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Fully Alive: The New Creation

David Stroud |

How can we be image bearers of God? In this talk, David Stroud looks at how faith, hope and love play a key part in what it means to live fully alive.

Fully Alive: The Kingdom - Luke 4:14-22

Jo Wells |

As we turn to the New Testament, we read of Jesus, the true image bearer, who announces the arrival of God’s Kingdom. In this talk, Jo looks at how the message of the Kingdom results in freedom and renewal.

Fully Alive: The Temple - Exodus 19:4-6

Andy Tilsley |

God’s people are no longer in a garden, but a wilderness. Yet God continues to reach out to them, and through them to the world. In this talk, Andy looks at God’s plan to create a Kingdom of Priests.

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...

Old Spike Roastery

Tim Frisby |

You don’t need me to tell you that coffee is big business in the UK. Whilst the British may be known the world over as tea drinkers, coffee is where the real money is. In the UK we drink upwards...

Clever Cloggs

Emma Sawers |

I believe that when children receive a solid education, they have the opportunity to achieve their potential in later life. There seems to be so much inequality in education at the moment and often children from refugee families or from...

Week of Prayer, Thursday: New Vision

ChristChurch London |

After the results of the EU referendum, Justin Welby and John Sentamu released a statement, part of which said: ‘The vote to withdraw from the European Union means that now we must all re-imagine both what it means to be...

Week of Prayer, Wednesday: Government & Leading Institutions

ChristChurch London |

Our nation is shaped by many people from different sectors of society. Today let’s pray for all those who have influence, not only as they seek to work out the best way forward in their own sector, but also the...

Singing for My Supper

Samantha Crawford |

I had numerous (some might say too many) hobbies as a child; tennis, sailing, horse riding, skiing, dance, forcing my younger brother to put on plays with me at home. But after trying all of these, I decided to put...

Introducing Andy Crouch

Liam Thatcher |

We are thrilled to welcome back to ChristChurch London our good friend Andy Crouch! Andy is a leading thinker, speaker and author from the USA. Among other things, he is the executive editor of Christianity Today and a senior fellow...

Stand Alone Talks: Launch Sunday

David Stroud |

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.

Addo Life: An Interview with Christiana Makanjuola

Christiana Makanjuola |

Addo Life is an innovative new project by Christiana Makanjuola, designed to help people make wise decisions in everyday life. We caught up with Christiana to find out a bit about the project, how it came about, and what she...

Serving Tower Hamlets Through Sport

Jon Mendelsohn |

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest child poverty rates in the country. The latest data (from August 2011) shows that 26,845 children in Tower Hamlets live in poverty. This represents 46% of all children in the borough and is...

Thinking Out Loud

Shabazz Graham |

Thinking big is second nature to the creative who’s set their goal on becoming more like their gargantuan Creator! – Let there be lights, camera, action! I’ve had a big dream for about two decades, I’ve lived with a passion...

Multiplicity: Antioch – A Resourcing Church

Liam Thatcher |

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...

The Singer’s Refrain

Lizzie Stanley |

Lizzie Stanley has been part of the worship team at ChristChurch London for a few years, and has led us in worship on many Sundays. But she has also recently released her first album, following a successful kickstarter campaign. We...

Heading to Nagoya

Ben Thomas |

In October this year I will be leaving the UK and moving halfway across the world to join a church plant in Nagoya, Japan. I will be serving GraceCity Church part-time as a volunteer intern, helping them to pioneer a...

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...

Selah Theatre Company

Corrine Haynes |

Corrine Haynes has lived in London for 5 years and graduated with a degree in Acting in 2013. She has since been working as a professional actress in London and throughout the UK on various different projects. She is now...

Working for the Flourishing of the Philippines

Craig Jamieson |

It’s now been three years since I left ChristChurch London and life in London to live in the Philippines. I specialise in sustainable agriculture and climate change and had been doing consultancy in the UK but finally got the opportunity...

The Renewal of all Things

David Stroud |

Is there a plan for the world? Should we care about physical things, or only spiritual things? And why should we bother working to make our city a better place, if we’re ultimately destined to leave this world behind and...

MAGNIFY

Tanya Marsh |

Faith, feminism, fashion. These are the three words that ‘crowned’ the front cover of the first issue of a magazine I’ve been involved with over the past two years. Because these words were given such prominence, I was forced to...

ChristChurch London: Our Story

ChristChurch London |

ChristChurch London is ten years old. This video takes a look at some of the highlights of our first decade and some of the elements that have made us the church we are today. This video was created for Love...

Why Work Matters

Rich Day |

“You’re going on a Mission trip? Let us pray for you!” It was a Sunday evening service at a Baptist Church in Surrey. A group of 15-18 year olds were invited up to the front of the church. They each...

Loving London, 10 Years in

David Stroud |

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...

