Upwards And Outwards
Colossians 4:2-6
As a South Site, we want to grow in how we relate upwards (to God in prayer) and outwards (in witness to those who don't know Jesus). Listen to find out more.

 
September
16
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
It's Time To Shine
Matthew 5:14-16
Jesus calls his followers to let their light shine. Owen explains Churchcentral’s vision and how this is being outworked at West site over the coming term.

 
September
09
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
Why Do We Worship The Way We Do?
1 Corinthians 14
What is the point of a worship time? How should it look? What is a "good" worship time? Where should spiritual gifts fit in? Jonathan explores in this stand-alone talk.

 
September
09
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
The Power Of Thankfulness (South Site Baby Thanksgiving)
Various
What is thankfulness and why does it matter? How do we become thankful? We explored these questions at our Baby Thanksgiving service. Technical difficulties mean the quality of the recording is poor, apologies.

 
September
02
Speaker
Rich Pitt
What Does The Worshipping Church Look Like?
1 Peter 2
What happens when a lot of living sacrifices come together? This passage explains; we form the temple of God and serve as priests of God, resulting in others seeing the goodness of God. This has huge implications for how we each approach Sunday mornings.

 
September
02
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
The Great Need Of The Hour: Shepherds!
Hebrews 13:17-21
If we’re going to persevere to the end in our faith, we have to have shepherds in our life. In this final talk in the series, we examine why we need shepherds, who they should be and what they do.

 
August
26
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Selected Series
The Big Story
[ 18 Episodes ] 24 September 2014 - 01 March 2015
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.
18
Finding your place in the story
As we conclude the Bible in 20 weeks series the Big Story leads us to ask how we find our part? By looking at the call God gave Abraham we will begin to answer that question and see how we can live radically different from the culture around us
 

The Big Story
March
01
Speaker
Andy Martin
17
End of Story
Revelation
In this final part of the Bible, God speaks to us specifically about the period of history that we’re living in today. If you’ve ever struggled to understand what’s going on around you – this final instalment of the story is most definitely for you!
 

The Big Story
February
15
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
16
The Epistles
In this weeks Big Story we see that as the church lives in the good of Jesus's death and resurrection the evil and wickedness in the world really is overcome!
 

The Big Story
February
08
Speaker
Andy Martin
15
How does the gospel reach the ends of the earth?
Acts
Last week we saw how God sent his Spirit to us so that we could take his wonderful rescue plan to the ends of the earth. But how exactly should we go about this monumental task? Today we look at the rest of the book of Acts and find the answer to that question.
 

The Big Story
January
25
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
14
How the Spirit fits into the story
Acts 2:1-12
With Jesus' work completed there is a real sense that 'it is finished', yet in another sense, it has only just begun. How then should we understand the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost?
 

The Big Story
January
18
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
13
The Resurrection
Luke

The Big Story
January
11
Speaker
Andy Martin
12
The generosity of God
John

The Big Story
January
04
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
11
Disappointment
Ezra

The Big Story
December
14
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
10
Uncontainable
Daniel

The Big Story
December
07
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
09
God speaks
Isaiah
There are 17 books of prophecy in the Old Testament. They spoke to God's people over 2000 years ago - do they have anything to say to us today?
 

The Big Story
December
02
Speaker
Andy Martin
08
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
07
Heaven on earth
1 Chronicles

The Big Story
November
02
Speaker
Andy Martin
06
The Shepherd King
1 Samuel
David is one of the great heroes in the Bible. A man of courage, a warrior and a worshipper, but more than these things he is described as 'a man after God's own heart'. as we look at his story we see what this looked like.
 

The Big Story
October
26
Speaker
Andy Martin
05
Good to grow
1 Samuel
God doesn’t want our lives to be static – he wants them to be great adventures of getting to know him better. In this talk we’re confronted with two people who failed to take God up on the offer and two who did… with dramatic results!
 

The Big Story
October
19
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
04
Inheriting God's promises
Joshua
God has made us so many promises. The question is: Will we follow Joshua’s example and enjoy the promised land or will we lose the land like those in the book of Judges?
 

The Big Story
October
12
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
03
Who is the Lord
Exodus
A good story is not just about advancing a plot; it is also about developing the characters. It's the same with the Bible and in this section of the Big Story, we learn a lot about the main character in the story: God. We may think we know these characteristics inside out, but as we look at the time when Moses and the Israelites found them out for the first time, let God's power, love and righteousness hit us afresh again.
 

The Big Story
October
05
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
02
The people God chooses to use
Genesis 11-50
The people God chooses to use are not the obvious choice – they’re nobodies who believed & risked everything to follow him. Although this might initially surprise us, this message will help us see that it actually makes perfect sense
 

The Big Story
September
28
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
01
In the beginning God
Genesis 1-10
God invites us right at the start of the Bible to make a choice between submitting to him as creator of all & living to worship him, or forgetting about him & living for ourselves.

The Big Story Sputnik
September
24
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
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