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Elim Church Bewbush

Elim Church Bewbush

By Elim Church Bewbush
Seeing His Spirit Shake Bewbush
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Welcome To Gershon
We look an an upside down kingdom and what it means for us.
31:29
January 16, 2022
The Finger of God
As lice takeover Egypt we discover it is impossible to anticipate what will lead people to Jesus.
35:19
January 09, 2022
Carols
Elim Church Bewbush's annual carol service with songs, readings and talks.
53:10
December 20, 2021
Fidget Church - God of the impossible
Mary inspires us to believe in God who does impossible things.
10:10
December 05, 2021
Befrogged
Dare we let God access the most private places of our lives?
40:16
November 28, 2021
The First Mighty Act
The Nile turning to blood moved no-one or did it?
46:43
November 21, 2021
Monsters
A royal palace is invade by monsters!
41:36
November 14, 2021
Clever Hans
It can be really difficult to tell a real believer from a fake one.
15:51
November 07, 2021
Bigger than a lifetime
What would happen if we became slightly less obsessed with now?
39:06
October 17, 2021
Getting Angry At God
How to deal with God making things worse.....
30:59
October 10, 2021
Church for Fidgets 03.10.2021
We explore the parable of the Lost Sheep.
09:23
October 03, 2021
Breaking Limits
Our guest speaker Bart Gee talks on exploring possibilities despite enduring arthrogryposis.
40:54
September 19, 2021
Faith Upsets
When we live out our faith it upsets the darkness.
36:51
September 12, 2021
The Most Important Thing
As the new academic year begins we look at what we should focus on.
16:52
September 05, 2021
Baby in a basket
How can we find peace when we are hunted and in danger?
21:40
August 15, 2021
Attend the harpoons not the oars
We reflect on power, utility and quietness.
36:13
August 08, 2021
I Cannot Do That
Being comfortable can be cosy but it can also slow us down.
18:47
July 25, 2021
Together
When doubt rages in our hearts there is nothing quite like company.
34:21
July 11, 2021
Into Thin Air
It is a good thing to go out on a limb with the Holy Spirit!
36:02
July 04, 2021
Will He Drop Me Down the Stairs?
We look at issues of trust, disgrace and common mercy.
40:14
June 20, 2021
A Promise of Plunder
A talk on prophecy and joy.
50:03
June 06, 2021
Who is God?
We gasp as God reveals the name he is to be known for generations.
38:12
May 23, 2021
Wide, Free and Plenty
We look at fire juggling, Charlie Parker and a land of milk and honey.
42:49
May 09, 2021
What To Expect When Meeting God
We delve into the reality of encountering a God who is near.
41:27
May 02, 2021
Promise-Keeper
The prayers of a troubled nation reminds God of ancient promises.
35:52
April 25, 2021
A Happy Home
We explore how Moses finds welcome, love and family away from Israel.
33:06
April 18, 2021
Who Are You Moses?
We explore the importance of identity and what ours can be.
31:01
April 11, 2021
Resurrection Day 2021
Jesus calls each of us by name and promises life!
32:29
April 04, 2021
Compliant, Crazy and Cruel
Why was Jesus tortured?
36:41
March 28, 2021
Wonderfully Prepared
We consider Moses' unique preparation and an easy way to remember the most important story ever told.
34:57
March 21, 2021
Happy Mother's Day 2021
Looking at how Jochebed was vital in the defeat of an empire.
33:02
March 14, 2021
Be Like Robin Hood
We finish off Peter's first letter.
38:05
February 28, 2021
Youth
It is good to treasure experience and anxiety might be optional!
36:35
February 21, 2021
Chasing Bears
Shepherding the church involves hunting lions and chasing bears!
48:59
February 14, 2021
Hard Times are Good Times
No one likes hard times but they have their uses.
39:08
February 07, 2021
Don't Be Good
Just being moral is both boring and wrong.
