Many of us take the new year to think about changes that we want to make to our lives. But what about when we need more than just a change, but we need a new beginning, we need to start over? What does the Bible say about beginning again? Does it have examples of new beginnings that can help us?
With Christmas just around the corner, we look at what the Bible really does have to say about Christmas and how it's not the same as what some of our traditions tell us! There are going to be a few surprises in this one so come and join the conversation, it will be great to see you! And merry Christmas!
It's coming up to Christmas, and angels seem to play a big part in the Christmas story so this week we look at what does the Bible say about Angels? Who are they and want is their purpose? Are they even real? All great questions...so come and join in the conversation.
What does the Bible say about Children? This week, Phil shares his learnings from the bible about what it means to be a kid, what responsibilities we have for our kids, about what it means to be childlike, as well as what it means to take care of the orphan.
What does the Bible Say about money and work? This week, James and Hannah share their thoughts around this topic and ask questions like what should I do with my money? Can I work too hard? It's a big topic, so come and join in the conversation.
Dr Will Sopwith looks at the two huge topics of faith and science and asks what, if anything, does the Bible have to say about science? He also will look at if science and faith can co-exist? And, why do some people think that they are opposed to each other.
What does the Bible say about the afterlife? Today we start a new series called "What does the bible say about..." and we dig into the Bible to see if has answers to key questions we face in life. Today we talk about the afterlife, around the topic of heaven and what happens when we die?
In our final week of working through the Online Alpha Course we ask the big question - what about the church? Is it still relevant, or is it just an outdated idea? What is the purpose of the church? And should I attend church? This week Tony Uddin, a Pastor from the East End of London starts to take a deep dive into this crucial topic.
Does God still heal us today? Or is this something that you only read about in the gospels? On this week's Livestream, we tackle the topic head-on. We hear stories from people that have experienced God's healing and also from those who haven't yet been healed by God.
Evangelism is sharing our Christian faith, but should we do that? Should we talk about our Christian faith? Should we be prepared to give an answer questions that people have? And what about those Christian that are too insensitive, too brash, too clumsy? What if you are not comfortable sharing your faith? We cover all of these questions and more in this weeks Livestream as we carry on our look at the Alpha series.
Dealing with evil. That's this week's topic. This week we ask how can we chat through the idea of evil. Is evil real? Does satan or the devil exist? And how can i resist that evil? What are the signs of evil? In this week's Alpha talk we get to tackle what can be quite a tricky topic for many people.
This week we ask how can we make the most of the rest of our lives? Life is short, filled with wonder and opportunity so does God have any thoughts or ideas on how to get the most out of it? Join us as we dig into this topic. This is part 10 of our online Alpha Course series.
Who is the Holy Spirit? This is a great question especially as Christians believe that He is as much part of the Trinity as God the Father and Jesus, yet He is also the least understood part of the Trinity. Today, John is going to kick start a two part mini series in our Alpha Course, looking at the Holy Spirit. This is part 8 of the Alpha Series.
What does it mean when God guides us? It's a question we all want to know the answer to. In this weeks online church livestream we hear four stories that highlight four different ways that God guides us as we dig deeper into this whole topic in conversation street.
This week we look at how to read the bible. The bible is one of those books that we all know about but where do we begin? In the talk, we tackle one of the most common questions we are asked: how to study the bible? After the talk, we chat about your questions about this whole topic including the important question we all have: is the bible reliable? Is it really the word of God?
It's week five of our Alpha series and we're asking the questions like How and Why do we pray. Prayer is normal for a lot of people, even those that don't really have a faith but why do we do it? We'll be hearing from some friends who will be sharing their experiences of prayer and how this builds their relationship with God.
This week we are looking at the evidence for believing in Christianity. It's week 4 of our Alpha series, and Matt takes the perspective of a person who has decided to believe the claims of Christianity and asks "How can I be sure they I made the right decision?" If you have been a Christian for a while, or if you are just exploring the Christian faith - this will be a great livestream to explore some of life's more meaningful questions.
This week, Pete looks at one of the most asked questions about the Christian faith - why do we always talk about the death of Christ? Why is it so important that He was hung on a cross? Why do Christians wear a cross around their neck? Isn't it all a bit morbid? Or is there more to it than that?
This week, Sharon asks who is Jesus? What evidence do we have for Jesus? What claims did Jesus make about Himself? And, should we actually care if He was just a historical figure? Sharon also tells her own story of how she had to come to a point to make her own mind up about Jesus.
There are questions about life we all share (‘Is this it? Where have I come from? Where am I heading? Who am I? What’s the point of my life? Is there any real meaning and purpose to life?’). There are common objections to / preconceptions about Christianity (it is boring, untrue, irrelevant, dangerous). Anna is kickstarting a new Alpha series for us this week and starts by looking at all of these questions.
Can we talk about Father's Day? For some, it is a day of celebration. For some, it is a time of sadness or regret or loss. So what role does faith play in Fatherhood? Does it make a difference? Do these two things mix? Does faith make a difference to being a Dad? What about when things go wrong, or when our Dads are far from perfect? On this week's Livestream, we hear the stories from everyday Dads and chat about Fathering and God's role as the ultimate Father.
Thinking and planning for 2021? The new year is fast approaching and this week's story from Mark's Gospel is so timely for us as we think about and plan for 2021. This week, Jesus is talking to a group of leaders, smart well-educated people about the root cause of a serious mistake that they are making, a mistake that we don't want to carry into 2021 that is for sure.
Wherever Jesus went, it seems crowds would gather around him. The crowds could be small, or they could be large but the folks that made up the crowd were all divided in their opinion about this Godman. So how did Jesus deal with the crowd? What was his MO? And what can learn from that for our own digital church? Well, this week, Matt unpacks why we changed the name to CROWD church, what the purpose of the church is and what some of the core principles are.