Not lacking any Spiritual Gift
1 Corinthians 1:1-5
Howard encourages Godfirst to pursue spiritual gifts especially the gift of prophecy. The talk ends with helpful practical steps to grow in prophecy.

Praying with Paul
November
14
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Thanksgiving
Philippians 4:4-7
A pitch for thanksgiving, Steve Moat talks about the problem and then goes onto speak practically how we can plan and discipline ourselves so that we may learn to be a people of thanksgiving.

Praying with Paul
November
03
Speaker
Steve Moat
The Prayer - Try to Pray Everyday
Ephesians 1:15-21
Guest speaker Owen Cottom from Cardiff, Wales speaks about the prayer he tries to pray everyday. This powerful prayer is asking God to open our spiritual eyes so that we may see the Hope that we have in Jesus and that we may see the Glory of our identity in Christ and the surpassing Power of Jesus.

Praying with Paul
October
27
Speaker
Owen Cottom
Pray Big
Colossians 1:3-23
Tom Clewer a guest speaker from Wales starts off the new series on prayer by encouraging us that prayer changes the world.

Praying with Paul
October
20
Speaker
Tom Clewer
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
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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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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Diversity
Acts 13
Guest speaker Sean Green spoke about how diversity within the church is a must and what that looks like for us here in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire!

guest speaker
May
12
Speaker
Sean Green
Mission and Evangelism
Acts 17:16-34
The talk looks at when Acts describes Paul arriving in Athens and is concerned by their lack of faith. The talk goes onto look at the relevance of this story in today's society and how we should be concerned with Cheltenhams lack of faith driving us to mission and evangelism.

guest speaker
September
30
Speaker
Lex Loizides
The Gospel - A moment and a process
This is a talk about how receiving the gospel is a moment and a process. We receive the gospel, grow strong roots and spread the gospel as a community of believers

guest speaker
June
24
Speaker
Ian Kennedy
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
Devotion
Acts 2:42-47
The talk looks at the early church's devotion to the word, to prayer and community. He goes onto talk about how Godfirst might follow the model and challenge described in Acts 2:42-47

guest speaker
June
03
Speaker
Matt Hosier
Followers that actually follow Jesus
Luke 14:28-35
Guest speaker Sean Green begins his talk with a little update about his church in Reading and then goes onto to speak about what it means to really follow Jesus.

guest speaker
May
20
Speaker
Sean Green
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.

guest speaker
May
13
Speaker
Ben Franks
The Parable of the Growing Seed
Mark 4:26-29
This is a preach with a twist. The talk unpacks the passage of Mark 4:26-29 in a bible study manner, line by line and word by word. However, instead of telling you all the answers straight away, you, can interact as you listen and think for yourself. This talk is packed with wisdom about spreading the gospel.

guest speaker
April
22
Speaker
Ben Davies