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Read The Bible Together

In October 2018 we will begin a Bible Reading Scheme, Read The Bible Together (RBT). During the year there will be summaries of books we will be reading through as a Church.

The Miracle & The Message – Luke 24 – 23rd September

Understanding The Bible Together – Nehemiah 8 – 23rd September

Daniel Teaching Series

Before we opened up the Book of Daniel we had two preliminary studies on the Biblical context for the book.

A. The God Who Warns – Deuteronomy 4 – 4th February 2018

B. The Warning of God – Deuteronomy 4 – 11th February 2018

The series proper began in March and is continuing on Sunday Mornings.

1. The God of Daniel – Daniel 1 – 11th March 2018

2. God’s Man, Daniel – Daniel 1 – 18th March 2018

3. God’s Kingdom – Daniel 1 – 25th March 2018

4. The World Is Not Enough – Daniel 2 – 8th April 2018 

5. Prayer & Revelation – Daniel 2 – 22nd April 2018

6. Any Hope In This World – Daniel 2 – 6th May 2018

7. Fanatical – Daniel 3 – 13th May 2018

8. Deliverance In A Divided World – Daniel 3 – 27th May 2018

9. Beauty & The Beastly Beast – Daniel 4 – 3rd June 2018 (Outside In The Park)

10. Gleaning Beside The Grazing King – Daniel 4 – 10th June 2018

11. Handling Hubris – Daniel 5 – 24th June 2018

12. How To Weigh A King? – Daniel 5 – 1st July 2018

13. Finding Nothing – Daniel 6 – 15th July 2018

14. When Prayer Leads To Death – Daniel 6 – 22nd July 2018

15. Excellence In Exile – Daniel 6 – 29th July 2018

16. Is Everything Going To Be Alright? – Daniel 7 – 6th August 2018

17. Rams, Goats, Horns, God & Me – Daniel 8 – 2nd September 2018

18. Singing Salvation’s Story – Daniel 9:1-19 – 9th September 2018

19. Daniel’s Prayer Answered – Daniel 9:20-27 – 16th September 2018

Recent Individual Messages

The Position of Prayer – Luke 18:9-14 – 16th September

The Parable For Persistent Prayer – Luke 18:1-8 – 9th September

Seed and The Harvest – Mark 4:1-20 – 2nd September 2018

Assurance – Peter Bradley – 1 John 5:13 – 19th August 2018 am

Love, The Family Likeness – Peter Bradley – 1 John 3:23-4 – 19th August 2018 pm

Lord Are They Few, The Saved Ones – Steve Owens – Luke 13:23 – 12th August pm

Good News Reclaimed – 1 Timothy 1:15 – 6th August 2018

Jonah: His Sin & His Task – Jonah – Bob Monckton – 8th July 2018

Hope That Makes Sense – Romans 6:23 – Chris Bacon – 8th July 2018

Sanctuary – Jeremiah 17:12 – Steve Owens – 17th June 2018 

The Mission of CAP & The Mission of Christ – (CAP Sunday) – Luke 19 – 20th May 2018

