Can I Be Good Without God?
What is a good person? How does God relate to that, if at all? What would it take for us to become "good people" and is that possible? Jonny explores.

 
October
14
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
Can I Be Good Without God? | Interview & Q+A
Jonny briefly introduces our guest Paul Rezkalla, before a time of open Q+A around the theme of ethics, morality and God.

 
October
14
Speaker
Jonny Mellor & Paul Rezkalla
Genesis, Temples And Seeing Through Ancient Eyes
Genesis 3:8
Temples were vitally important in the ancient world across all sorts of different civilisations, and for God's people in the Old Testament. But there wasn't a temple back in Genesis 1-3...or was there?

 
October
07
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
In The Beginning, God...
Genesis 1:1-3
In a society that seems pretty lost right now, perhaps the best way forward is to go back to the start. What was the starting point of everything? How did it all begin? And what can we learn from that for today? Jonathan explores.

 
September
30
Speaker
Jonathan Bell
Introducing Genesis 1-3
Genesis 1-3
To get the most out of these famous but highly controversial chapters, we need to clear away a few obstacles. In our introduction to this series, Jonny Mellor and Liz Brown present us with all three chapters and some signposts to help us to hear from God most clearly in this series and beyond.

 
September
23
Speaker
Jonny Mellor
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
Genesis
[ 3 Episodes ]
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One-Off Talks
[ 31 Episodes ]
These talks are not part of a series, they just stand alone!
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West Site Talks
[ 12 Episodes ]
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Hebrews
[ 21 Episodes ]
Jesus Is Greater
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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
[ 11 Episodes ]
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Wish You Were Here
[ 4 Episodes ]
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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?
[ 8 Episodes ]
This series explores the kind of Church we want to be.
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I believe in God but
[ 7 Episodes ]
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
[ 8 Episodes ]
In this series we get to eavesdrop on Habukkuk's no-holds-barred conversations with God.
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Destinations
[ 4 Episodes ]
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?
[ 3 Episodes ]
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
[ 8 Episodes ]
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)
[ 11 Episodes ]
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
[ 7 Episodes ]
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
[ 9 Episodes ]
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 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
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
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
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
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
Is Authenticity Possible In The Age Of Social Media?
John 4
In the age of profile pictures and Instagram feeds, is it truly possible to live authentically? What would that look like and where can we find the courage to dare to live without the filter?

 
February
04
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Authenticity + Social Media? Q+A
A combined recording of the two South Site Q+A sessions following Rich's talk "Is Authenticity Possible In The Age Of Social Media?".

 
February
04
Speaker
Rich Pitt
How Can Anyone Claim There's Just One True Religion?
In our beautiful, diverse city (and with tensions on the world stage right now), is it not arrogant and divisive to claim one religious conviction is superior to another? Rich explores in this talk.

 
December
03
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Other Religions? | Q+A
After a talk addressing "How can anyone claim there's only one true religion?", we opened things up to the room to take questions.

 
December
03
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Fight For Freedom!
Judges 6
As Christians we know Jesus has set us free! Yet we all find it hard to live in that freedom day to day. Why is that? How can I break free? The story of the Israelites - and our first glimpse of Gideon - in Judges 6 provide the answers.

 
October
29
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Why Would A Loving God Allow So Much Suffering?
Every human being - no matter our religious affiliations - asks big questions about life, faith and God. Here, we explore perhaps the biggest question of all, why a loving God would allow so much pain and suffering the the world.

 
October
01
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Suffering? | Q+A
After the talk on the theme of suffering, we opened up to questions via text and from the floor. This recording is a combination of the Q+A time from both of our South Site meetings that morning.

 
October
01
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Joy Blockers
Acts 8:4-25
When the gospel lands in a life, it’s meant to result in much joy! But, like Simon in Acts 8, we often fall for two classic joy-blockers that hold us back on the journey to joy. Here, Rich highlights those joy-blockers and points to the truths that obliterate them!

 
May
07
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Persecution: An Unwelcome Visitor
Acts 4:1-22
After the glorious heights of the first few chapters, things take a darker turn as persecution enters the story of the church. As Peter and John are arrested and questioned, what can we learn from their experiences? And how can we be transformed to live like them in our day?

 
March
19
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Tensions In Evangelism
Colossians 4:2-6
We know evangelism is good and right, but so often we don't feel it. In this talk, we seek to get our thinking right about three tensions in evangelism, as we see what Paul calls the Colossians to do with this glorious gospel.

Colossians
December
04
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Don't Be Deluded!
Colossians 1:24-2:5
Believing things that aren’t true has real implications in your life. That’s why Paul longs for the Colossians not to be deluded! We explore two themes that even the most fruitful and faithful Christians can be off-track on and hear God, through Paul, calling us back to clarity and confidence.

Colossians
October
09
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Contentment
Philippians 4:11-13
Contentment is a hugely attractive thing but it's also elusive. Looking at some of Paul's words from prison, we see how to take hold of an indestructible contentment that can be ours whatever the circumstance.

Wish You Were Here
August
21
Speaker
Rich Pitt
Feast
Luke 14:15-24

Luke
August
24
Speaker
Rich Pitt
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