Sermons

Sermons

SERMONS & TALKS ONLINE 2017

bibleThis summer, we starting a number of new sermon series’ in our Sunday services. You can read more about them HERE.

Where there is a Powerpoint Presentation or Video to go along with the talk, the link will be indicated by PP (Powerpoint) VID (Video).

If you are looking for sermons and talks from 2016, please CLICK HERE.

Sunday 13th August

VIBES Introduction Services
First Service & All-age Celebration Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Psalms 8 & 11 – Songs for our times…
Evening Service   Steve Dyson

 

 

Sunday 6th August

‘Passionate about prayer – Petition…asking God for things’ (Philippians 4:4-9)
First Service  Steve Dyson

 

‘Passionate about prayer – Petition…asking God for things’ (Philippians 4:4-9)
All-age Celebration Service  Steve Dyson

 

Psalm 7 – Songs for our times…
Evening Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 30th July

Acts 2:22-35
Joint Morning Service – including a ‘thank-you’ to Adam Post (Youth & Children’s Worker)
Adam Post

 

Biddulph Festival Songs of Praise
Evening Service   Keith Jones
Sorry, talks from this service are not available.

 

Sunday 23rd July

Identity: As a follower of Jesus… I am energised not weary. (Matthew 11: 25-30)
First Service   Mike Webb

 

Identity: As a follower of Jesus… I am energised not weary. (Matthew 11: 25-30)
All-age Celebration Service   Carole Taylor

 

Psalm 3 & Psalm 6
Evening Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 16th July

Healthy Church… we grow because… we are empowered by the Spirit to share our faith. (Acts 2:1-21)
First Service  Steve Dyson

 

Healthy Church… we grow because… we are empowered by the Spirit to share our faith. (Acts 2:1-21)
All-age Celebration Service  Steve Dyson

 

Psalm 2 & Psalm 5 – ‘Songs for our times…’
Evening Service  Cathy White

 

 

Sunday 9th July

Healthy Church – we grow because… we are one in unity and constant in prayer (Acts 1:12-15)
First Service   Mike Webb

 

Healthy Church – we grow because… we are one in unity and constant in prayer (Acts 1:12-15)
All-age Celebration Service   Carole Taylor

 

Psalm 4 and Psalm 1
Evening Service   David Hulstone

 

 

Sunday 2nd July

Heroes & Villains (David & Goliath) – the power of faith… (1 Samuel 17)
First Service  Steve Taylor (Mission Partner)

 

Heroes & Villains (David & Goliath) – the power of faith… (1 Samuel 17)
Biddulph Festival Celebration Service  Steve Taylor (Mission Partner)
Some photos from this service may be found HERE

 

Psalm 130
Evening Service   David Hulstone

 

 

Sunday 25th June

NEW MORNING SERMON SERIES – ACTS

‘Healthy Church – We grow because…’  (Acts 1: 1-11)
First Service   Steve Dyson

 

‘Healthy Church – We grow because…’  (Acts 1: 1-11)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson

 

Evening Thanksgiving (Funeral ministry) Service
Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 18th June

John 3:1-16… The importance of being born again… that our relationship with our heavenly Father might be restored.
First Service   Les Cradleton

 

John 3:1-16… The importance of being born again… that our relationship with our heavenly Father might be restored.
All-age Celebration Service   Carole Taylor

Sorry, this sermon is not available

 

Genesis: The gift of a dream….God still speaks through dreams… (Genesis 28: 10-21)
Evening Service   Cathy White

 

 

Sunday 11th June (Trinity Sunday)

We believe in one God… Father, Son and Holy Spirit… explaining the Trinity (Matthew 28:16-20)
First Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

We believe in one God… Father, Son and Holy Spirit… explaining the Trinity (Matthew 28:16-20)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson

 

Genesis: Grace – Gods purposes are revealed even in sinful people (Genesis 27:1-34)
Evening Service   Margaret Hulstone

Sorry, this talk is not available.

