Church at home

For the foreseeable future, instead of meeting in our normal settings, we have moved our Sunday Services online for you to watch with friends and family at home at christchurchlondon.online.church.

Stories from…STEPS // Lily

A recent participant of the STEPS course shares their experience with us.

This Autumn I began the 12-Step programme because I was struggling with post-traumatic stress and destructive patterns that had emerged out of the experience of trauma, which I simply could not overcome. I felt trapped by a sense of guilt, shame and crippling anxiety. It felt like quite a big step to even begin the course, as I wasn’t sure how I’d handle being in a group setting. However, it was well worth the risk. The process of surrendering to God, confession and forgiveness, has been powerful and has enabled me to reconnect with God, with myself and with others.

The most profound change has been┬áthe freedom that has arisen from a fresh revelation of God’s grace. The change from believing God to be judgemental and condemning, to now knowing he is loving and forgiving, has allowed me to open my heart afresh to God and others, rather than hide in shame. This has brought about a greater sense of peace, serenity and self-compassion, where before I had been battling self-hatred. In learning to be compassionate to myself I have much more capacity for compassion to others. My post-traumatic stress symptoms have reduced significantly and this has increased my faith that deep transformation and healing is truly possible.

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Building Your Life on the Rock

Liam Thatcher 30th March 2020

In this talk from our online Church at home service, Liam Thatcher looks at Jesus’ parable about the wise and foolish builders in the book of Matthew, and offers some tips on how we can ensure we’re building our lives on the rock of Jesus in this current time.

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Jesus Never Changes

Andy Tilsley 22nd March 2020

As the church, how do we respond in this time of global uncertainty? In this talk from our first ever online Church at home service, Andy Tilsley leads us to reflect on the scripture in Hebrews 13, “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever,” and shares how we can stay close to God in a changing world.

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Gift Day

Tim Frisby 8th March 2020

In this talk from our 2020 Gift Day Tim looks at the advice the Apostle Paul gave regarding our attitude to money: be grateful, rather than arrogant; put your hope in God, rather than wealth; and aim to become rich in good deeds, rather than just rich. Doing that will enable us to take hold of the life that is really life.

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