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Pockets of Peace

Rich Butt |

There I am, stood on the edge of a cliff, feeling the gentle hug of the wind and watching the crystal blue sea crash against the rocks. As I take in the beauty of the scene unfolding before me I’m...

Got The X-Mas Factor?

Liam Thatcher |

52 sleeps until Christmas! Unless you take a siesta in the middle of your working day, in which case it’s more like 89. Or if you’re an insomniac – hey rejoice, only one sleep until Christmas! But more excitingly, it’s...

Jesus’ Heart for Refugees

Hannah Joy |

I was reminded recently, in the most unlikely situation, of Jesus’ immeasurable love for people. I was staring in horror at an anti-immigration poster which showed a photograph of hundreds and hundreds of people walking across Croatia into Slovenia, fleeing...

Summer of Love: 1 John

Liam Thatcher |

Summer of Love: 1 John If you’ve been with us over the past few months, you’ll know that we’ve been preaching a series entitled The Heart of the Matter. It’s been a rollercoaster ride through various subjects to do with...

International Justice Mission

Tim Frisby |

This last Sunday we remembered the life of William Wilberforce, someone who spent his life working alongside people around the world to see slavery and the slave trade abolished throughout the British Empire. We then announced that we have made...

Week of Prayer, Friday: The Nations

ChristChurch London |

As we finish our week of prayer in this city, let’s pray for the cities of nations around the world that are experiencing extreme loss, pain, confusion or fear at this time. Prayer: Heavenly Father, we thank you that you...

Week of Prayer, Monday: Peace

ChristChurch London |

Today we pray for peace. If you were with us in church yesterday, we prayed the ancient prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. Today we continue to pray for peace; for ourselves, our communities and our nations. Peace is a...

What Should The Church Say About Brexit?

Andy Tilsley |

Judging by the fear, anger and insecurity across the United Kingdom right now, it’s a brave person who writes about Brexit. Passions are running high amongst everyone I come across, and there is no place for the disgusting racism that’s...

God is in Charge: A Prayer for our Nation

ChristChurch London |

Last week saw the UK voting in favour of leaving the European Union. For many this has been a difficult decision. Whilst some consider it to be a great new opportunity for us, others have expressed fear, disappointment and anger...

My Experience of Alpha

Warwick Sharp |

I live in London and have worked in a range of areas from teaching, to working in a bank, to now working in education policy. I was brought up in a Christian family, but over time drifted away from Christianity...

Finding Answers Through Alpha

Gary Cottingham |

Over 2.5 million people in the UK have been on Alpha, a course designed to help people explore many of the biggest questions about life. Our next course begins with two launch nights on January 27 and 28. We caught...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 13

David Stroud |

The book of Nehemiah ends with a heart-breaking passage. Many of the trusted officials have failed, and the reforms that have been instituted have fallen apart. Nehemiah returns to the city to straighten out the problems. In the final week...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 12:27-47

Liam Thatcher |

Nehemiah 12 paints the picture of a city that is teeming with life as musicians use their skills and passions to create a sound that echoes far and wide. In the penultimate week of our Nehemiah series, Liam Thatcher looks...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 10:28-39

David Stroud |

The people of God make a commitment to honour God through the way that they live and how they use their resources. In this talk, David looks at the challenge of using our relationships, our time and our resources to...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 8:13-18

Liam Thatcher |

Whilst reading the Bible, the people stumble over the story of an ancient ritual: the feast of booths. They celebrate it together, with joy and feasting, but a sad irony lingers over the story… In the ninth week of our...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 6:1-14

Liam Thatcher |

Life is full of distractions; things that tempt you off course, and cause you to neglect the important things God has called you to do. In this talk, Liam Thatcher looks at the challenges faced in Nehemiah 6 and considers...

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,...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 4:1-23

David Stroud |

Building the church is not always easy; there are plenty of challenges and dangers along the way. In this fourth week of our series, David looks at Nehemiah 4 considering the kinds of opposition the people of God faced, and...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 3:1-32

David Stroud |

God has made each of us differently, with a unique combination of skills and passions. Each of us has a valuable role to play in God’s plan. In this talk Andy Tilsley looks at Nehemiah 3 and considers how we...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 2:1-20

Andy Tilsley |

Convinced that God has a contribution for him to make, Nehemiah makes a bold request of King Artaxerxes and leads a small group of people in an ambitious plan to rebuild the city of God. In week two of our...

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 1:1-11

David Stroud |

455 BC: The people of God are in exile, seemingly defeated. But Nehemiah refuses to give into pessimism, believing that God has called them to be a blessing to the world. In this first week of our new series, David...

Teach Us To Pray: Cry, Wait, Hope - Psalm 130

Andy Tilsley |

Isn’t the church full of hypocrites? Why is life just so busy? Why hasn’t God answered that prayer? What is there in life to look forward to? And what on earth does any of that have to do with prayer?...

Guest Speakers: Baptism

Amy Orr-Ewing |

Amy is the Training Director of the Ravi Zacharias Trust and Director of Programmes for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. She speaks at many universities, churches, and conferences, has written several books and lectures on Christian apologetics worldwide.

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