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Philippians - Knowing Jesus - Kath Cunningham

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God, Anger, and Me - Part 3
God, Anger, and Me - Part 3
There's just so much to be angry about. We're going to spend a few weeks thinking about the threads of anger in our faith. What does positive anger look like? Is God angry? What about Jesus? Are there things it's ok or even important to be angry about? Join us in exploring some of these questions. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
39:38
November 20, 2022
God, Anger and Me - Part 2
God, Anger and Me - Part 2
There's just so much to be angry about. We're going to spend a few weeks thinking about the threads of anger in our faith. What does positive anger look like? Is God angry? What about Jesus? Are there things it's ok or even important to be angry about? Join us in exploring some of these questions. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
28:47
November 13, 2022
God, Anger, and Me - Part 1
God, Anger, and Me - Part 1
There's just so much to be angry about. We're going to spend a few weeks thinking about the threads of anger in our faith. What does positive anger look like? Is God angry? What about Jesus? Are there things it's ok or even important to be angry about? Join us in exploring some of these questions. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:31
November 06, 2022
How To Stay - Stay Loyal To Reality
How To Stay - Stay Loyal To Reality
We're taking a few weeks to be led by the book 'Do I Stay Christian' by Brian Mclaren, particularly the part of the book that asks 'how' to stay Christian. This week Sam speaks on the chapter 'Stay Loyal To Reality' You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
43:51
October 30, 2022
How To Stay - Reconsecrate Everything
How To Stay - Reconsecrate Everything
We're taking a few weeks to be led by the book 'Do I Stay Christian' by Brian Mclaren, particularly the part of the book that asks 'how' to stay Christian. This week Dave speaks on the chapter 'Reconsecrate Everything' You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
36:24
October 23, 2022
How To Stay - Find The Flow
How To Stay - Find The Flow
We're taking a few weeks to be led by the book 'Do I Stay Christian' by Brian Mclaren, particularly the part of the book that asks 'how' to stay Christian. This week Fran speaks on the chapter 'Find The Flow' You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
38:56
October 16, 2022
How To Stay - Announce and Renounce
How To Stay - Announce and Renounce
We're taking a few weeks to be led by the book 'Do I Stay Christian' by Brian Mclaren, particularly the part of the book that asks 'how' to stay Christian. This week Sam speaks on the chapter 'Announce and Renounce' You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
36:32
October 09, 2022
Do I Stay Christian?
Do I Stay Christian?
We're taking a few weeks to be led by the book 'Do I Stay Christian' by Brian Mclaren, particularly the part of the book that asks 'how' to stay Christian. This week Dave gives us an introduction to the book as a whole, particularly the first part - what are some reasons why people might decide NOT to stay Christian? You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
45:45
October 02, 2022
Partnership Sunday 2022
Partnership Sunday 2022
Every year we take time to ask 'what does it mean to be church together' and then we ask those who want to commit to a year of journeying together as partners. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
25:38
September 25, 2022
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 3
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 3
In September we're being led by the beautiful anti-wisdom of Ecclesiastes. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:43
September 18, 2022
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 2
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 2
In September we're being led by the beautiful anti-wisdom of Ecclesiastes. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
47:04
September 11, 2022
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 1
A Season For All Things - Ecclesiastes Part 1
In September we're being led by the beautiful anti-wisdom of Ecclesiastes. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
43:55
September 04, 2022
People's Passion - Ben Szobody
People's Passion - Ben Szobody
During August we're wanting to hear from different people about what makes them tick - their passions, vocations and stories. This week, Fran speaks with Ben Szobody, our resident alien, One Church staff member, and guru of all things coffee and food related about his journey and the things that get him out of bed in the morning.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
24:42
August 07, 2022
People's Passion - Loving the Bible Again
People's Passion - Loving the Bible Again
It's the summer, and we're giving people a bit of an open pass to just share whatever it is that they're excited / passionate / lying awake at night thinking about. This week, Sam speaks about why it might be ok to find the Bible fun again... You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
42:07
July 17, 2022
How To Keep Going In A World In Crisis - Dr. Ruth Valerio
How To Keep Going In A World In Crisis - Dr. Ruth Valerio
Seasoned activist, author and Church of England Canon Dr. Ruth Valerio speaks about how we can keep going in the fight for climate justice in the midst of a world that's in crisis. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
50:18
July 10, 2022
Seasons Change
Seasons Change
We're in a bit of a process of reimagining our church life around the natural rhythm of the seasons, along with some of the feast and rituals associated with them. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:29
July 03, 2022
Journeying Around The Sun - Interdependently
Journeying Around The Sun - Interdependently
We're in a bit of a process of reimagining our church life around the natural rhythm of the seasons, along with some of the feast and rituals associated with them. This week, Avril helps us think about how our journeying around the sun is always interdependent.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
26:41
June 26, 2022
Trinity In Creation
Trinity In Creation
It's Trinity Sunday, and this week Dave is helping us explore what the doctrine of Trinity can teach us and lead us to experience in the rhythms and life of the world that we are a part of. Enjoy.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
48:33
June 12, 2022
Origin Stories - The Tower of Babel
Origin Stories - The Tower of Babel
