Freedom Church (Leeds)

Freedom Church (Leeds)
We are a church that welcomes the unchurched. A church that reveals and demonstrates the relentless love of God! Check us out on social media (search Freedom Church Leeds). Visit our website: for more info.

He’s Happy and You Know It!
Nov 4 • 39 min
Geoff Newton brings a sermon with a message full of love and acceptance… and a happy God!
Living Faithfully
Oct 28 • 33 min
Life is like running a marathon! The start of something is fun, exciting and we’re full of enthusiasm for the journey ahead. But it takes faithfulness to stay the course and cross the finish line. Living faithfully comes as a result of the work of the…
Journey Through The Word: Colossians (Part #3)
Oct 16 • 50 min
John Casey shares a story of love by opening up more verses from the book of Colossians.
Journey Through The Word: Colossians (Part #2)
Oct 8 • 35 min
When we accept the salvation call of Jesus, it’s not just about guaranteeing our place in a heavenly realm, but it’s really about the here and now and the dismissing of the rulership of satan and the demonic and accepting the rule and reign of Christ over…
Journey Through The Word: Colossians (Part #1)
Oct 3 • 50 min
Stu Allan continues our journey through the Word of God by starting an exciting adventure exploring Colossians, verse by verse!
Journey Through The Word: How To Begin
Oct 3 • 46 min
Mark Kelly begins our journey through the Bible by offering up practical ways in which we can engage with it.
What Is Your Desire
Oct 3 • 57 min
Dr. John Mastrogiovanni brings us a challenging yet encouraging message.
Positivity Through The Pain
Sep 9 • 42 min
This is a message of absolute assurance in the goodness of God, and that despite the circumstances, indeed because of the circumstances, we can overcome every obstacle.
An Out of Context Experience
Sep 9 • 36 min
Mark Kelly confesses to a recent event that didn’t leave a good impression, but one that he learned from. In this talk he applies that lesson to how we read Scripture and how we think of others.
Many Words
Jul 24 • 51 min
Stu Allan reminds us of a number of prophetic words spoken about us as a church.
Hold On
Jul 4 • 39 min
A message of love and grace that reminds us to hold on to Jesus!
A “Tapas Meal”
Jul 2 • 40 min
Stu Allan reads from John 6 and opens up a meal of Scripture for us to enjoy.
A Tale of Two Towers
Jul 2 • 27 min
The character of God is a tower of strength, for the lovers of God delight to run into his heart and be exalted on high. The rich, in their conceit, imagine that their wealth is enough to protect them. It becomes their confidence in a day of trouble.…
Fasting is Feasting
Jul 2 • 42 min
Fasting is actually feasting. It’s not suffering for sufferings sake, it’s passing up the appetisers and salads for the main course if you like. It’s always an opportunity to know God and know His will.
Permission to Dream
Jul 2 • 29 min
As children of God we have permission to dream with God - “…on Earth as it is in Heaven.”
The ‘How’ of Worship
Jul 2 • 37 min
Stu Allan brings us his second sermon concerning worship and suggests it is more about the will than the goosebumps!
The Fragrance of Worship
May 18 • 35 min
Working through verses in Song of Songs, Stu Allan brings us a wonderful word about worship.
Death Defeated!
Apr 23 • 23 min
The story of Easter provides hope to the hopeless and light to those living in darkness. But how do we know that it’s historically accurate to believe in the resurrection of Jesus? How do we know this whole thing wasn’t made up?
Number #1
Apr 14 • 48 min
Stu Allan shares a message where he challenges us, as believers, to ask whether we view truly God as number one above all else in our lives
Life Unlimited
Apr 10 • 38 min
Gary Bentley brings us a challenging, but truthful message about eternal life, healing, and … hell!
A Message for Mothers
Apr 6 • 12 min
This is a Mother’s Day message for mums everywhere!
Jesus Unlimited
Mar 29 • 50 min
A message about love and the presence of God by Ian Rossol.
ChurchSuite Presentation
Mar 12 • 35 min
Mark Kelly walks us through My ChurchSuite, a system to help us do life together, better!
Naturally Supernatural
Feb 23 • 46 min
For sons and daughters of God there should be no separation between the natural and supernatural. In this sermon Kathi Kelly looks at verses In John 4 to see how Jesus lived a naturally supernatural life!
Stepping Out. Inviting In.
Feb 22 • 35 min
Gary Bentley opens up our mission statement for 2019!
Have You Ever Lost Something?
Feb 22 • 36 min
Stu Allan begins his sermon with a seemingly simple question.
Discipleship Triplets
Feb 6 • 26 min
Mark Kelly (along with input from Kathi Kelly and Stuart Allan) introduces Discipleship Triplets to Freedom Church with very practical ideas and ways that everyone can get involved. (Apologies for the sound quality, we had to use the sound from the camera…
The Freedom Church Vision
Jan 21 • 63 min
In this message, Mark Kelly unfolds our overall vision statement: We are a church that welcomes the unchurched. A church that reveals and demonstrates the relentless love of God.
Seasons Change
Jan 21 • 32 min
Mark Kelly brings a message very much directed at Freedom Church as he speaks about our future. He encourages us to think about our destiny and the legacy we are building. This is a significant season of change for us!
Who Do You Trust?
Jan 18 • 37 min
Mark Kelly brings a message very much directed at Freedom Church as he speaks about our future. He encourages us to think about our destiny and the legacy we are building. This is a significant season of change for us!
God With Us (Peace)
Dec 9, 2018 • 54 min
God’s peace can fill us and rule within us even when we are surrounded by death and evil. God’s presence and peace can pierce even dark and painful surroundings and circumstances, including any war or any emotional valley we find ourselves in.
Become What You Believe
Dec 2, 2018 • 45 min
Geoff Newton encourages us to discover the hope we have in Jesus and to become all that we believe we can be through Him.
Lightning Rods
Nov 25, 2018 • 37 min
Stu Allan encourages us to reach up and become lightning​ rods for the power of Holy Spirit!
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go!
Nov 18, 2018 • 37 min
Gary Bentley shares a very honest and vulnerable message.
The Garden of Your Mind
Nov 4, 2018 • 33 min
What kind of ‘garden’ are we cultivating in our minds? Is it blooming and bearing fruit, or is it overcome with weeds and brambles? The mind is a battlefield for good and evil. If good is to win and God to have His way then our minds must be constantly…
Holy Spirit
Oct 28, 2018 • 44 min
How much of our evangelistic endeavours should rely on not what we do, but on what Holy Spirit does through us?
Moments and Seasons
Oct 21, 2018 • 51 min
We hope you are encouraged, inspired and challenged by our talks. Check us out on social media (search Freedom Church Leeds). Visit our website: for more info.
Loving Others
Oct 14, 2018 • 46 min
If we take the time to study His Word, to pray, to learn about who He is, and to worship Him, we would begin to experience His love and love Him in return. Let’s choose to “love the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our…
Making Disciples
Oct 7, 2018 • 54 min
When we’re talking discipleship of someone who follows Christ we’re talking about a potential lifelong commitment. When we come to faith in Christ and receive His salvation, it’s the beginning. Receiving Christ may be a high point, but it really is just…
Loving Us While We Sleep
Sep 30, 2018 • 43 min
Ian Rossol brings us a word based around Psalm 18. (The audio has an unwanted echo effect which lasts until about five minutes in. Apologies and please stick with it!)
