Boasting in Grace in tough times
2 Corinthians 11
This preach looks at how we should boast in Jesus Christ instead of our own strengths, so that when suffering comes our way we can trust and boast in our cornerstone Jesus!

Transforming Grace
November
25
Speaker
Howard Kellett
Grace Teaches
Titus 2
This talk looks at how Grace teaches us that we aren't just saved from sin and death but into God's loving family, therefore empowering and teaching us to say no to the sinful desires of the flesh, so as to not let sin control our lives.

Transforming Grace
November
18
Speaker
Graham Marsh
GRACE: No condemnation for those in Christ Jesus
Romans 8:1-11
This talk looks at Gods scandalous Grace in that we have been justified by Christ, therefore, no condemnation can be found in Christ. The talk goes onto look at how we can fight any condemnation in our lives by living in the truth of Jesus justifying us.

Transforming Grace
November
11
Speaker
Steve Moat
Mr Law and Mr Grace - two weddings and a funeral
Romans 7
Through the use of the Mr Men characters, this preach looks at how we need to die to the law as no one can be made right with God by doing what the law commands and instead marry into Jesus to receive his Love and Grace.

Transforming Grace
November
04
Speaker
Howard Kellett
The Cross and The Prodigal Sons
Luke 15
The parable of the prodigal sons shows how the younger son's desire for self expression and the elder son's self righteousness leave them both in need of the costly grace of the father.

Transforming Grace
October
28
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.

dedication
October
21
Speaker
Christopher Appel
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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Non-Series Talks
[ 6 Episodes ]
Talks that are not attributed to a series
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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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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
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
Singleness in the Gospel Community
1 Corinthians 7
Unashamably drawing from Tim Keller's chapter on singleness in his book "The meaning of marriage", Howard shows how both over-desire and under-desire for marriage misshapes the lives of singles (and married couples), and appeals for a positive view of singleness in Godfirst.

Sex Etc Students
February
03
Speaker
Howard Kellett