Bread Accepted, Bread of Life Rejected – (CAP Sunday) – John 6 – 20th May 2018

Watching Our God At Work – Owen Blackwood – 29th April 2018

Resurrection Life – Easter Sunday Service – 1st April 2018

Beyond Water – Luke 23.39-43 – Baptismal Service – 28th January 2018

Philemon Teaching Series

1. Paul & Gospel Change – Philemon – 15th July 2018

2. Philemon: Exemplary Believer Challenged – Philemon – 22nd July 2018

3. Onesimus: Trophy of Grace – Philemon – 29th July 2018

Colossians Teaching Series

January – July 2018 Evening Series

1. In Christ, At Colossae – Colossians 1:1-2 – 28th January 2018

2. Made New By God’s Good News – Colossians 1:3-8 – 4th February 2018

3. Just The Beginning – Colossians 1:9-14 – 11th February 2018

4. Christ: Supreme and Sufficient – Colossians 1:15-20 – 18th February 2018

5. Where Does The Church Belong? – Colossians 1:21-23 – 11th March 2018

6. Paul On The Map – Colossians 1:24-29 – 18th March 2018

7. A Knowledge Like No Other – Colossians 2:1-5 – 25th March 2018

8. Just As You Began – Colossians 2:6-7 – 1st April 2018

9. Don’t Be Trapped, But Flourish, Firm In Christ – Colossians 2:8-15 – 8th April 2018

10. Dangers of Religion & The Dazzle of Christ – Colossians 2:16-23 – 22nd April 2018

11. Relentless Renewal – Colossians 3:1-8 – 29th April 2018

12. Myself, The Church and The New Humanity – Colossians 3:9-11 – 6th May2018

13. Clothed in Christ – Colossians 3:12-15 – 13th May 2018

14. The Gospel Community – Colossians 3:16-17 – 27 May 2018

15. The Gospel Shaped Marriage – Colossians 3:18-19 – 3rd June 2018

16. Children & Parents – Colossians 3:20-21 – 10th June 2018

17. Gospel Workers – Colossians 3:22-4:1 – 17th June 2018

18. Prayer & Proclamation – Colossians 4:2-6 – 24th June 2018

19. Who’s In? – Colossians 4:7-18 – 1st July 2018

Individual Messages 2017

John 11 – Gareth Davies – 5th November 2017 (am)

Ephesians 1 – Gareth Davies- 5th November 2017 (pm)

For your Good – 26th November 2017

Resurrection Life – Colossians 3 – 19th November 2017

Eyes Wide Open – 1 Peter 5:5-12 – Remembrance Sunday – 12th November 2017

What Will Jesus Do?

From September to December 2017 we looked at the Question “What Did Jesus Do?” as we considered his life, ministry, death, resurrection and ascension (scroll down for that Series). This mini series followed on from that study. What about now? What about the Future? What Will Jesus Do?

1. Intercede – Romans 8.34/Hebrews 7.25 – 7th January 2018

2. Return – Revelation 22.20 – 14th January 2018

3. Restore – Romans 8.16-25 – 21st January 2018

The I Am Sayings

We began the year with a Prayer Week, each meeting began with a devotion on one of the I Am sayings. The ones we didn’t manage to cover in the prayer week we considered on the following evening meetings.

The Bread of Life – John 6 – 14th January 2018

The True Vine – John 15.1-17 – 21st January 2018

The Christmas Songbook

A Christmas Series learning from the songs Luke’s Gospel records from the first Christmas.

Simeon’s Song – Luke 2.29-32 – 7th January 2018

Angelic Song – Luke 2.14 – 17th December 2018

Zechariah’s Song – Luke 1.67-80- 10th December 2018

Mary’s Song – Luke 1.46-56 – 3rd December 2018

The Baby’s Backstory

How does the Old Testament prepare us for the arrival of Baby Jesus?

The King – 17th December 2018

A Global Gift – Genesis 22.15-18 – 10th December 2018

The Victor – Genesis 3.15 – 3rd December 2018

What Did Jesus Do?

Some find the question “What Would Jesus Do?” helpful in making decisions day to day, as helpful as that question is there is a better one: “What Did Jesus Do?” This series goes through different gospel accounts of Christ’s life and ministry in order following the historic Jesus from his birth to his ascension.

