Boasting in Grace in tough times
2 Corinthians 11
This preach looks at how we should boast in Jesus Christ instead of our own strengths, so that when suffering comes our way we can trust and boast in our cornerstone Jesus!

Transforming Grace
November
25
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Grace Teaches
Titus 2
This talk looks at how Grace teaches us that we aren't just saved from sin and death but into God's loving family, therefore empowering and teaching us to say no to the sinful desires of the flesh, so as to not let sin control our lives.

Transforming Grace
November
18
Speaker
Graham Marsh
GRACE: No condemnation for those in Christ Jesus
Romans 8:1-11
This talk looks at Gods scandalous Grace in that we have been justified by Christ, therefore, no condemnation can be found in Christ. The talk goes onto look at how we can fight any condemnation in our lives by living in the truth of Jesus justifying us.

Transforming Grace
November
11
Speaker
Steve Moat
Mr Law and Mr Grace - two weddings and a funeral
Romans 7
Through the use of the Mr Men characters, this preach looks at how we need to die to the law as no one can be made right with God by doing what the law commands and instead marry into Jesus to receive his Love and Grace.

Transforming Grace
November
04
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Cross and The Prodigal Sons
Luke 15
The parable of the prodigal sons shows how the younger son's desire for self expression and the elder son's self righteousness leave them both in need of the costly grace of the father.

Transforming Grace
October
28
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Greatness
Psalms 145:3
This talk looks at what true greatness looks like and how that affects us now and also the future generations.

dedication
October
21
Speaker
Christopher Appel
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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Guest Speakers
[ 11 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
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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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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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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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Amazing Grace - The Lady NOT for stoning
John 8:1-11
Through the story of the woman caught in adultery the talk highlights God's unmerited favour and love towards us. The talk goes onto look at how Grace can transform our lives.

Transforming Grace
October
14
Speaker
Howard Kellett
True Greatness
John 3
The talk looks into the fact that Christ redefines greatness in our modern era and that means Jesus must become greater and we must become less.

guest speaker
June
10
Speaker
Owen Cottom
The Unexpected King
John 12:1-26
A message about Jesus's triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The talk unpacks the expectations people had of Jesus coming as the Messiah and how He might solve their needs. However, Jesus conquers the world but, not how people may have expected. This is relevant to our lives now as its worth asking, what kind of king are you expecting that is worthy of our lives? What kind of king are you living for?

7 days that changed the world
February
25
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Everyday Community
John
A message about God being love, not just showing Love but, how He is inherently Love. Through this truth the christian community is transformed to displaying sacrificial cross shaped Love. Because of this, the christian community is where people see and believe the gospel!

Everyday Church
January
21
Speaker
Tom Bradbury
I am The Vine
John 15
A message about Jesus being The True Vine and how God is passionate about dwelling with us and that we can dwell with Him because of Jesus dying for our sins. From this relationship with Him he prunes us to make us fruitful and take away any dead branches that are sin, so that we are more like Him.

 
November
26
Speaker
Howard Kellett
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
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
Easy Worship
John 2:13-25
Arno de Bruin, a visiting speaker from Everyday People in East London, South Africa, talks to us about the dangers of uncostly worship.

 
February
05
Speaker
Arno de Bruin
Missionary Jesus: Mary Magdelene
John 20
What can we learn from Mary Magdalene's encounter with Jesus after his Resurrection?

 
 
 
 


 
 
 


MissionaryJesus
April
03
Speaker
Andy Allen
Missionary Jesus: In My Place
John 18-19
Just as Jesus died in Barrabbas' place, he died in our place too.



MissionaryJesus
March
20
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: Jesus Wept
John 11
Why is there such pain in the world - where is God? We join Mary and Martha in their cry "If you had been here my brother wouldn't have died!" and find out why Jesus wept.

MissionaryJesus
March
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: The Lady not for Stoning
John 7:53-8:11
How would you like to meet God? The lady in this story met Jesus at the lowest point of her life. Jesus responds to her with love and grace.
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MissionaryJesus
February
14
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: Soul Thirst - The Woman at the Well
John 4:1-42
Jesus crosses boundaries to quench our 'Soul Thirst'.

MissionaryJesus
January
31
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: Nicodemus
John 2:23-3:21
Jesus meets a member of the religious and political elite, yet despite Nicodemus' privileged birth, Jesus tells him he needs to be born again.

MissionaryJesus
January
24
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: Nathaniel
John 1: 43-51
Dan takes us through Nathaniel's story, showing us Jesus' love for the skeptic in all of us.



MissionaryJesus
January
17
Speaker
Dan Romer
Missionary Jesus: John the Baptist
John 1: 1-42
Howard explores John the Baptist's role of pointing to Jesus as the Messiah.

MissionaryJesus
January
10
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Vital Signs 3 - Healthy Community
John 17:20
In our individualistic culture Howard appeals to us to find our uniqueness not in isolation but in the loving community of the church that images God who is the ultimate loving community 

Vital Signs Community
September
20
Speaker
Howard Kellett
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
Jesus, Our True Husband
John 4
Godfirst friend Sean Green from Reading Family Church unpacks John 4 to show how Jesus the true and faithful husband to both marriaged and single christians.

Sex Etc
January
27
Speaker
Sean Green