Living as Strangers in the World

When we decide to become followers of Jesus we become Strangers in this world. We have a different allegiance and priority to the world around us. No matter what our race, gender, age or nationality we are firstly chosen by God to be sons and daughters of the king. That

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Finding Hope in a Time of Suffering

As Simon introduces this new series about the ‘Reason for our Hope’ he begins by looking at how to live during this time of suffering. Instead of grabbing hold of false hope and empty hope, the apostle Peter points us to a Living Hope. What does this look like and

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God’s empowering presence

Pentecost Sunday is the birthday of the church when we remember the pouring out of God’s spirit. Today, more than ever we need to experience God’s empowering presence that brings intimacy with the Father, a focus on Jesus and Holy Spirit power to do everything we are called to do.

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From Playground to Perfume

Evaluating where we are on your prayer journey is essential if we want to grow. We all need a push or a boost now and then, so let’s not stagnate and think nothing can change. With God, it really can.

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Praying without words

Are you someone who wants to connect with God in someway, but don’t know how to start or what words to use. In this talk, Simon looks at how in the Christian tradition, Contemplative Prayer helps us when we either don’t know what to say or are struggling for words.

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Desperately seeking

The second half of the amazing prayer we are focussing on in the bible says ‘If my people… will humble themselves and pray… and seek my face, I will forgive their sin and heal their land’. What does it look like to seek God with all we have? How can

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The posture of prayer

We focus on an amazing prayer from the bible that says ‘If my people, will humble themselves and pray… I will heal their land.’ How can I pray during this difficult time? How can I learn to hear God speaking to me?

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Turning your situation around

How can we remain positive, even thrive during this time. We learn from Paul and Silas that even in prison they are able to worship, to pray and even lead other people into a new relationship with God.

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On the Road

When you feel things have gone suddenly really badly, your hopes are crushed and you are trying to work out what everything means, Jesus comes alongside, opens up the whole of the bible and shows you the plans that God has are good. On the road to Emmaus Jesus meets

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