Fresh content will be posted here every Sunday and on Good Friday.  This will consist of three components.

 

On the Couch – a brief discussion between our Senior Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton, a Deacon at the church.  The discussion will focus on the relevance of the selected Bible passage for our world and our church in the current context.  The discussion is concluded with a prayer.

Musical item – chosen to complement the message

Cherry Popsicles
Cherry Popsicles

Washing Hands
Washing Hands

Painting Eggs
Painting Eggs

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Cherry Popsicles

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Bible Study – material that can be used to dig deeper in the passage discussed in On the Couch.

LATEST - Sunday 1 August 2021: We are meeting in person!

Join us at 5 Waiora Rd, Heidelberg Heights, VIC, 3081

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On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Grace Like Yours · Spencer Annis

Sunday 25 July 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Satisfy - Rivers & Robots

Sunday 18 July 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Waters - Junior Garr

Sunday 11 July 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Spirits Collide - As He Is - Topic

 

Sunday 4 July 2021

Musical item: Welcome Home - Mark Asari

Sunday 27 June 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Waves Collective - It is written

Sunday 20 June 2021

On the Couch: moves into our church with the theme being, East of Eden, a discussion on exile as described in the Bible.  The readings are Jeremiah 29:10-14 and Isaiah 49:8-13. 

Musical item: Serenity - Rae Rae

Sunday 13 June 2021: 

On the Couch: with Zyx and Rani and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Ecclesia - Heal my Heart (Feat. Sarah Juers)

Sunday 6 June 2021 

On the Couch: none this week. Phill S will lead a panel discussion on of the parable of Lazarus and the rich man (Luke 16:19-31). Phil B will lead communion and there will be a time of community prayer.

Musical item: Lifeblood - Jess Lee

Sunday 30 May 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Trust in You - Antoine Bradford

Sunday 23 May 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Orphan no more - The Fire

Sunday 15 May 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Slave No More · Eikon & Dâmares Gomes

Sunday 9 May 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Only You - Trulah

Sunday 2 May 2021

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Jesus, Strong and Kind (feat. Colin Buchanan)

Sunday 25 April 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Nature of Your Love · Children of Inheritance

Sunday 11 April 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Newsboys - Love one another

Sunday 4 April 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Roll my stone - Orphan no more

Sunday 28 March 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: I want Jesus to walk with me - Paul Zach (feat. Liz Vice)

Sunday 21 March 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Worthy - India Arie

Sunday 14 March 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Strength of my heart - People of the earth

Sunday 7 March 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Give Me Your Eyes by Brandon Heath 

Sunday 21 February 2021

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Who am I? Casting Crowns

Sunday 20 December 2020

 

On the Couch: None this week, we are meeting onsite

Musical item: Treasure / My time - Freddie Fardon

Bible study: resumes Tuesday 2 February 2021

 

Sunday 13 December 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: In brokenness you shine

Bible study: Christmas Devotions; Faith, Hope, Love - Love

Sunday 6 December 2020

 

On the Couch: None this week, we are meeting onsite

 

Musical item: Jesus Hymn - Awakening music

Bible study: Christmas Devotions; Faith, Hope, Love - Faith

Sunday 29 November 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Creation Calls – Brian Doerksen

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 8

Sunday 22 November 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: At Your Feet – Casting Crowns

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 6

Sunday 15 November 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Psalm 8 - Shane & Shane

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 5

 

 

Sunday 8 November 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: In the Silence – Hillsong Music Australia

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 5

Sunday 1 November 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Your Words – Third Day

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 4

Sunday 25 October 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Beautiful Things - Gungor

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 3

Sunday 18 October 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Delirious? Lord You Have My Heart

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 2

Sunday 11 October 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Forgiveness – Matthew West

Bible study: Flourishing Spirituality at the Center - Part 1

 

Sunday 4 October 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Forgiveness – TobyMac featuring Lecrae

