Simon Bowkett's Podcast

Simon Bowkett's Podcast

www.ygrwp.com
Simon Bowkett’s expository Bible ministry from a rural context in farm meetings in the Heart of Wales


Narcissism and Nihilism - sacrifice and satisfaction - John 1 vv 19-23
Jul 14 • 48 min
Learning to cope with life’s ‘Why?’
John 1 vv 1-5
Jun 23 • 31 min
Half an hour from https://twitter.com/WelshRev for https://gracewales.wordpress.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Grace.Wales.online/ at https://www.facebook.com/TyrBugail/
What we REALLY need - Phenomenal Fathering
Jun 16 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes on fathering, fatherhood, why we need it, what it looks like and where to find it
The Big Picture - Colossians
Jun 9 • 42 min
How important is singing to you? Crucial to your disposition and your life in Jesus Christ? Check what Paul has to say about it to the Colossians …
The Big Picture - Philippians
Jun 2 • 40 min
Forty minute podcast from Simon Bowkett and the stars at Ty’r Bugail on resiliently living out the life of Jesus in hard places through your own life direction and choices
1 Peter 5 vv 12-14 Love and kisses from Babylon!
May 8 • 26 min
What IS the true grace of God and how do you live in it? A short summary, with love and kisses from ‘Babylon’!
Lion Taming for Beginners - 1 Peter 5 vv 8-11
May 8 • 34 min
Thirty five minutes of Bible exposition on both persecution and on dealing intelligently with spiritual opposition
A Tale of Two Cups - Matthew 26 - Easter 2019
Apr 21 • 26 min
Twenty six minutes you may not have yet heard on the context and the glory of the Cross and Resurrection of Jesus
1 Peter 5 vv 1-4
Apr 7 • 40 min
Forty minutes on leadership in the church, its abuse, its repentance and its potential for restoration
1 Peter 4 vv 12-19 Your theology is your therapy - commit and continue
Mar 31 • 32 min
Half an hour on BrexitAnxiety Syndrome and meeting chaos and crisis with theology as therapy
What should we do for Mothers Day - an y GRWP special episode
Mar 31 • 11 min
Eleven minutes on the joy and the pain of celebrating Mothers Day, and how to handle it
1 Peter 4 vv 7-11 Living in the Tractor Beam of the future
Mar 24 • 35 min
Thirty five minutes of Bible exposition on how to thrive as a believer when you’re under the cosh
Persevering through persecution pain - 1 Peter 4 vv 1-6
Mar 18 • 45 min
Forty five minute podcast from Simon Bowkett and the stars of the y GRWP Incubator Church Plant at Ty’r Bugail on Persevering faithfully under persecution
Knife Crime Special - a Rural perspective
Mar 11 • 18 min
Knife crime is not just an inner urban issue! Here’s twenty minutes of Bible based discussion as a bunch of men aged 17-72 concerned about the recent upsurge in inner urban knife crime look for Bible solutions together
Christian unity - not herding cats but feeding lions
Mar 10 • 29 min
The big thing that makes Church lead-able not lawless
Diversity in the Church - interview episode: there is no ‘religious type’
Mar 10 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes from real people for Y GRWP on diversity and unity in their life experience
What repentance LOOKS like 1 Peter 3 vv 8-9
Feb 24 • 34 min
What does repentance LOOK like? Life at 180֯֯֯ degrees!
Divorce, the Bible and you
Feb 17 • 53 min
Fifty minutes on Divorce from a positive perspective with Bible input and the testimony of survivors and thrivers of their own divorces of living through it in the strength God’s truth and God’s help have provided
1 Peter 3 v 7 The Manly Part in a Magnificent Marriage
Feb 10 • 34 min
Thirty four minutes for husbands on living graciously in relationship with your wife
The Goodness Gracious marriage, Pt 1 - 1 Peter 3 vv 1-7
Feb 3 • 35 min
Over the last sixty years or so, our society has re-written both what marriage is and what we consider to be attractive.The results have been disastrous. The solution seems outrageous … but it powerfully reflects the extreme Grace of God. Check this out!
