South West Baptist Church Sermons


South West Baptist Church is a church that has gathered together in small groups and big groups to help bring Life to communities since 1866.Christchurch NZ


  • Living Forever

    Living Forever

    13/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    Steve Withington talks about what it means to live as God's people when living in Babylon, when the people of God are called to go against the flow of the world.

  • A Response to Suffering

    A Response to Suffering

    15/03/2020 Duration: 25min

    On the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks, we continue our series on 1 Peter with a look at what Peter has to say about suffering.

  • A New Thing

    A New Thing

    01/03/2020 Duration: 17min

    Alan Jamieson invites us to ask ourselves "What new thing is God doing and am I seeing it and acting with it?"

  • Chosen People Living Godly Lives

    Chosen People Living Godly Lives

    16/02/2020 Duration: 35min

    Alan Thomson continues our journey through the first letter of Peter with a look at what it means for us, as a community of God's people, to live Godly lives in a world that either denies God or chooses other Gods to follow.

  • The Importance of Holiness

    The Importance of Holiness

    09/02/2020 Duration: 26min

    Our series on 1 Peter continues with a look at the importance of being holy as God is holy in order fully to live lives of shameless audacity in a world that refuses to know God.

  • The Letter of 1 Peter

    The Letter of 1 Peter

    02/02/2020 Duration: 39min

    Alan Jamieson begins our series through 1 Peter, a series that will look at how hold dual citizenship in this world; how we can live fully and faithfully as God's people in a world that doesn't know him.

  • The Big Adventure

    The Big Adventure

    29/12/2019 Duration: 14min

    Dave Graham looks ahead and asks what adventure God might be inviting us into this year.

  • The Promise of Hope

    The Promise of Hope

    15/12/2019 Duration: 35min

    John Tucker takes us to the book of Daniel 2 in order to explore God's promise of hope to his people.

  • Our Waka

    Our Waka

    01/12/2019 Duration: 41min

    Alan Jamieson examines who we are as South West Baptist, what it means to strive together for the faith of the gospel, and how to support and champion the people we see striving to work for the coming of the kingdom of God.

  • Micah and Mercy

    Micah and Mercy

    24/11/2019 Duration: 25min

    Alan Jamieson brings our Micah series to a conclusion with a look to the future, to what God requires of his people and what God longs for for his world.

  • Micah and Hope

    Micah and Hope

    17/11/2019 Duration: 31min

    Jo Robertson continues our journey through Micah, tackling the subject of hope, and the importance of being God's people of hope in a world in desperate need of it.

  • Baptist Hui - Shamelessly Audacious Prayer

    Baptist Hui - Shamelessly Audacious Prayer

    10/11/2019 Duration: 35min

    Alan and Charles wrap up Baptist Hui 2019 with a call to engage in shamelessly audacious prayer for the sake of the kingdom, and to ask ourselves what is it that we could be praying for, however impossible or outrageous.

  • Leadership


    10/11/2019 Duration: 24min

    David Graham continues our Micah series with an examination of leadership, and a look at what God actually requires of us.

  • Micah 2

    Micah 2

    03/11/2019 Duration: 22min

    Micah shows us how important it is that God's people be able to read the times in which they live. Alan Jamieson examines our times and in particular the disconnection and relational poverty experienced by today's 18-35 year olds.

  • The Prophets Call to Hear

    The Prophet's Call to "Hear"

    27/10/2019 Duration: 33min

    Alan Jamieson opens our series on Micah with a look at the prophet's message, and God's call to his people to turn back to him, away from idolatry, and towards a life of faithful, loving obedience.

  • The Call to Live Out our Love of God

    The Call to Live Out our Love of God

    27/10/2019 Duration: 29min

    Alan Jamieson looks at Micah's prophetic call to the people to live out their love of God in practical, loving ways, and how the challenging message of the prophet also challenges us today

  • South West Songs EP Release

    South West Songs EP Release

    20/10/2019 Duration: 37min

    We hear the stories behind the SWBC worship songs being released on EP today (songs not included here, but available on Spotify and Apple Music).

  • Welcoming the Stranger

    Welcoming the Stranger

    13/10/2019 Duration: 20min

    Katie Kingsthwaite shares her experience of welcoming the stranger in her work at SWBC since March 15.

  • Scattering Seed: Sowing the Kingdom of God

    Scattering Seed: Sowing the Kingdom of God

    06/10/2019 Duration: 16min

    Alan Jamieson looks at the mysterious way that seed grows, and our job in sowing the seeds of the kingdom, and trusting God for the growth.

  • Preparing for the Signs

    Preparing for the Signs

    06/10/2019 Duration: 27min

    Curtis Higginson shares his testimony, looking at how we do not have to walk alone and the importance of our four key relationships in shaping us.

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