Praying the Psalms (Part 2)
Sep 23, 2018 • 37 min
Patricia Gray concludes her short sermon series centred around the Psalms and prayer.
Praying the Psalms
Sep 9, 2018 • 29 min
The Psalms offer a 3D map pointing us to Jesus as God’s ultimate answer to all of life’s big questions and mysteries.
Growing Closer, Hearing More, Better Doing
Sep 2, 2018 • 33 min
In this first of three sermons examining prayer and the Psalms, Patricia Gray teaches us that through prayer we grow closer to God, hear His voice more clearly, and function better.
Context and Creativity
Aug 19, 2018 • 49 min
We must protect the integrity of the message while still adapting how we present it to our culture.
History Maker
Aug 12, 2018 • 38 min
Stu Allan encourages us to be history makers!
Something for Nothing? (Initiative)
Jul 29, 2018 • 32 min
What is it that God has spoken to you about being or doing in this present season where you need to take a step out in faith and take the initiative so that you bring glory to God and make His name known?
Something for Nothing? (Commitment)
Jul 14, 2018 • 30 min
As Christians, we should be highly committed to the growth and well-being of the people we are serving, people whom we call family. But we should most especially be committed to Jesus the Christ.
Jul 11, 2018 • 36 min
Gary Bentley brings a word based around the story of Jesus being tempted, rather tested, in the wilderness from Matthew chapter 4.
The Word
Jul 1, 2018 • 41 min
Stu Allan shares a word about The Word.
Jun 3, 2018 • 23 min
Paul Airy exhorts us to live a life of surrender to God!
Something for Nothing? (Teamwork)
May 27, 2018 • 41 min
Our value is shown in how we work well together as a team, in how we help to build up the Church so that it looks and acts more like Jesus.
The Rhythm of Heaven
May 20, 2018 • 36 min
Gary Bentley opens up and explores the phrase - The rhythm of Heaven.
Something for Nothing? (Passion)
May 13, 2018 • 32 min
In the world of paid work, we can calculate the value of an employee by working out how much money they help the business generate. It sounds cold, but generally, that’s the point of being in business - to make money. How do you place a figure on someone…
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
May 6, 2018 • 26 min
Mark Kelly opens up the how, why, and what for concerning baptism in the Holy Spirit.
Uncomfortable: An Uncomfortable Apocalypse
Apr 29, 2018 • 27 min
God has given us a comfort that is greater than anything culture, other religions, or our own preferences and desires can provide.
Uncomfortable: Living Stones
Apr 22, 2018 • 41 min
The Church is made up of people we might not always get along with or even agree with - but that’s something God can use. Despite our differences, the Holy Spirit unites us and works in our hearts and communities for our good and for His glory!
Uncomfortable: Take Up Your Cross
Mar 11, 2018 • 34 min
We should expect uncomfortableness because the crucifixion and what Jesus did on the cross is at the very centre of our faith. We should look to Jesus as an example of how to deny ourselves and take up our crosses, for it is in His work that we find true…
Uncomfortable: Dreaming of a Perfect Church
Mar 4, 2018 • 43 min
Rather than attempting to find our dream church, we should embrace the uncomfortable and difficult parts of the Christian life – a life that by default means we are connected to people, and people can be awkward, and in some cases downright peculiar!
Healing in Action!
Feb 17, 2018 • 33 min
We warmly welcome home for a brief visit, Steve & Lynn Blackah who lead a church in Paris. In this message, Steve talks about faith healing and the activation of this gift.
Feb 4, 2018 • 42 min
Stu Allan exhorts us to hold firm to the many promises of God!
#YouMakeMeBrave (Part 2)
Jan 14, 2018 • 40 min
Mark Kelly erects some figurative scaffolding to show how we as a church will build ourselves up in courage so we can step out bravely into all that God has got for us in 2018!
#YouMakeMeBrave (Part 1)
Jan 7, 2018 • 28 min
Mark Kelly shares some of his personal struggles from 2017 to show us how God is making us ALL brave in 2018.
Peace and Good Hope
Dec 10, 2017 • 38 min
Then all at once, a vast number of glorious angels appeared, the very armies of heaven! And they all praised God, singing: “Glory to God in the highest realms of heaven! For there is peace and a good hope given to the sons of men.” (Luke 2:13-14)
Kingdom Transformation
Dec 3, 2017 • 36 min
Geoff Newton offers up some thoughts on Kingdom, Church, and the Holy Spirit and uses verses from Luke chapter 1 to help us.
Let Every Heart…
Nov 26, 2017 • 23 min
Some of us are so familiar with the Christmas story that we can let the detail of it brush over us. But it is good, and important, for us to pause and to ponder in our hearts the reality and wonder of who God sent and why.
We Are The Church (Church on a Mission / Gotta Find Bubba!)
Nov 12, 2017 • 37 min
Mark Kelly brings us the final part of our teaching series - ‘We Are The Church’. Every believer has been given a mission by God to advance his kingdom and get back his lost children. We will share the good news with others when we have a missional…
We Are The Church (Community)
Nov 5, 2017 • 38 min
Part #3 of our recent teaching series by Mark Kelly. This week, Mark challenged us with this statement: Our faith must be based on a personal relationship with Jesus, but we can’t do it alone; we must pursue genuine community with other believers. Rather…
We Are The Church (Family)
Oct 29, 2017 • 31 min
In the 2nd part of our ‘We Are The Church’ series, Mark Kelly talks to us about his desire for the Church to view itself first and foremost as a family.
We Are The Church (What is the Church?)
Oct 22, 2017 • 41 min
Mark Kelly kicks off our 4-week teaching series all about the Church. The Church, depending on your view, is a powerful force for good, relevant today as it ever has been or it’s an outdated institution whose time is up!
What’s Your Address? - Audio
Sep 24, 2017 • 50 min
Ian Jones shares some wonderful stories of people getting know Jesus, finding a home in him, and inviting others to join them at the same ‘address.’
Equipped by His Word - Audio
Sep 10, 2017 • 38 min
The Bible is an amazing and inspired collection of books and letters given to us from God to help us live righteously and to equip us to help advance the Kingdom of God with a desire to bring Heaven to Earth.
Be Fruitful - Audio
Aug 27, 2017 • 23 min
Our fruitfulness in life flows directly from our encounter with God and our daily walk with Him, as we allow His presence to fill us, transform us and expand us.
Approach the Throne - Audio
Aug 13, 2017 • 39 min
Taking us through stories from the Old Testament, Stuart Allan​ empowers us to approach the Throne of Heaven with our petitions.
“Do Not Judge Others.” (The Bible Doesn’t Say That!) - Audio
Jul 9, 2017 • 46 min
“Do Not Judge Others.” (The Bible Doesn’t Say That!) - Actually, it does! However, in the Bible Jesus didn’t just say, “Do not judge others” followed by a full stop or an exclamation point. He said, “Do not judge others,” followed by a clarification of…
Heart Cry - Audio
Jul 2, 2017 • 42 min
Dave Gann and the team from KPMC perform​ a sketch from their production, ‘Heart Cry’. Dave then gives us a sermon which opens up their piece in more detail. (Please forgive the quality​ of the audio throughout the sketch.)
