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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His Presence
Exodus 34
The final preach in the series of Exodus looks at the greatness and importance of God's presence in our lives and within the Church. Moreover, the talk goes onto speak of how being in Gods presence is far better than any earthly gift or thing.

 
September
02
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jethro - Lessons for Moses
Exodus 18:1-27
This talk looks at the wisdom Jethro gave to Moses, revealing and demonstrating the heart God has for people.

 
August
26
Speaker
Christopher Appel
The Golden Calf
Exodus 32:1-35
Through the story of the Exodus we see how easy it is to create our own 'golden calf idols' and that when we sin we are committing adultery against God. However, by God's outrageous grace, He rescues and restores us from our 'golden calf idols'.

 
August
19
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The 10 Commandments
Exodus 19, 20 and 24
The talk looks at how God rescues us not because we keep the rules but because He wants a relationship. The 10 commandments are like the wedding vows as God brings us into relationship with Him.

 
August
12
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Grumbling
Exodus 15-17
This talk looks at a series of grumbles recorded in Exodus after the Israelites had escaped Egypt and how God responds to these grumblings. The talk goes on to unpack that grumbling reveals something much deeper about ourselves as it is often rooted in the heart.

 
August
05
Speaker
Steve Moat
Red Sea
Exodus 14:1
Unfortunately the recording misses the start. The preach looks at the Israelites trapped between the Red Sea and the Egyptian army chasing after them. How do ensure that we are not pulled back into slavery to sin? We know that our old lives have gone through death into new creation with Jesus the true and better Moses!

 
July
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Freedom
Exodus 11
This talk looks at the significance of the final plague in the Exodus story which meant death would come to the first born of every family. Within this story, the theme 'freedom' is discussed revealing what true freedom looks like.

 
July
22
Speaker
Howard Kellett
God's Judgement and Grace
Exodus 7-12
This talk looks at the 10 plagues of judgement placed upon Egypt by God. The talk goes onto explain that the plagues not only demonstrating Gods judgement on the people of Egypt but, also His Grace. From this story we see a foreshadowing of Jesus's sacrifice on the cross, revealing His unconditional Grace to all.

 
July
15
Speaker
Andy Allen
I am the God who comes down
Exodus 2
This talk, looks at how the sense of identity is huge in this day and age. The story of Moses in the book of Exodus reveals Gods rescue plan for us so we can trust and put our identity in Jesus.

 
July
08
Speaker
Howard Kellett
He draws us out
Exodus 1-2
This talk marks the beginning of a new summer series going through the story of Exodus and the way it mirrors Jesus' story. The talk goes onto to discuss contentious contemporary issues derived from the first few chapters of Exodus.

 
July
01
Speaker
Howard Kellett