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Summer of Love: Love Made Visible - 1 John 4:7–21

Liam Thatcher |

John argues that ‘God is love’ and yet he also says that ‘nobody has seen God’. In a world so in need of love, where can we find it? And how can we see love if we cannot see God?...

Summer of Love: Life, Love and Light - 1 John 1:1-2:2; 5:13

Liam Thatcher |

What is God like and how can we know Him? In the first talk of this new series, Liam looks at the opening of John’s letter and considers what it means for God to be life, love and light.

When God came to the Wrong Place

Liam Thatcher |

I saw some people walk into a shop the other day. A parent and his child. As they came face to face with a gleaming display unit, I heard a word spill from their mouths in unison. Only one expression...

Theology Matters: The Gospels: Session 8 – Symbols: Temple and Torah

Liam Thatcher |

In this seminar, Chris Oldfield and Liam Thatcher look at how Jesus treated the central symbols of Judaism. In particular, they consider what he had to say about the Temple and the Law Download the handouts that accompany this session  

Stand Alone Talks: The Promise of Christmas

Tim Frisby |

At the heart of the Christmas story is a powerful promise, that God wants to be with us. In this talk, Tim Frisby looks at the promise of Christmas, and the invitation to bring Jesus into the very centre of...

Stand Alone Talks: Hope and Disappointment

Andy Tilsley |

In this talk from our 2014 Christmas Carol Service, Andy Tilsley looks at the subjects of hope and disappointment, and how the story of Christmas offers a message of hope for all of us.

Holidays are coming…

Liam Thatcher |

Christmas can be a bewildering time of year, where everything we think we know gets turned on its head. Trees are uprooted from forests and planted indoors; Starbucks swaps their customary white cups for a festive shade of red; and...

Stand Alone Talks: Unto Us…

Joel Kendall |

Why do we still celebrate the birth of a baby thousands of years ago? What is the lasting significance of the Christmas message? In this talk, Joel Kendall looks at Isaiah 9 and the promise of a child who will...

Advent: A Light to the Nations - Luke 2:22-38

Joel Kendall |

In the final week of our series, Joel looks at the story of Simeon and Anna and their joy at meeting the baby Jesus. We see that this child’s birth is the answer to ancient promises, and the hope for...

Advent: Peace on Earth

Liam Thatcher |

Many details of the Christmas story are well known: no room at the inn, the child born in a stable and laid in a manger. But is it possible that we’ve become so familiar with the Christmas Card portrayal that...

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...

I Am: The Word Become Flesh - John 1:1-5

Liam Thatcher |

Who is Jesus? What is so unique about him? And how is his message relevant to life in the twenty first century? Liam Thatcher opens our new series looking at the claims of Jesus in the Gospel of John, and...

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