WBC Podcast

WBC Podcast

The podcast of Widcombe Baptist Church. During the Coronavirus outbreak we will regularly be posting updates, encouragements, and content from our Pastors, Paul Mallard and Clover Todman and the Elders. We pray this will be a blessing to you.


Friday From the Flat Finale
Jul 10 • 19 min
Naomi and I look back over our favourite moments of the podcast, and reveal some of the insanity that was previously edited away! Thank you and Enjoy!
WBC Podcast - Coronavirus Update 8-7-20
Jul 8 • 20 min
Ross joins the Podcast to share an update on church life at the moment. With the government announcement of the opening of places of worship, the building works starting and more there’s lots of news to share!
Friday from the Flat #15
Jul 3 • 23 min
This week we introduce the Elinor Rose podcast, also featuring Kitty and Bea!
WBC Podcast - MTC and the Trinity
Jun 29 • 13 min
Paul joins the Podcast this Monday to talk about the Ministry Training Course. On Thursday 9th July Paul and Ian Lewis from St Bart’s will be running a special session ‘Engaging with the Glorious Trinity’ open to all. Just why should we spend time…
Friday from the Flat #14
Jun 25 • 27 min
Cooking with Clare - a new era of the Friday Podcast??
WBC Podcast - Building Project Finances
Jun 24 • 25 min
Clover and Chris H share an update on the financial considerations for the building project we are currently praying about. There are many things to be thankful to the Lord in the ways he has already provided for us, and many ways to be praying for what…
WBC Podcast - Tim from Mus
Jun 22 • 22 min
Mus is a cafe on the far end of Widcombe Parade,Tim (the owner) and his staff provide a good deal of the caffeine Clover requires to write sermons. Clover caches up with Tim about the effect of Covid-19 on his business and on the Widcombe community more…
Friday from the Flat #13
Jun 19 • 22 min
Dystopian fiction, birdwatching, and busts of Spurgeon; what didn’t we cover in this Weekes episode? (Did you see what I did there?)
WBC Podcast - Rooted and Engage
Jun 16 • 20 min
Danny and Mary Halliday and Adam and Kitty Rose join this week’s podcast to talk about how the Rooted (14-18) and Engage (11-14) groups have been getting on during lockdown. There are certainly lots of ways we can be supporting our young people and…
WBC Podcast - Building Project Update #2
Jun 15 • 17 min
This Monday Andy Battle and Geoff Weekes join the podcast to discuss the latest news on the building project ahead of the AGM on Wednesday. Andy shares good news from the tendering process and Geoff shares some the history of past building projects and…
Friday from the Flat #12
Jun 12 • 15 min
The church office hasn’t been the same without her! This week Naomi and Elizabeth catch up with Jayne Lawes in another episode of the flat podcast
WBC Podcast - Facing Lockdown Together
Jun 10 • 20 min
Ross and Tom share some of the advice FIEC have given about the ongoing lock down and what our expectations may be in terms of unlock as a church. They talk through some of the ups and downs of being locked down and how we seek to stand together as the…
WBC Podcast - Jason Lane from Innovista
Jun 8 • 26 min
Carlos hosts this Monday’s podcast with Jason lane joining from Innovista. Jason is an old friend from his time with us at WBC, he shares about his work with Innovista and some of the particular challenges of the current time.
Friday from the Flat #11
Jun 5 • 19 min
Sourdough, Scones, and S’mores - apparently we were hungry this week! You definitely don’t want to miss Sam Pibworth exploring Cornish culture with us!
WBC Podcast - Katie Fender 2by2 and our Schools
Jun 3 • 15 min
Ross catches up with Katie Fender about Covid-19, 2by2 and our Schools
WBC Podcast - Steve Gomersall
Jun 1 • 15 min
This Monday Elgan (who visited Steve last year) catches up with Steve Gomersall, who runs Brighter Futures School in Myanmar. We here recent news from the school and many ways we can be praying for Steve and the work at Brighter Futures.
