St Andrew's Church, Enfield

St Andrew's Church, Enfield

www.standrewsenfield.com
Practical Christian thinking for everyday life


Matthew 18:10-14 - Faith and the Coronavirus 2
Mar 25 • 17 min
In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis, we think about how God is a Good Shepherd, holding us and keeping us safe when we feel lost, anxious or afraid
Psalm 121 - Faith and the Coronavirus 1
Mar 18 • 19 min
How do we hold on to our faith in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic? Through Psalm 121, we learn that God is our keeper in times of trouble.
Mark 2: 23-28 - How to observe the Sabbath
Mar 13 • 18 min
What is the Sabbath? How does it relate to Sunday? As Christians, how should we observe it? These questions, and more, are addressed as we consider a passage from Mark 2
Luke 18:35-43 - How to approach God in prayer 1
Mar 4 • 17 min
In this episode we learn from the healing of the blind man in Luke 4:35-43 four valuable lessons on how to approach God in prayer
Matthew 6:24-34 - Coping with worry and anxiety 2
Feb 18 • 17 min
In the second of a 2-part podcast series, we revisit Matthew 6:24-34 to see what Jesus has to teach us about coping with stress, worry and anxiety in our lives
Matthew 6:24-34 - Coping with worry and anxiety 1
Feb 12 • 16 min
In the first of two related podcasts, we think about Jesus’ teaching on how to cope with stress, worry and anxiety in life. In this first part, we think about two basic principles that Jesus teaches in Matthew 6
1 Peter 4:1-11 - How to resist peer pressure
Feb 4 • 18 min
In this episode, we explore 1 Peter 4:1-11 to see how we can resist peer pressure; an issue just as important for adults as young people and children
Exodus 33:12-23 - Clinging to God in life’s struggles
Jan 29 • 18 min
In this episode, we explore Exodus 33:12-23 to think about how we can cling on to God in the midst of life’s struggles
2 Timothy 2:1-10 - How to leave a good legacy
Jan 21 • 17 min
In this episode, we explore 2 Timothy 2:1-10 to think about how we can leave a good legacy in the world through positive behaviour and speaking
John 20:19-31 - A fresh start with God
Jan 16 • 15 min
In this episode, we explore John 20:19-31 to think about how we can always have a fresh start with God, no matter what is in our past.
Luke 17:11-19 - Showing gratitude to God
Jan 10 • 17 min
In this episode, we explore Luke 17:11-19 to think about how important it is to show gratitude to God
Joshua 3:1-9 - How to develop as a disciple 2
Aug 9, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, we explore Joshua 3:1-9 to think about how we can overcome the obstacles that prevent us from growing in discipleship and spiritual discipline
Psalm 2 - Praying for our political leaders
Jul 17, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, we explore Psalm 2 to consider why we should pray for our political leaders and what we should be praying for
Exodus 17:8-16 - How to pray in a crisis
Jul 1, 2019 • 23 min
In this episode, we reflect on a story from the life of Moses that gives us good duidance on how to pray when we are going through a time of crisis.
Luke 5:33-39 - New wine needs new wineskins
Jun 19, 2019 • 24 min
Looking at Jesus’ parable about the wine and the wineskins in Luke 5, we think about how we can hold in tension all that is good from the past with the new things God wants for our future
Psalm 141 - The world needs kindness
Jun 6, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, we reflect on Psalm 141 and think about how we can create a culture of kindness
Psalm 1 - Finding a happiness that lasts
May 16, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode, we explore Psalm 1 to discover where to find a true happiness that lasts
John 20:1-18 - How to develop as a disciple 1
Apr 17, 2019 • 20 min
Looking at the resurrection story of Jesus, as told by John, we learn some lessons for how we can grow in our understanding of God and as disciples of Jesus
1 Kings 19:1-9 - Coping with depression and burnout
Apr 10, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, we think about some practical ideas about how to cope with depression and burnout, reflecting on Elijah’s experience recorded in 1 Kings 19”1-9
Acts 17:16-32 - How to be effective in mission 1
Mar 29, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, we think about three principles, drawn from Acts 17, that must underpin our mission as Church if we are to be effective.
Mark 7:24-37 - How to live compassionately
Mar 14, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode, we think about three principles for living compassionately, based on Mark 7:24-37.
Genesis 1 - Finding meaning in life
Feb 28, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode, we look at Genesis 1 to discover what the meaning of life really is and how we can live life to its fullest potential.
Ephesians 4:17-32 - How to resolve conflict
Feb 14, 2019 • 24 min
Drawing on Ephesians 4, this episode explores how to resolve conflict with kindness, wisdom and compassion
John 14:15-21 - The Holy Spirit and you
Jan 31, 2019 • 19 min
Exploring who the Holy Spirit is and how he impacts our lives
Ephesians 5:15-20 - How to live a wise life
Jan 17, 2019 • 21 min
Through Ephesians 5:15-20, we consider how to live life more wisely and, therefore, more effectively
Psalm 137 - How to pray when you are angry
Jan 3, 2019 • 23 min
Using Psalm 137, we explore how we can be honest to God in our prayers when we are feeling angry
Luke 2 - Christmas and Community Transformation
Dec 20, 2018 • 24 min
Learning lessons from the Christmas Story about how to work for the transformation of your local community
John 8:12-20 - Learning to love ourselves
Dec 10, 2018 • 25 min
Drawing on a passage from the Gospel of John, we think about how we can learn to love ourselves better.