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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Three Revelations
Revelation 1, 4, 5
Ben Franks takes us through three revelations of God experienced by John the Evangelist and explains their relevance to us today.

Students Community
April
10
Speaker
Ben Franks
Missionary Jesus: In My Place
John 18-19
Just as Jesus died in Barrabbas' place, he died in our place too.



MissionaryJesus Students
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 Students
March
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Missionary Jesus: The Unwelcome Guest
Luke 7: 36-50
What happens when Jesus has dinner with a Pharisee? Visiting Speaker Dave Bish takes us through the story of the immoral woman who anoints Jesus with oil.

MissionaryJesus Students
February
28
Speaker
Dave Bish
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 Students
February
14
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 Family Kids Students
January
24
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Vital Signs 10: Fruitful People
Galatians 5
How do we become fruitful people? Do we follow rules, follow our feelings or is there a third way? Paul explains how walking with the Spirit can transform us into fruitful people.

Vital Signs Women Community Students
January
03
Speaker
Unless We Weep
Nehemiah 1
Are we moved by the ruined state of much of the church in this nation? Howard stirs us to catch the heart of Nehemiah as he weeps and prays for Jerusalem. "Unless we weep over the ruins we will never rebuild the walls."

Nehemiah Students
May
24
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Hell and a loving God.
Revelation 21
Is God really God? Howard walks through the Bible showing that Sin, Death and Hell are intrusive invaders into God's good earth. Picking up themes of darkness, seperation, and outside the city we find ourselves at the Cross.

Students
April
19
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 Students
October
05
Speaker
Agents of the renewed creation
Revelation 21
As Godfirst has a taster Sunday at the Parabola Arts Centre, Howard asks us to find ourselves in God's parabola shaped story of the world from Creation through de-creation to new creation.

Vision and Values Students
June
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus the Giant Slayer
1 Samuel 17
What is the story of David and Goliath really about? It's it really about search for the hero inside yourself and defeat your giants; OR is it truly about Jesus, the greater David, who gives us the victory over Satan, Sin and Death?

David Students
June
15
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Ruthless Trust
Mark 14
Sophie calls us to a life of Ruthless Trust! Brilliantly personal and biblical Sophie wraps the Father's arm around all those who face lifes big challenges. Death is swallowed up in VICTORY.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
23
Speaker
Sophie Clements
The Story of the World in a Meal
Mark 14
The story of the bible was summed up in an everyday meal of broken bread and wine. Yet this meal is full of meaning we so often neglect and in doing so we fail to remember the gospel story.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
16
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Jesus Looking for Fruit
Mark 11:12-22
What makes God mad? As Jesus clears the temple and judges the fig tree it's clear that fruitless religion is right up there. Jesus lifts the leaves and looks for the fruit of dependance on him, mission and intimacy with him.

Discipled By Jesus Students
February
09
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Attractional or Everyday Church Part 1
Various
Howard walks us through his church planting experience and looks at how chnaging culture has led him to radicaily differeent approaches to church planting. Where does Godfirst plot on the Attractional or Everyday Church axis?

Vision and Values Students
September
01
Speaker
Howard Kellett