Three Mighty Men - Audio
Jun 4, 2017 • 39 min
The pages of the Old Testament contain some of the most amazing stories you’ll ever read. Many of these stories revolve around a young shepherd boy who grew up to become King David. David was the greatest king Israel would ever know, but he didn’t become…
Faithful God - Audio
Apr 30, 2017 • 38 min
Kathi Kelly brings us a testimonial message of how God is good, and how faithful He is in the midst of struggle and seemingly dark places. (We apologise for the poor quality audio.)
Stories from Azusa Street - Audio
Apr 23, 2017 • 41 min
Stu Allan shares stories from a book about the Azusa Street revival.
A Mother’s Day Reflection - Audio
Mar 26, 2017 • 18 min
Kathi Kelly brings us a short message with some thoughts on Mother’s Day.
“God Helps Those Who Help Themselves.” (The Bible Doesn’t Say That!) - Audio
Mar 12, 2017 • 27 min
If we seek after the Kingdom of God - that is: His rule and reign - we will find direction for our lives, but we do this by humbly submitting to God’s will and placing this first and before anything else.
Born for Greatness - Audio
Mar 5, 2017 • 34 min
You might be disappointed that you aren’t doing now what you had imagined you would be doing when you were a child. Or you might be doing something even better! Either way, life has a funny way of working work, there are twists and turns that we could…
Apples or Bananas? - Audio
Feb 12, 2017 • 33 min
From God’s point of view, our purpose in life is very simple. Just like a grape vine, the main purpose of our lives is to produce fruit. What is even more important for us to understand is that the owner of the vineyard is in charge, in control, and…
The Pickling Process - Audio
Jan 29, 2017 • 49 min
Ian Rossol shares more on key verses in John 15, opening up the words ‘abide’ and ‘compassion’. He also explains about the pickling of small cucumbers … what’s this got to do with the Holy Spirit?
Version: John (5.1) - Audio
Jan 22, 2017 • 40 min
“I am the operating system, you are the smartphone, he who installs Me means I am now part of all your online accounts and can develop many apps; ​apart from Me you are liable to crash.”
Be Fruitful and Multiply - Audio
Jan 8, 2017 • 33 min
These are loads of the things we can do to help us live fruitful lives and become amazing examples of Jesus followers. Mark Kelly begins our 2017 journey (with the first of many sermons) in which we will discover how we can make this year - a year of…
There’s a Crack in the Bumper! - Audio
Dec 4, 2016 • 34 min
Christians are called to be people who easily forgive - it’s with an attitude of forgiveness, of both a willingness to give and to receive, we keep away from attitudes of judgment​ with condemnation.
Shouting Into The Storm - Audio
Oct 23, 2016 • 42 min
Rather than shouting into the storm and not be heard, are we instead turning to the Prince of Peace and asking Him to remind us who we are and who His has made us to be?
The Power of Your Story - Audio
Oct 9, 2016 • 23 min
They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death. (Revelation 12:11)
The ‘Wow’ Factor! - Audio
Oct 2, 2016 • 38 min
Mark Kelly continues working through Acts and shares his thoughts on the awesomeness of God - God’s WOW Factor!
Give Me Strength! - Audio
Sep 25, 2016 • 35 min
If we recognise that Jesus is with us in the storm or ready to meet us in the storm ahead, we simply need to ask Him for guidance and help. It seems in the story of Peter walking on the water (Matthew 14:22-36) we see that Peter wanted more than anything…
It Simply Needs More Water! - Audio
Sep 4, 2016 • 40 min
“Anyone who believes in Me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from His heart.’” (When He said “living water,” He was speaking of the Spirit, who would be given to everyone believing in Him. (John 7:38-39a)
Messy Mission - Audio
Aug 28, 2016 • 33 min
The stories in the first twelve chapters of Acts are about a church in mission mode. What can we learn from them for our continuing mission today?
Present in God’s Presence - Audio
Aug 21, 2016 • 21 min
God is always near; it’s our awareness of Him that ebbs and flows. It’s our choice whether we are present in His presence or not. If we choose to, we can be like a magnet for God’s presence.
Spiritual Life! - Audio
Jul 24, 2016 • 41 min
Steve & Lynn Blackah, whom we sent out a number of years ago to minister a work in France, paid us a visit this weekend. Over the last year they have been students at the School of Supernatural Ministry (Bethel Church, Redding, CA). They tell a story of…
Empowered by Grace - Audio
Jul 22, 2016 • 24 min
The grace of God is so empowering when we are able to grasp what it means for us, not only at the point of salvation but in our daily walking with God and doing His will.
Give Me This Mountain - Audio
Jul 9, 2016 • 33 min
Using the life of Caleb from the story in the Biblical book of Joshua, chapter 14, Stu Allan encourages us to claim the prophetic words spoken over us as a church. (Please forgive the sound quality of this week’s talk.)
Cultivating a Prophetic Lifestyle - Audio
Jun 26, 2016 • 31 min
The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 14:1 (NLT): “Let love be your highest goal! But you should also desire the special abilities the Spirit gives - especially the ability to prophesy.” The NIV translation puts it like this: “Eagerly desire the gifts of the…
Our Faith is More Important than our Reputation - Audio
Jun 12, 2016 • 27 min
Geoff Newton shares a word concerning how we should view our reputation.
Leaving a Lasting Legacy - Audio
Jun 4, 2016 • 42 min
“I’m not prepared to settle for a positive reputation; I want to see our local community and our city changed with Good News of Jesus Christ. I want to see this in my lifetime; I want to leave a legacy that says I did all that I could with all that God…
Wildfire! - Audio
May 29, 2016 • 43 min
Stu Allan reminds us of a prophectic word spoken over us a few years ago; that we are to be like a wildfire in our city!
Anniversary Celebration - May 2016 - Audio
May 22, 2016 • 17 min
In May 2016 we celebrated 35 years of the church being birthed, 10 years since our senior leaders and elders, Mark & Kathi Kelly, became part of the leadership team, and 1 whole year since our church move to East End Park / Richmond Hill.
Faith and Risk - Audio
May 1, 2016 • 29 min
Kathi challenges us to face (and overcome) our fears and to build our faith!
Who Is Worthy? - Audio
Apr 22, 2016 • 56 min
Kathi Kelly asks and answers several questions: What do we mean by honour? Who is worthy of honour? How can we build a culture of honour amongst us?
More Ice-Cream Please! - Audio
Apr 21, 2016 • 38 min
Stu Allan talks prophecy, revival, and expectations.
Empowered: More Than Words - Audio
Apr 10, 2016 • 32 min
When we sign up for this thing called Christianity, it is not like joining the Boy Scouts, we become new creatures. And with that change there are some things that become available to us. We have more to offer than nice and encouraging words. We have a…
Empowered: More Than Words - PDF
Apr 10, 2016
When we sign up for this thing called Christianity, it is not like joining the Boy Scouts, we become new creatures. And with that change there are some things that become available to us. We have more to offer than nice and encouraging words. We have a…
An Earthly Kingdom? - Audio
Mar 22, 2016 • 35 min
Mark Kelly preaches a Palm Sunday sermon and challenges us to think about God’s Kingdom in a way that is not of this earth!
