Father's Day
1 Thessalonians 2:7--12
Howard talks about the topic of Father's on Father's Day.

Special Day
June
21
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Suffering Well
1 Peter 4:12
Christopher talks about learning to suffer well

Counter Culture
June
14
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Counter Cultural Marriage
1 Peter 3:1-7
Steve and Jo Moat tag team a talk about Marriage

Counter Culture
June
07
Speaker
Steve Moat
All who are thirsty
John 7:37-41
Howard speaks on Pentecost Sunday about the Holy Spirit.

Special Day
May
31
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Christ the Cornerstone
1 Peter 2:2-10
Christopher continues our series on counter-culture with Jesus being our cornerstone.

Counter Culture
May
17
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Holiness
1 Peter 1:13
Steve Moat talks about about being a people in exile in a foreign land and therefore focuses on counter-cultural holiness.

Counter Culture
May
10
Speaker
Steve Moat
Chasing the Wind
[ 7 Episodes ]
Life without God, attempting to build meaning and purpose, in a broken world is an empty chasing after the wind. Ecclesiastes draws 21st century people to the ancient teacher's conclusion remember Jesus your creator in the day of your youth.
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Guest Speakers
[ 13 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
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COVID-19
[ 2 Episodes ]
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The Way of Jesus
[ 7 Episodes ]
The call for every follower of Jesus is to be with Jesus, become like Him and do the things he does
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Uprising - Praying with Paul
[ 5 Episodes ]
Paul's prayers are windows into the intimacy of Paul with his Saviour and catch the heart of Jesus' true agenda for his Church. Let Paul disciple us into a God-guided uprising of prayer!
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Culture Shift
[ 5 Episodes ]
'Culture Shift' will use the book of Daniel to address the challenges faced being a disciple of Jesus in the 21st Century
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Revolutionary Stories
[ 8 Episodes ]
The Parables of Jesus
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Messiah in Isaiah
[ 10 Episodes ]
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Non-Series Talks
[ 7 Episodes ]
Talks that are not attributed to a series
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Crucifixion - In my place
[ 3 Episodes ]
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Divine Sex
[ 7 Episodes ]
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Transforming Grace
[ 12 Episodes ]
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Vision and Values
[ 7 Episodes ]
At Godfirst we begin each January and September with a fresh restating of our vision and values.
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3-2-1
[ 3 Episodes ]
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Exodus
[ 10 Episodes ]
He draws us out to draw us in
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9 to 5 - God's plan for work
[ 4 Episodes ]
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Seven Days that Changed the World
[ 6 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the events of seven days before Jesus' resurrection
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Everyday Church
[ 7 Episodes ]
Mission, Community, Disclplemaking, compassion and pastoral care in everyday life.
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Jesus Is
[ 7 Episodes ]
Diving deep into the I AM sayings of Jesus
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Reformation 500
[ 1 Episodes ]
Mini Series reflecting on why the reformation still matters 500 years on.
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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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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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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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Diversity
Acts 13
Guest speaker Sean Green spoke about how diversity within the church is a must and what that looks like for us here in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire!

guest speaker
May
12
Speaker
Sean Green
Mission and Evangelism
Acts 17:16-34
The talk looks at when Acts describes Paul arriving in Athens and is concerned by their lack of faith. The talk goes onto look at the relevance of this story in today's society and how we should be concerned with Cheltenhams lack of faith driving us to mission and evangelism.

guest speaker
September
30
Speaker
Lex Loizides
Devotion
Acts 2:42-47
The talk looks at the early church's devotion to the word, to prayer and community. He goes onto talk about how Godfirst might follow the model and challenge described in Acts 2:42-47

guest speaker
June
03
Speaker
Matt Hosier
The Ascension
Acts 1:6
This is a pumping packed message full of great truth surrounding Jesus' Ascension. The talk goes onto explain why the ascension is even important, how it impacts us and practically, how does it effect our lives.

7 days that changed the world
April
08
Speaker
Graham Marsh
Devoted to Breaking Bread
Acts
This track delves in to the background, and deeper meaning behind breaking bead together. It helps us to better understand that it is more than simply eating a piece of bread and drinking a sip of wine/juice. It's about Unity, Participation, Blessing, Remembrance, Proclaiming, and self-examination.

 
June
18
Speaker
Andy Allen
Gathering to God
Acts
This sermon unpacks what it looks like to worship the lord with our mind, heart, body,and soul. It touches on what it means to worship God, how crucial it is to desire to be in God's presence, and how being in His presence is the true source of Joy and key to being a healthy church.

 
June
11
Speaker
Graham Marsh
Devoted to Community
Acts
This message hammers home the importance that participating in community is crucial to us staying healthy believers, and becoming a healthy Godfirst church

 
June
04
Speaker
Sophie Clements
Devoted to the Apostles Teaching
Acts
This sermon unpacks how important it is for us to no longer be on "spiritual milk" if we are mature Christians we should be devoted to the word and to the apostles teaching, eating "spiritual meat"

 
May
28
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Vital Signs 6: Leadership
Acts 14: 21-23
Sean Green joins us on our Eldership Sunday, explaining the need for leadership in the church, what leaders do and why.

Vital Signs
October
25
Speaker
Sean Green
Ten Tips For Bringing The Gospel To Cheltenham
Acts 17
Brilliantly PJ uses Paul's mission to Athens to give us 10 tips to contextualise the Gospel without compromising. Recommended listening for all Godfirsters.

Vision and Values
June
28
Speaker
PJ Smyth