1. The Life of Jesus – John 21.25 – 3rd September 2017

2. He Cried – John 1:1-18 – 10th September 2017

3. He Grew – Luke 2 – 17th September 2017

4. He Was Baptised & Tempted – Matthew 3:13-4:11 – 24th September 2017

5. He Taught – Matthew 7:24-27 – 1st October 2017

6. He Healed – Mark 7:31-37 – 8th October 2017

7. He Shone – Matthew 17:1-13 – 15th October 2017

8. He Broke Bread – Matthew 26:26-29 – 22nd October 2017

9. He Took The Cup – Matthew 26 & 27 – 29th October 2017

10. He Died – 12th November 2017

11. He Rose – Acts 2 – 19th November 2017

12. He Went Up – Acts 1:6-11 – 26th November 2017

The Heart of The Matter 

1. Son Give Me Your Heart – Proverbs 23:26 – 3rd September 2017

2. The Sad Story of The Human Heart – Ezekiel 36:16-38 – 17th September 2017

3. A Case Study – John 3:1-15 – 24th September 2017

4. Number Your Days – Psalm 90 – 8th October 2017

5. Idolatry And The Anger of God – Romans 1:18-2:11 – 15th October 2017

6. In Your Hearts Set Apart Christ As Lord – 1 Peter 3:15 – 22nd October 2017

7. Corrupting Power – 1 Samuel 11 & 12 – 29th October 2017

Sermon Archive

27 Aug AM – Philippians 3.1-11 – Phil Collins

27 Aug PM – Psalm 133 – Chris Hess

20 Aug AM – Luke 18.9-14 – Chris Bacon

20 Aug PM – Psalm 22 – Bob Monckton

6 Aug AM – Mark 5.21-43 – Peter Milson

30 July AM – Matthew 7.24-27 – Mark Barnes

30 July PM – John 19.28 – Mark Barnes

16 July AM – 2 Samuel 12.1-14 – Peter Bradley

16 July PM – Genesis 33 – Owen Cottom

9 July AM – Romans 4 – Jim Hume

9 July PM – Matthew 7.24-27 – Build your life on Christ – Rick McDonald

2 July AM – Genesis 37 – Peter Milsom

2 July PM – John 18 – Peter Milsom

25 June PM – John 3.21 – Light and darkness Part 2 – Rick McDonald

18 June AM – Psalm 73 – Steve Owens (This recording isn’t great quality)

18 June PM – Psalm 73.23-26 – Steve Owens

11 June AM – Matthew 13.31-34 – Matt Todd

11 June PM – Luke 18.1-8 – Matt Todd

4 June AM – 2 Samuel 9 – Dylan Brady

4 June PM – Acts 2 – John Orchard

28 May PM – John 13.1-20 – Bob Monkton

21 May AM – Luke 7.36-50 – Sam Liu

14 May AM – Hebrews 4.14-16 – Rick McDonald (Confidence)

14 May PM – Romans 3.25-31 – Jim Hume

7 May AM – John 3.16-19  – Rick McDonald

7 May PM – Psalms 71.18 – Steve Owens

30 April AM – John 19.31-42 – Peter Naylor

30 April PM – Philippians 2.1-11 – Peter Naylor

23 April AM – Matthew 28.16-20 – Steve Owens

23 April PM – Matthew 28.20 – Steve Owens

16 April AM – Matthew 27.57-60 – Chris Hess

9 April AM – Matthew 27.45-46 – Peter Milsom

9 April PM – Matthew 27.54 – Peter Milsom

2 April AM – Matthew 27.11-14 – Ian Parry

2 April PM – Matthew 27.21-22 – Ian Parry

26 March AM – Matthew 27 – Andrew Hadley

26 March PM – 1 Peter 1.13-19 – Andrew Hadley

19 March AM – 3 John  – Richard Baxter

19 March PM – Jude – Richard Baxter

12 March AM – Romans 3.21-25 – Jim Hume

12 March PM – Stability (Psalm 46) – Rick McDonald

26 February AM – Psalm 28 – Phil Collins

26 February PM – Revelation 1 – Bob Monkton

19 February AM – Luke 10.17-42 – Darran Dowey

19 February PM – 2 Timothy 1.1-12 – Darran Dowey

12 February AM – Romans 3.1-20 – Jim Hume

12 February PM – The Beatitudes part 3 – Meekness (Matthew 5.5) – Rick McDonald

5 February AM – Genesis 15.8 – Ian Parry

5 February PM – Matthew 15.7 – Ian Parry

29 January AM – Reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5.20-21) – Andrew Hadley

29 January PM – Anonymous Redeemer (Ruth 4) – Andrew Hadley

22 January AM – Authentic Victory (2 Corinthians 2.12-17) – Pete Campbell

22 January PM – Help (Psalm 121) – Pete Campbell

15 January AM – Luke 18.9-17 – Andrew Davies

15 January PM – 1 Kings 19.1-18 – Andrew Davis

8 January 2017 AM – The Beatitudes part 1 – Poor in Spirit (Matthew 5.3) – Rick McDonald

8 January 2017 PM – The Beatitudes part 2 – Those who mourn (Matthew 5.4) – Rick McDonald

18 December PM – Luke 1.26-56 – Ian Parry (Carol Service)

11 December AM – Matthew 1.1-17 – Andrew Norbury

11 December PM – Micah 5.1-6 – Andrew Norbury

4 December AM – Jonah 1 and 3 – Ian Parry

4 December PM – Jonah 2 and 4 – Ian Parry

27 November AM – Mark 5.21-43 – Andrew Hadley

13 November AM – Mark 9.14-29 – Andy Taylor

13 November PM – Luke 11.5-13 – Andy Taylor

6 November AM – Philippians 3.1-16 – Peter Milsom

30 October AM – Psalm 3 – Jonathan Thomas

30 October PM – 1 Corinthians 2.6-16 – Jonathan Thomas

23 October AM – Romans 2 – Jim Hume

23 October PM – The peace of God – Philippians 4.6-7 – Rick McDonald

16 October AM –Luke 10.25-37 – Chris Bacon

16 October PM – John 9 – Bob Monkton (The beginning of the recording has some interference but it is only for a few seconds)

