Monday 25th December 2017
At our Christmas Day service Simon finishes the series with a short sermon explaining how we can follow Jesus’ demonstration of the way we’re supposed to live.
Sunday 17th December 2017
At the evening Carol Service Keely talks about the miracle of the manger and what significance it has for all of us in our lives.
Sunday 10th January 2017
The Christmas story is just full of miracles. After 400 years of silence God's plan to save mankind goes into overdrive. The plan is bold and beyond true comprehension and its impact is still being seen today in changed lives.
Sunday 3rd December 2017
Simon explains how God wants to come and meet us where we're at and this story gives us a window into God's heart.
Sunday 26th November 2017
Simon begins our advent series looking at the miracle of God's timing.
Practical wisdom for a difficult world...
Sunday 19th November 2017
Following a presentation from CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Simon concludes the series on James looking at how patience and prayer deepen our trust in God.
Sunday 12th November 2017
Chris explains how every area of our lives is impacted when we meet Jesus if nothing changes then we have not really met him.
Sunday 5th November 2017
Kim gives us a flavour of what goes on at Riverside during the week and Gaby tells us about the joy that the boxes from Operation Christmas Child brings to the people that receive them. Julian Barnard considers the Power of Words. What God says, what others say and what we say. He encourages us to not only use God’s word positively but to develop our relationship with Jesus, the word of God.
Sunday 22nd October 2017
Joel continues explaining from the book of James the connection between faith and deeds.
Sunday 15th October 2017
Simon introduces our new series on James, explaining how trials can turn to trust.
Sunday 8th October 2017
Simon concludes the series by looking at how we partner with the work of the Holy Spirit in every area of our lives.
Sunday 1st October 2017
Simon explaines how the water baptism and Holy Spirit come together as we baptise Phil & Lynn.
Sunday 24th September 2017
Simon completes his talk on the gifts of the Holy Spirit and explains how we can grow the gifts.
Sunday 17th September 2017
Simon begins a two part talk on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Keely and Chris speak and pray about the tragic loss of Richard Newman.
Sunday 10th September 2017
Who is the Holy Spirit and how do we get to be filled with? Jesus thought that being baptised or filled with the Holy Spirit was worth waiting for. The disciples met and prayed come Holy Spirit and the rest is history!
Sunday 3rd September 2017
In this all age service Simon looks at some of the different metaphors the bible uses to describe the Holy Spirit.
Sunday 20th August 2017
A small book with a seemingly small story about ordinary people facing life's tragedies and overcoming. The three main characters show their character amidst the challenges they face.
Sunday 13th August 2017
Guest speaker Joel tells us about the story of Queen Esther and shows how bravery saved an entire nation! God can use anyone to fulfil His purpose and to change the world.
Sunday 6th August 2017
God had a plan for Jonah but Jonah also had a plan for Jonah. God has plans for us too but who's is best?
The “One Another” series explores how the Bible expects us to treat each other.
Sunday 30th July 2017
Julian Barnard concludes our ‘One Another’ series encouraging us to show hospitality. He considers some biblical examples and principles we can apply in our lives. We are encouraged to pour out the little we have and allow God to multiply it.
Sunday 23rd July 2017
Paula Martin tell us about her last ten years serving in Pakistan and Keely looks at the life of Jesus to see a model of how we should serve one another in love.
Sunday 9th July 2017
Simon looks at the encouragement from James for “hands on” prayer.
Sunday 2nd July 2017
Simon explores Paul’s encouragement for the church to become a growing, learning community.
Sunday 25th June 2017
Encouragement takes many forms from a simple smile to a challenge to be the person God made you to be, but not everyone can receive it why?
Sunday 18th June 2017
Simon looks at growing a culture of honour within the church.
Sunday 11th June 2017
Simon will be looking at the power of forgiveness and avoiding the trap of offence.
Sunday 6th June 2017
In the first talk of the ‘One Another’ series Keely explains about the different types of love mentioned in the Bible and most importantly God’s agape love for us.
Sunday 28th May 2017
Our guest speaker Sam Miller concludes the Walk Wisely series by explaining how by anchoring our trust in God we have a hope based in what God alone could do.
Sunday 21st May 2017
In order for us to be able to speak the truth, we need to know the truth. How much truth is there within the Bible?
Sunday 14th May 2017
Simon describes how badly managed anger is a heart “hardener” while cultivating compassion is a heart “softener”.
Sunday 7th May 2017
Simon explains how all of us face temptations everyday and how the Bible helps us to know the right decision and face temptation.
Sunday 19th March 2017
In part four of the Walking Wisely series Joel explains why developing discipline in our lives is so important.
Sunday 12th March 2017
Chris talks about how the book of Proverbs gives us an insight into how life works, especially doing good to others.
Sunday 5th March 2017
Tariq continues with our sermon series 'Walk Wisely' based on the book of Proverbs.
Sunday 26th February 2017
Tariq introduces our Walk Wisely by showing how Proverbs is not another self-help book, but a “with God’s help” book
Sunday 30th April 2017
At Chris' last sermon as pastor he explains how walking wisely means to continually work our salvation with fear and trembling because God is at work in us. Know your calling and your destiny! The song used by Chris 'You raise me up' removed from podcast due to copyright.
Sunday 23rd April 2017
Before the baptism this Sunday Simon explains the reasons we baptise people with the help of a great visual aid for the children. This is followed by Rachel’s testimony and baptism.
Sunday 16th April 2017
There was no podcast today as it was an Easter Day family service with lots going on and no sermon.
Sunday 9th April 2017
Chris explains the key players and how they took part in the events. Jesus knowing what is to come issues a challenge to all who would follow him.
Sunday 2nd April 2017
Simon presses pause on Proverbs and begins a mini-series of the journey to the cross leading up to Easter.
Sunday 26th March 2017
Our guest preacher today was Eric Delve and in a non-series sermon he explains why looking forward is so important to christian living.
Sunday 19th February 2017
Our guest speaker today was Glyn Norman the Lead Pastor from the Central Christian Church in San Jose, CA. He explains about how living the Christian life and having time to listen to people and tell them about the greatest story ever told will bring great blessings.
Sunday 12th February 2017
Simon concludes the Come & See series looking at Jesus’ invitation to walk personally with Him.
Sunday 5th February 2017
Jesus calls us to freely “sow” the good news of the Gospel in prayer and action.
Sunday 29th January 2017
Simon looks at how God’s story and our story come together through the culture of invitation.
Sunday 22nd January 2017
We all struggle with the word “No”. Simon looks at why No is an okay answer as we grow in becoming more invitational.
Sunday 15th January 2017
Simon introduces the Come And See series looking at how we can grow into an invitational people and an invitational church.
Sunday 8th January 2017
At the start of 2017 Simon looks at how growing in thankfulness is essential for our wellbeing