Motivating radical Christian life
Jan 20 • 39 min
Just under forty minutes including a look at what motivates genuine Christian living even though it is JANUARY!
The Christian’s response to unjust suffering
Jan 13 • 33 min
Unjust suffering - the Christian understanding and response - thirty three minutes
Handling criticism and condemnation - Colossians 1 v 22 - Motto Text 2019
Jan 6 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes on handling criticism and condemnation constructively from Colossians 1:22
Explaining Christmas 4 - Way out people - Matthew 2 vv 1-12
Dec 31, 2018 • 31 min
Thirty minutes from y GRWP’s Ty’r Bugail coffee house in the heart of Llandovery on diversity in Christian community
Explaining Christmas 3 - the sort of Christmas that makes you rich - 2 Corinthians 8 v 9
Dec 23, 2018 • 29 min
The Christmas that makes a person rich - a thirty minute listen from the y GRWP coffee shop: Ty’r Bugail, in the heart of Llandovery, Christmas 2018
Explaining Christmas 2 - Lovedlessness - John 3 v 16
Dec 16, 2018 • 30 min
Thirty minutes on the epidemic in 21st century Western society of feeling not loved
Explaining Christmas 1 - Loneliness - Isaiah 7 vv 13-14
Dec 9, 2018 • 33 min
Thirty minutes on Loneliness and Christmas
Dealing with detractors - 1 Peter 2 vv 11-25
Dec 2, 2018 • 26 min
How to deal (biblically) with those who oppose you
When material props fail - 1 Peter 2 vv 4-10
Nov 18, 2018 • 31 min
Thirty minutes on sustaining faith in tough times from #SundaysAtTyrBugail
Re-arranging your ‘furniture’ 1 Peter 2 vv 1-3 (Part 2)
Nov 4, 2018 • 35 min
Refurbishing - feeding your new life in Christ
1 Peter 2 vv 1-3 De-cluttering your new life
Oct 28, 2018 • 31 min
Identifying the clutter in your ‘moving boxes’ … and chucking it!
Connecting believing the truth, and loving each other deeply from the heart 1 Peter 1 vv 22-25
Oct 21, 2018 • 15 min
Fifteen minutes of the loving impact of the truth on your heart
Lamentations - the outline
Oct 21, 2018 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes from Y GRWP on taking your beef to the Complaints Department
God MY Shepherd Pt 2
Sep 24, 2018 • 24 min
Unpacking the Bible on God the Shepherd
God MY Shepherd Pt 1
Sep 24, 2018 • 31 min
Revamping the Shepherd’s image by showing how Shepherding by God meets a person’s full need
1 Peter 1:17-21 … Awestruck aliens
Sep 16, 2018 • 36 min
Living out the lasting realities of Christian life, awestruck with God, should make you look like a bit of an alien … but in a GOOD way! And here’s how that works …
No prisoner to my past 1 Peter 1 vv 13-16
Sep 10, 2018 • 28 min
Follow your realistic hope, not some fanciful dream … and here’s how.
Eleven reasons to use story to communicate Christian truth
Sep 9, 2018 • 17 min
Here’s why 2/3 of the Bible is narrative, and why we need to use narrative to tell God’s story
Solidly ROOTED hope 1 Peter 1 vv 10-12
Sep 3, 2018 • 25 min
The privilege of seeing and experiencing what the prophets foretold but didn’t ‘get’ and that angels still long to look into
Luke 5 vv 1-11 Group Bible Study - Sunday at Ty’r Bugail for y GRWP
Aug 26, 2018 • 26 min
Faith means following Jesus and fishing for humans
1 Peter 1 vv 8-9 The key to going on loving believing in and rejoicing over God when life is HARD
Aug 19, 2018 • 26 min
Twenty six minutes from y GRWP.com on thriving when the times are tough
Knowing how to take the hard times - 1 Peter 1 vv 6-7
Aug 12, 2018 • 25 min
Faith holds fast to what is now real but not yet revealed to persevere through persecution and problematic experience and as its genuineness is proven, this results in praise, glory and honour FOR THOSE BELIEVERS!