25 September AM – James 1.12-18 – Abraham Debbarma

25 September PM – Romans 9.19-29 – Abraham Debbarma

18 September AM – Luke 22:63 – 23:25 – Jonny Raine

18 September PM – Psalm 30 – Jonny Raine

11 September AM – Psalm 73 – Bernard Lewis

11 September PM – Psalm 51 – Bernard Lewis

4 September AM – 1 Corinthians 9.24 – Phil Collins

4 September PM – Luke 12.1-7 – Owen Cottom

28 August AM – Proverbs 3.1-18 – Peter Milson

28 August PM – Luke 10.25-37 – Peter Milson

21 August AM – 2 Corinthians, 1 Part 1 – Ian Parry

21 August PM – 2 Corinthians 1, Part 2 – Ian Parry

14 August 2016 AM – Hope to come (1 Peter 1.13) – Rick McDonald

14 August 2016 PM – 1 Samuel 25.1-35 – Bob Monkton

17 July 2016 AM – Direction (Proverbs 3:5-6) – Phil Collins

10 July 2016 AM – Eyes on the prize (1 Corinthians 9.19-27) – Stephen Tucker

10 July 2016 PM – God’s way: Grace (Luke 15.1-2 &11-32) – Stephen Tucker

3 July 2016 AM – Genesis 3.1-12 & 1 John 1.5-10 (Ian Parry)

3 July 2016 PM – Luke 3.1-20 (Ian Parry)

26 June 2016 AM – 1 Samuel 17 (David Cox)

26 June 2016 PM – 2 Samuel 9 ( Peter Milsom)

8 May 2016 PM – Is Jesus worth pouring ourselves out for (Mark 14.1-11) – Ed McMillen

1 May 2016 AM – 2 Kings 2:14 (Mark Pickett)

1 May 2016 Pm – Romans 15:14-33 (Mark Pickett)

24 April 2016 AM – Made new – Words that redeem (Eph 4.29)

24 April 2016 PM – In search of a happily ever after (2Chron 36.17)

17 April 2016 AM – Made new – Theft (Eph 4.28)

17 April 2016 PM – I found this book and everything changed (2Chron 34.18)

10 April 2016 AM – Made New: Anger (Eph 4.26-27, 31, 5.1-2)

10 April 2016 PM – Active Grace (2Chron 33.12-13)

27 March 2016 AM – Easter – In Jerusalem & the Soul (Gal 2.19-21)

27 March 2016 PM – Easter Everyday (Gal 2.19.21)

20 March 2016 AM – Is it nothing? (Psalm 20)

20 March 2016 PM – The King – then & now (Rev 19.11-16)

13 March 2016 AM – Made New: Speech (Eph 4.25)

13 March 2016 PM – Undaunted III (2Chron 32.7-8)

6 March 2016 AM – Jesus – inside and outside (Eph 4.20-21)

6 March 2016 PM – Undaunted II (2Chron 32)

21 February 2016 PM – Undaunted I (2Chron 32.7-8)

14 February 2016 AM – Made New: How? (Eph 4.17-24)

14 February 2016 PM – Life to the full (2Chron 30.26-27)

7 February 2016 AM – The Big Idea (Eph 4.22-24)

7 February 2016 PM – Climate Change (2Chron 29.6-9)

24 January 2016 AM – Where ‘newness’ happens (Eph 4.1-16)

24 January 2016 PM – Revival (2Chron 29.36)

17 January 2016 AM – Order, Order, Order. (Eph 4.20-21)

17 January 2016 PM – Drawn closer or driven away (2Chron 28.22)

10 January 2016 AM – Made new (Eph 4.23)

10 January 2016 PM – So right yet so wrong (2Chron 26.5&16)

20 December 2015 AM – They worshipped him (Matt 2.10-11)

25 December 2015 AM – They saw the Child (Matt 2.10-11)

27 December 2015 AM – With his mother Mary (Matt 2.10-11)

27 December 2015 PM – They were overjoyed (Matt 2.10-11)

3 January 2016 AM – The true basis for confidence (Romans 8.28) Andy McMillen

13 December 2015 AM – The Jerusalem Road (Mark 10.33-35)

13 December 2015 PM – A fool on the throne (2Chron 25)

6 December 2015 AM – The Hundredfold and Mission (Mark 10.28-31)

6 December 2015 PM – Building in the day of small things (2Chron 23)

29 November 2015 AM – Baptism

29 November 2015 PM – When sin gets a grip (2Chron 22-23)

22 November 2015 AM – CAP Sunday – Better Promises

22 November 2015 PM – Getting Jehoram off the throne (2Chron 21.20)

15 November 2015 AM – Church as a support structure (Mark 10.28-31)

