in circles? This weeks message is on Roadblocks and Roundabouts as we kick off our series on Faith for the Journey. We follow the path of Moses and the Israelites and the challenges they face as the Red Sea, and we discover Jehovah Jeshua - the God that saves
This Sunday we wrap up our series on Recreate and how to maintain a faith that is alive and fruitful. We look at Jesus' words in John 15 and his instructions to stay connected to the vine.
If Jesus was to restore the Church what would it look like? What did the early church look like? Essentially Church is simple, and whatever season we are going through the life-giving power is available to us. This week we look at Acts 2:42 and how we operate during this season of Covid
This week in our series on Recreate we talk about how to rebuild and restore relationships, how do we ensure in a divided society remain connected and that the lost and broken are brought back. We look at David and Absolam and Gods heart for reconciliation. Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But that is not…
We are in a season on Recreate, January is a time of recreation. What restores your soul? Finding that place of green pastures and still waters, or maybe some good waves. The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul. Psalm 23:1-3 Full recording of the service i…
God has made and is making all things new – this includes you. What does it mean to be a new creation in Christ? Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 What does it mean to be born again? Here Ps Glenn breaks it down with a look at our body, soul and spirit FULL CHURCH SER…
New Years message God’s mercies are new every morning Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 Every morning we have the opportunity to start over, the ability to turn over a new leaf, start a new day Mercy is a beautiful aspect…
God is a creator Always making new things, and things new. I am making everything new!’ Revelation 21:5 January is a time for recreation, today Ps Glenn introduces our new series and looks at what recreates us and the difference between recreation and entertainment
How often do we ask the question 'How will this be?' Mary asked this question of the Angel Gabriel and I love the response How will this be,’ Mary asked the angel, ‘since I am a virgin?’ The angel answered,‘The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. The Holy Spirit is still at work, He overshadows, us hove…
ADVENT 2021 | CHURCH ONLINE The lead up to Christmas is a time of expecting, waiting, hoping. What are you hoping for? Expectant about? This week we look at John the Baptist and his task to prepare the way for Jesus Full Service is available online on our Facebook page
In our series on 'Why would I? Glenn looks at Heaven and Hell and what Jesus had to say about it. Should we make fear-based decisions or is a bit of healthy fear good for us?
We are in a series on 'Why would I?' Why would I choose to follow Jesus This week Priscilla shares her why, a bit of her origin story in coming to faith in Christchurch and her love for the community of faith
Why would I? Why would I follow Jesus? Glenn kicks off our new series looking at the early disciples and their response to Jesus' call to 'come follow me' and what that means for us 2000 years later
We are in a series looking at the great turnaround moments in the Bible, the 'but God' moments when everything shifts. The resurrection of Christ is the greatest turnaround moment in history. It changes everything, and we can have confidence it can change our world today. Recorded during Covid Lockdown, full video of service can be located on our F…
In these Covid times the ability to pivot, change directions, have another go is really important to getting through. Here Ps Glenn looks at the story of Jonah and how God redirects him to get on the right track
This Sunday we look at the life of Joseph and how in one day he goes from the prison to the palace. Glenn brings us three 'but God' moments in the life of Joseph, where God turns up and shifts everything. Recorded during Covid lockdown. Full video can be found on our Facebook page
Today we hear from Michael Jenkins, a bit of his story on Gods ability to turn your life in a totally different direction and work all things together for good. Recorded during Covid Lockdown. The full video is available on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/C3EasternSuburbsNZ/videos/405573731013549
Today we kick off a new series on The Great Turn Around, the 'but God' moments in the Bible where God turns things together for good. We look at the life of King David and lessons from the cave, being stuck and how to come through well. Recorded during Covid lockdown - full video is available on our Facebook page…
What does it mean to be blessed? This Sunday we take a look at The Blessing or the Benediction. We hear from Emma with her son Ethan, Glenn looks at the scriptures around it in Numbers 6 and Diane shares her thoughts around it. Recorded during Covid Lockdown. For full video including the song The Blessing and Diane's encouragement go to our Faceboo…
How come one person hears the gospel message and responds eagerly and another hears the same message and stares blankly? The Kingdom of God comes by hearing, but are we really hearing and understanding. We look at the Parable of the Sower from Matthew 13 and the call to sow. Also the remarkable story of Rawiri Taiwhanga from the Nagapuhi Iwi, one o…
Paulie and Frances tell their incredible story, from violence and abuse, growing up in Samoa and the streets of Glen Innes, to a change in mindset and a place in God's story of redemption.
Guest speaker Mark Stevenson shares his story and also his daughters in the battle against anxiety and depression. Mark is an author, educator and storyteller. He keeps it real and tells it how it is, combined with hope and courage for the journey.
