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PREPARING FOR THE NEW NORMAL

20TH SEPT

Thando looks at how Jesus prepared for a new season in scripture and how we can do the same in our lives.

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26 Min


GOD IS THE GOD OF RESTORATION

13TH SEPT

Catch up on last Sunday’s talk with Al as he shares from Revelation 21:1-5. Reflecting the truth that God is the God of restoration as we reopen our St. John at Hackney building after our restoration project.

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22 Min


GET INTO PRAYER

6TH AUG

Tosin reads from 1 Samuel 7:3-14.

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19 Min


WHO IS JESUS?

30TH AUG

On Sunday Robin shared with us a message about who Jesus really is by diving into Jesus’ act of washing the disciples’ feet.

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11 Min


GOD’S GRACE

23RD AUG

Our Youth Pastor Samuel shares with us a message on the good news of God’s grace that calls us upwards, inwards and onwards.

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16 Min


A NEW WAY TO WORSHIP

16TH AUG

Our Worship Pastor Caz teaches us the need to Reframe, Reprioritise and Reimagine what worship is as we enter in this season of not being able to sing in church services. Perhaps God is trying to teach us something valuable and bring us back to the basics of what worship truly is?

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13 Min


THE PRODIGAL SON

9TH AUG

Toby Lewis Thomas, one of our Shoreditch Location Pastors, talks to us on the Fathers heart from the parable of the prodigal son. Drawing on his own experience of fatherhood, Toby teaches us the importance of how patience and love is the way we restore relationships with others and the Father.

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13 Min


10 WAYS TO PRAY

11TH AUG

Al gives us an update on everything God’s been doing at Hackney Church and invites us to pray 10 things for one another through this season.

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23 Min


FOCUS SUNDAY

28 JULY

This is a historic time for the church. For Focus Sunday, Nicky Gumbel encourages us to never give up on the fight for injustice. Let’s not be satisfied until ‘justice rolls like a river, righteous like a mighty stream.’

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30 Min


GOD OF THE BREAKTHROUGH | BREAKTHROUGH PURPOSE

21 JULY

‘God is calling us to a faith that is confident in its purpose and is clear as day in its articulation.’
Nai brings us the final part of our God of the Breakthrough series by looking at the transformed life of Zacchaeus.

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17 Min


GOD OF THE BREAKTHROUGH | BREAKTHROUGH PRAYER

21 JULY

‘God is the God of the breakthrough. When we pray we can know that it shifts things.’

Listen as Tosin brings a message about breakthrough prayer. Tosin encouraging us to step into discomfort, step into the gap and step into the promise.

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19 Min


GOD OF THE BREAKTHROUGH | CONNECTION

09 JULY

Kicking off our God of the Breakthrough series, Mark reads from John 4, to share how God wants to draw us deeper into relationship with Him, into the unseen reality of his love for us.

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17 Min


IMAGO DEI | THE RADICAL POWER OF SEEING A CHURCH

16 JUNE

‘We cannot empathise with what we cannot see, or what we will not name.’

In the second part of our Imago Dei series, Nai takes us through the story of Hagar, and speaks to the need in our learning to see, to empathise and to advocate when we see injustice. For just as God is the One who sees, we are called to be a seeing people too.

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20 Min


IMAGO DEI | MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD

12 JUNE

‘We are made in the image of God, which means we are meant to tell something of God. Not just one individual but all of us.’

Al and Tosin begin our Imago Dei series by discussing what it means when the Bible says that we are made in the image of God, and highlight the dangers in reversing this and making God in our own image.

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15 Min


PENTECOST SUNDAY

2 JUNE

‘Jesus wants to pay you a home visit. He wants to reveal His love for you. That’s what the Holy Spirit does.’ Nicky Gumbel brings a Pentecost message, reminding us that the Holy Spirit meets us where we are, and that when He does, extraordinary things can happen.

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23 Min


GOOD THINGS COMING

28 MAY

‘Jesus wants to pay you a home visit. He wants to reveal His love for you. That’s what the Holy Spirit does.’ Nicky Gumbel brings a Pentecost message, reminding us that the Holy Spirit meets us where we are, and that when He does, extraordinary things can happen.

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13 Min


LIFE AFTER THE STORM – RECOVERY

19 MAY

God wants to bring us out of the storm stronger than before.’ In the final part of our After The Storm collection, Al talks us through the importance of spiritual recovery, and shows us how we can pursue this in our private, personal, and public spheres.

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24 Min


LIFE AFTER THE STORM – RELATIONSHIP

13 MAY

‘We’re created from relationship and for relationship, with God and with one another.’ In part three of our sermons series, Al unpacks three key ways we can practise healthy relationships after the storm.

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27 Min


LIFE AFTER THE STORM – RESILIENCE

5 MAY

‘God is strong in our weakness, when we cling to Him we are strong.’ In part two 
of our new sermon series, Al shows us how we can practise resilience in this season, knowing that God is the one who gives us our strength.

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17 Min


LIFE AFTER THE STORM – RESISTANCE

13 MAY

“Now is the time for spiritual resistance…to be people who go and help and overcome fear through faith.” Al begins our new sermon series ‘After the Storm’, by talking us through how we can practise spiritual resistance by following the call to courage, fighting for community and embracing communion.

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15 Min