Philippians 2

To a city obsessed with status and power, Philippians 2 is a beautiful, counter-cultural hymn, that challenges us to live with humility like that of Jesus himself. In this talk, Liam considers how… Continue reading

The Wide and Narrow Gates

Jesus warns that the gate to life is small and easy to miss. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers what Jesus’ teaching about the wide and narrow gates can teach us about enjoying… Continue reading

Prince of Peace: Peace with Creation

The Bible teaches that we were designed to be in harmony with this world. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers our responsibility towards Creation, and how we can care for it better. Listen… Continue reading

Prince of Peace: Renewing Your Mind (Romans 12)

So much of our fear is fuelled by the voices we listen to. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers how we can learn to resist lies, and have our mind renewed by God.… Continue reading

The Joy of Generosity (1 Timothy 6)

God designed us to experience joy in generosity, so that when we give away what we have, we get a foretaste of the eternal life and joy He has planned for us. In… Continue reading

Awaken Perseverance (Luke 2)

In the last talk of the series, Liam looks at the examples of Anna and Simeon in Luke chapter 2, and how they embody what it looks like to persevere in prayer even… Continue reading

The Kingdom of God

How does Jesus’ life, death and resurrection continue the grand theme of Scripture? And how should we understand the central theme of his ministry: The Kingdom of God? The Kingdom of God School… Continue reading

The Synoptic Gospels

What are the Synoptic Gospels? And how do Matthew, Mark and Luke choose to portray the story of Jesus, in order to emphasise the significance of his life, death and resurrection? The Synoptic… Continue reading

Awaken Hunger

Right throughout the Bible, God’s people have undergone periods of fasting, where they have abstained from food and devoted themselves to prayer. In this talk, Liam considers the significance of this often-neglected practice,… Continue reading

Awaken Faith (Genesis 26)

In a sun-scorched desert, Isaac finds himself unearthing ancient wells and remembering promises God made to his forefathers. In the first talk of the series, Liam considers how Genesis 26 invites us to… Continue reading

One Small Step for God (Luke 2)

Many of us are familiar with the general themes of the Christmas story, but a little hazy on the details. But the meaning is found in the details. In this talk from our… Continue reading

The Heart of Worship (Psalm 84)

In this talk from our Empowered service, Liam shares from Psalm 84, and looks at how setting our hearts on worshipping God means we can be refreshed by His presence in every season… Continue reading

Proverbs: Master Your Appetites

We were created with desires and appetites for food, drink and pleasure, but often it’s easier to be mastered by our appetites than to master them. In this talk, Liam looks at how… Continue reading

Proverbs: Love Wisdom, Not Wealth

Proverbs has a lot to say about money, both its blessing and its dangers. In this talk, Liam considers three principles for how we should pursue wisdom, discipline and faith in relation to… Continue reading

Proverbs: The Beginning of Wisdom

In this talk, Liam kicks off our sermon series on Proverbs by looking at the importance of wisdom, knowledge and understanding throughout creation, and how building our lives on Jesus lays the foundation… Continue reading

Jonah: God’s Message (Jonah 3)

As Jonah emerges from the belly of the fish, God re-commissions him and sends him again to Nineveh. In this talk, Liam looks at God’s message to the city, and the message God… Continue reading

Ruth: An Epidemic of Chesed (Ruth 3)

In this talk Liam looks at Ruth’s daring proposal to Boaz, and shows that God intends to change the world through men and women who bear His image and are committed to Chesed… Continue reading

Visions of God: The Lion and the Lamb (Revelation 5)

In Revelation 5, John turns to see who is sitting on the throne. But where he expects to see a lion, instead he sees a slaughtered lamb. In this talk, Liam considers what… Continue reading

Visions of God: The Light and the Lampstands (Revelation 1)

The book of Revelation begins with a picture of Jesus walking among seven lamp stands. In this talk, Liam looks at how Jesus loves to speak to his church, so that he can… Continue reading

Visions of God: The Glory on the Throne (Ezekiel 1)

Ezekiel describes a mysterious vision of God’s glory. It’s so mysterious that he can barely put it into words. In this talk, Liam looks at a humbling paradox of God; He is unknowable,… Continue reading

Equipped: The Breastplate of Righteousness (Ephesians 6:10-13)

Perhaps the most important bit of the armour is the piece that covers the heart. In this talk, Liam considers Paul’s instructions to protect ourselves with the breastplate of righteousness. Listen or download… Continue reading

Equipped: The Whole Armour (Ephesians 6:10-13)

Life is a battle! There are plenty of challenges that can wear us down. But in the first talk of this new series, Liam shows how God promises to give us everything we… Continue reading

Worship and the Mind

Scripture is full of encouragements to gaze upon God’s beauty. But what does this actually mean, and how do we do it? In this talk, Liam considers the role of our imagination in… Continue reading

Bible Overview pt.2: Our Story

How should God’s story shape our story? In this second session, we consider what we mean by ‘the authority of Scripture’ and look at some of the tools required to apply God’s word… Continue reading

Bible Overview pt.1: God’s Story

The Bible is a collection of books that tell many stories, and yet one story. In this first session, we consider the overarching narrative of the Bible, and the task of exegesis. God’s… Continue reading