Upwards And Outwards
Colossians 4:2-6
As a South Site, we want to grow in how we relate upwards (to God in prayer) and outwards (in witness to those who don't know Jesus). Listen to find out more.

 
September
16
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
It's Time To Shine
Matthew 5:14-16
Jesus calls his followers to let their light shine. Owen explains Churchcentral’s vision and how this is being outworked at West site over the coming term.

 
September
09
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
Why Do We Worship The Way We Do?
1 Corinthians 14
What is the point of a worship time? How should it look? What is a "good" worship time? Where should spiritual gifts fit in? Jonathan explores in this stand-alone talk.

 
September
09
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
The Power Of Thankfulness (South Site Baby Thanksgiving)
Various
What is thankfulness and why does it matter? How do we become thankful? We explored these questions at our Baby Thanksgiving service. Technical difficulties mean the quality of the recording is poor, apologies.

 
September
02
Speaker
Rich Pitt
What Does The Worshipping Church Look Like?
1 Peter 2
What happens when a lot of living sacrifices come together? This passage explains; we form the temple of God and serve as priests of God, resulting in others seeing the goodness of God. This has huge implications for how we each approach Sunday mornings.

 
September
02
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
The Great Need Of The Hour: Shepherds!
Hebrews 13:17-21
If we’re going to persevere to the end in our faith, we have to have shepherds in our life. In this final talk in the series, we examine why we need shepherds, who they should be and what they do.

 
August
26
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
West Site Talks
[ 12 Episodes ]
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Hebrews
[ 21 Episodes ]
Jesus Is Greater
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Big Questions
[ 14 Episodes ]
Exploring questions about faith in God
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Judges
[ 8 Episodes ]
The Search For A Saviour
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Acts
[ 31 Episodes ]
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The Kingdom of God
[ 3 Episodes ]
At our 2017 Weekend Away, we spent three sessions exploring how a true understanding of the Kingdom of God should impact our lives, both together as a church and as we relate to the world.
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Colossians
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Wish You Were Here
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Elisha
[ 4 Episodes ]
Elisha was an ordinary guy from an ordinary background. Yet he performed more miracles than anyone else in the Bible, except for Jesus. In this series we learn a host of lessons from his incredible faith.
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Elijah
[ 6 Episodes ]
An angry king. Devastating drought. Epic opposition. And one man who overcomes it all! When the world around us is spinning out of control, where do we turn? Join us for this series as we learn from Elijah.
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Luke
[ 93 Episodes ]
Luke invested a lot of time and energy putting together a thorough work for us from things he’d read and from eyewitnesses of Jesus. He researched it, tested his findings, picked it all apart and found that it stood up to the most rigorous scrutiny. Luke’s Gospel is perfect for anyone who is serious about getting to know the authentic Jesus.
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Prayer = Life
[ 13 Episodes ]
Prayer’s all about relationship. It’s our response to a living God who speaks, acts and comes close to us. It has the potential to change our life. This series looks at a number of examples from the Bible in which people prayed and encountered God in the midst of everyday life.
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The Big Story
[ 18 Episodes ]
The Bible is hard to get your head round. 2000 pages. 66 books. And if you get lost in the detail you can lose sight of the Big Story. This series is accompanied by an art project. Some of the artists are just starting out on their creative journey, others are more experienced. You can view it at bigstorybible.tumblr.com.
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What kind of Church?
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This series explores the kind of Church we want to be.
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I believe in God but
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Maybe like so many, you’re a member of a church, but you’re secretly ashamed of your past. Perhaps you’ve heard about the love of God, but you’re still not convinced that God totally loves you. This series addresses these struggles with the aim of closing the gap between our behaviour and beliefs.
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Habukkuk
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In this series we get to eavesdrop on Habukkuk's no-holds-barred conversations with God.
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Destinations
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Is what we are experiencing of God and his work in bringing about his kingdom now in the UK 'Normal'? Is it actually that we're stuck in traffic and that Normal Service is yet to resume? In this series we explore what 'Normal Service' looks like in the Bible and what application that has for us today.
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Where's God?
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We all face times when it feels like God is far away; our prayers are unanswered and our circumstances go from bad to worse. In this series we explore the lives of three characters from the New Testament - each faced circumstances which suggested that God was absent.
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Nehemiah - Building for the future
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Nehemiah's wise leadership got a seemingly impossible task done in record time. There are huge lessons and encouragements for us in this series as we seek to do something great for God in our city.
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Finding Joy (Philippians)
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We live in a society that's obsessed with trying to find joy. This series on the book of Philippians shows us how to find joy in the midst of some of the main pressure points of life.
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Esther
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There's much to learn in this series on the story of Esther about how to face difficulties in life without losing confidence in God. The message is simple; despite appearances, God is still at work!
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James
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What we believe and what we do often differ. There is no benefit to our faith if we do not apply it to our lives. The book of James gives us practical direction on how to use our faith.
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The Great Need Of The Hour: Shepherds!
Hebrews 13:17-21
If we’re going to persevere to the end in our faith, we have to have shepherds in our life. In this final talk in the series, we examine why we need shepherds, who they should be and what they do.

 
August
26
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Believing For A Better City
Hebrews 13:11-16
How do we live now in light of the hope of a new heaven and earth? Failure to consider this crucial question deprives us of one of the main motivations provided by the New Testament for persevering through difficult times.