Friday from the Flat #10
May 29 • 20 min
¡Bienvenido al podcast del piso! Can you guess who our special guests are this week?
WBC Podcast - Popcorn Parenting with Nate Morgan-Locke
May 25 • 31 min
Clover speaks to Nate Morgan-Locke, formally on staff at St Bart’s, now studying at Westminster Theological Seminary in the US. They discuss Nate’s new podcast, Popcorn parenting, on children’s films, thinking about how to be watching movies with your…
WBC Podcast - Alan and Pat Davey
May 25 • 22 min
Roger Henwood catches up with Alan and Pat Davey, who are involved with ministry and church planting in Bordeaux, France. They talk through their experiences over the last number of years in Bordeaux and more recently with the Coronavirus pandemic…
Friday from the Flat #9
May 22 • 15 min
Existentialism, Augustine, and tadpoles are just some of the topics covered by this week’s special guests: Richard and Celia Ford!
WBC Podcast - Building Project Update
May 20 • 14 min
Join Clover, Andy Battle and Chris Hutchison as they give an update on the building project. Including news from the tendering process underway, when the works could start, the financial position of the project and the Lord’s goodness to us in this…
WBC Podcast - Bridgemead Update
May 18 • 18 min
Ed Zedlewski and Pam Bourton join Ross on the Monday edition of the Podcast to share an update from Bridgemead nursing home. Pam and Ed share some of the ongoing difficulties of this time, but also of the Lord’s protection. They also guide us as to how…
Friday from the Flat #8
May 15 • 22 min
This week Elizabeth and Naomi chat to Andy and Lexi Battle in the latest Friday from the Flat
WBC Podcast - Weds 13th May
May 11 • 20 min
Paul, Clover and Tom reflect on Jesus words in John 7 about the Spirit and steams of living water an apply them to the unique opportunities presented by lockdown. They talk about small ways we might witness in our communities as well as some ideas being…
WBC Podcast - Kirsten Wynn, international ministry in London
May 11 • 15 min
Join Tom and Ross as they speak to Kirsten Wynn, a Friends International worker in London and long time friend of the WBC fellowship. Kirsten shares some of the positives, and difficulties of this time and points for prayer.
Friday from the Flat #7
May 8 • 21 min
Elizabeth and Naomi discuss Jeff Vanderstelt’s book Gospel Fluency… and baking! Send in your recipes and creations to theflatpodcast@widcombe.org
WBC Podcast - Weds 6th May
May 6 • 12 min
This Wednesday, Sam Pibworth catches up with one of our students, Megan Davies to talk through how student life has changed and particularly how we can be praying for our students in the upcoming exam season. Sam then shares a short devotional.
WBC Podcast - Joel from Bath Maine
May 4 • 22 min
This week Clover catches up with Joel Littlefield, pastor of New City Church in Bath Maine – finding out how their ministry is going and how they have responded to the COVID19 crisis, including plans to hold their first “drive in service” this coming…
Friday from the Flat #6
May 1 • 20 min
Chris and Marjie Hutchison join Elizabeth and Naomi for another Friday from the Flat!
WBC Podcast with Shirley McClatchey
Apr 29 • 17 min
This Wednesday Shirley McClatchey joins the podcast to talk about her work in nursing, particularly during this time of pandemic. She shares a number of ways we can be praying for our healthcare workers at this time. She also talks about the work of…
WBC Podcast - Update with Attila
Apr 27 • 18 min
This Monday Attila joins the podcast to share an update on the work in Reghin and the surrounding areas. Attila speaks about some of the opportunities and difficulties that he has faced and thanks God for a number of blessings during this pandemic.
