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By Dave Williams

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Why you should be baptised
Why you should be baptised
Believing and belonging
32:44
October 11, 2022
Appreciate Common Grace
Appreciate Common Grace
Don't see rules and regulations concerning safeguarding, employment, finance and charities as your enemies. See them as your friends.
16:21
October 11, 2022
Be on the look out for narcissists and narcissism
Be on the look out for narcissists and narcissism
With Reference to Psalm 79 and Mark 10 Safer Churches part 4
26:20
October 04, 2022
Misplaced Zeal
Misplaced Zeal
Romans 10:1-4
31:46
September 30, 2022
Surprising Grace
Surprising Grace
Romans 9:30-33
25:53
September 30, 2022
Echoes of mercy
Echoes of mercy
Romans 9:25-29
24:51
September 30, 2022
Not Fair
Not Fair
Romans 9:14-24
21:44
September 30, 2022
Love and Hate
Love and Hate
Romans 9:10-13
23:25
September 30, 2022
What is the promise?
What is the promise?
Romans 9:6-9
19:30
September 30, 2022
Heart cry for my people
Heart cry for my people
Romans 9:1-5
24:32
September 30, 2022
I don't just want you to survive
I don't just want you to survive
Habakkuk shorts 3
09:45
September 27, 2022
Will you allow God to disagree with you?
Will you allow God to disagree with you?
Habakkuk shorts
08:52
September 27, 2022
Learning to know God by name
Learning to know God by name
Habakkuk shorts
10:28
September 27, 2022
Something has changed
Something has changed
Song of Songs Part 5
25:20
September 27, 2022
Awaking the Sleeping Beauty
Awaking the Sleeping Beauty
Song of Songs Part 4
34:16
September 27, 2022
Protection
Protection
Song of Songs episode 3
28:09
September 27, 2022
Stick Close to Jesus
Stick Close to Jesus
Song of Songs Part 2
34:51
September 27, 2022
Christ loves you -so let him
Christ loves you -so let him
Song of Songs part 1 
27:48
September 27, 2022
Be on guard against wolves
Be on guard against wolves
Episode 3 of our Safer Churches series
26:21
September 27, 2022
Keep a close watch on your own heart
Keep a close watch on your own heart
Part 2 of Planting Safer Churches
23:45
September 27, 2022
Why we need safer churches
Why we need safer churches
part 1 on planting and pastoring safer, healthier Gospel churches
29:24
September 27, 2022
Eunuchs and foreigners welcome
Eunuchs and foreigners welcome
A look at Isaiah 56 as we see what it means for the church to be a House of Prayer. A reminder that Christ's welcome is for the outcast and stranger
41:18
September 26, 2022
Idols without gods
Idols without gods
The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, whilst an amazing spectacle, exposed a gaping hole in our culture
14:48
August 30, 2022
Resourcing the urban church
Resourcing the urban church
If we want to equip and support urban church planters it will take more than just an alternative to seminary. We need to think about long term support and that includes good literature written by front line practitioners for front line practitioners that is theologically rich, pastorally practical, accessible and affordable.
22:41
August 30, 2022
Cold Contact Evangelism
Cold Contact Evangelism
Why door to door and street evangelism still matter
31:41
July 31, 2022
Make God your dwelling place
Make God your dwelling place
What does it mean to live in the presence of God and be in Christ? A look at Psalm 91
17:53
July 29, 2022
John Mark and the Question of restoring fallen leaders
John Mark and the Question of restoring fallen leaders
Can Christian leaders who fall into sin including adultery and abuse be restored. Does John Makr offer an example?
19:56
July 29, 2022
I didn't realise this was meant to be a competition
I didn't realise this was meant to be a competition
fairness and equality
36:57
July 19, 2022
Fragile
Fragile
responding to tragedy
26:52
July 19, 2022
Home: Inhabiting God's Word
Home: Inhabiting God's Word
Deut 6 -what it means to live within the boundaries of God's Word
18:54
July 18, 2022
A future Home
A future Home
Thinking about "home" for the believer -a look at John 14
20:10
July 18, 2022
Church discipline for church planting
Church discipline for church planting
What is involved in  church discipline
47:21
April 19, 2022
Death and Resurrection
Death and Resurrection
A Biblical Theology of Easter
23:22
April 19, 2022
What is a Disciple
What is a Disciple
John 1:31-51
24:20
April 11, 2022
This is the one
This is the one
John1:28-34
19:54
April 11, 2022
on whose authority
on whose authority
John1:19-28
29:26
April 11, 2022
The Word
The Word
John 1:1=18
19:59
April 11, 2022
Church Discipline
Church Discipline
In the light of recent high profile cases where church discipline seemed to be misused, what is the Biblical basis and correct approach to this?
