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
Selected Series
Vision and Values
[ 6 Episodes ] 06 January 2013 - 07 October 2018
At Godfirst we begin each January and September with a fresh restating of our vision and values.
06
Vision & Values: All in Culture
Hebrews 11 & 12
Referencing Hebrews 11 & 12, Howard walks through the culture and strategy steps for the next stage of growth of Godfirst Church Cheltenham.

 
October
07
Speaker
Howard Kellett
05
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
June
29
Speaker
Howard Kellett
04
Risk
2 Kings 6
Faith waits where unbelief is impatience. Unbelief breeds cyncism, blame and creates passivity and fear. Faith energizes and makes us bold. Faith lives in the momentous light of eternity, unbelief loses itself in the momentary nature of small things. 

Vision and Values
September
15
Speaker
Howard Kellett
03
Attractional and Everyday Church Part 2
Various
So what is the shape of Godfirst church? How can we live as a community of disciples on a mission; a family of servant missionaries?

Vision and Values
September
08
Speaker
Howard Kellett
02
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
September
01
Speaker
Howard Kellett
01
Be Strong and Build
Zechariah 8
At the start of the New Year Howard encourages us from Zechariah to be strong and build on the foundation that has been laid at Godfirst. Sharing God's zeal, sharing our lives and sharing the gospel.

Vision and Values
January
06
Speaker
Howard Kellett