Renewal
Daniel 9:1-19
Howard finishes off the series on culture shift by discussing that secularism seems to be winning and the church declining. However, God is in control and he wants us all to remember Him.

Culture Shift
October
13
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Dying to Self
Colossians 2:8 - 3:5
Howard looks at the meaning of water baptism and goes onto explain that the christian life is about sacrificing your own life and way of living to God.

Culture Shift
October
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Resilient Disciples
Daniel 3:14-28
Howard outlines and unpacks four habits to cope with a culture that is trying to throw us in the lions den.

Culture Shift
September
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Fragile Gospel of Self
Daniel 2:31-3:6
Howard unpacks how current culture likes to build up the self and how tenuous this way of life can be.

Culture Shift
September
22
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Kingdom without the King
Daniel 1:1-8
Howard begins a challenging new preaching series based on the book of Daniel. Howard goes onto unpack what 'me culture' is and its effects on the Christian faith.

Culture Shift
September
08
Speaker
Howard Kellett
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
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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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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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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The Parable of the Rich Fool
Luke 12:16-21
Christopher unpacks the parable of the rich fool by discussing how and what we should spend our time, money and lives on, in light of the kingdom of God.

Parables of Jesus
August
25
Speaker
Christopher Appel
In our place
Isaiah 52:13-14; 53:1-12
Christopher looks at how Isaiah points towards a suffering servant. That suffering servant is Jesus who lays down his life for us.

Messiah in Isaiah
June
09
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Light dawns with the promised KING
Isaiah 1:1-17, 7:10-17, 8:22, 9:2-7
Christopher talks about that at times it may seem like we are walking through darkness, but, Jesus has come into this world to bring light and a hope.

Messiah in Isaiah
May
05
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Love One and Other: The Grace of Community
John 13:31-38
This talk looks at Jesus' command to love one and other just as He has loved us. This command thus infiltrates the way we do community and the way we love others in our daily lives.

Transforming Grace
February
10
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Pursue Joy
John 15:1-17
This talk looks at how our hearts are constantly pursuing joy, but pure lasting joy can only come from abiding in Jesus!

Transforming Grace
January
27
Speaker
Christopher Appel
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
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
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.

exodus
August
26
Speaker
Christopher Appel
Cross-shaped Work
1 Corinthians 10:31
A talk about working hard for the glory of God and how the gospel gives us an identity, value, purpose, and joy to be different within the workplace.

Work
May
27
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
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