47:21
April 08, 2022
Single Minded
Single Minded
Interview with Danielle Treweek, director of Single Minded, We talk about a theology of singleness, singleness and the church, what Single people teach us about God's eternal plan, how churches can be safe places where single people flourish, are blessed and are a blessing
48:28
March 29, 2022
Creative Constraints
Creative Constraints
Did constraints caused by the pandemic help the church think creatively about how to do things? What would happen if car use was curtailed on Sundays?
36:39
March 25, 2022
New Horizons - Urban Discipleship
New Horizons - Urban Discipleship
A personal update.  
25:34
March 22, 2022
Not just surviving - a Biblical Theology of Law
Not just surviving - a Biblical Theology of Law
A Biblical Theology of Law Looking at what it means not just to survive the struggles of life but to be holy in them We discover how Law is rooted in grace
46:49
March 16, 2022
#PrayForUkraine
#PrayForUkraine
An interview with Ryan Burton King where we talk about 1. Should pastors take sides and speak on political issues? 2. To what extent is the current situation about Spiritual conflict? 3. What is God doing in the situation? 4. What can we learn from Ukrainian believers? 5. How can we pray for Ukraine?
45:52
March 11, 2022
How do we pray for our enemies?
How do we pray for our enemies?
How can we pray for those who cause us suffering?  What are the imprecatory Psalms and how do they help?  What about praying for Putin?
44:29
March 01, 2022
Jesus and Gender
Jesus and Gender
Interview with Elyse Fitzpatrick
01:00:25
February 21, 2022
Church PTSD
Church PTSD
If you've not managed to catch it yet, here's this week's Faithroots Podcast to listen to.  We talk about how a church family collectively can experience a form of PTSD due to events in the life of the church. Key things: Causes can include: loss and bereavement including death, the departure of longstanding members or the retirement of a pastor. Other causes might include division and splits, false accusation, abuse and serious sin. A church that has suffered PTSD will see its culture and outlook affected. This might have an impact on tone and content in worship and teaching, relationships within the church and relationships with others. Churches that have been through traumatic experiences may benefit from revitalisation.
51:60
February 17, 2022
wars, rumours of wars and Ukraine
wars, rumours of wars and Ukraine
How can we pastor our congregations through crisis?
40:52
February 09, 2022
Blame and Responsibility
Blame and Responsibility
Three stories - Sue Gray's report on party gate is published - Senior civil servant complains about impact on the civil service. -PM smears Keir Starmer over the CPS failure to prosecute Jimmy Saville. What if anything can church leaders learn?
27:25
February 03, 2022
Cake pronouns and the main thing
Cake pronouns and the main thing
Boris Johnson gets into a spot of bother over birthday cake Thabiti Anyabwile is accused of becoming egalitarian How do we focus on the main thing in a conversation? #faithrootspodcast
30:53
January 26, 2022
Art Attack
Art Attack
In conversation with Jonny Mellor
34:27
January 13, 2022
The other cost of COVID
The other cost of COVID
Mental Health and Spiritual health in the aftermath of the pandemic #FaithrootsPodcast
39:08
January 04, 2022
Looking back at the year
Looking back at the year
A look back at 2021 with Dave and Sarah
30:54
December 30, 2021
Human Rights and Christian Responsibility (2)
Human Rights and Christian Responsibility (2)
Part 2 
41:09
December 14, 2021
Human Rights and Christian Responsibilities (Part 1)
Human Rights and Christian Responsibilities (Part 1)
A look at responding ethically to COVID laws
37:26
December 14, 2021
Mindsets and Worldviews
Mindsets and Worldviews
Our latest Faithroots Podcast looks at the Worldview that underpins the major religions of the world
38:51
December 07, 2021
The urgent need
The urgent need
#FaithrootsPodcast - we need to move from maintenance mode to mission mode. This will need us to plant churches into unreached neighbourhoods. This will require a different type of plant/planter and it will need a different type of training
26:38
November 30, 2021
Gaming the System
Gaming the System
Weekly #FaithrootsPodcast Are asylum seekers gaming the system and is the church helping them? Does that mean we are "holy fools" What about fake conversions? Can I lose my salvation?
