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Burning Hearts

Jo Wells 12th January 2020

Two men were walking away from Jerusalem, having lost their friend, and with him their hope. In this sermon, Jo looks at the story of the Emmaus Road, and considers how Jesus causes our hearts to burn, as he opens his word to us.

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Good Soil

Liam Thatcher 05th January 2020

Jesus tells a story about a farmer who sowed seed on different soils. In the first talk of 2020, Liam unpacks this parable, encouraging us to reflect on the state of our hearts, and surrender to the one who can make us truly fruitful.

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Expecting Good

Pat Copeland 05th January 2020

In this talk from our Sutton service, Pat Copeland reminds us of God’s goodness in 2019 and encourages us to be expectant for what He will do in 2020.

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Advent: Waiting in Hope

Hannah Elwyn 08th December 2019

What does the season of Advent have to teach us about waiting in hope? In this talk, Hannah Elwyn looks at the hope we have in Jesus, who is the Light in the darkness.

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Longing For Renewal

David Stroud 01st December 2019

What does it look like to live for cultural, social and spiritual renewal, celebrating what God has done in the past, and longing for Him to renew His deeds in our day? David Stroud concludes our series by looking at the prayer of Habakkuk 3.

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Temples of the Spirit

Joel Wade 24th November 2019

Paul tells the Corinthians that our bodies are actually Temples of God’s Spirit. In the penultimate talk of our series, Joel considers how we should honour God with our bodies.

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A Clash of Kingdoms

Liam Thatcher 17th November 2019

Everywhere he went, Jesus healed those who were sick, to demonstrate that the Kingdom of God was breaking in. In this talk, Liam considers how Jesus empowers us to heal the sick today.

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A Community of Love

Tim Frisby 10th November 2019

Jesus told his disciples that their love for one another would be a powerful witness to the world. In this talk, Tim Frisby considers how the church should live as a community rooted in love.

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Love London: Here to Stay

David Stroud 03rd November 2019

This year Christ Church London celebrates its 15th anniversary, and in this talk David looks back at God’s faithfulness, and inspires us to dream and pray for what is to come.

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Workers for the Harvest

Lars Due-Christensen 27th October 2019

Jesus sent out 72 of his followers, telling them that the harvest is plentiful. In this talk, Lars considers Jesus’ instructions in Luke chapter 10 about how we should live as workers for the harvest.

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Alpha: How did Jesus live?

Liam Thatcher 23rd October 2019

In week 3 of Alpha Liam spoke on the question, ‘How did Jesus live?’ If you missed it, catch up here.

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Sent with a Message

Andy Tilsley 20th October 2019

Paul writes that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. But how will they hear about Him, unless we share the good news? Andy Tilsley considers what it means to live as those sent with a message.

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Local Sunday: Stockwell

Tim Frisby 13th October 2019

In this talk, Tim Frisby talks us through 9 different ways to be a witness to the good news of Jesus.

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Local Sunday: Central

David Stroud 13th October 2019

In this talk, David shares the vision for the church to be ‘built together’, just as we see in the book of Nehemiah.

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Local Sunday: Sutton

Andy Tilsley 13th October 2019

In this talk, Andy Tilsley shares the vision for our Sutton service.

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A Kingdom of Priests

Hannah Elwyn 06th October 2019

Peter writes to followers who are scattered across the ancient world, and he exhorts them to live as a Kingdom of Priests. In this talk Hannah considers what that dual role means for us today.

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Courageous Under Pressure

Liam Thatcher 29th September 2019

How should we conduct ourselves in the face of threats? In this talk, Liam Thatcher looks at the story of Daniel in the lion’s den, and considers how God can fill us with courage in our moments of pressure.

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Faithful Under Fire

Jo Wells 22nd September 2019

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego are faced with a dangerous threat, and a temptation to abandon their God. In this talk from Daniel chapter 3, Jo Wells considers how we can remain faithful to God, and trust His protection when things get difficult.

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Positioned for Influence

David Stroud 15th September 2019

Daniel and his friends get taken into the courts of the King. In this talk, David Stroud considers how believers should conduct ourselves, so that God can position us to be a positive influence on the fate of a nation.

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A Creative Minority

Andy Tilsley 08th September 2019

What does it look like to live as a Creative Minority? And what should our posture be as we seek to follow Jesus in a post-Christian age? In the first talk of our new series, Andy Tilsley looks at the story of Daniel.

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Philippians 3

Dee Wade 01st September 2019

Paul had a lot of reasons to boast, but he considers them all nothing, compared to knowing Jesus. In this talk, Dee looks at Philippians 3, and considers how we are to keep pressing on towards our heavenly calling.

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Philippians 4

Nicole Lewis 01st September 2019

In the final talk of our series, Nicole looks at Philippians 4, in which Paul speaks about the
secret of contentment, and the strength that Christ provides that enables us to achieve
all things.

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Summer Retreat: Distinctive Living

David Stroud 01st September 2019

In this final talk from our Church Summer Retreat, David Stroud shares about the lordship of Jesus, and how choosing to surrender to Him fully sets us apart for a life of joy.

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Summer Retreat: Creating a Counter Culture

Joel Wade 30th August 2019

In this talk from our Church Summer Retreat, Joel Wade looks at the book of Daniel and considers how we can follow his example of creating a counter-culture.

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Summer Retreat: Holiness

Andy Tilsley 30th August 2019

In this talk from our Church Summer Retreat, Andy Tilsley shares what it means to live as God’s holy people.

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Summer Retreat: Perspective

Jo Wells 30th August 2019

In this talk from our Church Summer Retreat, Jo Wells shares what it means to live with God’s perspective.

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Summer Retreat: Our story

David Stroud 29th August 2019

In this talk from our Church Summer Retreat, David Stroud looks back at the story of how Christ Church London, and spurs us on to focus on dreaming and praying for the future.

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The story of the Samaritan woman

Lars Due-Christensen 25th August 2019

Most often Jesus ministers to us as a community of believers, but at times he addresses us in a very individual way. The story of the Samaritan woman is an outstanding example of this, giving us insight into the transformative power of an encounter with Jesus. This leads to peace with God, peace with ourselves and peace with others.

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Philippians 3

Charity El-Khazen 25th August 2019

Paul had a lot of reasons to boast, but he considers them all nothing, compared to
knowing Jesus. In this talk, Charity looks at Philippians 3, and considers how we are to keep
pressing on towards our heavenly calling.

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