Author Archives: Ben Soderlund

Dark Times and the Coming of Jesus

Sometimes our world can look dark, whether from the many wars and terrible things that happen across the earth, or from the problems and trials we ourselves face. And it was the same in Jesus’ day. At the start of … Continue reading

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Nehemiah’s Disappointment and the Hope of Palm Sunday

I have enjoyed our study of Nehemiah over the past few weeks and it’s exciting, action packed and triumphal story of the rebuilding of Jerusalem. But the final chapter of Nehemiah, chapter 13, ends on a note of disappointment. So … Continue reading

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Great Quotes on Perseverance

Many times in the book of Nehemiah we see the importance of perseverance and continuing to trust God in the face of difficulty, opposition and hard work. Here are some great quotes on the importance of Christian perseverance: ‘Christ ceaseth … Continue reading

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Jerusalem’s Fountain Gate

This week we continue with our Nehemiah sermon series, and read that when inspecting the walls of Jerusalem Nehemiah ‘moved on towards the Fountain Gate’ (2:14). But did you know that the name of Casey’s Fountain Gate housing estate and … Continue reading

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Welcome and a Merry Christmas

Welcome to Berwick Anglican Church as we celebrate the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ! Christmas is one of the key moments in history, when God took on flesh and came to the world he created, and began his work … Continue reading

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