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Sun Nov 27 '11|
How does God feel about you? What kind of Father is he? This week was our baptism service, and Adrian spoke on Jesus’ most famous parable: the Prodigal Son.
Sun Jul 10 '11|
Does God care about how we use our bodies? What does the Bible say about sex and alcohol? In this talk, Adrian will address these important subjects, unpacking Paul’s advice on how to live holy lives.
Sun May 1 '11|
What is fasting? What does it achieve? Who should do it, and how? This final session in our prayer series will look at the purpose of fasting, as well as some guidelines for how to get the most out this...
Sun Jan 23 '11|
This sermon looks at the resurrection of Jesus, and the promise of new life and victory over death that it brings to Christians. Adrian Holloway unpacks Matthew 27:57-28:15 by examining some of the arguments for Jesus resurrection from the dead,...
Sun Dec 5 '10|
This week Jesus gets angry and violent. Five days before his death, he cleanses the Jerusalem Temple. In this talk, Adrian claims that this cleansing of the Temple represents both the ‘end of religion’ and ‘the beginning of Christianity.’
Sun Nov 14 '10|
This week we continued our journey through the book of Matthew, looking at the subject of the Kingdom of God, and this week’s theme in the series was Freedom. We looked at two facets of a problem – the hypocrisy...
Sun Oct 24 '10|
Adrian Holloway speaks from Matthew as we continue our series on the kingdom of God, and its message for us in 21st century London life. This week we’re looking at the parable of the hidden treasure and the pearl, which...
Sun Sep 5 '10|
Adrian closes our series on Jonah by looking at Jonah’s anger at God when He choses to save Nineveh.
Sun Jul 18 '10|
Adrian continues the Origins series by looking at the story of Noah’s drunkenness and how Jesus, from the line of Shem covers our guilt.
Sun Jun 27 '10|
Adrian looks at how God took responsibility for ensuring Noah’s protection and what kind of protection we can expect from Jesus for us.
Sun Jun 13 '10|
In this baptism service Adrian looks at how Jesus is portrayed in popular music.
Sun May 2 '10|
We continue our series through Genesis 1-11, as we look at the story of Cain and Abel in Genesis 4:1-16. Adrian Holloway will be looking at how division and bitterness came between people as a result of sin, and what...
Sun Mar 21 '10|
Everybody wants to be happy. In this baptism service, Adrian explains how our desire for happiness comes from God and that ultimately only a relationship with Jesus can make us truly happy.
Sun Mar 14 '10|
Adrian looks at the biblical basis for the sabbath and how we can find precious time for rest in the busy city life of London.
Sun Dec 13 '09|
In this second Christmas Carol Service, Adrian Holloway talks about what Jesus’ coming to earth as a baby means for us today.
Sun Dec 6 '09|
In the first of our Christmas Carol Services, Adrian Holloway explains how God lovingly pursues us through history.
Sun Oct 25 '09|
Adrian shares about who Jesus was, and whether indeed he could save the world in a day, by drawing parallels with the hugely popular smash hit TV show, 24.
Sun Sep 6 '09|
Moses climbs Mount Nebo and views the Promised Land. In this talk, Adrian asks us to come up and see from a new perspective.
Sun Jul 26 '09|
God performed miracles through Moses. Does God want to perform miracles through us, as Christians living in the New Covenant? Should we expect miraculous healings, for example such as those seen by Moses in Numbers 21:9?
Sun Jun 28 '09|
Adrian explores the TV mini-series LOST, a post-modern parable for our times. Can Jack, Sawyer or Kate make sense of it?
Sun May 31 '09|
Adrian looks at Paul’s challenge to be joyful always and give thanks in all circumstances.
Sun May 3 '09|
What is “sexual immorality”? And how can we avoid it? Adrian addresses the question: “How far can you go?” and humorously looks at the motivation behind the question!
Sun Mar 29 '09|
Adrian shows us how this passage inspires us to a) love our people, b) understand our enemy, and c) anticipate the second coming of Christ.
Sun Mar 15 '09|
Adrian preaches the gospel based on the Czech language Oscar nominated short film.
Sun Jan 25 '09|
Adrian investigates and applies the doctrines of propitiation and expiation.
Sun Dec 14 '08|
At our second Carol Service, Adrian looks at God breaking into the lives of Mary, Joseph and the Shepherds.
Sun Dec 7 '08|
Adrian investigates the true meaning of Christmas, using C S Lewis’ famous Narnia series.
Sun Nov 23 '08|
In this final talk of our Walk Across the Room series, Adrian explains how to share the gospel with a friend.
Sun Nov 16 '08|
In this talk, Adrian looks at the power of stories, and how sharing your story can be a great way of introducing people to Jesus.
Sun Oct 26 '08|
Based on the story of Paul and Silas singing for joy in a Philippian jail, Adrian explores the source and implications of Christian joy at our baptismal service.
Sun Oct 12 '08|
Checking for the next leg of the journey: Adrian looks at how close or far Christchurch is from the early church and how important it is that we love one another.
Sun Sep 7 '08|
Adrian explores how we can get rid of bitterness and resentment and get over past hurts, failures and disappointments by looking at Joseph’s triumph in Genesis 50.
Sun Jul 6 '08|
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, the priest and the levite journeyed home alone. Who are you journeying with?
Thu Jun 26 '08|
Adrian explores five reason why people are drawn to Jesus today at our baptism service
Sun Jun 8 '08|
Our favourite cowardly schemer Jacob gets ready for a showdown with his brother Esau, who’s been waiting 20 years for the chance to kill Jacob.
