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Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Boldness
Sun Oct 22 '17|
Jesus promised that the Holy Spirit would fill the disciples with boldness. In this talk, Jo looks at the story of Philip, who unexpectedly found himself sharing the good news about Jesus through a divine encounter.
Fri Feb 24 '17|
I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but there’s a YouTube video of Simon Sinek speaking on the subject of millenials that’s gone viral. The thing that caught my attention was that he was speaking about the rise in technology...
Tuesday: Beautiful Feet
Tue Mar 22 '16|
‘How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!”‘ (Isaiah 52:7) If you were asked to suggest one...
Stand Alone Talks: Launch Sunday
Sun Jan 17 '16|
As ChristChurch London launches new services, David Stroud considers why we should have confidence that the church has an important contribution to make to London life.
Multiplicity: Athens: An Engaged Church
Sun Nov 22 '15|
In Acts 17, Paul preaches in Athens, quoting Greek poets and playwrights and helping his hearers understand that the unknown God could be known, and He was closer than they thought. In this talk, Liam Thatcher looks at some of the traces...
Multiplicity: Corinth – An Empowered Church
Sun Nov 8 '15|
Church should be a place where worshippers can experience God and be empowered by him for all of life. But it should also be a place where seekers can explore faith in a safe and accessible way. In this talk, David...
Multiplicity: Antioch – A Resourcing Church
Sun Oct 18 '15|
As Christians scattered throughout the ancient world, the church at Antioch became a resourcing church. They benefitted from help from others, and sent people out to help those in other cities. In this talk, Liam Thatcher looks at the lessons we can...
A cancelled wedding, where all are welcome!
Wed Jun 24 '15|
Atlanta, August 2013. Tamara Fowler’s wedding day was fast approaching. The venue was booked, the catering arranged, the guests invited. Her parents were putting the final touches to this lavish event. Then 40 days before the wedding, Tamara called the...
Our Big Supperclub
Fri Oct 10 '14|
My name’s Dee, and I want to tell you about one of the biggest Supperclubs that has been held this side of the 21st Century! (Please note – I can’t back this up, but I’m pretty sure it’s true!) But...
Loving London, 10 Years in
Tue Sep 2 '14|
In the middle of a wonderful sabbatical break this summer, Philippa and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with our children whilst on holiday abroad. We had a special few days punctuated by meals at which we often remembered back...
Philippians: Finding joy in all of life: Philippians 2:12-18
Sun Aug 3 '14|
How can we be a source of hope in a broken world? In this talk, Chris Oldfield looks at Paul’s answer in Philippians 2:12-18 and considers what he means when he tells us to ‘shine like stars.’
The Art of Neighbouring: Recommended Resources
Wed May 7 '14|
We have recently started a new sermon series, The Art of Neighbouring, which will lead us through to mid-June, in which we are considering how to be the kind of neighbours who enrich the lives of those who live and work...
Faith Conversations: Sorry, Thank You, Please
Sun Jun 30 '13|
In the final week of our Faith Conversations series, Andy Tilsley looks at how we can help people respond to the good news about Jesus, and how we get to enjoy the benefits of his life, death and resurrection.
Faith Conversations: What is the Gospel?
Sun Jun 23 '13|
Christians talk about the death of Jesus as ‘good news.’ But how is the violent death of one man 2,000 years ago good news for us here and now? In the penultimate talk of our Faith Conversations series, Liam will...
Faith Conversations: Real Transformation - Luke 7:36-50
Sun Jun 16 '13|
In Luke 7 a woman kisses Jesus’ feet, washes them with her tears, and anoints them with oil; a strangely extravagant action. In this talk, Michael Ramsden looks at what this story teaches us about love and forgiveness, and what...
Faith Conversations: Is God Love? - 1 John 4:7-19
Sun Jun 16 '13|
For many, the idea of a God of Love stands in sharp contrast to a God who would judge. But in this talk, guest speaker Michael Ramsden considers how love and judgment work together, and shows the powerful implications of...
Faith Conversations: Dressed for the Occasion
Sun Jun 9 '13|
In a world where many people consider belief in God to be irrelevant and out-dated, how can we keep our message fresh, such that it genuinely connects with people’s questions and felt needs? In this talk David Stroud will consider...
Faith Conversations: Is God a Moral Monster?
Sun Jun 2 '13|
Many people struggle with the picture of God painted by the Old Testament, and consider Him to be wicked and unpleasant. In this talk, Liam will consider how Christians, who claim to worship a God of Love, ought to understand...
Faith Conversations: God and the New Atheists
Sun Jun 2 '13|
Professor McGrath is a much-sought-after writer and speaker, and has debated many of the world’s leading atheists, including Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett and the late Christopher Hitchens. In this talk, he will examine some of their key arguments, and seek...
Faith Conversations: Breaking the Sound Barrier
Sun May 26 '13|
For many people, the hardest challenge in sharing your faith is taking that first step. In the third talk of this series, Tim Frisby will look at some simple ways to begin conversations about spiritual matters.
Faith Conversations: More than Words
Sun May 19 '13|
Jesus sent the disciples out to be his witnesses, and promised that they would receive power for their mission from the Holy Spirit. On Pentecost Sunday, David will look at how the presence of the Holy Spirit makes us distinctive,...
Faith Conversations: Digging Wells, Building Fences
Sun May 12 '13|
Why do our attempts at sharing our faith often push people further away, rather than drawing them close? In the first talk of our new series, David looks at some of the mistakes we make in talking about God, and...