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Making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland

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Living Sacrifices

Stephen Evans returns to the book of Romans, and reminds us that true worship is a life lived with a constant focus on Christ. Scriptures: Romans 12:1–2, 2 Corinthians 4:17, Hebrews 10:23–25, Ephesians 4:1–2

Back to basics

Stephen Evans gets back to basics as he revisits the gospel and asks us to look back at when we first came to faith and remember the hope we have in Christ. Scriptures: Romans 6:23, John 8:31–36, Romans 8:1–4, Romans 3:23, 1 John 1:8–10

Focus of your passion

Stan Smith asks us who the true focus of our devotion is. As he takes us through Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he makes the case for why our Passion needs to be entirely centered on Jesus. Scriptures: Philippians 3:7–15

Do not fear

Jesus commanded us, “Do not fear”, and, as Ronnie Evans returns to the story of Daniel, he reminds us that fear cannot exist in the presence of faith. Scriptures: John 15:7, Hebrews 11:1, Daniel 3:8–30

Selflessly Made

Andy Smith take us back to the 5 loaves and 2 fishes and reminds us that we’ve been given everything we need to do the work of the Kingdom. Scriptures: John 6:1–15, 1 Timothy 1:5, Mark 6:34, 1 Thessalonians 1:9, 2 Timothy 4:6–7, Mark 6:30–32, Matthew 9:11–13, Romans 9:2–3, Isaiah 58:6–7, Isaiah 58:10, 1 Timothy 6:7–12

How big is your God?

As Ronnie Evans returns to the book of Daniel he reminds us that how we get through our problems is dependent on only one thing, how big is our God? Scriptures: Mark 1:15, John 4:29, Daniel 9:26, Luke 17:20–21, Psalm 95:7–8, Mark 15:43, Colossians 1:25–27, Matthew 12:27, Daniel 2:29–45, Mark 2:8–12

Developing a discipleship culture

Guest pastor Kirk Crager brings a message to the church from the great commision of Jesus found in Matthew. As he looks back at his time in Greater Manchester he reflects on the importance of being a disciple of Jesus and encouraging a culture of discipleship in our churches and our families. Scriptures: Matthew 28:19-20

Baptism Service

Firwood gathers together to celebrate the baptisms of its believers. Scriptures: Romans 6:4–5

Secure in God

Ronnie Evans continues his look at Daniel, contrasting him with the King of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar – one of the most powerful men to ever live, yet a man who was scared to sleep. Scriptures: Mark 4:19, Daniel 2:44, Psalm 139:14, Isaiah 11:2–3, John 14:25–31, Daniel 2:1–30

Raised to be Godly

Ronnie Evans looks at the challenges faced by the young Daniel and asks what it was about him that allowed him to thrive in the face of such disaster and oppression. Scriptures: 2 Timothy 3:12, John 15:4–5, 1 Timothy 4:8, Psalm 78:4, Psalm 127:1–4, Daniel 1:1–10, Daniel 1:15–21