Equipped - Audio
Mar 13, 2016 • 37 min
Mark Kelly continues our journey through the meaning of the Freedom Church logo!
Developing a Prophetic Culture (Part 2) - Audio
Feb 28, 2016 • 31 min
Ian & Marj Rossol, leaders from All Nations Christian Centre in Leicester, share on how to develop a prophetic culture.
Developing a Prophetic Culture (Part 1) - Audio
Feb 28, 2016 • 30 min
Ian & Marj Rossol, leaders from All Nations Christian Centre in Leicester, share on how to develop a prophetic culture
The Goodness of God - Audio
Feb 25, 2016 • 31 min
In many of the Psalms it is repeatedly written: “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever.” Kathi Kelly explores the goodness and faithfulness of God.
Heaven’s Co-ordinates - Audio
Feb 11, 2016 • 29 min
Stu Allan reminds us of previous prophetic words spoken over us as a church and reveals the recent outworking of many of those words!
The Extravagant Father - Audio
Feb 1, 2016 • 28 min
As disciples of Jesus, we are to carry on His mandate into all the earth - to reveal the Father to a world that is cursed with sonless-ness and daughterless-ness, fatherless-ness and motherless-ness. We must reveal the love of the Good Father, His…
Happy are the Unoffended - Audio
Jan 28, 2016 • 30 min
Geoff Newton encourages us to leave our offences in 2015 and move forward into 2016 not looking for new ones!
Righteousness, Peace and Joy - Audio
Jan 15, 2016 • 34 min
“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” - Romans 14:17
Joy - Audio
Dec 14, 2015 • 34 min
Joy has to find an expression. As Christians, it is either expressed to God in praise and worship of who He is, or expressed to others about how good God is, what He has done and His faithfulness.
The Word - Audio
Dec 6, 2015 • 40 min
John Casey preaches from the first few verses of the Gospel of John and applies them to this period of advent.
Sharing - Audio
Nov 29, 2015 • 29 min
Stu Allan leads a Sunday morning where a number of different folks share what God has put on their hearts.
Bethel Church Leadership Advance Trip - Audio
Nov 26, 2015 • 46 min
Our senior leaders, Mark & Kathi Kelly, recently attended Bethel Church’s Leadership Advance conference in Redding, California. They came back excited and eager to share what they experienced and learned!
Health, Healing, and Wholeness - Audio
Nov 21, 2015 • 41 min
Stu Allan explores the power of declaration.
Supernatural Church - Audio
Nov 20, 2015 • 33 min
Geoff Newton encourages us to not let our circumstances determine our identity. Our identity is in Christ.
Scared of the Dark? - Audio
Oct 27, 2015 • 27 min
This Halloween, don’t close your home, don’t ignore the knocks on the door. Get some sweets and welcome people with a big smile and bright eyes. Take the opportunity to be the light the darkness. Let your story shine. And most importantly… don’t be scared…
#ExcitedAboutChurch - Audio
Sep 28, 2015 • 35 min
“Freedom Church, it’s time we started seeing some remarkable things, it’s time to get excited about church, it’s time to lift the roof off from our expectations and start to believe in ourselves and what we can achieve as a local church. It’s time we…
Higher and Further - Audio
Sep 25, 2015 • 48 min
Ian Rossol shares a message centered around our mandate from Luke 4:18-19, which is based upon passages in Isaiah 61.
What Do You See? - Audio
Sep 10, 2015 • 37 min
Stu Allan continues his exploration of what it really means for Freedom Church to be called ‘Freedom Church’. He asks, in light of this, how do we see ourselves, the people in the local community, as well as the city of which we are a part?
Pray More. Worry Less. - Audio
Aug 31, 2015 • 30 min
Using Philippians 4:6-9, Mark exhorts us to pray more and worry less. A word designed to bring freedom and release!
Defining Moments (Part #2) - Audio
Aug 25, 2015 • 25 min
Mark Kelly shares a message about defining moments and how these are significant in shaping our lives and, as believers, our ministry to others.
Defining Moments (Part #1) - Audio
Aug 25, 2015 • 25 min
Mark Kelly shares a message about defining moments and how these are significant in shaping our lives and, as believers, our ministry to others.
New Birth - Audio
Aug 22, 2015 • 48 min
When you desire something desperately, it consumes you. You can’t think about anything else, everything you do is fuelled by the desire you have. You’re always working towards that which you desire. So, shouldn’t we by like this when it comes to seeing…
Jesus, The Messiah - Audio
Aug 21, 2015 • 33 min
Geoff Newton helps us understand what it really means to have a relationship with Jesus our Saviour!
Ignite: Love - Audio
Aug 20, 2015 • 31 min
God is love.
Journey To Freedom - Audio
Jul 23, 2015 • 10 min
Stu Allan affirms our change of name from City Church Leeds to Freedom Church and begins to open up our journey of working out what this means in both the spiritual and the natural.
Ignite: Creativity - Audio
Jul 2, 2015 • 36 min
God has given us our talents, gifts, abilities, knowledge, understanding and intellect. How are we working these things out with imagination and creativity?
Father’s Day 2015 - Audio
Jul 1, 2015 • 34 min
We celebrated Fathers and thanked our Heavenly Father! (Apologies for the added echo… echo… echo…)
#Freedom - Audio
Jun 15, 2015 • 36 min
Kathi Kelly shares what God has put on her heart which is a new name for our church - Freedom Church. This comes with a firm mandate from Luke 4:18-19 and shows us an exciting future into which we can walk together!
Ignite: The Word - Audio
Jun 13, 2015 • 35 min
Geoff Newton shares his passion for the Bible - the Word of God!
Ignite - Prayer - Audio
Jun 4, 2015 • 42 min
The ‘Lord’s Prayer’ is powerful, but simple. Easy to remember, but immensely profound. An amazing blueprint for us to follow in our own prayer life.
Born to be Wild! - Audio
May 24, 2015 • 29 min
Mark Kelly shares on Pentecost Sunday the Good News of Jesus Christ and challenges us not be satisfied with living in a world that is upside down, inside out and all kind of crazy!
Born to be Wild! - Video
May 24, 2015 • 1 min
Mark Kelly shares on Pentecost Sunday the Good News of Jesus Christ and challenges us not be satisfied with living in a world that is upside down, inside out and all kind of crazy!
Let the River Flow - Audio
May 20, 2015 • 21 min
Ian Rossol preaches at our final week at Ashwood Centre in Headingley. He looks to the future of a church flowing into the streets, filled with the presence of the Holy Spirit.
What Have You Got? - Audio
May 14, 2015 • 39 min
Peter Topliss asks us to identify our individual ‘ministries’ and how we can use them to help serve in the local church.
Stones & Stories - Audio
May 7, 2015 • 28 min
Barbara Macnish takes us on a whistle-stop Bible tour and through this brings out testimonies told, promises made and where God’s presence is recognised.
