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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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Philippians 2

Liam Thatcher 18th August 2019

To a city obsessed with status and power, Philippians 2 is a beautiful, counter-cultural hymn, that challenges us to live with humility like that of Jesus himself.

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Philippians 2

Sarah Cobbold 18th August 2019

To a city obsessed with status and power, Philippians 2 is a beautiful, counter-cultural hymn, that challenges us to live with humility like that of Jesus himself.

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Philippians 1

Trevor Thompson 11th August 2019

From a prison cell, the Apostle Paul sends a letter to the church at Philippi, encouraging them to keep strong in their faith. In the first talk of our series, Trevor Thompson looks at Philippians chapter 1.

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Philippians 1

Jack Wells 11th August 2019

From a prison cell, the Apostle Paul sends a letter to the church at Philippi, encouraging them to keep strong in their faith. In the first talk of our series, Jack Wells looks at Philippians chapter 1.

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Philippians 1

Angie Catlett 11th August 2019

From a prison cell, the Apostle Paul sends a letter to the church at Philippi, encouraging them to keep strong in their faith. In the first talk of our series, Angie Catlett looks at Philippians chapter 1.

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Salt and Light

Joel Wade 04th August 2019

How should the church seek to be a positive influence in the world? In the final talk of our series, Joel Wade considers Jesus’ teaching about us being the Salt of the Earth and the Light of the World.

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The Wise and Foolish Builders

Jo Wells 28th July 2019

All of us face challenging and pressured seasons. In this talk, Jo Wells looks at Jesus’ teaching about the wise and foolish builders, and considers how to build a life that can weather the storms.

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The Wide and Narrow Gates

Liam Thatcher 21st July 2019

Jesus warns that the gate to life is small and easy to miss. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers what Jesus’ teaching about the wide and narrow gates can teach us about enjoying the flourishing life.

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Daily Prayer

Tim Frisby 14th July 2019

As part of our teaching series, The Sermon on the Mount, Lars spoke on The Lord’s Prayer and how praying this daily can be a powerful way to connect with God. Here is Tim Frisby’s personal version of the prayer, which you may want to use in your own devotional time.

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The Lord’s Prayer

Lars Due-Christensen 14th July 2019

The Lord’s Prayer has been a helpful model that disciples have prayed for 2,000 years. In this talk, Lars considers what this prayer can teach us about God, and life in the Kingdom.

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Making Peace with Others

Danny Webster 07th July 2019

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

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The Beatitudes

Andy Tilsley 07th July 2019

Jesus’ sermon begins with a picture of what the ‘blessed’ life looks like, and it’s not what you’d expect. In this sermon, Andy Tilsley looks at the Beatitudes, and considers what they teach us about the value-system of the Kingdom.

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United in Ministry

David Stroud 30th June 2019

Jesus sent out his followers to preach the gospel to all creation. It’s a mission so large that all of us need to be on board! So in the final talk of our series, David considers how the gospel unites both men and women in ministry.

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Building Bridges

Elizabeth Oldfield 23rd June 2019

Our world is so polarised, and we are often tempted or encouraged to vilify those who are on the opposing side. In this talk, Elizabeth Oldfield considers how we can love those who are different to us and have healthy conversations.

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Building Bridges

Natan Mladin 23rd June 2019

Our world is so polarised, and we are often tempted or encouraged to vilify those who are on the opposing side. In this talk, Natan Mladin considers how we can love those who are different to us and have healthy conversations.

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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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