1 Peter 1:4-6 Things to dwell on under pressure: the inheritance you cannot lose
Aug 8, 2018 • 25 min
The Christian’s non-degradable inheritance - in 25 minutes from #Ty’rBugail
1 Peter 1:3-6 Hope
Aug 6, 2018 • 17 min
1 Peter 1:1-2 Self image and the pressure of life
Aug 6, 2018 • 33 min
Knowing who, what and why you are is crucial for Christians under pressure and builds incredible resilience in God’s people
John 1-12 - Finding faith: the Lazarus impact
Jun 20, 2018 • 40 min
How can you believe in Christ? (This won’t take long!)
Ty’r Bugail Book Club - Life Tastes Better (Virgo) 20180615
Jun 15, 2018 • 41 min
Here’s a discussion of how to turn a life lived in the crisis of ‘running out’ into something infinitely better. It will probably surprise you …
Overcoming ‘I can’t’ … Judges 6
Mar 13, 2018 • 26 min
When you know that you can’t, but you must, where do you turn? Twenty seven minutes on Gideon’s encounter with God’s provision for his personal inadequacy
Embracing overwhelming odds - Judges 6-8 Pt 1
Feb 22, 2018 • 20 min
Twenty minutes on not despising but embracing our weakness for God’s glory
Restoring Christian Credibility in our Culture
Feb 5, 2018 • 34 min
Thirty minute podcast on Recovering Christian credibility from a farm near Capel Dewi, Llandysul in January 2018
Deborah, Barak, Jael and Siserah and tensions in the rural Heart of Wales
Feb 3, 2018 • 29 min
Thirty minute podcast around Judges 5 gathered around a kitchen table in the rural Heart of Wales
Two wonder women and a wimp, is it?
Jan 17, 2018 • 28 min
Coping with God doing what pleases Him … in just 28 minutes
Judges 3 vv 12-30 Ehud - God’s complete left-hander
Dec 17, 2017 • 20 min
Twenty minutes on Ehud - God’s left-handed assassin … from Judges 3:12-30 in a farm meeting close to Llandeilo
The average, the left-handed and the non-descript Judges 3 (part 1)
Dec 12, 2017 • 20 min
God’s odd heroes - 20 minutes from Judges 3 (part 1)
Struggling to make SENSE of Bible wars - Judges 2v6 - 3v6
Nov 14, 2017 • 31 min
Here’s what happens when you just do what YOU think’s right … 30 minutes on Judges 2
Managing peer pressure decisively - Judges 1v1 - 2v5
Nov 3, 2017 • 30 min
Thirty minutes of interviews and Bible ministry on peer pressure management from the rural Heart of Wales
Shockingly bad examples - an introduction to the Book of Judges
Oct 25, 2017 • 31 min
Thirty minutes from the Heart of Rural Wales on what Judges is ACTUALLY trying to tell us
Fresh page - fresh start Haggai 2 vv 10-19
Oct 17, 2017 • 20 min
Expository Bible ministry on Haggai 2 vv 10-19
Disappointment and disillusionment - Haggai 2 vv 1-9.mp3
Oct 10, 2017 • 18 min
Just about managing - Haggai 1.mp3
Oct 4, 2017 • 19 min
Hosea opening the window on the heart of God.mp3
Jul 16, 2017 • 36 min
Easter programme 2017
Apr 17, 2017 • 17 min
Seventeen minutes with the sound track of a visit to the lambing shed and an answer to the question: How can I KNOW I’ll be raised from the dead?
Easter and the absentee Mam - audio of short video
Apr 16, 2017 • 3 min
Three minute thought for the day from the lambing pen for Easter 2017
David and Goliath … what’s THAT about?!