Bible study: The art of stone throwing

 

Sunday 27 September 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Angel By Your Side - Francesca Battistelli

Bible study: Congregational Mission – Partnerships #2 “Kingdom Partnership”

Sunday 20 September 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Together - King and Country

Bible study: Congregational Mission. Part 4 - Partnerships

 

Sunday 13 September 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand) – Diana Ross

Bible study: Congregational Mission. Part 3 - Justice

 

Sunday 6 September 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: One Day 
(3000 people - Muslim, Christian, Jewish and more from many countries gathered in Haifa, Israel)

Bible study: Congregational Mission. Part 2 - Evangelism

Sunday 30 August 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Do Something – Matthew West

Bible study: Congregational Mission. Part 1 - Community Engagement

 

Sunday 23 August 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: How Great Thou Art - Loyiso Bala featuring Don Moen Lyrics

Bible study: Congregational Character Part 4 – Innovation

 

Sunday 16 August 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Yet Not I, But Through Christ In Me – CityAlight

Bible study: Congregational Character Part 3 – Structure and Process

 

Sunday 9 August 2020

 

On the Couch: with Chair of Deacons Phil Batterham and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: You Say – Lauren Daigle

Bible study: Congregational Character Part 2 - Identity

 

Sunday 2 August 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Who You Are To Me – Chris Tomlin

Bible study: A Thriving Church

 

Sunday 26 July 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item:Tapestry by Teri DeSario, Vocals by Fiona Waters

Bible study: A Thriving Church - Pt 4 - Diversity

 

Sunday 19 July 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item:The servant song

Bible study: A Thriving Church - Pt 3 - Hospitality

 

Sunday 12 July 2020 

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: I am, You are, We are Australian

Bible study: A Thriving Church - Pt 2 - Flourishing

Sunday 5 July 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Love is not a feeling

Bible study: A Thriving Church - Pt 1 - Love

 

Sunday 28 June 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: 10,000 Reasons – Matt Redman

Bible study: Returning from the disruption of exile. Part 3: Glorifying God

Sunday 21 June 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: In His Time – Maranatha Music

Bible study: Returning from the disruption of exile. Part 2: Grumbling

 

Sunday 17 June 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Rivers of Babylon - Boney M

Bible study: Returning from the disruption of exile. Part 1: Grieving

 

Sunday 7 June 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item:  Holy Spirit Living Breath of God – Keith & Kristyn Getty

Bible study: Not finished yet

Sunday 31 May 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: You Raise Me Up - Selah

Bible study: The day of Pentecost

Sunday 24 May 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: The Deep Deep Love of Jesus – Audrey Assad

Bible study: The Road to Emmaus Part 2

Sunday 17 May 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Big enough - Clark family

Bible study: The Road to Emmaus Part 1

 

Sunday 10 May 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Mighty to save

Bible study: Post Resurrection commands

 

Sunday 3 May 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Broken ladders - Selah

Bible study: Post Resurrection - Breakfast on the beach: Part 2

Sunday 26 April 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item:  Forgiveness - Michael  West

Bible study: Post Resurrection - Breakfast on the beach: Part 1

Sunday 19 April 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

Musical item: Remember – Lauren Daigle

Bible study: Post resurrection – Jesus and  doubting Thomas'

 

Easter Sunday - 12 April 2020 

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: Christ Our Hope in Life and Death – Keith & Kristyn Getty & Matt Papa

Bible study: EASTER DAY – HE IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED!

 

Good Friday - 10 April 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

 

 Musical item: Power of the Cross by soloist Fiona Waters

Sunday 5 April 2020

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: You do not walk alone – an Irish Blessing

Bible study: Making an entry - a demonstration of humility

 

Sunday 29 March 2020

 

On the Couch: with Pastor David Buesnel and Phil Sporton

Musical item: In the Garden by Michael Card

Bible Study: Gethsemane - Grappling with God's will