We are in a series of Jesus Stories of redemption. Telling the Stories of the Land and early NZ and the gospel, stories of the Bible and Jesus' Parables. This week Glenn asks the question 'what would it look like if we lived as though we had been redeemed? The story of Tarore and the transformation her death was a catalyst for, the story of the wom…
Did you know that sowing will leave you poor? So often we are taught to sow and you will reap a harvest. But as any good farmer knows there are other factors that determine a good harvest. Here Ps Glenn shares some strategies around financial success.
Graeme Dixon shares a great word of freedom, we are not called to strive harder to earn God's favour, it's a God thing
How do we build a home where people want to come to?
Ps Glenn shares a message on the Older Brother, and asks the question 'have we become the modern day Pharisees? How do we combat older brother lostness? Who's side is God on? The older or younger brother? How does the father respond? Apologies for the quality of this recording, it was recorded from the back of the auditorium rather than through the…
We continue our series on the story of the Prodigal Son. This week we look at the Father's response and the simple but profound theology of grace. God's heart for total redemption and restoration. The significance of what he gives to the returning son and what it means for us today.
Special guests David & Greta share their incredible story of redemption and hope. Where hope is found and God's ability to turn around a situation. I will transform the valley of trouble, into a gateway of hope Hosea 2:15
We continue to unpackage the simple but brilliant theology contained in the short parable Jesus told of the Prodigal Sons in Luke 15. Here Ps Glenn looks at that moment of clarity that sets us on the path back to the Father. What if repentance wasn't a scary thing but just turning towards the father and what does that look like for us today?…
Older Brothers and Younger Brothers We kick off our new series looking at the two groups of people Jesus was talking to and the reason he tells these three short parables.
Nicole continues our series on redemption with the story of Esther. Someone who was in the right place at the right time despite what looked like a disaster
God has the incredible ability to turn our lives around and what looks like an impossible situation gets turned to good. Our theme for the year is redemption. Ps Glenn here shares the story of Joseph. Joseph makes this incredible grace filled statement "You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the …
All-round legend Andy shares around what makes Christmas special in our family service, complete with balloon illustration
How do we pass our faith on to our kids? When the kids aren't perfect and expectations seem to mount up. Let's remove the guilt and look at what God requires of us, and what God promises to us.
Ps Glenn shares a message on how we want to operate as a church around giving, both in finances and also in serving. That there would be no arm twisting or spiritual manipulation, but our hearts and our mouths and our actions would align allowing freedom and the blessing of God to flow.
How does child like faith actually operate? How does that trust work? Doug shares his insights laced with humour and stories
What is the real effect of gratitude? Guest singer-songwriter Julia Grace sings and shares her journey, laced with humour, and insight
DJ Forbes is a Kiwi hero, former Captain of the All Blacks Sevens team during a highly successful era. He shares his journey of faith and also keys he has found to success Recorded on Pasifika Sunday at C3 Eastern Suburbs
Glenn starts our new series on wide-eyed wonder based out of Matthew 18:3 Learn about heaven’s kingdom realm, with the wide-eyed wonder of a child We need to recapture that wonder, curiosity, not cynical and burnt out, but with the excitement of going on a journey, an adventure into the unknown, that we explore the mysteries of faith. Also here's t…
Feeling frustrated, maybe a little disappointed about how this year is going? Ps Glenn looks at the words of King David as he instructs his soul to honour God, to look at what we do have, not what we don't have or can't do. then how we can make sure our soul is restored.
What are our expectations around when Jesus will turn up and what he will do? As C S Lewis wrote of Aslan in the Narnia series "He is not a tamed lion", but operates in His own time and way, but always with love and compassion
Entrepreneur and business guru Dawn Engelbrecht shares insight and wisdom for getting your business unstuck in this challenging season.
Need some encouragement around your career or business? In the episode in our series on Back 2 Life Ps Glenn preaches on the final days of Elisha and his instruction to strike the arrows, which is followed by something random rising from the dead.
Will the prodigal come home? A message of hope, Jesus is the restorer of brokenness, broken families, broken relationships. Ps Glenn looks at the story of Elisha and the Shumanite woman plus Zane share his family story.
First service back after Covid lockdown. God wants to breathe new life into your situation. A look at Eutychus, the guy who fell asleep and out of the window
On the day of Pentecost the disciples spoke in languages that foreigners understood. The Holy Spirit came to unify, to connect, to speak languages that reconnected people who had been divided. What does that mean for us today?
Recorded during lockdown due to Covid What's in your hand? Moses had a staff. God uses the ordinary, the familiar to perform the extraordinary
Recorded during lockdown due to Covid What are you going through? We all have situations that we would rather not have to face or experience. Christianity doesn't promise exemption from those times, but Jesus does promise to be with us through those times