Mar 29, 2017 • 17 min
Seventeen minutes on David and Goliath from a New Testament perspective
Trust no preacher who will not wipe bottoms … John 13
Feb 13, 2017 • 13 min
Thirteen minutes on the advice Jesus urgently gave His followers when He realised He was going away …
When God doesn’t show up when you NEED Him to …
Jan 15, 2017 • 25 min
Twenty five minute Bible teaching programme from Christians meeting in a farm house in Wales for when it’s a life and death issue, but God doesn’t seem keen to turn up for you. Find us at yGRWP.com
Crouch, touch, pause, engage and the everyday purpose of Christmas
Dec 5, 2016 • 10 min
Ten minute audio track from the www.yGRWP.com Christmas video 2016 … farming, rugby football and the everyday purpose of Christmas
Jesus and the post-truth society - John 9
Dec 5, 2016 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes of Sunday morning Bible ministry from www.yGRWP.com Jesus dealing with experts who live ‘post-truth’ - unpacking John 9
Jesus - light of my life? John 8:12-30
Nov 11, 2016 • 13 min
About twelve minutes on Jesus, the light of life, from John 8. Is He yours?
Don’t be a drip - stream a river.mp3
Nov 2, 2016 • 23 min
Self sufficiency - John 6:63
Oct 25, 2016 • 17 min
Seventeen and a half minutes with Jesus through John 6 on self-sufficiency … check us out as WelshRev on Twitter and contact us through the website yGRWP.com
Christian Experience of God #19 Gentleness
Jul 11, 2016 • 33 min
Half an hour on gentleness from strength grown from God Check www.yGRWP.com for access to more in this series
Christian Experience of God #18 - Faithfulness
Jul 3, 2016 • 34 min
Thirty four minutes on the Faithfulness of God and of his people … check us out at www.yGRWP.com
Christian Experience of God #17 - Faithfulness in Fishing
Jun 28, 2016 • 36 min
Thirty six minutes of interviews with interesting people from London’s EMA 2016 and Bible ministry from Luke 5 … for more check www.yGRWP.com
Christian Experience of God #16 Goodness
Jun 20, 2016 • 33 min
Half an hour on doing good … what, how and why.
Purpose - what am I for?
Jun 13, 2016 • 40 min
Thirty minutes on keeping a clear sense of purpose in a world that opposes your faith - from Ephesians 1 This is the first of a two part series with ‘Who am I?’
Who am I?
Jun 13, 2016 • 36 min
Thirty five minutes on knowing who you are in a world that opposes your faith
Christian Experience of God #15 - Kindness
May 15, 2016 • 23 min
Twenty three minutes from the y GRWP farm meeting at Cwmdu on Kindness Slides to accompany this are found here: https://www.slideshare.net/WelshRev/15-kindness
Christian Experience of God #14 Patience
May 8, 2016 • 36 min
Thirty seven minutes from the Cwmdu farm meeting on growing patience, and how to do it
The Experience of God #13 - Peace
May 1, 2016 • 36 min
Thirty six minutes on Christian Peace
Christian Experience of God #12 - Joy
Apr 24, 2016 • 34 min
Thirty four minutes on the Christian Experience of Joy
Christian Experience of God #8 - Adoption
Mar 20, 2016 • 28 min
Twenty eight minutes of vox pop and Bible on a subject close to the heart of God, and essential to Christian experience
Why follow Jesus?
Mar 16, 2016 • 27 min
Twenty seven minutes from an echoing roadside chapel on good and bad reasons given to follow Jesus … Luke 5 & Levi
Christian Experience of God #7 - Freedom
Feb 28, 2016 • 25 min
Twenty five minute overview of the Christian Experience of Freedom … it’s what Jesus is all about!
6. Repentance complete.mp3
Feb 21, 2016 • 40 min
Christian Experience of God 5 - Faith - MONO.mp3
Feb 14, 2016 • 37 min
Christian Experience of God #4 Effectively Called
Jan 31, 2016 • 33 min
Thirty two minutes on the first Christian Experience of God you will have … a comforting, reassuring and resilient-making doctrine in Scripture!
Christian Experience of God #3 - Regeneration
Jan 27, 2016 • 32 min
About 30 minutes on what needs to happen before ANYONE can can get any useful faith in God
Christian Experience of God #2 Conviction
Jan 17, 2016 • 32 min
Thirty minutes on the Spirit bringing conviction to a critical world … mebbe … from John 16
The Christian Experience of God - introduction
Jan 10, 2016 • 22 min
Twenty two minutes of background to the Christian Experience of God and why it’s really ever so important!
