I am the Resurrection and the Life
John 11
A message about Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead demonstrating that He is the Resurrection and the Life, that by Jesus' own death and resurrection He defeated death once and for all time, giving us eternal life for those who believe in Him.

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Good Shepherd
John 10:10-30
A message about Jesus being the Good Shepherd who becomes like a sheep to sacrifice Himself so that death and evil are defeated. Allowing us to have life to the full in Him!

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus is The Way, The Truth and The Life
John 13
A message about Jesus being, The Way, The Truth, and The Life.

Sundays Discipled By Jesus
November
05
Speaker
Andy Allen
Reformation 500

This message discusses the historical events surrounding the protestant reformation.  It helps the listener understand the mindset of the Christian culture of the day, and ultimately underlines the important role the bible should play in the Christian doctrine.


 
October
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus and the Sinful Woman
Luke 7

This message goes through the account of the prostitute washing Jesus’ hair with her feet. Steve encourages the listener to compare and contrast the woman and the man Simon who’s house they were in. One was interested in being good, the other was interested in God. Ultimately everyone is morally bankrupt and in need of a saviour


 
October
15
Speaker
Stephen VanRhyn
I Am The Light Of The World
John

This sermon describes the meaning of light and darkness to our culture today, and what it means spiritually.  It peaks with a challenge for all Christians to live as children of the light, on fire for God.  


 
October
08
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Reformation 500
[ 1 Episodes ]
Mini Series reflecting on why the reformation still matters 500 years on.
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Non-Series Talks
[ 6 Episodes ]
Talks that are not attributed to a series
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Give, Go, Grow - 2020 Goals
[ 3 Episodes ]
Exciting Godfirst 3 year goals
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Pray with Jesus
[ 5 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the Lord's prayer
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Joseph: God's Plan for Saving Lives
[ 4 Episodes ]
God's Plan for Saving Lives
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Devoted: Holding Nothing Back
[ 4 Episodes ]
"They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." Acts 2:42 What does it mean to Devote ourselves to life in community with other Christians?
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Proverbs: That's Just the Way it is
[ 12 Episodes ]
If you're searching for applicable wisdom for your life, try our Proverbs sermon series
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Guest Speakers
[ 10 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
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Romans
[ 15 Episodes ]
The Gospel of God
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The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
[ 9 Episodes ]
God chooses to catch up ordinary people, with all their sins and flaws, in his great story to bring his blessing to every nation.
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Reckless:Giving Ourselves Away
[ 5 Episodes ]
This God who is the Poured Out God calls us to give ourselves away
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Missionary Jesus: Gospel Encounters
[ 9 Episodes ]
See Jesus face to face through the people he met in John's gospel.
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Vital Signs
[ 10 Episodes ]
What are the Vital Signs of healthy Christians and healthy church? Journey with Godfirst as we take our spiritual pulse.
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Minor Prophets
[ 4 Episodes ]
Join Godfirst as we journey through the stories of minor prophets, understanding their lives as we look back through the lens of Jesus and his Gospel.
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Nehemiah - About a Great Work
[ 8 Episodes ]
The dramatic story of Nehemiah's rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem contains some brilliant lessons for us, as we seek to see the church of God in this nation rebuilt as the city on a hill that cannot be hidden.
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Vision and Values
[ 6 Episodes ]
At Godfirst we begin each January and September with a fresh restating of our vision and values.
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Discipled By Jesus
[ 20 Episodes ]
Walk with us through Mark's Gospel as we journey with the first disciples as they learn to live life and embrace sacrifice with Jesus. Our journey takes us through prayer, rest, openness, community, family, loving enemies, forgiveness, and taking up our cross!
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Big Objections
[ 6 Episodes ]
In this series we humblly attempt to answer the big objections to faith in Jesus rasied by our family, friends and co-workers. We tackle the big objections posed by: Science, Suffering and Evil, Sex and sexuality, hypocrisy, the bible.
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David - Straight to the Heart
[ 11 Episodes ]
Dipping into key moments in the life of David, we see a man that is so human – bouncing from hero to zero and back. This soldier, lover and poet fights, loves and writes with huge passion. And best of all, he is a fore-shadow of Jesus Himself, so it feels like this series is more about Jesus than David. Always a good thing.
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Ruth
[ 3 Episodes ]
This remarkable story is our story. Ruth shelters under the wings of the God of Isreal. Boaz shows Ruth loving kindness becasue his mother Rahab had be a foreigner and a prostitute who find in Isreal God loving kindness. Boaz like Christ takes Ruth under his wings and catches her up in God's big story, as the great grandmother of King David.
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Sex Etc
[ 7 Episodes ]
How should Jesus followers live in a sex saturated world? Ultimately sex images the God you worship. It's either loving relational and self giving or it's all about power, control and self-gratification. The series journeys through Jesus our True Husband, Singleness, Marriage, Pornography, and Sexual Orientation.
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Reformation 500
[ 0 Episodes ]
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I am the Resurrection and the Life
John 11
A message about Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead demonstrating that He is the Resurrection and the Life, that by Jesus' own death and resurrection He defeated death once and for all time, giving us eternal life for those who believe in Him.

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Good Shepherd
John 10:10-30
A message about Jesus being the Good Shepherd who becomes like a sheep to sacrifice Himself so that death and evil are defeated. Allowing us to have life to the full in Him!

