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
Select Series
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
Select Series
COVID-19
[ 3 Episodes ]
Select Series
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
Select Series
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
Select Series
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.
Select Series
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
Select Series
Counter Culture
[ 9 Episodes ]
Walking through the letter of 1 Peter.
Select Series
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.
Select Series
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
Select Series
Guest Speakers
[ 12 Episodes ]
Sermons from Guests Speakers
Select Series
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!
Select Series
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
Select Series
Revolutionary Stories
[ 8 Episodes ]
The Parables of Jesus
Select Series
Messiah in Isaiah
[ 10 Episodes ]
Select Series
Crucifixion - In my place
[ 3 Episodes ]
Select Series
Divine Sex
[ 6 Episodes ]
Select Series
Transforming Grace
[ 12 Episodes ]
Select Series
Vision and Values
[ 6 Episodes ]
At Godfirst we begin each January and September with a fresh restating of our vision and values.
Select Series
3-2-1
[ 3 Episodes ]
Select Series
Exodus
[ 10 Episodes ]
He draws us out to draw us in
Select Series
9 to 5 - God's plan for work
[ 4 Episodes ]
Select Series
Seven Days that Changed the World
[ 6 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the events of seven days before Jesus' resurrection
Select Series
Everyday Church
[ 7 Episodes ]
Mission, Community, Disclplemaking, compassion and pastoral care in everyday life.
Select Series
Jesus Is
[ 7 Episodes ]
Diving deep into the I AM sayings of Jesus
Select Series
Reformation 500
[ 1 Episodes ]
Mini Series reflecting on why the reformation still matters 500 years on.
Select Series
Pray with Jesus
[ 5 Episodes ]
Walk with us through the Lord's prayer
Select Series
Joseph: God's Plan for Saving Lives
[ 4 Episodes ]
God's Plan for Saving Lives
Select Series
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?
Select Series
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
Select Series
Romans
[ 15 Episodes ]
The Gospel of God
Select Series
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.
Select Series
Reckless:Giving Ourselves Away
[ 5 Episodes ]
This God who is the Poured Out God calls us to give ourselves away
Select Series
Missionary Jesus: Gospel Encounters
[ 9 Episodes ]
See Jesus face to face through the people he met in John's gospel.
Select Series
Vital Signs
[ 10 Episodes ]
What are the Vital Signs of healthy Christians and healthy church? Journey with Godfirst as we take our spiritual pulse.
Select Series
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!
Select Series
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.
Select Series
The Godless Cross
Psalms 22
Howard explains how the harsh, dehumaninsing, degrading,  shame of the cross corresponds to our situation under the power of sin. 

 
April
07
Speaker
Howard Kellett
One Thing
Psalms 27
This talk looks at our hearts' longing for an encounter with God, longing for God to demonstrate his power in such a way that we cannot pass it off for anything else.

 
January
13
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.

 
October
21
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Where do you turn in the midst of your troubles?
Psalms 46
Guest speaker Ben Franks begins the talk with encouraging stories and news from Rhondda Valley, Hope Church in Wales before beginning (8minutes 42 seconds)his talk on trusting God in the midst of troubles. He goes on to unpack how God is our shelter, strength, and helper.

 
May
13
Speaker
Ben Franks
Moving from Me-Centered misery to Christ-Centered Worship
Psalms 77
Are things getting better or worse? Visiting speaker Tim Chester works through Psalm 77, showing how our sadness and question of God can lead us into worship.

 
November
13
Speaker
Tim Chester
Non Sermon Series : The Suffering Shepherd
Psalms 22
Paul shows how Jesus sang the song of Psalm 22 so we could sing the song of Psalm 23

David
May
08
Speaker
Suffering
Psalms 22
Only the God who has himself taken on human flesh and suffered on the cross can truly understand as we bring the "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?" questions of our suffering to him.

Big Objections
January
25
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Has science buried God?
Psalms 8
How does science answer the big questions of life and cosmology. Something from nothing, order from chaos, life from no life and human conciousness. Is science the only truth.

Big Objections
January
18
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Blood Soaked Shepherd
Psalms 22-23
The 23rd Psalm The Lord id my shepherd fills us with the images of green pastures and feasts, but Paul wonderfully shows how this Eden song comes to us only through the song of suffering One of 22nd Psalm. A must listen!

David
October
05
Speaker
You are Amazing!
Psalms 139
Human life is amazing, it looks as if the universe knew we were coming. We are not here by chance but we are hand crafted and loved by God and that makes you so special. (Baby Dedication).

David
September
21
Speaker
Howard Kellett