 

Sunday 4th June (Pentecost)

Come Holy Spirit – Empowered to go and share the Good news. (Acts 2:1-21)
First Service   Keith Jones

 

Come Holy Spirit – Empowered to go and share the Good news. (Acts 2:1-21)
All-age Celebration Service  Cathy White

 

Pentecost – Joel looking forward to the day of Pentecost?  Joel 2: 19-32
Evening Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 28th May

The Lords Prayer… the invitation to ask… to seek… to knock… (Luke 11:1-13)
First Service – Testimonies by Janet Copeland, Reg Boulton & Mike Webb

 

The Lords Prayer… the invitation to ask… to seek… to knock… (Luke 11:1-13)
All-age Celebration Service  Carole Taylor

 

Genesis: Like Father like Son – Isaacs deceit  (Genesis 26:1-12)
Evening Service   Gillian Reynolds

 

 

Sunday 21st May

Resurrection Encounters: Peter… the gift of forgiveness and restoration  (John 21:15-19)
First Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Resurrection Encounters: Peter… the gift of forgiveness and restoration  (John 21:15-19)
All-age celebration Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Genesis: A cautionary tale of the dangers of being led by your stomach – (Genesis 25:19-34)
Evening Service   Mike Murphy

 

 

Sunday 14th May

Resurrection Encounters: The disciples on the road to Emmaus…   (Luke 24:13-35)
First Service   Keith Jones

 

Resurrection Encounters: The disciples on the road to Emmaus…   (Luke 24:13-35)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson

 

Genesis: Isaac the sacrifice – faith and obedience. (Genesis 22:1-19)
Evening Service  David Hulstone

 

 

Sunday 7th May

Resurrection Encounters: Jesus appears in the upper room…  (John 20:19-31)
First Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Resurrection Encounters: Jesus appears in the upper room…  (John 20:19-31)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson
Sorry this talk is not available.

 

Genesis: The birth of Isaac & Ishmael – blessings and consequences  (Genesis 21:1-18)
Evening Service  Keith Jones

 

 

Sunday 30th April

Resurrection Story: The story continues… Jesus is at work in us (John 10:1-4, 14-17)
Joint Service  Steve Dyson

 

 

Sunday 23rd April

Resurrection Story: The party’s just starting – now spread the word (Matthew 28:16-20)
First Service  Les Cradleton

 

Resurrection Story: The party’s just starting – now spread the word (Matthew 28:16-20)
All-age Celebration Service  Cathy White

 

Genesis: Abraham haggles with God  (Genesis 18:16-33)
Evening Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 16th April (Easter Day)

Resurrection Story: Gospel proclamation of the life changing message  (Matthew 28: 1-10)
First Service   Steve Dyson

 

Resurrection Story: Gospel proclamation of the life changing message  (Matthew 28: 1-10)
All-age Easter Celebration Service   Steve Dyson

 

Resurrection Story: Gospel proclamation of the life changing message  (Matthew 28: 1-10)
Evening Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 9th April (Palm Sunday)

How to worship – we need to receive and worship Jesus for who he is.  (Matthew 21:1-11)
First Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

How to worship – we need to receive and worship Jesus for who he is.  (Matthew 21:1-11)
All-age Celebration Service   Cathy White

 

Genesis: Identity change and the promise of a Son.  (Genesis 17)
Evening Service   Carole Taylor

 

 

Sunday 2nd April

Life Lessons: Outrageous grace – how to receive it, how to live in it and how to live with it (Matthew 20:1-16)
First Service  Keith Jones

 

Life Lessons: Outrageous grace – how to receive it, how to live in it and how to live with it (Matthew 20:1-16)
All-age Celebration Service  Steve Dyson
(You’ll need to use quite a bit of imagination to work out what’s going on in this talk :-))

 

Genesis:  Gods covenant with Abram.  (Genesis 15:1-21 )
Evening Service   Lindsay Clowes
(Sorry, this sermon is not available)

 


Sunday 26th March

Life Lessons: How to judge another’s character… (Matthew 7: 1-12)
First Service   Steve Dyson

 

Life Lessons: How to judge another’s character… (Matthew 7: 1-12)
All-age Celebration Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Genesis: A priest in the order of Melchizedek?  (Genesis: 14:17-24)
Evening Service   Carole Taylor

 

 

Sunday 19th March

Life Lessons: How to live stress free (Matthew 6: 22-33)
First Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Life Lessons: How to live stress free (Matthew 6: 22-33)
All-age Celebration Service    Carole Taylor

 

