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Peace in your Community

Tim Frisby 16th June 2019

In the gospels, Jesus teaches us to love our neighbour. But who is our neighbour, and how can we love them? In this talk, Tim Frisby considers how Jesus came to Earth not only to bring peace between us and God, but also to empower us to bring peace to our communities.

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Courage for Mission

Andy Tilsley 09th June 2019

The disciples were given an enormous task; being sent out to the ends of the Earth with the good news of Jesus. In this talk, Andy Tilsley looks at the story of Pentecost and considers how the Holy Spirit and the love of God give us boldness for mission.

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Peace with Creation

Liam Thatcher 02nd June 2019

The Bible teaches that we were designed to be in harmony with this world. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers our responsibility towards Creation, and how we can care for it better.

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Local Sunday: Central London

Nengi Etela 26th May 2019

Jesus told us to forgive others as we have been forgiven; to extend the peace we have received to others. In this talk Nengi Etela considers how we can make peace with those who have hurt us.

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Local Sunday: Covent Garden

Ed Stroud 26th May 2019

Jesus told us to forgive others as we have been forgiven; to extend the peace we have received to others. In this talk Ed Stroud considers how we can make peace with those who have hurt us.

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Local Sunday: Bethnal Green

Al Marsh 26th May 2019

Jesus told us to forgive others as we have been forgiven; to extend the peace we have received to others. In this talk Al Marsh considers how we can make peace with those who have hurt us.

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Making Peace with Others

Jacqui Frisby 26th May 2019

In this talk, Jacqui Frisby shares from Colossians chapter 3 on how we can make peace with others through putting off our old ways and putting on the qualities that Paul describes. Please note that due to a technical problem the first few minutes of this talk are missing.

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Making Peace with Ourselves

Lars Due-Christensen 19th May 2019

For many of us, our biggest conflict is an internal one. In this talk, Lars Due-Christensen looks at how we can learn to live at peace with ourselves.

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Prayer for the Peace of the City

Christ Church London 12th May 2019

At Love London Sunday we spent the afternoon praying for the city of London, and to guide our prayers we interviewed various people about how they are using their skills and passion to bring about peace in our city. Listen to special guests Ben Lindsay from Power the Fight, Red Godfrey-Sagoo from the Sophie Hayes Foundation, and Christ Church Londoners Raph, Davina and Hannah.

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Seek the Peace of the City

David Stroud 12th May 2019

At Love London Sunday, David shared from the book of Jeremiah on why and how we are called to seek the peace and prosperity of our city.

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Local Sunday: Bethnal Green

Pippa Fishlock 05th May 2019

In this talk, Pippa Fishlock reflects on God’s promise of peace and protection in Psalm 46, and helps us to think about how we can be still before God, and share with Him honestly, in order to fully experience His peace.

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Habits of Peace

Tim Frisby 05th May 2019

If we want to be people of peace, then what we think about is important, but the habits and behaviours that shape us matter too. In this talk, Tim looks at Paul’s message in Philippians 4 and considers how we can form and re-form habits that help us connect with God and live in His peace.

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Do Not Be Anxious

David Stroud 28th April 2019

Anxiety is becoming an increasing presence in today’s culture. In this talk, David looks at Paul’s message in Philippians 4 and considers that what we choose to think about can either take from us, or fill us with, God’s peace.

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Local Sunday: Bethnal Green

Raphael Arthur 21st April 2019

In this talk from Easter Sunday, Raphael reflects on the hope we have because of Jesus’ resurrection.

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Peace through the Cross

Hannah Elwyn 21st April 2019

Easter is the central event of the Christian calendar, when we celebrate Jesus’ death and resurrection. In this talk, Hannah Elwyn considers how the cross reconciles us to God, and his resurrection gives us hope beyond the grave.

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Peace in Work and Rest

Joel Wade 14th April 2019

In a culture driven by achievement and success, it can be easy to let busyness steal our peace. In this talk, Joel Wade looks at the Biblical practice of the Sabbath, and considers how we can find peace in God by living from a place of rest.

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Renewing Your Mind

Liam Thatcher 07th April 2019

So much of our fear is fuelled by the voices we listen to. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers how we can learn to resist lies, and have our mind renewed by God.

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Hope for the Future

Andy Tilsley 31st March 2019

There are many reasons to be fearful about the future, with uncertainty at personal, national and international levels. In this talk, Andy Tilsley looks at how faith in the unchanging God can fill us with peace.

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Peace in the Storm

Jo Wells 24th March 2019

In the first talk of our new series, Jo Wells looks at the story of Jesus and the disciples in the storm, and considers how trusting God enables us to experience peace in tumultuous times.

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The Joy of Generosity

Liam Thatcher 17th March 2019

God designed us to experience joy in generosity, so that when we give away what we have, we get a foretaste of the eternal life and joy He has planned for us. In this talk Liam reflects on 1 Timothy and looks at how giving allows us to experience “the life that is truly life”.

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The Kingdom of Generosity

Andy Tilsley 17th March 2019

In Matthew chapter 13, Jesus compares the kingdom of God to treasure hidden in a field, or a pearl so valuable a man sold everything he had to buy it. In this talk, Andy considers how we can dethrone the power of mammon in our lives, and instead enthrone Jesus as Lord of our hearts.

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The Choice of Generosity

Joel Wade 10th March 2019

In this talk from our Bethnal Green service, Joel looks at Jesus’ teaching on money from Matthew chapter 6, and reflects on how being a generous community can be radical in a wealth-loving world.

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Building a Culture of Generosity

Tim Frisby 10th March 2019

How can we build a culture of generosity? In his second letter to the Corinthians, Paul describes the Macedonian church as an example of a generous and sacrificial community. In this talk, Tim considers how God provides through the community around us when we share with one another.

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The Call to Generosity

David Stroud 03rd March 2019

In this talk, David considers how a lifestyle of generosity is not only good for our hearts and for our faith, but also allows us to partner with God in accomplishing His purposes.

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Perseverance

Liam Thatcher 24th February 2019

In the last talk of the series, Liam looks at the examples of Anna and Simeon in Luke chapter 2, and how they embody what it looks like to persevere in prayer even through personal pain.

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Mission

Andy Tilsley 17th February 2019

For centuries God had called His people to be a beacon of hope to the world. But instead, they had often kept their light hidden. In the final talk of our series, Andy considers Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5 about how the church should shine as a light in a dark world.

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Renewal

Lars Due-Christensen 10th February 2019

In Mark chapter 2, Jesus addresses the religious leaders of his day, and poses a strange riddle about wine and wineskins. In this talk, Lars explores Jesus’ saying and considers how the church needs to be made new, if we are to contain the fresh things God wants to do in us and through us.

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Hunger

Liam Thatcher 03rd February 2019

Right throughout the Bible, God’s people have undergone periods of fasting, where they have abstained from food and devoted themselves to prayer. In this talk, Liam considers the significance of this often-neglected practice, and how we can learn to enjoy and be strengthened by it today.

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Local Sunday: Stockwell

Tim Frisby 27th January 2019

In this talk Tim shares the vision of our Stockwell service, looking back at South London’s rich spiritual heritage and raising faith for what God will do in our day.

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Local Sunday: Bethnal Green

Joel Wade 27th January 2019

In this talk Joel shares the vision of our Bethnal Green service, and asks the question: what do we want to be known for?

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