Five songs of Christmas - Simeon’s Song
Jan 3, 2016 • 28 min
Twenty eight minutes on Luke 2:25-35 …. Contentment: the Key to Kingdom Living
Five songs of Christmas - carol of The First Time Dad - Luke 1 vv 67-79
Dec 26, 2015 • 23 min
Twenty three minutes on Zechariah’s song from the farm meeting before Christmas at Llanybydder
GRWP Radio podcast ‘When Community Goes Wrong’ - the first song of Christmas Luke 1 v 25
Dec 11, 2015 • 31 min
Thirty minutes of interviews and Biblical comment on Community and the difficulties Christmas can pose
GRWP radio podcast 2015-11-29 The Lord’s Prayer
Nov 28, 2015 • 30 min
Thirty minute radio programme from Grace Rural Wales Partnership focusing on the challenge of the Lord’s Prayer Slides can be found on http://www.slideshare.net/WelshRev (Search for ‘GRWP Radio 2015-11-29) Group discussion materials are accessed …
Recycling Broken Disciples 4 - John 20:19-23
Nov 22, 2015 • 33 min
About 32 minutes on Jesus recycling ‘broken’ disciples - making the shift between ‘seeing’ and ‘believing’
Recycling Broken Disciples 3 - Luke 24 vv 13-35
Nov 15, 2015 • 36 min
30 minutes or so on how Jesus sets about restoring broken disciples on the Road to Emmaus from #sundayatgrace Slides to accompany this are here: http://www.slideshare.net/WelshRev
Recycling Broken Disciples - John 20 vv 1-10 Mary Peter and John
Nov 8, 2015 • 33 min
About thirty minutes on seeing everything but the significance of what you are looking at, to accompany the slides on the webpage slideshare.net/WelshRev
Matthew 28 vv 8-10 ‘Recycling’ headlong women
Nov 1, 2015 • 29 min
Twenty nine minute audio in the series ‘Recycling Broken Disciples’ from y GRWP at Milo Chapel November 1st 2015
Mark 16:1-8 The pastoral purpose of Mark’s (broken?) ending
Oct 25, 2015 • 31 min
Thirty minutes of audio on the main point of Mark
Going boldly to Pilate - Mark 15:42-47
Oct 18, 2015 • 28 min
Twenty eight minutes on finding courage in the disciples’ darkest hour …
Why we believe in ‘The Trinity’ - student ministry 15-10-15
Oct 15, 2015 • 42 min
Forty minutes on why we believe in one God: Father, Son & Holy Spirit at Lampeter TSD C U 15-10-15 Slides to accompany this talk are here: http://www.slideshare.net/WelshRev/why-we-believe-in-one-god-father-son-amp-holy-spirit-lampeter-oct-2015
Peter’s eyewitness take on the crucifixion - Mark 15 vv. 16-41
Oct 11, 2015 • 33 min
Thirty minute audio on the whole point about Jesus.
Mark 15 vv 1-15 The cooking up of a case before Pilate
Oct 4, 2015 • 24 min
Twenty four minutes on the injustice of Jesus’s trial before Pilate … Jesus found guilty of being Who He was
The Call of the KINGDOM - it’s an AUTHORITY issue!
Sep 27, 2015 • 9 min
Under ten minutes on presenting the Kingdom of God to those who are found to have authority issues
Mark 14 vv 53-65 How not to see what’s UNDER YOUR NOSE!
Sep 13, 2015 • 21 min
Twenty minutes on Jesus on trial before the Sanhedrin and how it is they just can’t see the obvious
Mark 14 vv 43-52.mp3
Aug 30, 2015 • 28 min
Mark 14 vv 27-31 Betrayal desertion and denial complete.mp3
Aug 25, 2015 • 29 min
Mark 14:32-42 How not to the person who falls for temptation
Aug 16, 2015 • 23 min
Twenty three minute audio of expository ministry from #sundayatgrace