 
August
12
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Community Matters
Hebrews 13:1-9
After the lofty heights of the previous 12 chapters, Hebrews 13 appears to be an anti-climax on first reading. However, as we dig beneath the surface, we catch a glimpse of a radical new kind of community, unlike anything else the world has ever seen.

 
July
29
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Motivations For Holiness
Hebrews 12:14-29
The call to "live a holy life" sounds like the small print of the Christian 'deal', the rubbish bit we nod along with but struggle to find motivation for. What does holiness look like? And why should we care? Does it even matter? Listen in.

 
July
22
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Persevering In Faith
Hebrews 12:1-13
There’s arguably never been a society with a lower pain threshold than ours. In today’s passage we learn the secret of persevering in faith when everything in us just wants to give up.

 
July
15
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Living With A Different Story
Hebrews 11:13-40
The 11th chapter of Hebrews is a challenge to what faith really looks like. It’s uncomfortable reading but it’s full of encouragements to help us. Faith means following God’s script for life no matter what the cost but this chapter shows us it’s worth it.

 
July
08
Speaker
Andy Martin
Where Are You Putting Your Faith?
Hebrews 11:1-13
When God calls us to obey him unconditionally, it's scary because we often don't know where we're going... but we know with whom we're going. And that changes everything!

 
July
01
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Confidence. Reality. Perseverance.
Hebrews 10:19-39
In light of all we’ve heard so far, how should be respond? This passage shows us that we have confident faith, hope & love, and that we need to persevere in light of the Day that is coming.

 
June
24
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
Making Sense Of The Old Testament
Hebrews 10:1-18
How should we as Christians relate to the Old Testament? It often seems confusing and includes commands that don't seem relevant. This talk offers three things you need to know to get the most out of the Old Testament.

 
June
17
Speaker
Rich Pitt
The Remedy For Guilt & Shame
Hebrews 9
None of us is faultless. All of us can be plagued by a fear of being found out. What can we do with our feelings of guilt and shame? And how can we become a church where the amazing grace of Jesus is not just an idea we believe, but a reality we live in together?

 
June
10
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Once Saved, Always Saved?
Hebrews 6:4-11
How do I know if I’m a genuine Christian? What do I do if I think I’ve committed the unforgivable sin? Is it possible to lose my salvation? Listen to this talk and find out all the answers!

 
May
20
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
You Are What You Eat
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
Every person in the world, including you and I, wants to flourish and grow, and God wants that for us too. But how does that happen? This talk explores the central importance of consuming, taking in and digesting spiritual truth, and how that fuels a healthy, growing Christian life.

 
May
13
Speaker
Rich Pitt
What's So Amazing About Melchizedek?
Hebrews 5+7
According to the writer to the Hebrews, understanding the significance of Melchizedek will strengthen your faith and increase your love for Jesus. In this talk we learn how understanding about this lesser known Bible character is actually a clear sign of spiritual maturity!

 
April
29
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Jesus, Our Great High Priest
Hebrews 4:14-16
Jesus is our Great High Priest. Because of him we can approach God's throne of grace with boldness. Great news! However, it does raise some big questions- why couldn't we approach God's throne with boldness anyway? Why do we need a great High Priest at all? And why is this whole subject so important both in the letter to the Hebrews and to us today?

 
April
15
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
Finding Rest
Hebrews 4:1-13
The writer to the Hebrews spells out the way to find true rest. However, in the busyness of life we could very easily fail to experience it. In this talk we discover how to ensure we live in the good of the rest that Jesus offers us all.

 
April
08
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
How To Not Harden Your Heart
Hebrews 3:6-4:1
The writer to the Hebrews warns us that if we harden our hearts, the consequences could be disastrous. But how do we do this? We hold on to faith in Jesus and also to hope in Jesus.

 
March
18
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
Come Home
Hebrews 3:1-11
The writer to the Hebrews throws out a stunning invitation and a sobering warning. What we learn in this sermon is that both are highly relevant for us today.

 
March
11
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Do you love Jesus?
Hebrews 2:5-18
At the centre of the whole Bible, is this question: ‘Do you love Jesus?’. In this passage, the writer to the Hebrews seeks to grow our love by painting a glorious, technicolour picture of the Son of God.

 
February
25
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Why Take Jesus Seriously?
Hebrews 2:1-4
Hebrews is written to a bunch of people who were considering walking away from their faith. In today’s passage we get five compelling reasons to keep on wholeheartedly following Jesus.

 
February
18
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Greater Than Angels
Hebrews 1:5-14
The writer to the Hebrews starts off his letter by telling us that Jesus is greater than angels, and by doing so, he shows us of a number of things about Jesus that make him totally amazing. Jonny highlights three of them.

 
February
11
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
Jesus Has The Final Word
Hebrews 1:1-3
Following Jesus can be costly and involve a lot of sacrifice. However, the first few verses of Hebrews lay out why we’d be wise to take the words of Jesus seriously and obey them wholeheartedly.

 
January
21
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Faith For The Future: West Site Vision Talk
Hebrews 11:1-3
What are you looking forward to? When you look at the future, do you see reason for hope? As Christians we have a solid and secure foundation for hope, based on what God has said and done. As a church and a site, God has a bright future for us. How do we get there? Owen shares...

 
November
05
Speaker
Owen O'Brien
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