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Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 5: Powerful and Effective (David Thompson, Midhurst)14/06/2020
Elijah prayed for rain and the rain came. That’s powerful, effective prayer! But James says that Elijah was just a normal person like us. We can have confidence that our prayers are no less powerful and no less effective.
How To Invest During A Crisis (David Thompson, Midhurst)07/06/2020
When God told Jeremiah to invest in property during an invasion, it looked like a crazy thing to do. But investing in faith and obedience to God’s call is always the smartest thing we can do.
Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 4: God, Revival and You (Joe Leach, Midhurst)31/05/2020
Revivals have happened multiple times throughout the history of the church. Is there any reason that today, we as God’s people, should not be believing God to see it in our own time?
Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 3: Living By Faith (David Thompson, Midhurst)24/05/2020
As Elijah continued his time of preparation for being used powerfully by God, he saw that taking God at his word was the key to unlocking heaven’s resources. What are we believing that God has said?
Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 2: Getting Ready (Joe Leach, Midhurst)17/05/2020
Getting ready for anything is not the most exciting part but it is always necessary. God has a plan for all our lives and part of the plan will always involve seasons of getting ready where God calls us to simply follow him, above all else.
Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 1: Where Do You Stand? (David Thompson, Midhurst)10/05/2020
Elijah was called to be God’s voice into a nation that had gone into spiritual decline. The church carries the same prophetic call to make a difference in our generation. Like Elijah, we stand in our nation but also, primarily, we stand before our God.
Living In Your Cave (David Thompson, Midhurst)03/05/2020
Before David became king he spent some time locked down in a cave. As many of us cope with our own lockdown, God can use these seasons in surprising and powerful ways.
Cross Purposes: Part 4: Where Is Jesus Now? (Joe Leach, Midhurst)26/04/2020
Saying goodbye is not easy. But after Jesus died and was resurrected, he left the disciples and ascended to heaven. And their response was worship and joy. How and why is the ascension of Jesus for worship and something we should rejoice over?
Cross Purposes: Part 3: How Could God Do That To His Son? (David Thompson, Midhurst)19/04/2020
Many question whether it was fair that God should sacrifice his own son, or question why the central focus of Christianity is an event of such violence. However, it was essential for salvation that Jesus took the punishment for our sin. That is what makes the gospel good news.
Cross Purposes: Part 2: Why Should I Believe The Resurrection? (Joe Leach, Midhurst)12/04/2020
If the resurrection is true then it would be fair to say that it would have an affect on every area of life. History itself seems to testify to the truth of it and in that truth, there is a hope available to us that is sure and steadfast.
Cross Purposes: Part 1: Why Did Jesus Need To Die (David Thompson, Midhurst)05/04/2020
The Covid-19 crisis is causing many to contemplate death in a new way. Only Jesus’ death promises to release people from being held captive by the fear of death.
Teach Us To Pray: Part 8: Lead Us (Joe Leach, Midhurst)29/03/2020
We live our lives blind in that we don’t know what is coming up because we can’t see the future. So we ask God, who sees ahead, to lead us. We ask him to lead us away from temptation to sin and the works of the evil one.
I'm A Bit Afraid (David Thompson, Midhurst)22/03/2020
With so much uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis, it is easy to become fearful. Jesus spoke a lot about fear and showed us three simple steps to overcome it.
Teach Us To Pray: Part 7: Forgiven People Forgive People (Joe Leach, Midhurst)15/03/2020
Everyone loves the idea of being forgiven but being forgiving is not so easy. Jesus won’t let us ask for forgiveness in the Lord’s Prayer without also committing to forgiving others because forgiven people must also forgive people.
Teach Us To Pray: Part 6: Give Us Today Our Daily Bread (Thomas Bishop, Midhurst)08/03/2020
Jesus taught us to pray - give us today our daily bread - but he wasn’t just teaching us to ask God to provide for our material needs but for something even greater.
Teach Us To Pray: Part 5: Your Will Be Done (Tim Goodge, Midhurst)01/03/2020
What are we asking for when we pray “Your Will be Done”? This talk encourages us to pray for God’s will and tells us how we practically pursue it.