Talks

Led

We conclude our Summer Series: Known by looking at how Jesus guides and leads us in any situation, regardless of where our heart is at. 1.  What would you say makes a “Good Leader”? 2. Read John 21 (or ask someone to share a summary). Jesus here is mirroring His first encounter with the disciples,…

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Created

We continue our unraveling of Psalm 139 by remembering we’re created in the image of a powerful, loving God and that we get to live our lives as reflections of that. 1. Read Psalm 139:13-18.  What things in our world and life try to define where we get our sense of self from?  2. 2…

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Surrounded

We continue our journey through Psalm 139 by looking at how great God’s promises are and His presence with us. What do you think of when you hear the word “surrounded”? Do you see it in a positive or a negative light? Read Psalm 139:7-12. What other examples of this vastness come to mind? Share…

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Known

Throughout the summer we’re unpacking Psalm 139 together and seeing how it offers us an insight into our identity in Christ and also an invitation to rest well in Him, particularly throughout August.  This week we looked at verses 1-6 and at John 4:1-26 for an example of how Jesus in His ministry portrayed the…

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A Different Kind of Outlook

We conclude our James series by looking at James 5 and what it has to say about prayer and how we live our lives  by declaring His kingdom over a broken world. Worship Suggestion: Listen to the audio from the video “Spoken Word of Thanks – by Motion Worship” on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SAwKy9S3qs) and either just…

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Accepting and Rejecting Testing Times

Maddie takes us back to the very beginning of James and helps us unpack how to approach situations that we may not have seeked out and tempt us to despair, and the joy that God can bring in His graciousness. Worship Suggestion:  Read Psalm 111 together, pause for a moment and then share if a…

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A Different Kind of Attitude

Rich helps us unpack the ever-challenging journey through James and points to the ways God seeks after our hearts and shows grace beyond grace, no matter how far away we feel. Worship Suggestion:  Read Psalm 111 together, pause for a moment and then share if a particular verse stood out to you and why. Group…

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Different Words

James has lots to say about what we say. We continue our series on James looking at chapter 3. Worship Suggestion: Listen to the song Spirit and Truth by Chris Sayburn. Listen to the words and share together how it inspires you about God’s character and love and the way we respond in worship. Group…

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A Different Kind of Kingdom

We continue our journey through James by unpacking what he has to say about favouritism, how we treat people and how to look to Jesus for our example. Worship Suggestion: Put on a calm worship song of your choice (maybe from a Bethel without-words album) and spend the time writing down (on paper or phone)…

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Vision (Tim Matthews)

It was great to hear from Tim this week and hear what’s on his heart for the Church, the power of God’s presence and the opportunity to partner with Him in His work. Worship Suggestion: Use Romans 8:28-39 as a praise to God, maybe read one verse each and at the end pray with thankfulness at…

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