Purpose & Identity

Purpose & Identity

What is your calling? What is your life meant to look like? Find answers to your questions about purpose, dreams and walking in relationship with God in these messages.

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Purpose & Identity
  • A Calling That Changes Things

    Pastor Nathanael Wood talks about living with a strong sense of divine calling. He draws three observations from when he sensed God called him. Nathanael encourages us to discover what God is calling us to.

  • A New Generation

    Pastor Gary Clarke believes we live in an interesting time in history, with a new generation arising that can represent Jesus to the world in a more relevant way. How do we paint a new picture of God and attract people to come and know Him?

  • Anointing Carriers

    In this episode, Pastor Brian Houston illustrates how God anoints His children to the specific purpose that He calls them to. Speaking from 1 Samuel 16, Brian explains how God's presence in our lives strengthens us, so that He may be glorified through all we do.

  • Changing the Narrative

    Pastor Gary Clarke delivers a challenging message about changing our narrative. God’s intent for everyone is to live a life with a sense of purpose and meaning. Where our life connects with others is where our direct influence is; where people get to see who Jesus is to us. The one issue we will ...

  • Don't Leave Your Gift at the Door

    Pastor Robert Fergusson teaches on the Red Letter Series with a message titled, "Don't leave your gift at the door.' Looking at the words of Jesus, Robert focuses on our purpose and mission on the earth.

  • Do You See What You Already Have

    Pastor Phil Dooley talks from Genesis 25 in the message titled, “Do you see what you've already got?” The biggest challenge in life is to value what we already have. Let's not waste or de-value the gifts and abilities God has given us.

  • Find Your Focus

    What are you focussed on? What are your priorities? Pastor Terry Crist speaks about the power of living a focussed life. Imagine what could be achieved if we intentionally spent time studying or devoting ourselves to something? Terry shares keys insights into ways in which Jesus stayed focussed, ...

  • For Such A Time As This

    Pastor Gary Clarke speaks from the story of Esther. Perhaps the time you find yourself in is purposed. It's easy to feel concerned or frightened about the world we live in, but we have a responsibility to claim that we, as the church, have purpose in it.

  • God's Signature

    Have you ever wondered why artists sign their work? What is the value of a signature anyway? Pastor Peter Toggs encourages us that God our creator, has his signature on each of our lives, affirming that we are His and that He is pleased with us.

  • Heavenly Calling

    In this episode we hear from Pastor Bobbie Houston and her beautiful message titled, “Heavenly Calling”. Through three promises from God, Bobbie encourages us to not forget what the Lord has done for us, and the joy there is in being in relationship with Him.

  • How To Find Your Wall Creeper

    Perhaps there is a part of the Bible you have read, but are yet to experience? Pastor Robert Fergusson shares his passion for biology and birds in this message as he encourages us to go on a journey where God can fulfil the promises He has for us.

  • I Am Who You Say I Am

    Peter Toggs talks about identity and how we are all looking for it! He reminds us that we are children of God - it's not about who you are, its about who you are called to be in Christ.

  • Identity

    Why do people and countries compete to build the biggest and the tallest skyscrapers, and what do these massive structures teach us about who we are as human beings? What can we learn from them and how can they teach us to live life better?

  • Identity - Lee Burns

    Hillsong College gathers together to hear from Executive Vice Principle, Pastor Lee Burns, in a continuation of the “You Are Approved” series. We hear from one of the Hillsong College alumnus, while another student gets “Out of the Boat”.

  • Identity - Sisterhood Panel

    Pastor Bobbie Houston speaks to a panel of Hillsong Church staff members about a range of topics. The Hillsong team bring insightful thoughts to a range of topics designed to help equip and inspire you.

  • I Have a P.G.C.E

    Pastor Robert Fergusson asks what is in your hand, what has God given you? God can use anything for His plan and His purpose. Robert looks in Exodus and the story of Moses to show examples and encourage us of how we can use what we've been given.

  • Indescribable Happiness

    Pastor Terry Crist concludes the teaching series “The Genius of Jesus” with this powerful message about happiness. Terry explains how we can find happiness in life, no matter what obstacle or trial we are facing. What does true happiness look like and whom is it anchored in?

  • Issues of the Soul

    We hear from Gary Clarke in this episode as he challenges us about living in this present age. Knowing who we are in Christ allows us not to be rocked by what is going on in life. Gathering together with other Christians allows us to renew our strength and refreshes our soul.

  • Keep Building

    We are all called to build God’s Kingdom here on earth, and to build each other up in the faith. Pastor Peter Toggs delivers this hilarious and encouraging message on what it actually means to be a builder and how to keep going even when we are frustrated.

  • Kingdom

    How we think, changes what we believe, which then affects how we behave. Pastor Robby Lewis, encourages us to look at the full picture of God's Kingdom, and study His Word so that we don't just pick and choose the parts we like or want to.

  • Life And Time of...

    What is your story? What has shaped you? Pastor Ben Houston shares some personal stories that have brought him and Hillsong LA to the place it is today. Ben encourages us to find direction in God's Word.

  • Living Life To The Fullest

    Pastor Ben Houston delivers this message “Living Life to the Fullest”. An upbeat message from John 10:10 encouraging us to step into all God has for us.

  • Made for More

    Pastor Dan Watson looks at the story of Daniel and concentrates around the thought of how we were made for so much more. Are we pushing in and discovering what God has for us and are we actively going after that?

  • Made for More

    Pastor Phil Dooley brings an inspiring Word about how God has made us for more. We need to trust God in the process, even when we experience pain as we step into all that He's called us to be.