God's Unswerving Faithfulness

God's Unswerving Faithfulness

The 9/10.30

Madi Simpson introduces the Ruth series with a sermon exploring Ruth & Naomi's example of God's "continued and unswerving faithfulness to us" despite the disasters we may face.

Ruth 1

In The Difficulties Of Life, God Provides

In The Difficulties Of Life, God Provides

The 6
Chris opens our series on Ruth by following the story in chapter 1, relating Naomi & Ruth's difficult times, circumstances and relationships to our own lives. 

Ruth 1

Grafting: the story of two trees

Grafting: the story of two trees

The 6
Are you happy with the world the way it is? Shame, the Gospel and the wrath of God - three questions addressed through the story of grafted branches.

Romans 1:16-18

Nothing but the blood of Jesus

Nothing but the blood of Jesus

The 9/10.30
R. T. Kendall preaches about salvation and our hope in heaven through accepting the blood of Jesus.

Romans 1:16-18

Your role is crucial

Friday Communion
Apostle, prophet or miracle worker or none of the above!? Why your role is crucial from 1 Corinthians 12 and what happens to you and others if you fulfil your purpose and calling.

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

Vision, Humility and Courage

Vision, Humility and Courage

Pentecost Commissioning Service
When you cross Psalm 131 and Paul's farewell speech to the church in Ephesus you get a mixture of humility, vision and courage. Just what we need for the church today. This podcast episode also includes a short address from Archdeacon Stephan Welch commissioning new ministers into the Order of St. Alban's, Mike and Michelle Tufnell's farewell words, and Laura's reasons for being baptised from the deeply moving 6pm Commissioning Service on 20th May.

Psalm 131

The work of the Holy Spirit

The work of the Holy Spirit

St. Alban’s
The work of the Holy Spirit at St. Alban’s, past, present and future.

Acts 2:1-13

The Holy Spirit Changes Us

The Holy Spirit Changes Us

The 9/10.30
What happened to the disciples in the Upper Room at Pentecost and how can we be changed today?

Acts 2:1-13

The Graces of the Holy Spirit

Friday Communion
We can all have gifts or graces from the Holy Spirit, but what are they and what do they do? Richard explains more from 1 Corinthians 12.

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Youth Mission Trip Feedback

Youth Mission Trip Feedback

The 6
Zoe, Kirsty and Darryl share some of the stories, encouragements and challenges from their recent youth mission trip to Kenya.

John 20:19-23

Fill us up and send us out

Fill us up and send us out

St. Alban’s
Faith without action is dead. God calls those who have faith to act. One of the ways in which we act is mission. If the idea of sharing our faith makes us tremble, then we have the room locked from the inside and need the Holy Spirit to fill us up and send us out again.

John 20:19-23

The Purpose, Pedigree and Power of Communion

Friday Communion
The purpose, pedigree and power behind taking communion. It’s a life changing covenant but some of the side effects can be deadly. A look at 1 Cor 11:17- including the fabulous Mrs Beamish reacts to sharing ‘the peace’ poem. 

1 Corinthians 11:17-34

Parakletos - The Holy Spirit: Convicter

Parakletos - The Holy Spirit: Convicter

The 10.30
What's the similarity between the Holy Spirit, Meghan Markle and a paramedic? And why did Jesus say it was better for us to have the Holy Spirit than to have him!?

John 16:5-15

Parakletos - The Holy Spirit: Convicter

Parakletos - The Holy Spirit: Convicter

The 9
What's the similarity between the Holy Spirit, Meghan Markle and a paramedic? And why did Jesus say it was better for us to have the Holy Spirit than to have him!?

John 16:5-15

Haircuts and hats

Friday Communion
Richard explores from 1 Corinthians 11 whether Stephen, our worship leader, needs to get his hair cut, and whether half the congregation should be wearing hats in church!?

1 Corinthians 11:2-16

The Spirit as our Comforter

The Spirit as our Comforter

The 6
Who is the Spirit? Who gets the Spirit? How is he our Comforter? Why do we need the Spirit as our Comforter?

John 14:15-31

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit

The 9
Jesus' promise of God's presence to his disciples. 

John 14:15-31

GOO, GOG and EOC

Friday Communion
Richard explores what should be our motives in life: the Good Of Others, the Glory Of God and the Example Of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:23-33