From the South Downs to the Sea
None Like Him: Part 6: God is Omniscient (Thomas Bishop, Chichester)16/08/2020
God is all knowing and therefore knows everything about us including our thoughts and motivations, this can lead us to be fearful of God but Thomas explains how it can actually be a great comfort because of what Jesus has done.
None Like Him: Part 5: God is Omnipresent (Ashley Kuchanny, Chichester)09/08/2020
Exploring Gods ability to be everywhere at all times, and how this can lead us to the assurance that God is always with us and will never leave us.
None Like Him: Part 4: God Is Unchangeable (Jonny May, Chichester)02/08/2020
Everything that exists does and will change - except God. God alone is unchangeable, and because of this his children can have great confidence as they live for him.
None Like Him: Part 3: God Is Self-Sufficient (Jonny Holder, Chichester)26/07/2020
As humans we strive for independence and self-sufficiency, but we were not created that way. God is self-sufficient and that is really good news for us.
None Like Him: Part 2: Our God Is Self-Existent (Steve Blaber, Chichester)19/07/2020
Our God has always existed. God the uncreated one created us. Understanding that we were made for his glory, and not ours, frees us to enjoy the way he has made us and use our unique creative gifts.
None Like Him: Part 1: Our Infinite God (David Thompson, Chichester)12/07/2020
Our God cannot be measured, contained or compared. In that respect he is very different from us. However, when we grasp this truth it releases us into freedom, fullness and faith.
Elijah - Ordinarily Extraordinary - Part 8 - Hungry for God (Joe Leach, Chichester)05/07/2020
There is a spiritual hunger in all of us for something more than this world can offer. Just like our physical hunger, our spiritual hunger is a good thing when applied in the right way. What does that look like?
Elijah - Ordinarily Extraordinary - Part 7 - Getting Ready For The Next Thing (David Thompson, Chichester)28/06/2020
It feels like we are entering a new season for our nation, for our church, and possibility in our individual lives too. How can we prepare in the best way for changing times ahead?
Elijah - Ordinarily Extraordinary - Part 6 - Grace In The Darkness (Joe Leach, Chichester)21/06/2020
Elijah did and saw some truly extraordinary things and yet he really was just like us. Here, we see him totally exhausted and in the depths of depression. And we see that God is gracious to him in exactly the way Elijah needed God to be, just as God is with us when the darkness descends.
Elijah: Ordinarily Extraordinary: Part 5: Powerful and Effective (David Thompson, Chichester)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, Chichester)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, Chichester)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, Chichester)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, Chichester)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, Chichester)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, Chichester)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.