Stage-dive! - Audio
Apr 26, 2015 • 28 min
Chip Kendal, singer and a creative director at Audacious Church in Manchester, encourages us to take a Stage-dive for God! Through this we learn to trust, take risks, and reach out … as well as having lots of fun in the process.
Pray, Word, Life - Audio
Apr 24, 2015 • 42 min
Mark asks the question: What are some fundamental practices of our Christian faith? (NOTE: The audio quality improves significantly after around 10mins.)
Living Sent - PDF
Apr 13, 2015
Kathi Kelly looks at what came next for the disciples after Jesus’s resurrection and asks what does this mean for us? She partly answers this question by encouraging us to ‘live sent’ lives!
Living Sent - Audio
Apr 13, 2015 • 19 min
Kathi Kelly looks at what came next for the disciples after Jesus’s resurrection and asks what does this mean for us? She partly answers this question by encouraging us to ‘live sent’ lives!
A Time of Favour - Audio
Mar 30, 2015 • 38 min
Geoff Newton speaks about God’s favour and being the ‘Antioch’ church.
Transformation by Inspiration - Audio
Mar 16, 2015 • 27 min
Peter Woodthorpe shares his heart by focusing on the charity KidzKlub, but by doing this he encourages us as a church family to continue to inspire mission and transform communities.
Stories! - Audio
Mar 9, 2015 • 44 min
Mark Roques help us think of story-telling in a different way and explains how we might be able to share our story of faith in a way that isn’t cheesy, but natural and easy.
Feb 17, 2015 • 43 min
God wants us to take the Good News to wherever in the world He has called us to be. The qustion is will we GO when He calls us to GO? We will STOP when He tells us? We will SHARE His love for us with everyone we meet?
Superabundantly - Audio
Feb 8, 2015 • 31 min
Geoff Newton shares his personal testimony and in it reveals God’s superabundant blessing. (We apologise for the poor quality of the audio in this recording.)
The Greatest Story - Audio
Jan 19, 2015 • 46 min
Do you have a personal relationship with the Creator God, the Originator of spiritual life and light? If you do then that’s amazing. From this very moment why not make it a conviction that you will begin to be more open to others about Him. You don’t have…
Transformed - Audio
Jan 12, 2015 • 44 min
We can’t truly know God unless we allow ourselves to be transformed through the renewing of our minds. The goal of this renewing is to become Christ-like.
That Was The Year 2014! - Audio
Jan 5, 2015 • 52 min
Mark Kelly reminds us of all that City Church Leeds were involved in over 2014 and encourages us to look forward with hope and positive expectation to 2015!
Hope in God - Audio
Jan 2, 2015 • 18 min
Kathi Kelly brings us a message of hope!
Death Loses its Sting (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Dec 17, 2014 • 31 min
Jesus has said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in Me will never die.” It is in this statement that we reach to the very heart of the Christian message.
Losing My Religion (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Dec 11, 2014 • 38 min
The story of a man born blind in John chapter nine, shows us a man receiving not only physical healing, but also an opening of his spiritual eyes to see the truth of salvation in Christ. A move away from law and religion and into the grace freely given.
The Bread of Life (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Dec 3, 2014 • 37 min
Jesus’ claim to be the ‘bread of life’ indicates the the kind of relationship God seeks to have with us in Christ is so close, so intimate, that it is like eating and drinking.
Don’t Be Afraid (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Nov 25, 2014 • 34 min
In today’s talk Ben Cordy explores the feeding of the five thousand and when Jesus walk on water. Through these two miracles Ben reminds us that with Jesus there is more than enough, and we do not have to be afraid.
There is Always Hope (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Nov 17, 2014 • 39 min
The miracle in today’s talk is a reminder to us that no person or situation is too far gone that they are beyond His reach. And just because we’ve tried it before on our own, doesn’t mean we can’t do it when Christ is with us.
Significant Signs (The Gospel of John) - Audio
Nov 3, 2014 • 41 min
The signs we read about in the Gospel of John have a special significance in the wider Gospel narrative. They allow us to glimpse Jesus’ glory and they point to the saving work of the incarnate Christ!
Covenant - Audio
Oct 27, 2014 • 25 min
How does the relationship of the God-head (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) impact who we are as believers? John Casey ends our DNA series exploring Covenant and trying to give us an answer to this question. [Please take time to watch the short video…
Restoration - Audio
Oct 21, 2014 • 54 min
John Casey continues our DNA series by opening up restoration and what God has done in restoring his image in humankind through the work of Jesus.
Kingdom (The Wedding Supper) - Audio
Oct 12, 2014 • 43 min
It is time for this part of Body of Christ to wake up from any kind of self-centred slumber and fully engage society again with the Gospel of the Kingdom.
Kingdom (I Am A Soldier) - Audio
Oct 7, 2014 • 42 min
It is time for this part of Body of Christ to wake up from any kind of self-centred slumber and fully engage society again with the Gospel of the Kingdom.
Money! - Audio
Sep 30, 2014 • 37 min
Mike Ayers shares his story and in doing so he reveals wisdom of how to handle and use money effectively for God’s Kingdom.
Believing You Are Valuable - Audio
Sep 23, 2014 • 42 min
We welcome guest speaker, Steve Blackah amongst us this week and he encourages us to see how valuable we are to God and how, in that, we will find our individual destinies.
Tithing - Audio
Sep 7, 2014 • 40 min
Geoff Newton brings teaching on tithing and encourages us all to consider what the Bible has to say about money. He fleshes out Genesis 14:17-23 for our consideration by showing a connection of both tithing and the covenant meal.
My Saviour and My God - Audio
Sep 6, 2014 • 54 min
Peter topliss leads us on a journey of hope beginning in Psalm 42.
Faith and Calling - Audio
Sep 1, 2014 • 55 min
Mel & Jean Ann Fish update us on Global Family Network, but also put this into the context of faith in action and realising your calling.
Fulfilment - Audio
Aug 22, 2014 • 17 min
Hannah Jones ends our series through Luke with a short message reminding us that Jesus is all that we need.
Faith - Audio
Aug 13, 2014 • 19 min
Kathi Kelly reminds us that even with a little faith we can move mountains!
Hearers and Doers - Audio
Jul 21, 2014 • 45 min
Mark Kelly encourages us to make sure our foundations are being laid squarely and solidly upon Jesus Christ and His Word. Paying attention to detail and leaving no stone unturned in examining our lives to see if there is anything that’s not as it should…
Jesus and the Holy Spirit - Audio
Jul 14, 2014 • 49 min
The relationship that Jesus had with the Holy Spirit becomes the template for every other son of God, since the sons of God are identified as those who are led by the Spirit.
Introduction - The Gospel of Luke - Audio
Jul 7, 2014 • 31 min
Patricia Gray begins our new series looking at The Gospel of Luke by giving us an overall picture of the who, what and why of this book.
There is No Plan B - Audio
Jul 1, 2014 • 49 min
Stu Allan opens up his heart and shares his heart and thoughts on who we are and should be as a church family.
Who Is Jesus? - Audio
Jun 23, 2014 • 36 min
In this final talk of the series John Casey comes back to the big question: Who Is Jesus?
