David: The Chosen One (1 Sam 16:1-13)

The people of God have asked for a king, expecting someone who is strong, powerful and wealthy. But God seems to have different ideas. In the first talk of our this series, Liam… Continue reading

God’s Tattoo (Isaiah 49)

If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)

Thy Kingdom Come (Matthew 11:1-6)

What would it look like for God to answer the prayer ‘Thy Kingdom Come’? A talk on signs of the Kingdom from Matthew 11. (mp3)

Peter (John 13:1-17)

Why did Jesus wash the feet of his disciples? And why do many Christians continue this practice to this day? (mp3)

The Day God Became an Atheist

A Good Friday quote from G.K. Chesterton.

The Woman Caught in Adultery (John 8:1-11)

A talk on John 8, shame, bad religion and the power of encountering Jesus (mp3).

Seven Words from the Cross

An introduction to our Holy Week series: seven words from the cross.

Taking the Plunge (Romans 6)

What does getting wet have to do with following Jesus? This talk looks at the importance of baptism. (mp3)

Theology Matters: The Trinity

Four seminars looking at the doctrine of the Trinity (mp3)

How to Reach your Context

What is contextualisation and how should we do it? A recording from a recent online hangout for The Broadcast Network (video)

Theology Matters: The Trinity

A selection of recommended resources on the Trinity.

Prayer for Unity (John 17)

How does Jesus’ prayer in John 17 encourage us to pray and work for unity? (mp3)

Thatchmaster 2016

This Christmas we attempted to recreate Taskmaster with my family. Some craziness ensued. Here is the result!

Babies and Bubble Wrap

If you’ve never sung Christmas carols whilst holding a baby, I highly recommend the experience. Beg, borrow or steal one. (Please don’t steal one!)

On Enjoying Difficult Sermons

Five good reasons, and one bad reason, for why I enjoy preaching sermons on difficult passages.

The Pursuing God (Luke 15:1-7)

How can we know what God is really like? A talk from our Baby Dedication service on Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep. (mp3)

Abraham: Faith for the City (Genesis 18:16-33)

How does Abraham pleading over Sodom and Gomorrah point to the gospel? (mp3)

Theology Matters: An Introduction to Hebrews

Four seminars to help you get to grips with the book of Hebrews (mp3)

Can Art Change the World? Thoughts from Coltrane and Vonnegut

A couple of quotes on art’s (in)ability to change the world.

Sowing Our Tears (Psalm 126)

All of us go through painful times, where hope seems absent and tears are plentiful. In this talk, Liam reflects on Psalm 126 and considers how we can sow our tears to reap a harvest of joy. (mp3)

Five and a half reviews of six parts of seven books

Some quick (bits of) reviews of some (bits of) books I read (bits of) on my holiday!

Love Made Visible (1 John 4:7-19)

What is love? How can we know it? And how do we get round the problem of the invisibility of God? A talk on 1 John 4:7-19 (mp3)

Everybody Needs a Deity for a Pillow

Reflections on 1 John 1 and ‘touching the face of God.’

Life, Light and Love (1 John 1:1-2:2)

This talk looks at the offer of life, the problem of light and the solution of love in 1 John 1-2 (mp3)

The Waiting Wall

A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.