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The Burial of Jesus and why it is ImportantMatt Edmundson

Come and join this week's CROWD Church Livestream as Will takes a look at the burial of Jesus and unpacks why this is important.

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Why did Jesus have to Die?Anna Grace Farrington

But why are Christians so fixated on the death of Christ? Isn't it all just a bit...well..gruesome? That's what Anna Grace and the team are getting into this week on the Crowd Chruch Livestream

4 Apr 2021
The Empty Tomb - and why it still matters.Matt Edmundson

In a short message, Matt will be unpicking the story of the first Easter, when two ladies called Mary and Mary went to visit the tomb of Jesus only to find it empty. We look at the extraordinary events that followed and ask how it impacts us today.

31 Mar 2021
Is the loving God of the New Testament the same as the angry God of the Old Testament?Sharon Edmundson

This week's Church Livestream focuses on the common question - how is God seemingly so different in the Old Testament (first part of the Bible) to the New Testament (the second part of the Bible)? How can God be Loving when He seems so Angry?

28 Mar 2021
Dealing with betrayal and abandonmentSally Burch

In a short message, Sally will be unpicking the topic of betrayal and abandonment by sharing her own, difficult story as well as looking at how Jesus dealt with being betrayed and abandoned by His closest friends.

14 Mar 2021
Faith and Motherhood. Does it make a difference?Sally Burch

Faith and motherhood. Do these two things mix? Does faith make a difference to being a Mum? What about when things go wrong? Here are the stories from everyday Mum's and their journeys of faith and motherhood.

7 Mar 2021
Peter Denies Jesus, but do we do the same?James Sloan

There is a story in the Bible where Peter, one of the most ardent disciples of Jesus, ends up denying Jesus - the very person Peter swore he would never deny. It is easy to look at Peter and think that was just Peter. But Peter is a lot like the rest of us (it's one of his most redeeming features). So this week, James Sloan is going to look at this story and looks at the lessons we can learn.

28 Feb 2021
How do I find meaningful connection and belonging in a world of individualism?Matt Edmundson

Where do you currently get your sense of meaningful connection and belonging from? It's a great question to ask yourself. Let's look at the Last Supper, a meal Jesus has with disciples and look at some amazing promises He makes about how we can belong, how we can find meaningful connection.

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Is it OK to get Angry? Tips for dealing with anger | Church Livestream | Mark 11:15-19Jack Mariner

We all face situations which make our blood boil. How are we to respond and did Jesus really get angry? As we look at this encounter with Jesus clearing the Temple, we see that even Jesus gets angry and yet never sinned. Indeed it is not our reaction that matters but how we respond that's important. This week, Jack Mariner deals with this subject of Anger. Is it OK to get Angry?

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Transformational Leadership: 4 ideas to help you be a better leader | Mark 11:12-14Matt Edmundson

We are all leaders, irrespective of our job title - which is handy, as this week we are talking about Transformational Leadership and how Jesus brings out 4 unusual lessons that will really help us take our place and lead. For instance, we see what Jesus and the Friends TV set have in common, as well as why, in this instance, talking to the plants didn't actually help them grow faster (it had the opposite effect!). As I said, unusual lessons...

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How did a humble carpenter become the greatest King of all time? | Mark 11:1-11John Harding

Who were the greatest rulers in history? Google throws out some interesting answers, but what about you? What does a great King look like? What does their Kingdom look like? If you were to write a novel chronicling the journey of that King, what would be included in the story arc? This week, we look at how Jesus entering Jerusalem turns all of those ideas upside down, signalling to the world around that he is a new kind of King, starting a new kind of Kingdom.

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Negative people and a blind man’s unique way of dealing with them | Mark 10:46-52Matt Edmundson

Have you ever had to deal with seriously negative people, energy vampires that suck life out of your rather than helping you move forward? Well, in this week’s livestream, we are going to look at the story of a blind man and understand his unique approach to dealing such people (spoiler alert…this guy is actually a hero of mine).

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The opportunity for greatness in the day-to-day | Mark 10:35-35Josh Edmundson

This week, Josh takes a deep dive into Mark 10:35-45, looking at what it means to be great and how to find opportunities for greatness in the ordinary actions of day-to-day life.

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Who encourages you to do stuff that scares you? | Mark 10:32-34Matt Edmundson

The journey with Christ doesn’t always feel safe. There are times when we have to confront the reality of what is in front of us, and we need people to help us find the courage to face our fears. In this weeks message, we look at a pivotal point for Jesus and the disciples. They are about to enter some dark times. They don’t feel safe and they are confronted with the overwhelming reality of what is about to happen. Do they face their fears? Or do they walk away?

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Why We cannot buy our way into Heaven | Mark 10:17-31Abi Sharples

A rich man approached Jesus asking Him about heaven and in this week's session, Abi is going to look at the relationship between wealth and the Kingdom of God, and answer the question of why you cannot buy your way into heaven as well as how our money and other idols (gods) can hold us back from all that God has for us.

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Why did the disciples stop the children coming to Jesus? | Mark 10:13-16Sarah Langston

On the whole, parents want good things for their kids. And we see this in the time of Jesus too - as mums and dads kept bringing their children to Jesus so that He to bless them - a good thing, right? So why did the disciples scold the parents for doing this? What do you do when Christian ministers seemingly are pushing kids away? It’s a great question…so we thought we ask someone, an expert in being a kid, their opinion on the matter.

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Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage, Singleness | Mark 10:1-12Matt Edmundson

At the time of Jesus, there were some crazy ideas about marriage and divorce (that often resulted in a bad deal for women). Jesus deals with these issues head-on and talks about what Marriage is actually about, why people get divorced, explains the exceptions to the no divorce rule and validates singleness…it was a busy day for Jesus…and it is just as challenging for us today.

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Getting to the heart of the matter: character issues that leaders must deal withDave Connolly

Jesus is getting the disciples ready for the next chapter of their story - leading the church and carrying on the ministry of Christ. Before that can happen though, Jesus needs to help the disciples deal with some key issues in their own lives. And these are character issues that all leaders must deal with. So join us in this week’s Livestream as Dave Connolly leads us through our study in Mark’s Gospel and we see how Jesus gets to the heart of the matter.

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Jesus’ top tips on how to be the greatestSharon Edmundson

Do you want to be the greatest? The greatest spouse? The greatest at work? The greatest at school? Our ambition, our drive to be great is often seen as something dirty, something wrong...but the truth of what Jesus said about this may surprise you. His disciples wanted to be great too - and they wanted to be the greatest disciple. This week’s Sharon looks at the conversation between Jesus and the disciples about who will be the greatest...

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Going deeper than coffee shop friendships and figuring out a better work life balance.Matt Edmundson

Our friends, our inner core, are essential for us to grow in life but all too often our friendships are impacted by the stress of living and work. So what are some of the principles we can learn from the Bible that help us have a better approach to life and to our relationships with folks? Well - that’s what we will uncover as we continue our study in Mark’s Gospel.

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Why would I give up the right to do whatever I want with my life, to live by my own standards?Abi Sharples

This week, Abi looks at Mark 8:34-38 where Jesus says "..if anyone wants to follow me, deny yourself, take up your cross and follow me". Who is Jesus talking to? What does He mean when He tells us to take up our Cross? And What has this got to do with why Abi decided to follow Christ?