Rhythms of Prayer
Nehemiah 1
Steve Moat looks at rebuilding fresh rhythms of prayer out of the story of Nehemiah.
May
09
Speaker
Steve Moat
Rebuilding a God first Culture
Haggai 1:1-14
Howard using the words of the prophet Haggai exhort us it's time to rebuild God's house rather than prioritising our own life projects. (Sorry the audio quality not our usual high standard) 

 
May
02
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Rebuilding Rhythms of Worship
Ezra 2:68 -3:11
Howard looks at how need to rebuild and re-establish daily, weekly and yearly rhythms of gathered worship that place us again and again in the big story of God.

 
April
25
Speaker
Howard Kellett
A call to return
Ezra
Christopher looking at the 3 major Jewish return events from exile out of Ezra and Nehemiah and how we can apply what we learn to our returning from the pandemic-generated exile we currently find ourselves in.

 
April
18
Speaker
Christopher Appel
A Prophetic Hope
Ezra 1:1-5
Howard gives and overview of the book of Ezra Nehemiah

 
April
11
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Smile or Frown?
John 12
All human life is a frown shaped tragedy that ends in a funeral, all expect Jesus that is a smile shaped comedy that ends in a wedding! Jesus falls into the ground and dies like a seed of wheat but whose resurrection raises all united with him to a smile shaped destiny that ends in an eternal wedding.

Easter
April
04
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Non-Series Talks
[ 8 Episodes ]
Talks that are not attributed to a series
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Ephesians: God's Plan, Christ's Church
[ 10 Episodes ]
The church isn’t an optional extra, it’s the display of God’s wisdom to the universe! It’s God’s only plan for making mature disciples of Jesus Christ
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COVID-19
[ 3 Episodes ]
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Advent - The Once and Coming King
[ 4 Episodes ]
Advent is more than calendars and chocolates. It's past in 'the incarnation', present in living 'in the time between the times' and it's the future hope of the returning King
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Ekklesia
[ 6 Episodes ]
What does it mean to be The Church in disconnected times? We seek to answer that question by looking at five biblical images of the connected Church. Temple, Bride, Body, Family and City
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Meals with Jesus
[ 5 Episodes ]
"The son of man came eating and drinking" Jesus' built community, made disciples and reached out to seek and save the lost over meals. Eating our way through Luke's gospel we aim to reclaim the table hospitality of the early church.
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Heroes
[ 5 Episodes ]
Eight significant lives from church history. Augustine, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, George Whitfield, William Wilberforce, Hudson Taylor, Martin Luther King Jr, Corrie Ten Boom
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Counter Culture
[ 9 Episodes ]
Walking through the letter of 1 Peter.
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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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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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Guest Speakers
[ 12 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
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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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Crucifixion - In my place
[ 3 Episodes ]
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Divine Sex
[ 6 Episodes ]
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Transforming Grace
[ 12 Episodes ]
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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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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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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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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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Ephesians 6 - Spiritual Warfare
Ephesians 6:10-20

Ephesians
March
21
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ephesians - Spirit and Submission
Ephesians 5:18 - 6:9
Howard preaches about how an ongoing fullness of the Spirit leads to mutual submission to one another in multiple contexts in life, including marriage, parenting and the workplace. 
 

Ephesians
March
07
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ephesians - The Holy Spirit
Ephesians
As part of our series in Ephesians, Howard takes us on a 'Fly-over' of the working of the Holy Spirit in the letter.

Ephesians
February
28
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ephesians - Walking as 'Holy and Righteous'
Ephesians 4:18 - 5:20
Christopher speaks about increasingly becoming the 'Holy and Righteous' ones that God declared us to be.

Ephesians
February
21
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Ephesians - Unity in Christ
Ephesians 4:1-17
Steve preaches about the unity of the church out of Ephesians 4. Jesus gives gifts to equip the saints for ministry and to grow and mature into the image of Jesus.

Ephesians
February
14
Speaker
Steve Moat
Ephesians - God's mystery in the church
Ephesians 3
Right at centre Ephesians is the revealed mystery of God's plan the Church.

Ephesians
February
07
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ephesians - The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation
Ephesians 2
In Ephesians 2 Paul explains how the gospel impacts our vertical relationship with God and that is demonstrated by a change in our horizontal relationships ( particularly between ethnic groups)

Ephesians
January
31
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ephesians - Alive in Christ
Ephesians 2:1-10
As part of our Ephesians series, Christopher preaches out of Ephesians 2:1-10 with emphasis that we were dead in our transgressions and sins, that God made us alive in Christ and that we were created for good works.

Ephesians
January
24
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Ephesians - Paul's Great Prayer
Ephesians 1:15-23
Adam Stanton unpacks Paul's prayer from Ephesians 1

Ephesians
January
17
Speaker
Adam Stanton
Ephesians: Blessed in Christ
Ephesians 1:1-14
Paul's opening gospel overture to Ephesians - headlines our blessings IN Christ: Chosen and Adopted, Redeemed and Restored, and engaged as the Bride of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians
January
10
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ekklesia - Love Story Church as Bride
Ephesians 5:31
Howard unpacks the big Love Story of the Bible. Jesus and His Bride 

 
October
18
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ekklesia - Church as Temple
Ephesians 2:11-22
What does it mean to be The Church in disconnected times? We seek to answer that question by looking at five biblical images of the connected Church.

 
October
11
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Prayer - Try to Pray Everyday
Ephesians 1:15-21
Guest speaker Owen Cottom from Cardiff, Wales speaks about the prayer he tries to pray everyday. This powerful prayer is asking God to open our spiritual eyes so that we may see the Hope that we have in Jesus and that we may see the Glory of our identity in Christ and the surpassing Power of Jesus.

 
October
27
Speaker
Owen Cottom
Work Part 2: Gospel-transformed Work
Ephesians
The second part of the series on 9 to 5 - God's plan for work and this talk unpicks how the way we think about work can transform how we do work. The talk goes onto describe how Ephesus was transformed by the gospel and how this then incredibly transformed their working lives.

 
May
07
Speaker
Tom Bradbury
Vital Signs 8: A People of God's Spirit
Ephesians 2
Using Paul's letter to the Ephesians, Howard explains how Roman and Jewish perspectives can be synthesized to understand how we can become a people of God's Spirit.

Vital Signs
November
15
Speaker
Howard Kellett