15 November 2015 PM – God as centre (2Chron 20.21)

8 November 2015 AM – Missing out on the hundredfold (Mark 10.28-31)

8 November 2015 PM – God centre stage (2Chron 20)

1 November 2015 PM – Compromise (2Chron 18.31)

25 October 2015 AM – Get Rich Or Die Trying (Mark 10.23)

25 October 2015 PM – Word Alive (2Chron 17&18)

18 October 2015 AM – The Answer (Mark 10.21)

18 October 2015 PM – The One Thing (2Chron 16.9)

4 October 2015 PM – Alzheimers of the soul (2Chron 16)

27 September 2015 AM – The Idol Issue (Mark 10.22)

27 September 2015 PM – Be doers of the Word (James 1.22)

20 September 2015 AM – The red pill or the blue pill (Mark 10.17-22)

20 September 2015 PM – Mid life Crisis (2Chron 15)

13 September 2015 AM – God is Good (Mark 10.18)

13 September 2015 PM – In the days of your youth (2Chron 14)

6 September 2015 AM – Tearing up the Script (Mark 10.17)

6 September 2015 PM – Christian Jihad (2Chron 13)

26 July 2015 AM – Suffering as Signpost (1Peter 4.17-18)

26 July 2015 PM – Self (2Chron 10-12)

19 July 2015 AM – Suffering as sifting (1Peter 4.17)

19 July 2015 PM – Let the Nations be glad (2Chron 9.1-12)

12 July 2015 PM – Renewal (2Chron 7.13-14)

12 July 2015 AM – Suffering and Sin (1Peter 4.15)

5 July 2015 AM – Experiencing Suffering III (1Peter 4.16)

21 June 2015 PM – The Presence of God (2Chron 7.1-3)

21 June 2015 AM – Wash away your sins (Acts 22.16)

14 June 2015 PM – The Plans of the Heart (1Chron 22.7)

14 June 2015 AM – Luke 18.15-17

7 June 2015 AM – Experiencing Suffering II (1Peter 4.14)

31 May 2015 PM – Where is the Temple now (1Chron 22ff)

31 May 2015 AM – Experiencing suffering I (1 Peter 4.13)

17 May 2015 AM – Good out of Evil III (Job)

10 May 2015 PM – Overflowing Grace (1Chron 17.16)

10 May 2015 AM – Good out of Evil II (2Cor 12.7-9)

4 May 2015 AM – Good out of Evil I (Luke 15.14-17)

26 April 2015 PM – Deep Grace (1Chron 17.11-12)

26 April 2015 AM – Suffering (1Peter 4.12)

19 April 2015 PM – God in the centre: feeding the fire (1Chron 16)

19 April 2015 AM – Walking the Walk: Share it (Eph 4.19)

5 April 2015 PM – Resurrection Now: Strength (Phil 3.20-21)

5 April 2015 AM – Resurrection Now: Hope (Phil 3.20-21)

30 March 2015 PM – God in the centre: Worship (1Chron 16) – unavailable 

30 March 2015 AM – When grace is not amazing (Luke 19.41-44)

23 March 2015 PM – God in the Centre: harder than we think (1Chron 13.12)

23 March 2015 AM – Walking the Walk: sword of the Spirit (Eph 6.17)

15 March 2015 PM – God in the Centre: The Issue (1Chronicles 13.3)

15 March 2015 AM – Walking the Walk: helmet of salvation (Eph 6.17)

8 March 2015 PM – I will build my church (1Chronicles 11.4-9)

8 March 2015 AM – Walking the walk: shield of faith (Eph 6.16)

15 Feb 2015 PM – Why Jesus is not a lifestyle choice (1Chronicles 11.1-2)

15 Feb 2015 AM – Walking the Walk: Feet fitted with peace (Eph 6.15)

8 Feb 2015 PM – Don’t settle for a Saul (1Chronicles 10)

8 Feb 2015 AM – Walking the walk: breastplate of righteousness (Eph 6.14)

1 Feb 2015 PM – Can these bones live? (1Chronicles 1-9)

1 Feb 2015 AM – Walking the walk: belt of truth (Eph 6.14)

18 Jan 2015 PM – How to change the world: be one among many (Col 4.7f)

18 Jan 2015 AM – Walking the walk: survival (Eph 6.14-20)

11 Jan 2015 PM – How to change the world: a life less ordinary (Col 4.5-6)

11 Jan 2015 AM – Walking the walk: Love (Eph 3.17)

4 Jan 2015 PM – How to change the world: get your story straight (Col 4.5-6)

4 Jan 2015 AM – Walking the walk: Reality (Eph 3.16)