37:23
January 31, 2021
Timothy
We consider the real metric by which Paul measured the healthiness of a congregation.
41:40
January 24, 2021
Epaphroditus
We look at friendships and risky behaviour.
40:47
January 17, 2021
Love in Lockdown
Communion, worship and thoughts of love in lockdown.
01:03:27
January 10, 2021
Canoes and Mountains
What can we do when the future we expect is not the one we get?
30:51
January 03, 2021
Blood, bones and chaos
Communion, worship and a talk about the lawlessness of war.
01:10:38
December 06, 2020
The Devil's Fire
Are you a miserable believer? Then get kitted out for a fight!
47:35
November 29, 2020
Cobwebs
Yes, a belt is armour!
51:59
November 22, 2020
The Roman Soldier
We look at the influence of the Roman Soldier on our understanding of Ephesians 6.
42:21
November 15, 2020
Not Flesh and Blood
The heavenly realms are not just nice and fluffy!
40:20
November 08, 2020
Ekklesia
What is the church and why does it exist?
32:00
November 01, 2020
Kaleo
We consider questions of pre-existence, conception, birth and life.
35:55
October 25, 2020
Imperishable
What happens when we die?
39:53
October 18, 2020
Grace
Exploring the key moment and the key concept in Christianity.
33:05
October 11, 2020
Slightly Luddite
Talking technology and community.
33:44
October 04, 2020
Our Hearts Are Not Enough
We look at the matter of our consciences and moral choices.
42:34
September 27, 2020
Someone Like Me
It is not just  adult men full of faith that Jesus rescues!
35:30
September 20, 2020
Hallowed Be Thy Name
Why is it important to call God "holy"?
39:03
September 13, 2020
We Are Not Alone
We listen to the story of a loner who becomes no longer lonely.
26:41
September 06, 2020
Deliver Us
When storms come it is healthy to cry out "deliver us".
29:11
August 23, 2020
Your Kingdom Come
As we continue in our series on the basics of prayer we consider God's Kingdom.
30:35
August 16, 2020
Daily bread
We enjoy Jesus' loving response to those people that worry.
29:34
August 09, 2020
Forgiveness
We discover the importance of forgiveness in prayer.
31:14
July 26, 2020
Prayer
As we return to meeting physically as a church we remember the importance of prayer.
28:44
July 19, 2020
Kids
Jesus highlights an abuse of power and makes us think about Minecraft!
46:03
July 12, 2020
The Devil & Demons
We explore the difficult subject of the Devil, demons and possession. Please excuse the echo. The microphone was wrongly set up.
55:12
July 05, 2020
Death & Beauty
On Missions Sunday we consider doing something beautiful for Jesus.
44:25
July 01, 2020
Down But Not Out
We consider the struggles of the homeless and the importance of God as "Heavenly Father".
43:41
June 21, 2020
15th Birthday
We consider what it means to be salty and light-filled.
45:52
June 07, 2020
Pentecost 2020
We use the last story in the Book of Acts to inspire us on Pentecost Sunday 2020!
30:25
May 31, 2020
A Murderous Oath
Paul survives a punch-up and we learn a little about his family.
49:18
May 24, 2020
Last Words
We listen in to Paul's last words to the leaders of the Christians in Ephesus.
27:46
May 18, 2020
The Council at Jerusalem
We examine the dynamics of the Council at Jerusalem. Jesus' brother gives us a masterclass in Holy Spirit wisdom.
46:16
May 11, 2020
Cornelius
We look into the moment the Apostle Peter is challenged about who he excludes from church!
44:59
May 06, 2020
Stephen
We explore Luke's account of the very first church issue.
50:57
April 26, 2020
To The Ends Of The Earth
A recording from a YouTube Live event. Our second sermon on a series looking forward to Pentecost.
31:47
April 19, 2020
Resurrection Sunday 2020
We learn from a passage in Acts 4 some of the implications of Jesus' majestic resurrection from the dead.