27:05
November 22, 2021
Faithroots Pod-cast "The Trinity Controversy"
Faithroots Pod-cast "The Trinity Controversy"
Does the Son submit to the Father? Are modern day theologians Arian heretics? Does it matter
28:45
November 17, 2021
Facing Depression - when healing does not come
Facing Depression - when healing does not come
We often treat depression differently to other illnesses. Whilst we expect that not everyone will be healed from physical conditions, we seem to see it as a defeat if someone goes on living with chronic or recurring bouts of mental illness. But is that what God's Word actually says? And if not then how can I live with something that is permanent - or at least long term in a way that is holy?
15:42
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression - what helps?
Facing Depression - what helps?
Some thoughts based on experience and observation
15:02
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression - How can I help you?
Facing Depression - How can I help you?
An important question
12:40
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression - suicide and suicidal thoughts
Facing Depression - suicide and suicidal thoughts
What causes suicidal thoughts?  Are there other ways in which we can hit the self-destruct button? Is it the unforgivable sin?
12:52
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression - three prominent causes
Facing Depression - three prominent causes
What causes depression?
15:33
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression - you are not alone
Facing Depression - you are not alone
Help for those facing depression
15:20
November 16, 2021
Anxiety
Anxiety
part of a series looking at mental health and wellness
15:37
November 16, 2021
Facing Depression
Facing Depression
My story
15:02
November 16, 2021
Perseverence
Perseverence
Habakkuk 3:16-19
23:26
November 11, 2021
I see God moving
I see God moving
Habbakuk 3:1-15
27:13
November 11, 2021
You Say
You Say
Habakkuk 2:5-20 - Learning to hear what God says about us
38:15
November 11, 2021
Faithful Survivors
Faithful Survivors
Habakkuk 2:2-4
29:01
November 11, 2021
Will you let them get away with it?
Will you let them get away with it?
Habakkuk 1:12-21
27:52
November 11, 2021
Not what I expected or hoped for
Not what I expected or hoped for
Habakkuk 1:5-11
34:05
November 11, 2021
How long?
How long?
Habakkuk 1:1-4
30:35
November 11, 2021
Told You So
Told You So
Jonah 4
30:47
November 09, 2021
Revival
Revival
Jonah 3 #TheDailyDose
25:35
November 09, 2021
Cry from the depths
Cry from the depths
Jonah 2 #TheDailyDose
20:09
November 09, 2021
Runaway
Runaway
Jonah (1) #TheDailyDose
22:44
November 09, 2021
Redemption
Redemption
Homecoming 5 (Ruth 4)
20:09
September 22, 2021
Night Meeting
Night Meeting
Homecoming 4 (Ruth 3)
23:05
September 22, 2021
Provision and Protection
Provision and Protection
Homecoming 3 (Ruth 2) 
25:07
September 22, 2021
Bitter or pleasant?
Bitter or pleasant?
Homecoming (2) (Ruth 1:6-22) 
20:58
September 22, 2021
A tragedy of ironic names
A tragedy of ironic names
Homecoming 1 (Ruth 1:1-5
21:47
September 22, 2021
A meal with Jesus
A meal with Jesus
part 4 of The Grace Driven Church
29:37
September 22, 2021
What is my part?
What is my part?
Part 3 of The Grace Driven Life 
20:43
September 22, 2021
How not to be a guilt driven church
How not to be a guilt driven church
The Grace Driven Church (Part 2) 
23:21
June 07, 2021
The Truth about cats and dogs
The Truth about cats and dogs
Grace Driven Church (part 1) 
26:20
June 07, 2021