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Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Sacrifice

Andy Tilsley |

When the disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit, they began living for something greater, even being willing to lay down their lives for others. In the final talk of this series, Andy Tilsley considers how the Holy Spirit causes...

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Unity

Liam Thatcher |

One of the hallmarks of the early church was its incredible diversity. Cultural, social, and ethnic barriers were torn down, as the Holy Spirit united people from hugely different backgrounds. In this talk, Liam considers how we can build a...

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Unity

Tim Frisby |

This talk was recorded at our South Dedication Service. The first place Jesus’ disciples were ever called ‘Christians’ was in Antioch – one of the biggest, most multi-cultural cities in the Roman Empire. In this talk, Tim explains why that...

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Mission

David Stroud |

The early church swept across the ancient world, driven by a powerful mixture of faith, strategy, and the guidance of the Spirit. In this talk, David looks at how the Holy Spirit leads and empowers us to start new churches.

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Faith

Andy Tilsley |

Listen to Andy Tilsley talk about the Spirit of Faith.

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Boldness

Jo Wells |

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.

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Devotion

Andy Tilsley |

One of the hallmarks of the early church was their incredible generosity. In this talk, Andy considers what we can learn from the church’s sacrificial attitude, and how we can also practice generosity today.

Acts of the Spirit: The Spirit of Power

Liam Thatcher |

A small band of disciples gathered in Jerusalem, waiting as Jesus had told them to, for the promised Holy Spirit. And when Pentecost came, everything changed. In the first talk of our new series, Liam looks at what it means...

This Ship is Sailing Forward

Elissa Day |

Elissa Day, one of our prayer team members, explains how a little prayer has been going a long way at the South Service. In the last few months at the South Service, we’ve been experiencing exciting moments as we pray...

Theology Matters: The Trinity

Liam Thatcher |

A.W. Tozer wrote: ‘What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.’ It was with this in mind that we decided to spend a day recently thinking about the Trinity. To many...

Theology Matters: The Trinity: Session 4: The Trinity and the Christian Life

Liam Thatcher |

This final session considers what practical differences the Trinity makes to the Christian life, and how having an accurate view of the Trinity can enrich our prayer and our worship. Download the handouts.

Theology Matters: The Trinity: Session 3: Creation and Salvation

Liam Thatcher |

What does the Trinity achieve? And what can we learn from looking at the activity of God in the world? This session considers the role of the Trinity in creation and salvation, and the difference it makes knowing we are...

Theology Matters: The Trinity: Session 1: Introducing the Trinity

Liam Thatcher |

The Trinity is a mystery: a deeply complex idea at the heart of the Christian faith. So if it’s a mystery, why bother thinking about it at all? In this first session, we introduce the idea of the Trinity and...

Empowered Prayer

ChristChurch London |

‘If you know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!’ (Luke 11:13) On Sunday David concluded our series on The Lord’s Prayers...

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...

The Power of a Whisper

David Stroud |

If you had said to me twelve months ago that in March 2016 ChristChurch London would be meeting in four locations across the city, I’m not sure I would have believed you! We have always cared about the whole of...

Joshua: Joshua son of Nun

Andy Tilsley |

As Moses’ life draws to an end, he hands over the baton to a young leader named Joshua. In the first talk of this new series, Andy Tilsley looks at Joshua’s story and considers how God prepared him to lead His people...

Multiplicity: Corinth – An Empowered Church

David Stroud |

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...

Faith Conversations: More than Words

David Stroud |

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,...

Empowered: Praying for Healing

Liam Thatcher |

Jesus didn’t simply care about people’s spiritual wellbeing; he treated people as whole beings and provided for their spiritual, emotional and physical needs. Everywhere he went he restored sick people, and told his disciples to do the same. In this...

Empowered: Following the Spirit

Tim Frisby |

In the fourth week of our Empowered series, Tim looks at how the Holy Spirit leads and empowers us to be witnesses for Jesus, by first witnessing to us the truth of the gospel.

Empowered: Growing in Character

Andy Tilsley |

What are the characteristics that God wants to develop in our lives, and how does the Holy Spirit help us to grow in these areas? This week Andy Tilsley will look at Paul’s teaching in Galatians 5 about the fruit...

Empowered: Hearing God’s Voice

David Stroud |

Does God communicate with people, and if so how can we hear Him? In this talk, David will look at ways in which God speaks today, and help us to learn how to hear Him better, discern what He is...

Empowered: Empowered by the Spirit

David Stroud |

As he sent them out, Jesus promised his disciples that they would receive power to equip them for the mission ahead. At the outset of this new sermon series, David looks at what it means to be empowered by the...

DNA: Empowered - Acts 1:4-8

Liam Thatcher |

Jesus told his disciples to wait until they received power from heaven. In this talk, we will look at how the Holy Spirit equips us for a dynamic life, as we embark on the mission God has called us to.

Guest Speakers: Naturally Supernatural Part 2

Eleanor Mumford |

Guest speaker Eleanor Mumford spoke on the need to live lives empowered by the Holy Spirit. In this talk, she shares her own experience of the Holy Spirit’s work, and challenges us to live faith filled lives, transformed by his...

Guest Speakers: Naturally Supernatural Part 1 - 1 Corinthians 12:1-18

John Mumford |

What is a spiritual person? How can I know if I am spiritual, and how can I become spiritual? In this talk, John Mumford looks at three characteristics of a spiritual person, from 1 Corinthians 12.

LittleBig Church: One New Man - Ephesians 2:11-22

Simon Ash |

The good news about Jesus breaks down division and mends broken relationships. This talk will look at how the gospel has overcome the divisions between Jew and Gentile, and man and God, making us into a family, and a dwelling...

LittleBig Church: The Head and the Body - Ephesians 1:15-23

Andy Tilsley |

In the second week of our new series, Andy looks at Paul’s prayer for the Ephesian church, considering what it means for us to be called the body of Christ.  

LittleBig Church: Blessed Beyond Belief - Ephesians 1:1-14

David Stroud |

Today we launch into a series on the book of Ephesians, with a breathtaking look at the enormous string of blessings that are available for disciples of Jesus.

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