Worshipping in Exile
1 Peter 2:4-10
Guest speaker Matt talks about Christians being like living stones, that are being built into a spiritual house. He touches on how evangelism should be as natural as the way we shamelessly tell others about our last vacation or latest Netflix series we have watched.

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February
16
Speaker
Matt Hosier
Generosity
Matthew 23:23
Steve looks into 3 vital aspects of Generosity which include: Justice, Mercy and Faithfulness.

The Way of Jesus
February
09
Speaker
Steve Moat
Become Like Jesus - How do we become like Jesus?
John 15
Howard looks at how we are shaped by our experiences, people, habits and stories. But as Jesus followers we are to be formed by: Teaching from the gospel, encounter moments and spiritual practices.

The Way of Jesus
February
02
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Be with Jesus - Teach us to Pray
Matthew 6:8-13
The Lord's prayer is a template for how to be with the father.

The Way of Jesus
January
26
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The devotional life of Christ
Mark 1:29-37
Andrew speaks about what we can learn from Jesus' way of praying. He highlights that a devotional prayer life is birthed out of being Sons and Daughters of God.

The Way of Jesus
January
20
Speaker
Andrew Haslam
The Practices of Community
Matthew 4:18-22
Jesus' answer to individualism and loneliness in our culture is the proper practice of Christian Community.

The Way of Jesus
January
12
Speaker
Christopher Appel
The Way of Jesus
[ 6 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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Generosity
Matthew 23:23
Steve looks into 3 vital aspects of Generosity which include: Justice, Mercy and Faithfulness.

The Way of Jesus
February
09
Speaker
Steve Moat
Be with Jesus - Teach us to Pray
Matthew 6:8-13
The Lord's prayer is a template for how to be with the father.

The Way of Jesus
January
26
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Practices of Community
Matthew 4:18-22
Jesus' answer to individualism and loneliness in our culture is the proper practice of Christian Community.

The Way of Jesus
January
12
Speaker
Christopher Appel
The Searching Shepherd
Matthew 18
Howard wraps up the last parable of the series on revolutionary stories by unpacking the parable of the lost sheep.

Parables of Jesus
September
01
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Price
Matthew 13:44-46
Judith speaks brilliantly from two of the shortest parables in the bible as she unpacks what they mean for us today.

Parables of Jesus
August
04
Speaker
Judith Bell
Revolutionary Compassion
Matthew 19:30-20:16
Howard unpacks the parable of the vineyard workers revealing Gods compassion towards us.

Parables of Jesus
July
21
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Wise Men and Women Still Seek Jesus
Matthew 2:1-16
This talk looks at the story of Jesus' birth in light of the wise men who seek after Jesus. The talk goes onto reflect on how and why humanity should seek after Jesus.

 
December
23
Speaker
Christopher Appel
HE IS RISEN!
Matthew 28
This message discusses how Christianity has either everything to do with our lives or absolutely nothing to do with our lives. It can never be moderately important. The message goes on to talk about the evidence behind Jesus rising from the dead and as a result demonstrating that Christianity has everything to do with our lives!

7 days that changed the world
April
01
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Lead Us Not Into Temptation But Deliver Us From Evil
Matthew 6
Tom simplifies the evils referred to in this prayer in to two camps, the badness outside of us in the world, and the badness inside of us; both of which we can ask of God the father to help us defeat and avoid.  He touches on how important it is to incorporate this part of the prayer into lives daily. The sermon also focuses on how well Jesus our savior perfectly resisted temptation while on earth, and reminds us that He is in our corner, wanting us to ask him for assistance to resist temptation in our own lives.

 
August
27
Speaker
Tom Bradbury
Forgive us our sins
Matthew 6
Vicky unpacks the verse ‘Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us’. She makes three points stating that our debt against God does exist, it carries a real consequence, and we can never pay it back.  She then goes on to discuss how important it is that we forgive others in light of the radical and gracious forgiveness we have received from God the father for our sins.

 
August
20
Speaker
Vicky Allen
Give Us Today Our Daily Bread
Matthew 6
This sermon touches on not just the importance of being reminded to see God as a providor, but how unhealthy it is if that is the only part of the prayer we ever pray to God.   This sermon also elabrates on the plural form the prayer takes when it says 'Give Us our daily bread'.  Abbe suggests Jesus may have had in mind that when we pray this prayer, it is important that we pray it not only for ourselves, but for our brothers and sisters in christ as well.

 
August
13
Speaker
Abbe Sidery
Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done
Matthew 6
This sermon focuses on what the kingdom of God is and what it is like to live daily as part of the Kingdom of God here and now.  It also reminds us of the importance of asking for God's will to be done in our lives instead of asking God for our will to be done.

 
August
06
Speaker
Steve Moat
Our Father in Heaven Hallow is Your Name
Matthew 6
Adam discusses prayer and it's importance, he also unpacks the first famous verse of the Lord's prayer emphasizing how important it is to know God as an intimate father, and how important it is to know him as a Holy God.
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July
30
Speaker
Adam Stanton
Vital Signs 2: Training to Know Jesus Better
Matthew 6: 5-13
Howard leads us through the practical steps to deepen our prayer lives, helping us to train to know Jesus better.

Vital Signs On the Road
September
13
Speaker
Howard Kellett