Compassionate Healer - Audio
Jun 9, 2014 • 30 min
Throughout the Gospels we Jesus transforming lives, restoring health, vitality, life, social acceptance. He is the same today. No problem is too great or intractable for Him. He invites us to bring ourselves and our friends for His healing touch. Whatever…
Effective Trainer - Audio
Jun 2, 2014 • 51 min
Peter Topliss furthers our exploration of the Gospel of Mark and answers the question of ‘Who Is Jesus?’ this week with ‘Effective Trainer’. Peter opens up to us the idea of being a disciple and what this actually means in the everyday of our lives.
Perfect Sacrifice - Audio
May 26, 2014 • 36 min
Jesus is the perfect sacrifice.
Overcomer - Audio
May 19, 2014 • 36 min
We often hear the phrase we have ‘victory in Jesus!’, but what exactly does it mean? And how does it apply to us? To help answer these questions Mark Kelly to pulls out of the Gospel of Mark three ways in which Jesus overcame something and was therefore…
Supreme Teacher - Audio
May 12, 2014 • 55 min
The Adel Life Group kick off our new series journeying through the Gospel of Mark - To teach others spiritual truth is a high and holy privilege and not one to be undertaken lightly. The teacher should ook to his or her own life and always maintain a…
What Does Jesus Think of Women? - Audio
Apr 28, 2014 • 32 min
Hannah Jones presents our second Big Question talk of the year and answers a question that is very close to her heart.
Easter Message - Audio
Apr 22, 2014 • 27 min
John Casey brings us the Easter message in an unsual, but effective way!
Laying Hold of The Kingdom - Audio
Apr 8, 2014 • 45 min
Geoff Newton describes with passion and clarity what it means to lay hold of The Kingdom - it means living a life in fulness and acknowledgment of the grace of Jesus Christ.
The Kingdom and the End Times - Audio
Apr 1, 2014 • 67 min
Ian Rossol opens up, in-part, some of the questions we have about End Time theology. Using primarily the Gospel of Matthew he skillfully unwraps a few verses through which Christians in the modern age have possibly imposed more onto Scripture than is what…
Growth - The Subversive Secret of The Kingdom - Audio
Mar 18, 2014 • 53 min
There’s something exciting about sharing a secret. And in today’s society you may find most people know Jesus as a swear word rather than a Saviour and haven’t a clue about His Kingdom. What an amazing secret to share! Can you get excited about this…
Good News of the Kingdom - Audio
Mar 10, 2014 • 42 min
The Kingdom of God is Good News! In part 3 of our series based around the Gospel of Matthew, Sarah Ayers encourages us to play our part in spreading the Good News.
Kingdom In Contention - Audio
Mar 4, 2014 • 24 min
The Kingdom of Heaven has come near - and it’s the grace of God that leads to repentance. Repentance means turning around and living under the rule of a new King! When we repent and receive this new rulership we are challenged to live in a Godly way and…
Kingdom In Contention - PDF
Mar 4, 2014
The Kingdom of Heaven has come near - and it’s the grace of God that leads to repentance. Repentance means turning around and living under the rule of a new King! When we repent and receive this new rulership we are challenged to live in a Godly way and…
Who Is The King? - Video
Feb 24, 2014 • 1 min
In the first talk of our new series based around the Gosepl of Matthew, Mark Kelly gives us the answer to the question, ‘who is the King?’ … and it aint Elvis! The ‘That’s My King Video’, featured at the end of this talk, can be found at:
Who Is The King? - Audio
Feb 24, 2014 • 29 min
In the first talk of our new series based around the Gosepl of Matthew, Mark Kelly gives us the answer to the question, ‘who is the King?’ … and it aint Elvis! The ‘That’s My King Video’, featured at the end of this talk, can be found at:
Why Does God Allow Suffering? - Audio
Feb 17, 2014 • 46 min
John Casey presents the next in our series of Big Questions and tackles the hard subject of suffering.
First Love - Audio
Feb 10, 2014 • 48 min
Kate reminds us to take time and remember our first love - Jesus.
God v Science? (Has Science Disproved Christianity?) - Audio
Jan 20, 2014 • 35 min
When it comes to debating with people about creation, realise that it’s the devil we need to overcome, not scientific theories. Know your stuff and be able to give answers, for sure. But it’s the Gospel that is the power for salvation, and intelligent…
First Things First - Audio
Jan 6, 2014 • 32 min
We all set priorities and this is where each one of us is challenged the most. If our priorities are not in order, then our lives will not be in order. If our priorities are not right, we won’t be right. We don’t have to pray about what our number one…
Patience is a Virtue - Audio
Dec 9, 2013 • 47 min
In this final week a combined message from Mark & Kathi open up aspects of the final chapter of James, focusing in on the ‘stressors’ of trial and adversity and that to ‘bust’ these we must be patient, persevere and pray!
Keeping Up With The Jones’s - Audio
Dec 2, 2013 • 14 min
The Horsforth Life Group continued our exploration of James (this week chapter 4) through this short talk which was followed by discussion and feedback.
The Taming of the Tongue - Audio
Nov 24, 2013 • 35 min
How easy it is to insensitively offend others with our words. This raises two issues: How can we best avoid using destructive words, and if we fail, how can we handle the hurt we have caused?
Faith Is As Faith Do - Audio
Nov 17, 2013 • 28 min
We all need to take steps to demonstrate our faith. The wonderful news of the Gospel is that faith does work. How? By demonstrating that faith in acts of kindness and goodness - acts of love - helping others in practical and tangible ways.
Are You Prejudiced? - Audio
Nov 10, 2013 • 38 min
It doesn’t matter whether people are rich or poor, famous or unknown, all need to know and experience the saving grace of Jesus. Be sure of this: there is no discrimination or favouritism at the foot of the cross!
Saints Under Pressure - Audio
Oct 28, 2013 • 27 min
Trials and adversity are the challenges that life throws as us. In difficult times, our attitude and response make all the difference. Our natural reaction can be to grumble, complain and resent them. However as believers we must remember that we have a…
Mirror, Mirror - Audio
Oct 21, 2013 • 50 min
Sarah begins our series based around the book of James by encouraging us not to forget who we are in Christ.
Mirror, Mirror - Video
Oct 21, 2013 • 0 min
Sarah begins our series based around the book of James by encouraging us not to forget who we are in Christ.
What’s Love Got To Do With It? - Audio
Oct 14, 2013 • 75 min
Ian Rossol continues his theme from his last visit which was based around the idea of changing culture. He expands on it by suggesting we primarily change our culture though love. (Ian’s also promoted his excellent book which is available here:…
Abundance of the Heart - Audio
Sep 23, 2013 • 34 min
Starting with Matthew 12:34 Geoff takes us on a journey helping us understand that as we reach out to unbelievers we must first make sure we are speaking out of a heart that is both positive and encouraging.
Reward - Audio
Sep 16, 2013 • 31 min
John Casey encourages us to give to the upcoming outreach programmes - re:fresh and Alpha - as well as exhorting us to enjoy life knowing that our reward is an intimate relationship with our Father.
A New Light Has Dawned - Audio
Sep 8, 2013 • 48 min
John Casey continues the theme of reaching out to the lost and seeing His Kingdom come.