Joseph: Fragile Dreams that Changed the World

Liam Thatcher |

A new term, a new sermon series. On Sundays from September to December, we’re going to be preaching on the story of Joseph. Yes, that Joseph. The one who got a musical written about him. But in this sermon series,...

Live Fruitful: The Story of GOODFRUIT

ChristChurch London |

Anthony Ogunbowale-Thomas and Dee Atkins are both involved in running GOODFRUIT and are the CEO and Communications Manager, respectively. We caught up with them to find out a bit about GOODFRUIT; the story so far, their hopes for the future,...

The Tale of Two Doctors: Good Ideas Pitch Night

Abigail Malortie |

Street Doctors is an initiative that teaches life-saving medical skills to high-risk young people, as a way of raising awareness and seeking to reduce death by violent crime. This video tells the story of how Dr Charlotte Neary-Bremer met Dr...

Culture Making: Andy Crouch Answers Questions on Creativity

Liam Thatcher |

Andy Crouch is the Executive Editor of Christianity Today and author of Culture Making, a book that has been an enormous influence to us as we’ve thought about what it means to be a community of people who are committed...

The Bit Beyond Market

Jack Wells |

The Bit Beyond is a market that supports social enterprise and ethical business in East London. The vendors are all social enterprises and ethical start-ups that have a focus that is bigger than simply making money. These are traders who have...

A Better Version of Me: An Interview with Niké Jemiyo

Niké Jemiyo |

Niké Jemiyo is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in London. She began writing music at the age of 15 and has performed at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, 93 Feet East, The Young Vic and The Broadway Theatre.  Her music...

Dreamboats and Petticoats: An Interview with Elizabeth Carter

Elizabeth Carter |

Elizabeth Carter graduated in 2006 with a degree in musical theatre and has since performed in a number of leading roles in theatre and film, as well as voice over, presenting and radio drama.  We caught up with her to...

How to be a Freelance Creative: An Interview with Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn |

Jonny Elwyn is a freelance film editor and has just released an eBook about how you can thrive as a freelance creative. We caught up with him to find out a little about who he is, what he does, and...

FoodCycle: An Interview with Kelvin Cheung

Kelvin Cheung |

Kelvin Cheung is the founder of FoodCycle, a charity that seeks to combine volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. We caught up with Kelvin...

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...

An Interview with Samantha Crawford

Samantha Crawford |

Samantha Crawford is a professional singer, who has performed in various settings across the world. We caught up with her to find out a little about her life and work and her advice for aspiring singers: Tell us a little bit about...

Imago Dei: Great Goods for the Greater Good

Jack Wells |

East London has a bit of a thing about markets. It always has done, of course, but in the last few years, trendy new ones have been popping up all over Dalston, Shoreditch and Bethnal Green, and pulling in big...

The Sea Change: An Interview with Joanna Rossiter

Joanna Rossiter |

Joanna Rossiter’s first novel, The Sea Change will be published by Penguin in May. We caught up with her to find out a bit about the novel, her experience of writing, and some advice for other writers: Can you give...

Global Cities: Thursday Session 1: Faith and Work

Jon Tyson |

What does the Bible say about faith and work? In this, the first talk from the Global Cities Conference, Jon Tyson unpacks a biblical theology of work and considers how we can equip people to make a difference in their workplace. Click...

Good Ideas Platform

Joel Kendall |

This year at the Everything Conference we held the Good Ideas Platform at the start of the break for lunch and we were pleased to see how much of a success it was. The pitches worked amazingly well and the...

“I was thirsty and ye gave me drink”

Liam Thatcher |

It’s not every year you get to run a conference on St Patrick’s Day with a member of the Guinness family as your keynote speaker. Yet strangely, that’s exactly what we ended up with at the Everything Conference this year....

Collaborate

John Archer |

Collaborate: (v) to work, one with another; cooperate, especially to produce or create something The definition is self-explanatory. And yet, I would argue, it is the most challenging part of the Everything Matters mandate. It is also the most vital,...

Mapping the Future

Tanya Marsh |

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do.” President Woodrow Wilson, 1911 “You have been handed a heritage but you will leave a legacy.”...

Foodbank

Tim Frisby |

For people on low incomes, a sudden crisis – redundancy, benefit delay, illness or even an unexpected bill – can mean going hungry. Every day parents skip meals to feed their children and people are forced to choose between paying...

A Message from the Mayor of London

David Stroud |

At ChristChurch London we are passionate about the city in which we live, and believe we have a role to play in making a difference here, working together for the common good. We recently decided to get in touch with...

Esther: Scene II Call - Esther 3-4

Abigail Malortie |

When Haman launches a plot to destroy the Jewish people, Esther is presented with the challenge and opportunity to intervene on their behalf. In this talk, we look at God’s challenging call on our lives and the ways in which He...

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