33:21
April 12, 2020
Life Is In The Blood
We trace God's plan of salvation in the significance of blood.
44:15
April 05, 2020
COVID-19
This morning we examine the impact COVID-19 restrictions have on us individually and collectively as a church. We draw on the inspiration of Jeremiah and Paul to calculate a response.
35:20
March 29, 2020
Mother's Day 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Elim Church Bewbush ceases to meet physically. However we are working hard to ensure this doesn't slow us down. In this privately recorded talk we explore Jesus' mother Mary, mother's in general and our own faith.
31:41
March 22, 2020
The Gifts of Celibacy and Marriage
We examine the idea that both celibacy and marriage are charisma.
46:02
March 15, 2020
Fruitful, Faithful, Free and Filled
Our guest speaker Dave Dickson explores the purposes of Christian life and how to meet these head on.
35:10
February 23, 2020
Speak As God Himself
We interrogate the Biblical idea that we are all given a gift and that we should work hard at using it to love others.
38:59
February 16, 2020
Partnering with God
Our guest speaker Dave Campbell invites us to do what we can do for God so that He can do what he does best!
37:52
February 09, 2020
Submarines & Anarchists
We look at sleeping, love and hospitality.
49:42
January 26, 2020
Surprised Wild Ones
We take a look at sin, wild people and heaven.
47:38
January 19, 2020
A Mysterious Bible Passage
We examine a passage by the Apostle Peter that even Martin Luther found hard to understand.
43:07
January 12, 2020
Substitutionary Atonement
We consider the holiness of God and the freeloading nature of the Christian faith.
40:38
January 05, 2020
Story Sunday 2019
We hear from various members of our community about their lives in 2019.
39:17
December 29, 2019
Barefoot joy
The shepherds speak of an authentic and unpretentious search and discovery of joy. 
18:33
December 23, 2019
Incarnation - Supernatural
We examine the importance of the supernatural in the nativity story and the wider Christian faith.
38:29
December 15, 2019
Incarnation - Historical
We discover the importance of Jesus' incarnation to the Christian faith. We also examine the importance of the historical dimension.
45:27
December 08, 2019
Apologia
We explore Peter's call for believers to give a reason for their hope.
46:20
November 24, 2019
When Goodness Brings Evil
As the Apostle Peter quotes Isaiah we discover how to deal with evil times.
43:01
November 10, 2019
Jonah
During Messy Church we consider the story of Jonah. We see how his passions so often reflect ours!
15:08
November 03, 2019
Good Days
A short fragment of this morning's exploration of community and revenge.
01:18
October 27, 2019
Rest at Jesus' feet
Our visiting guest speaker Christy Smith talks about the value of sitting at Jesus' feet and knowing his peace.
35:24
October 20, 2019
Do you see?
Our guest speaker Mike Keeping helps us see some great truth about truly seeing in John 9.
41:53
October 13, 2019
Honour the vulnerable
We look at how a husband should serve his wife and how this has wider implications for us.
43:47
September 29, 2019
Beyond wives
We examine Peter's advice to Christian wives that applies to us all.
46:33
September 22, 2019
The importance of sin
We take a hard look at coping with unjust suffering and examine what the core of the gospel is.
47:07
September 15, 2019
Before I Go
Some thoughts on raising Children so that they love Jesus.
51:56
September 08, 2019
Did you know you have the best boss in the world ever?
We look at some difficult passages that seem to advocate slave ownership and that have been used to justify atrocities. We find in them guidance to work in our daily lives.
52:42
August 18, 2019
Respect, Love and Fear
We consider the struggles of Christians dealing with politics and pagans!
43:53
August 11, 2019
God is with us
Our guest speaker France Bontemps talks to us of God's promise to always be with us.
43:50
August 04, 2019
Agapetos
The Apostle Peter draws near to people he obviously loves and tells them something of profound urgency.
49:23
July 28, 2019
Building Wisely
Our guest speaker Dave Taylor challenges us to examine our foundations so that they can survive the storms of life.