The Great Command - Audio
Sep 1, 2013 • 37 min
Using Matthew 28:16-20 and Luke 19:10 Mark encourages us to place Jesus’ command as number one priority in our lives and to do all we can ‘to seek and save that which is lost’.
Thankfulness - Audio
Aug 18, 2013 • 21 min
Kathi Kelly takes us on a personal journey as she shares about living a life of gratitude and thanksgiving.
The Day It Rained In Colours - Audio
Aug 11, 2013 • 40 min
John & Kate Casey give folks time to share testimony and present this around a popular children’s story - “The Day it Rained in Colours”.
Prism - Audio
Aug 11, 2013 • 34 min
It is good to be different, and God designed it to be this way. If we think of God as our source of light we express that light as a spectrum of different colours.
Belonging #2 - Audio
Jul 21, 2013 • 48 min
John and Mark open up the plans for membership and how we hope to help bring people into fellowship with us as a local church and how we help them stay connected.
Sent - Audio
Jul 7, 2013 • 35 min
Patricia Gray concludes the series based on our acronym and encourages us to ‘go out into all the world’ and be a ‘sent’ people, even if that means you stay exactly where you are!
Empowered - Audio
Jun 24, 2013 • 44 min
By using the rule of Biblical first and last mention Stu Allan explores what it means to live a life empowered by the Holy Spirit.
Equipped - Audio
Jun 17, 2013 • 41 min
We continue our series through our LEEDS acronym as we explore what it means to be equipped. Mark Kelly takes us through a detailed look at the Ephesians 4 ministries.
Loved - Audio
Jun 9, 2013 • 39 min
John Casey opens up on our new series based around our LEEDS acronym - Loved, Equipped, Empowered, Devoted, Sent
Culture - Audio
May 19, 2013 • 55 min
Ian shares with us what it is like to live within a Heavenly culture rather than an earthly one. A culture of grace and love, not of rules and doctrine.
Belonging - Audio
May 5, 2013 • 45 min
John Casey shares what it means to belong to a family and to God’s church. Specifically he sets the scene for us to begin to discover what the advantages would be to recongising that we are part of a church family and being able to know who else is in…
Journey - Audio
Apr 21, 2013 • 42 min
John opens up Genesis 11:27 though to the start of Genesis 12 and relates the journey that Abram (Abraham) took to our present journey as City Church Leeds.
Ephesians: Dressed for Success - Audio
Apr 14, 2013 • 35 min
When we read about the armour of God in Ephesians 6 we should absolutely be reminded that what we’re talking about here aren’t just some nice ways to talk about truth and righteousnesses and prayer, but Paul is saying look at what you now have access to…
Ephesians: A Time for Everything - Audio
Apr 8, 2013 • 40 min
Mark Kelly challenges us in this latest talk on Ephesians (chapter 5) to take responsibility for our lives in the Chronos (a period, duration) so that God is able to bring us Kairos (immediate, special and specific) opportunities that we are not too busy…
The Next Phase - Audio
Mar 24, 2013 • 42 min
Mark Kelly shares openingly and transparantly of the issues that both himself and the congregation face as we enter ‘the next phase’ in the life of City Church Leeds. However in all the issues that we may face we realise that we have an amazing God who is…
Transition - Audio
Mar 16, 2013 • 37 min
In times of transition things are always at their weakest and most vulnerable. John Casey lays some Biblical foundations to help the City Church Leeds family through the next phase of change.
Ephesians: A New Wardrobe - Audio
Mar 10, 2013 • 31 min
As we ‘put off’ old thought patterns and discard them, the Holy Spirit rebuilds our thoughts around Christ and His precepts - His commandments and directives.
Ephesians: Keep Dreaming Your Dreams - Audio
Mar 3, 2013 • 26 min
Has God dropped something into your heart that is yet to come into being? Ephesians 3 talks about the available resources in God to make things happen, that God’s ability to abundantly supply immeasurably more than we can imagine, far exceeds our capacity…
Ephesians: Please Take Your Seat - Audio
Feb 23, 2013 • 27 min
We were once dead but have now been made alive with Christ, saved by grace, but more than that, we have not only been pulled out of the pit, but been given a position and access in the heavenly realms alongside Christ who is seated at the right hand of…
Ephesians: Please Take Your Seat - Video
Feb 23, 2013 • 11 min
We were once dead but have now been made alive with Christ, saved by grace, but more than that, we have not only been pulled out of the pit, but been given a position and access in the heavenly realms alongside Christ who is seated at the right hand of…
Ephesians: Stop Putting Yourself Down! - Audio
Feb 17, 2013 • 34 min
We begin our series on the letter to the Ephesians with a hope to underline the message that we have an inheritance ‘in Christ’. Often however we’re not accessing and utilising this inheritance because we don’t feel worthy or accepted. Listen to this talk…
Ephesians: Stop Putting Yourself Down! - Video
Feb 17, 2013 • 0 min
We begin our series on the letter to the Ephesians with a hope to underline the message that we have an inheritance ‘in Christ’. Often however we’re not accessing and utilising this inheritance because we don’t feel worthy or accepted. Listen to this talk…
Covenant: Friendship - Audio
Feb 10, 2013 • 49 min
John Casey wraps up our series by helping us understand what true friendship really means. And he does this with the help of our friends that make up City Church Leeds!
Covenant: Truth - Audio
Feb 3, 2013 • 28 min
Covenant truth, Noah and the Law of First Mention… listen how Stu Allan brings all this together!
Kidz Klub - Audio
Jan 28, 2013 • 23 min
Kidz Klub Leeds hopes to make the difference for a generation of kids across Leeds. We offer the kids a positive alternative in a secure and safe environment. We work to meet the kids where they are at, seeking to support them, and provide the best in all…
Covenant: Culture - Audio
Jan 20, 2013 • 44 min
How does leading a covenantal life impact our relationship to the culture we find ourselves in? What things are acceptable and what things go against the covenant living grain?
Covenant: More than a Contract - Audio
Jan 13, 2013 • 19 min
This episode in the series brings us back to the simplicty of Covenant, yet reminds us of its importance. (The video that Ben showed - Back to the Start - is also available to view through this channel.)
How Does Christmas Change My World? - Audio
Dec 23, 2012 • 22 min
What does Christmas mean to most people and what difference does it make to our lives? Mark Kelly talks about the difference between Christmas the holiday and ritual, and Christmas with the reason for the season, Jesus the Messiah!
Covenant: Hesed - Audio
Dec 8, 2012 • 39 min
‘Hesed’ is not only the instigator of Covenant, but Covenant is the conveyor of His ‘Hesed’ - His love. God show us His deep love for us through His Covenant with us.
Covenant: Blood - Audio
Dec 1, 2012 • 67 min
Often times we want to turn away from discussions around blood in connection with Covenant. In this talk John expertly, practically and powerfully shows how we can connect the dots of Biblical history and show just how important this subject is!
Covenant: Eternal - Audio
Nov 24, 2012 • 36 min
God’s own nature is Covenant. The Godhead (Trinity) is the theology and the pattern for Covenant. By His divine power we have been included in the union of the Godhead.