Sun May 11 '08|
Adrian takes us through the resurrection of Lazarus, and shows us what Jesus really was like and his power to save us
Sun Apr 27 '08|
Adrian humorously explores ‘the humility of dependence’ from our baby dedication service
Sun Apr 6 '08|
Adrian continues our series on Isaac, looking at the sins of Isaac’s son’s Jacob and Esau.
Sun Mar 16 '08|
An evangelistic talk at our baptismal service based on Peter’s confession of Christ at Caesarea Phillippi.
Sun Mar 2 '08|
A chain reference bible study on healing, highlighting the “according to your faith” principle on which Jesus seems to have operated.
Sun Feb 17 '08|
We all want to win our world to Christ, but how? Paul answers that it is by a blameless life, and gracious and salty speech. What’s that? Evangelism made easy! Adrian provides a characteristically humorous treatment of the subject!
Sun Jan 20 '08|
We spend many of our waking hours working, but for what? In this talk, Adrian looks at the attitude with which we should approach our work.
Sun Dec 16 '07|
In our second evangelistic Carol Service message, Adrian draws upon Mr Blobby, Kylie Minogue and a Keifer Sutherland film to highlight four things which angels announced about the birth of Jesus in Luke’s gospel
Sun Dec 9 '07|
An evangelistic message from our first Carol Service from the most succinct Christmas text in the New Testament
Sun Dec 2 '07|
The story of Mary Magdalene’s discovery of the empty tomb and Jesus’ resurrection appearances to the disciples – re-packaged in an amusing way at our evangelistic baptism service.
Sun Nov 18 '07|
The Colossian heresy was a combination of super-strict legalism and super-spiritual experience. We also consider the controversy (vs 11-12) concerning infant baptism vs believers’ baptism by full immersion.
Sun Oct 28 '07|
In this evangelistic talk from our baptismal service, Adrian looks at the call of Jesus on the lives of his disciples.
Sun Oct 14 '07|
The second talk in our series as Paul tackles the Gnostic, Jewish Legalistic and Occult elements that made up the heresy threatening the church at Colossae.
Sun Sep 23 '07|
Adrian teaches us to test our approach to giving using the example of the church in Paul’s letter to the Corinthians
Sun Sep 2 '07|
How can we, like Paul, draw from God’s enabling grace, especially at times when we may feel as though we are not living the life that God fully intended for us.
Sun Jul 29 '07|
Adrian Holloway teaches on the importance of celebration in our worship from 2 Samuel chapter 6. King David and Michal demonstrate two opposite and extreme views towards dancing. Adrian looks into how we can apply these views to our Sunday worship.
Sun Jul 1 '07|
Adrian Holloway preaches an evangelistic message at a baptismal service using the TV series Prison Break as an analogy for Christ breaking himself into the prison of our world to set us free. This is an invitation to join Jesus...
Sun Jun 17 '07|
We finish our panoramic journey around heaven in our three part series on Revelation chapter 21. Adrian Holloway looks at the marriage supper of the Lamb and follows the river of life back upstream through the city of God to...
Sun Jun 3 '07|
It’s part two of our three part series on heaven from Revelation chapter 21-22. Adrian Holloway explores further what the Bible has to say about the future, unpacking some of the complex language in the penultimate chapter of the Bible....
Sun May 27 '07|
Adrian Holloway begins a three part series on what heaven will be like. He looks at the twin identity of the New Jerusalem as both the bride of Christ, and the city of God.
Sun Apr 1 '07|
The Old Testament teaches tithing, but Christ has abolished the law. So, how much should Christians give, and why is giving so important?
Sun Mar 11 '07|
Adrian Holloway speaks at our baptismal service about the thieves on the crosses either side of Jesus. Both have very different reactions to Jesus – what will our reactions to Jesus be?
Sun Mar 4 '07|
Adrian Holloway looks at some of the questions surrounding the topic of God healing today. Why doesn’t everyone get healed? Why do we feel uncomfortable in healing meetings? Does God really heal today? If you’ve got questions about the topic...
Sun Feb 25 '07|
Was the gift of healing just something for the first century? If not, is God as willing to heal today as he was in the book of Acts? This talk tackles various objections to ‘gifts of healings’, (1 Corinthians 12-14),...
Sun Dec 17 '06|
Adrian Holloway speaks at the second of two carol services looking at the Gift of Love at Christmas time.
Sun Dec 10 '06|
Adrian Holloway speaks at one of our Christmas Carol Services on the gift of love at Christmas time.
Sun Dec 3 '06|
Adrian Holloway talks about the ‘Cup of the Lord’ and looks at the burden that Jesus bore for our sins at the cross. This is a message given at one of our baptismal meetings and is applicable for those exploring...
Sun Nov 12 '06|
Is my life on hold until I get married? Should I be looking for someone? Who? When? What does the Bible say about dating? Yes, it is the singleness talk! (And 1 Corinthians 7 takes a higher view of singleness...
Sun Oct 29 '06|
Adrian Holloway speaks at one of our baptismal services, and describes humankind’s spiritual slavery without God, featuring a replica pre US Civil War slavery ball & chain! He explains why baptism, a public declaration of faith is so important in...
Sun Oct 1 '06|
What should my attitude be to my money? What is tithing all about anyway? What’s the Bible’s approach to giving? The Bible talks about giving more than almost anything else, and Adrian Holloway unpacks Malachi chapter 3 as he looks...