Friday from the Flat #5
Apr 24 • 19 min
This week Elizabeth and Naomi are joined by Mini Williams in another Friday from the Flat! For the Creative Challenge, send your nature and animal themed responses to theflatpodcast@widcombe.org and for more information about the BSL course, go to…
WBC Podcast - Weds 22nd April
Apr 21 • 16 min
This Wednesday marks a almost month since the lock down began. Ross, Clover and Tom look back on some of the ways we’ve been encouraged as a church in the last month as well as talking about some of the challenges and dangers we may face going forwards.
WBC Podcast - A Simple Way to Pray - Martin Luther
Apr 20 • 12 min
Elizabeth and Naomi are joined by Tom Brewer to talk about Martin Luther’s little book “A Simple Way to Pray”, written to his barber of all people, the book is full of helpful ideas for prayer as well as Luther’s passion and heart for prayer.The book is…
Friday from the Flat #4
Apr 16 • 14 min
Join Elizabeth and Naomi for another episode from the flat. Don’t forget to send in your entries to theflatpodcast@widcombe.org
WBC Podcast - Weds 15th April
Apr 15 • 14 min
This Wednesday Paul, Ross and Tom give an update on church life, reflecting on the Easter weekend and looking ahead to the coming weeks. Paul then shares a short devotion form John’s Gospel.
WBC Podcast - Adam Kinnison on International Work
Apr 13 • 16 min
Adam Kinnison joins the podcast this week to talk through the changes to international work, a number of things that have been able to go ahead and lots of ways we can be praying for the work with international students this week and beyond.
Friday from the Flat #3
Apr 10 • 17 min
Elizabeth and Naomi are joined by Michael this week. Don’t forget to submit your entries to the creative challenge!Email them to:theflatpodcast@widcombe.org
WBC Podcast - Weds 8th April
Apr 7 • 23 min
Paul and Tom talk about the Easter week and celebrating communion together on Friday before Alan Young gives an update on pastoral care, how we can be supporting each other, and some prayer points for those serving on the front line in healthcare and…
WBC Podcast - Youthwork during the pandemic
Apr 6 • 14 min
Tom Skinner and Kitty & Adam Rose share an update on how youthwork is continuing albeit in a different way during these times. As well as explaining what’s been going on and some encouragements from the last few weeks they talk about how we can be…
Friday from the Flat #2
Apr 3 • 15 min
Elizabeth and Naomi are joined by Jess this week. Don’t forget to submit your entries to the letter E creative challenge this week: Eat, Egg, Enormous and Explode.Email them to:theflatpodcast@widcombe.org
WBC Podcast - Weds 1st April
Apr 1 • 19 min
Ross gives an update on Church life, Clover speaks with Seb and Charlotte before Paul and Tom talk about prayer and some ideas for maintaining prayerfulness at this time.
WBC Podcast - Books for Easter with Roger Henwood
Mar 30 • 13 min
Roger Henwood joins the Podcast to talk about recommendations for books to read this Easter, and in light of Covid - 19 some books and resources available to us.Books and resources to consider:Last Words: Seven sayings from the heart of Christ on the…
WBC Podcast - Friday from the Flat
Mar 27 • 13 min
Elizabeth and Naomi host this edition of the podcast from the Church flat. Listen out for their challenge for kids this week.
WBC Podcast - Weds 25th March
Mar 25 • 19 min
Ross, Clover and Tom give an update on church life this week where so much is different before Alan Barnett brings some thoughts on how to use our time well and support each other as a church.
WBC Podcast - Jimmy Thomas on Students, Events Weeks and CUs
Mar 23 • 15 min
Jimmy Thomas is UCCF staff worker in Bath. He shares an update on the ministry of the CUs so far in 2020, how Coronavirus is effecting student work and ways we can be praying for our Students.
Widcombe and Coronavirus
Mar 18 • 10 min
Ross, Clover and Tom talk on the Coronavirus situation as it impacts the life of the church. They think about: how we keep in touch and how is the church preparing to help those in self-isolation. Then Clover brings a short reflection from the Bible.
Podcast Introduction
Mar 17 • 2 min
Tom Brewer introduces the WBC Podcast