Covenant (Preview) - Audio
Nov 17, 2012 • 21 min
Journey with us as we ask what does covenant mean, and what relevance does it have in our relationship with Jesus?
Tithe - Audio
Nov 10, 2012 • 43 min
This talk is all about the tithe, but rather than examining whether the tithe is still relevant or required - this talk reflects on how the tithe relates to our holistic relationship with God.
Sacrifice and Offering - Audio
Nov 3, 2012 • 30 min
Sacrifice and offering are in his eternal nature. This sacrificial offering of himself had been in prospect since before the foundation of the world. His blood is described as the blood of the eternal covenant. Giving is a function of who he is – an…
Restore #6: Called, not Employed - Audio
Oct 27, 2012 • 33 min
Too often Christians compartmentalise their lives into the sacred and the secular. Work often falls into the latter. Vocation is often disconnected from kingdom activity. At the best, it provides the financial necessary to support the church. At worst, it…
Restore #5: Engaging the Culture - Audio
Oct 20, 2012 • 46 min
The church has struggled at times to understand how it is called to relate to culture. Some Christian groups have withdrawn from culture. Others have blended so seamlessly into culture that nothing distinguished them from the rest of the world. The Bible…
Restore #4: Moving Beyond Offended - Audio
Oct 13, 2012 • 47 min
Christians are often viewed as people who are easily offended. They are offended by the language people use, their lifestyles choices, and the values they proclaim. In response, those who do not follow Jesus have often defined themselves by what they are…
Restore #3: A New Community - Audio
Oct 7, 2012 • 33 min
The work of restoration is not individualistic in nature. From the very beginning God said, “It is not good for man to be alone.” The Garden experience was one of authentic community. The promise of the gospel is that one day this community will be…
Restore #2: Restored from Within - Audio
Sep 29, 2012 • 29 min
The restoration that God wants to do in the world begins with the restoration he wants to do in the lives of those who follow him. Too often the “world changing” work of God becomes so outward focused that people lose their sense of spiritual grounding…
Restore #1: A World Re-imagined - Audio
Sep 22, 2012 • 55 min
The gospel begins not with the Fall, but with the beauty of the Garden. Life as God created it to be. Life before the destructiveness and self-centredness of sin entered into the world. God is on mission to restore humanity and all creation to what was…
Restore (Intro) - Audio
Sep 15, 2012 • 39 min
Mark Kelly introduces our series on restoration by reading from an article by Bryn Jones which helps bring a general overview of what restoration theology actually is.
Worship - Audio
Sep 2, 2012 • 34 min
Jess helps us look at our understanding of what worship is by asking us the simple question of - ‘why do we worship?’ And she takes us on a personal journey of discovery as she shares an answer to this important question.
Champions of The Bible #4 (Legacy) - Audio
Aug 26, 2012 • 27 min
Mark Kelly concludes our 4 part series with a look at John, who was he? What did he do? And most importantly what legacy did he leave us?
Champions of The Bible #2 - Audio
Aug 19, 2012 • 46 min
Part #2 of our series pulling out characters from Scripture and seeing what we can learn from them.
Champions of The Bible #3 - Audio
Aug 18, 2012 • 47 min
Through interaction and questions (as well as some booing and cheering!) Stu brings Daniel - a Bible Champion - to the forefront our thinking. We honour Daniel for his commitment and covenant with the Lord.
Champions of The Bible #1 - Audio
Aug 4, 2012 • 41 min
In part #1 of our series - Champions of The Bible - Sarah explores those less obvious characters in the Bible. The ones whose names may be mentioned only once or twice, but have an important role to play in the story of creation.
A Reminder of Our Vision for 2012 - Audio
Jul 28, 2012 • 78 min
Mark Kelly provides a reminder of our vision for for 2012 as well as helping us catch-up on the 7 Principles for Life Groups and building Church.
A Key Year - Audio
Jul 14, 2012 • 47 min
Stu Allan shares from his heart some valuable teaching and revelation regarding the will of God and the significance of this year - 2012.
Teaching - Audio
Jul 8, 2012 • 42 min
Andrew Hulley weaves together how trust and being a constant learner helps us share our relationship with Jesus. We conclude the 7 Principles with ‘Teaching’.
The Goodness of God - Audio
Jun 23, 2012 • 45 min
Geoff Newton expertly begins with defining what the Goodness of God really is then unpacks some aspects of Job in a masterful way.
Relationships - Audio
Jun 17, 2012 • 52 min
Martyn Rowe continues our series exploring the 7 Principles of Life Groups. This week he talks about Relationships.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Audio
May 19, 2012 • 62 min
Dr. John Mastrogiovanni expertly opens up Exodus 14 and helps us understand the Red Sea story from a more Hebraic perspective.
Community - Audio
May 12, 2012 • 48 min
Another very important message that fits within our 7 Principles for Life Groups series.
House of God - Audio
May 9, 2012 • 49 min
Christ has called all true believers to be His Church and He has promised to be always in the midst even of two or three who gather together in His name. Therefore where God is, there is His temple.
Discipline - Audio
Apr 28, 2012 • 51 min
What do we think about when someone talks about discipline? Find out some Biblical truths when it comes to the Father’s discipline.
Speak, Act, Pray - Audio
Apr 21, 2012 • 33 min
A message about growth.
Accountability - Audio
Apr 14, 2012 • 45 min
A series of 7 principles which will help build His Kingdom.
Easter Celebration - Audio
Apr 7, 2012 • 35 min
The biblical account of Jesus’ death on the cross, or crucifixion, his burial and his resurrection, or raising from the dead, can be found in the following passages of Scripture: Matthew 27:27-28:8; Mark 15:16-16:19; Luke 23:26-24:35; and John 19:16-20:30.
Kingdom Finances - Audio
Mar 31, 2012 • 35 min
What does the Bible say about money and how do we apply what it says to our world today?
Kingdom Finances - Audio
Mar 24, 2012 • 32 min
What does the Bible say about money and how do we apply what it says to our world today?
Honour - Audio
Mar 17, 2012 • 26 min
Continuing our ‘7 Principles’ series. The source of all honor is God on the basis of His position as sovereign Creator and of His character as a loving Father.
Bread & Wine - Audio
Mar 10, 2012 • 37 min
Taking Bread & Wine, The Lord’s Supper, Communion or Eucharist. This thing that we do when we eat the bread and drink the wine is called by many names, but they all refer to a time where we join together as a group of believers to remember what Christ has…
Prayer - Audio
Mar 3, 2012 • 37 min
Our ‘7 Principles’ series begins with a message on Prayer. Something that should be foundational to all that we do.
Vision 2012, Kingdom Builders #2 - Audio
Feb 25, 2012 • 55 min
The final part of a two part series outlining our vision for 2012 and beyond. This message teaches how we are to be Kingdom builders and not empire builders.
Vision 2012, Kingdom Builders #1 - Audio
Jan 28, 2012 • 45 min
The first in a two part series outlining our vision for 2012 and beyond. This message teaches how we are to be Kingdom builders and not empire builders.
Testimonies and Vision Taster - Audio
Jan 21, 2012 • 48 min
A whole bunch of testimonies and a taste of our vision for 2012.