How We Live In The World (Weekend Away Session 3)
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
How, as citizens of the Kingdom of God, do we relate to the kingdom of the world? Jonny finishes the weekend by unpacking Paul's instructions to live as ambassadors and explains that to fulfil this role, we must know our King, but also understand the world we live in.

 
June
25
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
How We Live Together (Weekend Away Session 2)
Various
The Church is to be the demonstration of God's rule on earth. It is so much more than attending meetings! Our life together can show the world their is another way to live! Andy unpacks this in our second session.

 
June
24
Speaker
Andy Martin
Living In A Different Kingdom (Weekend Away Session 1)
Various
Jesus frames the beginning and end of His ministry on earth by talking about the Kingdom of God. In this first session of the Weekend Away, Jonathan helps us get to grips with what the Kingdom of God is and what it actually means to live in it in the here and now.

 
June
23
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
When The Power of God Comes
Acts 11:19-30
We talk a lot about God sending his power to us. But what does that look like? In this talk we get to see five defining marks of what happens when the power of God comes on a community.

 
June
18
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Acts 10:44-48
The filling of the Holy Spirit is a recurring theme in the book of Acts but what is it and does it matter?


 
June
04
Speaker
Andy Martin
Who Are We To Stand In God's Way?
Acts Acts 10:1-11:18
We have a chance to demonstrate a depth of multi-cultural unity that magnifies the power of the gospel in our city. The key question is whether we’re willing to say ‘yes’ to God.

 
May
28
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Acts
[ 19 Episodes ]
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One-Off Talks
[ 25 Episodes ]
These talks are not part of a series, they just stand alone!
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Colossians
[ 11 Episodes ]
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Wish You Were Here
[ 4 Episodes ]
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Elisha
[ 4 Episodes ]
Elisha was an ordinary guy from an ordinary background. Yet he performed more miracles than anyone else in the Bible, except for Jesus. In this series we learn a host of lessons from his incredible faith.
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Elijah
[ 6 Episodes ]
An angry king. Devastating drought. Epic opposition. And one man who overcomes it all! When the world around us is spinning out of control, where do we turn? Join us for this series as we learn from Elijah.
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Luke
[ 93 Episodes ]
Luke invested a lot of time and energy putting together a thorough work for us from things he’d read and from eyewitnesses of Jesus. He researched it, tested his findings, picked it all apart and found that it stood up to the most rigorous scrutiny. Luke’s Gospel is perfect for anyone who is serious about getting to know the authentic Jesus.
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Prayer = Life
[ 13 Episodes ]
Prayer’s all about relationship. It’s our response to a living God who speaks, acts and comes close to us. It has the potential to change our life. This series looks at a number of examples from the Bible in which people prayed and encountered God in the midst of everyday life.
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The Big Story
[ 18 Episodes ]
The Bible is hard to get your head round. 2000 pages. 66 books. And if you get lost in the detail you can lose sight of the Big Story. This series is accompanied by an art project. Some of the artists are just starting out on their creative journey, others are more experienced. You can view it at bigstorybible.tumblr.com.
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What kind of Church?
[ 8 Episodes ]
This series explores the kind of Church we want to be.
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I believe in God but
[ 7 Episodes ]
Maybe like so many, you’re a member of a church, but you’re secretly ashamed of your past. Perhaps you’ve heard about the love of God, but you’re still not convinced that God totally loves you. This series addresses these struggles with the aim of closing the gap between our behaviour and beliefs.
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Habukkuk
[ 8 Episodes ]
In this series we get to eavesdrop on Habukkuk's no-holds-barred conversations with God.
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Destinations
[ 4 Episodes ]
Is what we are experiencing of God and his work in bringing about his kingdom now in the UK 'Normal'? Is it actually that we're stuck in traffic and that Normal Service is yet to resume? In this series we explore what 'Normal Service' looks like in the Bible and what application that has for us today.
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Where's God?
[ 3 Episodes ]
We all face times when it feels like God is far away; our prayers are unanswered and our circumstances go from bad to worse. In this series we explore the lives of three characters from the New Testament - each faced circumstances which suggested that God was absent.
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Nehemiah - Building for the future
[ 8 Episodes ]
Nehemiah's wise leadership got a seemingly impossible task done in record time. There are huge lessons and encouragements for us in this series as we seek to do something great for God in our city.
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Finding Joy (Philippians)
[ 11 Episodes ]
We live in a society that's obsessed with trying to find joy. This series on the book of Philippians shows us how to find joy in the midst of some of the main pressure points of life.
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Esther
[ 7 Episodes ]
There's much to learn in this series on the story of Esther about how to face difficulties in life without losing confidence in God. The message is simple; despite appearances, God is still at work!
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James
[ 9 Episodes ]
What we believe and what we do often differ. There is no benefit to our faith if we do not apply it to our lives. The book of James gives us practical direction on how to use our faith.
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Obeying God’s call
1 Kings 19:15-21
Elisha was an ordinary guy from an ordinary background. Yet he performed more miracles than anyone else in the Bible, except for Jesus. In this series we learn a host of lessons from his incredible faith.

Elisha
July
03
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
God's prescription for depression
1 Kings 19
In this highly practical sermon we learn from how Elijah ended up depressed and the holistic approach God used to strengthen him.

Elijah
June
12
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
We Can Be Like Elijah!
1 Kings 18:41-46
James 5:17-18 makes it very clear that Elijah isn't a spiritual superhero to gawp at, but an example to emulate. While our exploits of faith may look very different to his, we too are called to walk in his footsteps to advance God's kingdom in our lives and the key way we can do that is by putting prayer at the centre of our lives, as he did.

Elijah
June
05
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
How to know the true God
1 Kings 18:20-39
Ultimately, everybody believes that their view of the truth is the right one. In this talk we examine how to separate truth from fiction.

Elijah
May
22
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
A Different Kind of Kindness
1 Kings 17:17-24
As Elijah gears up for his return to public ministry in Israel, he encounters a tragedy and responds with incredible kindness. What he models is a challenge to all of us to act the same: to keep our eyes open to the need around us and respond with kindness- a costly, selfless, compassionate kindness that is totally at odds with the expectations of the society around us.

Elijah
May
08
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
A Season of Preparation
1 Kings 17:1-16
There’s so much more God wants to do in you, because there’s so much more he wants to do through you! In this talk we learn how Elijah developed humility, obedience, faith and perseverance.



Elijah
May
01
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Elijah's prayer
1 Kings 18:16-39
In this story Elijah confronts the worship of false gods. He displays amazing courage and confidence and prays a simple prayer with remarkable results. What fueled Elijah's passion and confidence and can we pray this way?
 

Prayer=Life Events
October
18
Speaker
Andy Martin
Tragedy of the Kings of Israel
1 Kings
The story of the Kings of Israel after Solomon is one of the most tragic parts of the entire Bible. Jonny explores this awful tragedy and asks the question ‘why would God include this in his Big Story?’
 

The Big Story
November
09
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
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