Genesis: Abram & Lot – The last shall be first and the first last (Genesis 13)
Evening Service   David Hulstone

 

 

Sunday 12th March

Life Lessons: How to pray – an idiots guide (Matthew 6:5-18)
First Service   Steve Dyson

 

Life Lessons: How to pray – an idiots guide (Matthew 6:5-18)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson

 

Genesis: Abram a very human hero? (Genesis: 12:10-20)
Evening Service   Cathy White

 

 

Sunday 5th March

Life Lessons:How to do Giving well! Be generous  (Matthew 6:1-4)
First Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

Life Lessons:How to do Giving well! Be generous  (Matthew 6:1-4)
All-age Celebration Service  Steve Dyson

 

Genesis: Abrams call  (Genesis: 12:1-9)
Evening Service  David Hulstone

 


Sunday 26th February

Sorry, due to technical difficulties, these sermons are not available.

Life Lessons: Revenge vs Forgiveness (Matthew 5:38-49)
First Service  Steve Dyson

Life Lessons: Revenge vs Forgiveness (Matthew 5:38-49)
All-age Celebration Service  Steve Dyson

Genesis: Tower of Babel  Genesis 11:1-9
Evening Service   Lindsay Clowes

 

Sunday 19th February


Life Lessons: Dealing with anger, lust and when relationships go bad… (Matthew 5:21-37)

First Service   Les Cradleton

 

Life Lessons: Dealing with anger, lust and when relationships go bad… (Matthew 5:21-37)
All-age Celebration Service   Steve Dyson
Sorry, this sermon is not available

 

Genesis: Noah… a new start?  (Genesis: 8-9:17)
Evening Service   Margaret Hulstone

 

Sunday 12th February

Life Lessons: Being distinctive but not arrogant or judgmental (Matthew 5:13-21)

First Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

Life Lessons: Being distinctive but not arrogant or judgmental (Matthew 5:13-21)
All-age Celebration Service    Carole Taylor

 

Genesis: Noah… Grace and judgement  (Genesis 7)
Evening Service   Cathy White

 


Sunday 5th February

Life Lessons:  How to be happy!?!  (Matthew 5: 1-11)
First Service Keith Jones

 

Life Lessons:  How to be happy!?!  (Matthew 5: 1-11)
All-age Celebration Service   Cathy White

 

Genesis: Cain and Abel… ongoing consequences  (Genesis 4:1-16)
Evening Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Sunday 29th January

Life Lessons:  There’s more to life than cash – the importance of Calling (Matthew 4:12-24)
Joint Service @ 10.30    Andrew Shuff

 

Genesis:  It all goes wrong.  (Genesis: 3)
Evening Service   Steve Dyson

Sorry, this sermon is not available.


Sunday 22nd January

Life Lessons: How to stand firm when you are in a fight (Matthew 4:1-11)
First Service   Amy Wyatt (Oasis Church – BCT Pulpit swap)
The video below was played before Amy’s talk…

 

Life Lessons: How to stand firm when you are in a fight (Matthew 4:1-11)
All-age Celebration Service   Nick Witham (Biddulph Methodist Church – BCT Pulpit swap)

 

Genesis: The uniqueness of humankind  (Genesis 2)
Evening Service   Gillian Reynolds

 

Sunday 15th January

Life Lessons: How to be confident and empowered (Matthew 3: 13-17)
First Service Mike Webb

 

Life Lessons: How to be confident and empowered (Matthew 3: 13-17)
All-age Celebration Service  Carole Taylor

 

Genesis: Creation (Genesis 1)
Evening Service  David Hulstone

 

 

Sunday 8th January

Life Lessons:  How to be free of guilt… how to make a fresh start… (Matthew 3:1-12)
First Service    Steve Dyson

 

Life Lessons:  How to be free of guilt… how to make a fresh start… (Matthew 3:1-12)
All-age Celebration Service    Steve Dyson

 

 

Genesis: Introduction to the book of Genesis
Evening Service    Cathy White

 

Sunday 1st January

Life Lessons: Intro. Matthew’s Gospel (Matt.28: 16-20)Sunday 1st January

All Together Service  Lindsay Clowes

 

 

Other past talks & sermons, including some from the archive, will appear here soon.