pastoral team ron hamRev. Ron Ham was  the Pastor of Ashburton Baptist from 1966 to 1973. After his retirement from full-time ministry Ron returned to Ashburton as Associate Pastor from 1996 to 2010. Ron was a much-loved pastor and gifted preacher who ministered in Ashburton for a total of 22 years.

On this page you will find a selection of the sermons he preached at ABC. It begins with one of Ron's last public speaking engagements, at Collins Street Baptist, when he responded to a request to describe what he would now say to himself as a thirty year old.

Ron Ham to Ron at 30

Listen to the recording of Ron's funeral which was held at Collins Street Baptist on 16th September 2015

We Do Not Lose Heart 2 Corinthians 11 16 Nov 2008
Ruth Ruth 1:1-22 22 June 2003
At Last God Speaks Job 38:1-11 19 October 2003
What Language Shall We Speak? Acts 2 30 May 2004
A Man Whose Name Was John John 1 11 December 2005
Jesus in the Temple Mark 11 23 August 2009
Who is My Neighbour? Luke 10:25-37 4 July 2010
On the Journey With God Hebrews 11:23 - 12:2 15 August 2010
Discipleship for Breakfast John 21:1-19 4 September 2005
Master, May I Receive My Sight Mark 10:46-52 3 October 2004
God Raised Him Up Acts 2:14,22-36 17 April 2005
A Faint Reflection of Eden John 17 July 2005
Suddenly, Jesus is Here Mark 1:1-15 5 March 2006
Jesus, Stand Among Us 1 John 5:1-6 1 June 2003
From Pasture to be a Prince 2 Samuel 7:4-17 20 July 2003
God is Love, Let Earth Rejoice 1 John 4:7-21 14 May 2006
O That I Knew Where to Find God Psalm 22: 1-11 15 October 2006
Once Upon a Real Time Luke 3: 1-6 10 December 2006
This is My Son, Listen to Him Luke 3: 1-6 18 February 2007
The Risen Christ for the World Acts 11 6 May 2007
Always Pray Never Lose Heart Luke 18:1-8 21 October 2007
An Unexpected Gift TBA 9 December 2007
Sir, Give Me This Water John 4 25 February 2008