Discipled By Jesus Sundays
November
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus is The Way, The Truth and The Life
John 13
A message about Jesus being, The Way, The Truth, and The Life.

Sundays Discipled By Jesus
November
05
Speaker
Andy Allen
Godfirst Weekender: Everyday Fruit
John 20:21
In his fourth Session of the 2015 Weekender, Matt gives us practical ways we can live as fruitful disciples on mission. "Those with changed hearts change nations."

Discipled By Jesus On the Road
June
09
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: Hearts
Proverbs 4:23
In his third brilliant session from 2015 Weekender Matt asks us to examine our hearts and allow the truth of the Gospel, and God as Father to dismantle the lies we believe about God and ourselves.

Discipled By Jesus On the Road Reckless
June
08
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: Roots & Spiritual Disciplines
1 Timothy 4:16
In his second talk from 2015 Weekender Matt helps us to recognize those hearts moments learn to repent and renounce unchristlike roots and apply spiritual disciplines to bring transformation.

Discipled By Jesus
June
07
Speaker
Matt Hatch
Godfirst Weekender: A Tale of Two Trees
Jeremiah 17
Matt Hatch kicks off our 2015 weekender talks on Disciple Making by telling us the tale of two trees.

Discipled By Jesus Vision and Values
June
06
Speaker
Matt Hatch
What Jesus' Cross Achieved
Mark 15:25-39
Howard explores four biblical metaphors for what Jesus cross achieved and what it means for us. The slave market - redemption; The court room - justification; The temple - cleansing; The family, the home - reconciled.

Discipled By Jesus
April
13
Speaker
Howard Kellett
His Fathers Son
Mark 15
This is the gospel: One must live so one will go free. Jesus or Barabbas - his fathers son. The Father knew he would have to treat Jesus like Barabbas so he could treat us like his true son Jesus.

Discipled By Jesus
April
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Facing Failure
Mark 14
Our society finds failure compelling, because it shines a light into the human condition. But in Peter's story we find it is the cascading grace and kindness of Jesus that is compelling!

Discipled By Jesus
March
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ruthless Trust
Mark 14
Sophie calls us to a life of Ruthless Trust! Brilliantly personal and biblical Sophie wraps the Father's arm around all those who face lifes big challenges. Death is swallowed up in VICTORY.

Discipled By Jesus
February
23
Speaker
Sophie Clements
The Story of the World in a Meal
Mark 14
The story of the bible was summed up in an everyday meal of broken bread and wine. Yet this meal is full of meaning we so often neglect and in doing so we fail to remember the gospel story.

Discipled By Jesus
February
16
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus Looking for Fruit
Mark 11:12-22
What makes God mad? As Jesus clears the temple and judges the fig tree it's clear that fruitless religion is right up there. Jesus lifts the leaves and looks for the fruit of dependance on him, mission and intimacy with him.

Discipled By Jesus
February
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
One thing you lack...
Mark 10
When we weigh our money in one hand and Jesus in the other what choices do we make - not in theory but how it affects our bank statements? How much does Jesus self giving on the cross move you? A few pounds? 10%?

Discipled By Jesus
January
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Mountain Tops
Mark 9
So often we put God in a box because to encounter him in worship is scary, so we create religious structures to keep him at a distance. We need to understand Jesus is with us by his spirit, and we are to be hungry to meet him in worship.

Discipled By Jesus
January
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Way of The Cross
Mark 8:22 (f)
Mark's use of Jesus' two stage healing of the blind man and Peter's confession of Jesus as Messiah illustrates that if you don't see Messiahship as the way of the cross then you will never be a disciple of Jesus.

Discipled By Jesus
January
05
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ending Us and Them
Mark 7
We end up building walls, drawing circles, and including us and excluding them. Here we find Jesus sets his disciples a practical Us and Them test, in which they fail to find their voice and pull down the barriers between Us and Them

Discipled By Jesus
November
17
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Faith Waits - Disappointment
Mark 5
Jairus' daughter is on the verge of death but Jesus waits and turns aside to a women who has touched him. What do we do when Jesus' timing is way out of line with ours?

Discipled By Jesus
November
10
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Consumers to Missionaries
2 Corinthians 5
Paul challenges us to die to a life as material and spiritual consumers and live as disciples of Jesus, as servant missionaries.

Discipled By Jesus
November
03
Speaker
Family Values
Mark 3
In Mark 3 we find Jesus redefining both nation and family. In Jesus we are born of God into a new family. Howard explains how the negative influences of our natural families need to be re-parented as we disciple each other as a church family.

Discipled By Jesus
October
27
Speaker
Howard Kellett
I forgive you!
Mark 2
When you can love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, then you are stepping beyond mere human forgiveness but you are walking with Jesus, as a disciple of the Great Forgiver.

Discipled By Jesus
October
20
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Disciples Centre
Mark 1
We are not passive but are being discipled by the world; if we are to be disciples of Jesus we have to move away from 'project self' and find our centre or identity in the sharing in relationship between Father, Son, Spirit.

Discipled By Jesus
September
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus Calls Peter
Mark 1
Bruce takes us to Jesus' call of Peter, and encourages us to trust, repentance and a life of commitment to Jesus and his cause.

Discipled By Jesus
September
22
Speaker
Bruce Goodwin