About this Series

On June 17 we turn our focus to issues of global poverty and social justice. This month-long series is called "The Faith Effect."

There are also Tuesday Seminar (registration required).

The Faith Effect is an initiative of World Vision.

  • June 17 On Earth As in Heaven?
  • June 24 Religion Poisons Everything?
  • July 1 God's Love in the World?
  • July 8 What Can We Do?
  • July 15 So What's Next? (evening service only)

Tuesday seminars

Join a 4 week seminar on The Faith Effect.

Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm June 19, 26, July 3, 17, Room 2 at St Alfred's with Peter MacPherson.

Peter will be joined in the teaching by Matthew Maury, National Director, TEAR Australia.

This is open to anyone at St Alfred's.  Register with Heather Mitchell (so we can get you a participant's manual – cost $5)

Growth Groups can also use this resource in their groups.

24 June, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Acts 2:42-47 & 4:32-37, 2 Cor 8:1-9 |


Peter MacPherson | Acts 2:42-47 & 4:32-37, 2 Cor 8:1-9

The Faith Effect This month-long series will look at issues of global poverty and social justice. Each Sunday Peter MacPherson will do some teaching from the Bible and use some material from "The Faith Effect" dvd produced by World Vision. Growth groups are encouraged to follow the series – you can get the materials from local Christian bookshops.

World Vision Australia - The Faith Effect

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you have any stories of Christians in the present or the past showing care and compassion to others?

2. Have you personally had any direct involvement with poverty or social justice issues?

3. Do you have any sense of anything you might personally do in response to these issues?

Download audio
View all Sermons in this Series