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Under the Radar: Working on the Frontline of the International Justice Mission

Tim Frisby |

John* worked as a bouncer at University then became a police officer, ending up in the Crime Squad of the Met Police. For the last few years he has worked as a private bodyguard. Next month he is moving to...

Encounters with Jesus: Pontius Pilate - John 18:28-19:42

Andy Tilsley |

In a post-truth age, full of fake news and alternative facts, Pontius Pilate’s question seems strangely pertinent: “what is truth?” In this talk, Andy considers how Jesus fulfils our longing for coherence.

Mama Bear

Lizzie Salway |

My Mum is one of my closest friends. She is friendly, funny and kind. At first, however, my Mum can seem retiring and shy. She isn’t someone who asserts herself, with one noticeable exception: if someone hurt or threatened her...

The refugee crisis, the church and the coming Christmas time

Johan Eldebo |

Over the last three years I have met families who have fled conflicts, in Lebanon, South Sudan, Congo, the Central African Republic, Burundi and Mali. I have spent time with parents who have had to leave their children behind as...

Feed His sheep; but remember that you too are one of His sheep

Johan Eldebo |

Recently I met a man called Michael. He’s a trilingual, university educated teacher from Burundi. When I met him, he was wearing jeans and a shirt and holding onto his Samsung smartphone. But there was a look of bewilderment on...

When Hope Goes Wrong

Danny Webster |

I’m in Cambodia with Tearfund this week to see some of the projects they support, in particular those run through their partner International Cooperation Cambodia (ICC). Along with Anita and Rich for the next week I’ll be visiting villages working...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 5:1-19

Andy Tilsley |

Nehemiah, concerned that people are being mistreated, challenges the officials about the way they are exploiting the poor. In the fifth week of our series, Andy looks at the role we have to play in caring for those in need,...

Advent: The Son of David - Matthew 1:1-21

Andy Tilsley |

A young carpenter from a royal line hears some puzzling news about his virgin fiancée. This week Andy Tilsley looks at the story of Joseph, and how he would become the father to the promised Son of David.

Advent: A King of Justice

David Stroud |

First century Israel was a complex place, with corrupt rulers, national oppression and a seemingly-silent God. In the first week of this new series, David Stroud looks at the political and religious setting of the first Christmas and how this...

Guest Speakers: The Mission of God - Matthew 28:16-20

Chris Wright |

Dr Chris Wright, author of The Mission of God spoke to us on the five marks of mission, and how God calls the church to be involved in sharing the good news of the gospel, teaching, acts of compassion, working for...

Habakkuk: The Answer - Habakkuk 1:12-2:20

David Stroud |

God answers Habakkuk’s second complaint by assuring him that He sees all that is going on, and will hold man to account for his actions. This talk addresses the dangers of pride, violence and injustice, looks forward to the day...

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