33:08
July 14, 2019
On Prayer
We walk through the simply ideas on prayer taught by Jesus.
10:60
July 07, 2019
You Are
Peter talks us through how we are chosen and how that position has some fascinating implications.
39:11
June 30, 2019
When Jesus Comes To Town
We hear how Jesus is the new and better temple. The person in whom we meet God himself!
44:44
June 23, 2019
Fishing with Puddleglum and Santiago
We get some great insight into Jesus the Living Stone from two fictional stories.
40:57
June 09, 2019
David and Goliath
We explore the subject of fear through the ancient story of a shepherd boy confronting a national military champion.
13:26
June 02, 2019
Take Five
We look at how familiarity can extinguish expectation and how the Kingdom of God starts off unremarkably.
41:18
May 19, 2019
Maritime Lessons in Spirituality
Excerpts from the great American novel Moby Dick help gives us insights on 1 Peter.
45:29
May 12, 2019
Agape and Rhema
What does it look like to love deeply in Crawley in the 21st Century?
43:28
May 05, 2019
Chosen From Before The Start
We are in the middle of a divine narrative and this has far reaching implications for how we live life!
50:07
April 28, 2019
Give! Part 2
We look at the specifics of our church finances. Where does all that money go?
40:41
April 14, 2019
Give!
We start to look at the discipline of giving for the follower of Jesus. How much should we give? Who should we give to?
44:20
April 07, 2019
Mothers Day 2019
We hear from two mothers in our community. Their helpful observations and insights from their experiences!
17:20
March 31, 2019
Exiles of Blessing
We consider the tendency for familiarity to breed contempt.
47:03
March 24, 2019
Put Your Wellies On
We explore the implications of grace through wellies, zombies and the music of Miles Davis.
50:43
March 16, 2019
We Astonish Angels
The apostle tells us we are served by prophets and that we interest angels.
40:18
February 24, 2019
Beyond Words
There is a joy on offer that goes beyond language.
49:17
February 17, 2019
Pure Gold
A monastry in Normandy gives us a picture of God's protection.
44:02
February 10, 2019
Peter and Kyrios
Jesus being Lord is actually a big deal for Jews, Romans and us today.
55:01
January 27, 2019
Peter & The Trinity
Peter gives us some insight into the critical reality of the Trinity.
43:42
January 20, 2019
Apostles & Aliens
Peter was more than a disciple and we are more than aliens!
51:33
January 13, 2019
An Introduction to 1 Peter
We examine some compelling reasons to start a new series on 1 Peter.
43:50
January 06, 2019
Story Sunday 2018
Various stories of God's goodness and provision from the congregation through the year.
53:03
December 30, 2018
Christmas 2018 - The Magi
We climax our Christmas series by looking at the adventurous magi!
23:50
December 25, 2018
Christmas 2018 - Joseph
Joseph foregoes common sense and we see what faith looks like.
29:45
December 23, 2018
Christmas 2018 - Sehepherds
Some shepherds show us what it means to store up treasures in heaven.
22:41
December 16, 2018
Christmas 2018 - Mary
A young lady eclipses a religious old man in how to serve God.
18:57
December 09, 2018
This is no bait and trap
A first century question, tortured by religion and sanctimony, releases fine wines and great cuts of beef!
41:14
November 25, 2018
The Conker - An English Sermon
The humble horse chestnut teaches us about mortality and eternity.
51:29
November 18, 2018
The Very Last Psalm
We draw inspiration from musicians with callouses on their fingers.
41:15
November 11, 2018
Psalm 147
Nuclear reactors and Hollywood thrillers.
42:54
October 28, 2018
I'm lost for words
We are inspired by a talk from the leader of the Elim church in Brighton, Christy Smith.
42:37
December 03, 2017
What Should We Do For Remembrance Sunday?
A Christian reflection on the existence and practice of Remembrance Sunday in the UK.
51:01
November 12, 2017