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
Selected Series
One-Off Talks
[ 25 Episodes ] 07 February 2010 - 16 April 2017
These talks are not part of a series, they just stand alone!
25
Easter Sunday
2 Timothy 2:8
In 2 Timothy 2:8 Paul says that Jesus risen from the dead is good news. But why? We need to go back to the garden of Eden to understand the full meaning of the good news and follow the story from there.

One-off Talks
April
16
Speaker
Andy Martin
24
Devotion & Multiplication
Acts 13:1-3
The early church experienced phenomenal multiplication. But preceding the call to ‘go’ was the invitation to ‘come’. This sermon explains our reason for existing as a church and is an appeal to prioritise devotion to Jesus above all else!

One-off Talks
January
15
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
23
Finding Your Place In The Body Of Christ
1 Corinthians 12:4-14
Jesus gave up his body willingly because he knew God had a plan, to give him a new body that would continue his ministry on earth. That’s us, the church of Jesus; the Body of Christ. It’s important that we find our place in the body through getting to know the Holy Spirit, discovering our gifts, and playing our part.

One-off Talks
January
15
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
22
Vision in a Time of Uncertainty
Ephesians 3:14-21
In these verses Paul is praying for the churches in Ephesus and the wider region. The social and cultural issues Jesus' followers were living in were not that dissimilar to the ones we face today. What was Paul's passion and prayer for the church and how it should live and what can we learn for the 21st Century?

 
January
08
Speaker
Andy Martin
21
Loving the Whole City
Acts 10
Birmingham is one of the most diverse communities in the UK but what does it mean to love the whole city - especially when there are so many cultural and social differences? In Acts Chapter 10, the Holy Spirit shows Peter how the gospel overcomes barriers and takes Peter out of his comfort zone. We need to do the same and the Holy Spirit will help us as we do so.

One-off Talks Community
June
19
Speaker
Andy Martin
20
‘Parenting made simple!’
Ephesians 6:4
Parents have a vital role in training and instructing their kids. In this talk we look at how best to do this, without exasperating our kids in the process!

One-off Talks Family
April
24
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
19
The importance of remembering
Joshua 4:5-7
In order to get faith for the journey ahead, it can be helpful to pause and remember what God has done already. In this talk, Jonathan looks back over the last year and shares some stories of God’s goodness to encourage us to keep going!

One-off Talks
February
07
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
18
Needs of the city - who we are.
Matthew 25:31-40

One-off Talks
June
21
Speaker
Adrian Hurst
17
Vision and goals
1 Corinthians 9

One-off Talks
February
01
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
16
Relationship breakdown and reconciliation
Genesis 4:1-16

One-off Talks
November
23
Speaker
David Devenish
15
Lesson to learn
2 Corinthians 12:1-10

One-off Talks
May
11
Speaker
Neil Powell
14
Mission practicalities
Acts 13
Matt Partridge from Emmanuel Church Oxford joins Churchcentral for our ONE church together event to talk about the practicalities of what it means to be on mission together as a church.

One-off Talks
March
16
Speaker
Matt Partridge
13
The Church is central
Ephesians 3:10

One-off Talks
September
08
Speaker
Mbonisi Malaba
12
Holiness

One-off Talks
March
03
Speaker
Matt Partridge
11
Biblical World View
Genesis 10 & 11
Dave Devenish takes us through Genesis chapters 10 and 11 which provide for us a biblical world view of race and of culture, answering; who are we? where are we? what's wrong? and what is the solution?

One-off Talks
December
02
Speaker
David Devenish
10
Look at the cross
Numbers 21:4-9
Martin White from The Crown church speaks from the book of Numbers about the Israelite's rebellion, their encounter with venomous snakes, their rescue from death and what the significance is for us today.

One-off Talks
July
29
Speaker
Martin White
09
The Ten Commandments
Exodus 20:1-17
As Christians, we know what we have been saved from, but do we know as much about what we have been saved for? We know that God is a God of rescue, but this rescue is for a purpose - not now for rules - but for relationship.

One-off Talks
May
20
Speaker
Neil Powell
08
Love your city
Acts 17:24/28

One-off Talks
May
13
Speaker
Matt Partridge
07
Saul of Tarsus
Acts 9:1-9
Guest speaker Sydney Nevis looks at the life of a key New Testament figure

One-off Talks
July
17
Speaker
Sydney Nevis
06
Who am I?
Exodus 3
"Who am I?" - a question that Moses asked... and the wrong one. "Who is God?" - this is all we need to know

One-off Talks
June
12
Speaker
Arnold Bell
05
Victory freely given
2 Kings 7:1-9

 
May
15
Speaker
Terry Virgo
04
Confidence on the gospel
Romans 1

One-off Talks
October
31
Speaker
Matt Partridge
03
The two kisses
Mark 14:43-50
Comparing and contrasting the murderous kiss of the traitor Judas with the grateful, humble kisses of a sinful woman

One-off Talks
October
10
Speaker
Lex Loizides
02
Victory over giants
1 Samuel 17
Even the most fearsome enemies can be reduced to nothing by faith in God, prayer and courageous action.

One-off Talks
July
11
Speaker
Mbonisi Malaba
01
Communicating The Gospel In Our World
'The suitcase is in the back of that van.'  A wonderful story of God encountering a lawyer, two crooks and an elder's wife.

One-off Talks
February
07
Speaker
Adrian Holloway
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