Dave speaks on the slightly bizarre but also really profound and revealing story of the Tower of Babel, from Genesis 11.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
51:40
May 29, 2022
Origin Stories - Noah
Origin Stories - Noah
This week in our journey through the first stories of the bible, it's the epic tale of the flood. For a lot of us this is one of those really tricky stories where we wonder how to reconcile it with a God who loves us. Here's Fran guiding us into a more spacious reading.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
33:35
May 22, 2022
Origin Stories - Cain and Abel
Origin Stories - Cain and Abel
This ancient, tragic story of the first brothers and the first violence teach us about our own culture, our own cycles of violence and vengeance, but also invites us to challenge that cycle and be those who break it.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
44:51
May 15, 2022
Origin Stories - Eden
Origin Stories - Eden
Dave's back from sabbatical! And this week, he's speaking about the story of Eden and how that might shape our understanding of ourselves, each other, and God.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:06
May 08, 2022
Origin Stories - In The Beginning
Origin Stories - In The Beginning
We're beginning a new series of Sundays looking at how the earliest stories of Genesis help shape our understanding of God, ourselves and each other.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:60
April 24, 2022
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday
'Christ is risen' 'He is risen indeed, Hallelujah!' You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
09:03
April 17, 2022
Embracing Justice - Justice in the shape of a cross
Embracing Justice - Justice in the shape of a cross
Sam speaks on the ways in which marginalised groups have come to talk about and understand the cross, as we continue to ask what the big story of the bible teaches us about justice.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org
44:46
April 10, 2022
Embracing Justice - Justice and Incarnation
Embracing Justice - Justice and Incarnation
Fran interviews Chas Woods, leader of the local YMCA, and Avril speaks on what the Incarnation of Jesus teaches us about justice.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
45:28
March 27, 2022
Embracing Justice - From Bondage to Freedom
Embracing Justice - From Bondage to Freedom
At the core of the story of scripture is the rescue of a people from actual physical slavery and genocide. Sam looks at some of the things we can learn about enacting justice from this core narrative of the Exodus. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
47:58
March 20, 2022
Embracing Justice - Paradise Lost
Embracing Justice - Paradise Lost
Fran begins our Lent series on the book 'Embracing Justice' by Isabelle Hamley, looking at what we can learn about justice from the story of creation and beginning in Genesis.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
40:10
March 13, 2022
Spiritual Formation - Journey Inward, Journey Outward
Spiritual Formation - Journey Inward, Journey Outward
This week we review our series on Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation' by thinking together about what he calls the 'journey inward' and the 'journey outward'. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
26:29
February 27, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Exclusion to Inclusion
Spiritual Formation - From Exclusion to Inclusion
This week we continue our series being led by Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation' by speaking on the movement from Exclusion to Inclusion. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
34:50
February 20, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Fear to Love
Spiritual Formation - From Fear to Love
This week we continue our series being led by Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation' by speaking on the movement from Fear to Love. You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
35:22
February 13, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Resentment To Gratitude
Spiritual Formation - From Resentment To Gratitude
This week Fran Beckett continues our series being led by Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation' by speaking on the movement from resentment to gratitude.  You can join in our services by visiting us in person at One Church Brighton, Florence Road, Brighton, or by heading to our YouTube channel at YouTube.come/onechurchbrightonchannel If you'd like to know more about One Church Brighton, head to onechurchbrighton.org, or, if you'd like to get in touch with us, email info@onechurchbrighton.org.
34:54
February 06, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Sorrow To Joy
Spiritual Formation - From Sorrow To Joy
It's Dave's last Sunday before his sabbatical. Join in as he shares about the movement from Sorrow To Joy, from the book 'Spiritual Formation' by Henri Nouwen.  You can watch our services in full at YouTube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel, or join us in person on a Sunday morning at 10.30 at One Church, Florence Road, Brighton.  We'd love to get to know you! Get in touch at info@onechurchbrighton.org or visit onechurchbrighton.org to learn more about our community. 
39:20
January 30, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Illusion To Prayer - Sam Corry
Spiritual Formation - From Illusion To Prayer - Sam Corry
Sam continues our series learning from Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation'  For more information about us, visit onechurchbrighton.org, or get in touch at info@onechurchbrighton.org.  You can view our services in full at YouTube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel, or by visiting us in person on a Sunday morning at One Church, Florence Road, Brighton. 
41:25
January 23, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From Opaqueness to Transparency - Dave Steell
Spiritual Formation - From Opaqueness to Transparency - Dave Steell
Dave continues our series looking at Henri Nouwen's book 'Spiritual Formation'.  To watch our services in full, visit YouTube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel We'd love to hear from you! Email info@onechurchbrighton.org
43:38
January 16, 2022
Spiritual Formation - From The Head To The Heart - Sam Corry
Spiritual Formation - From The Head To The Heart - Sam Corry
Sam begins our new series looking at the Henri Nouwen book 'Spiritual Formation' You can watch our services in full at YouTube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel We'd love to meet you! You can find more information about One Church Brighton from our website at onechurchbrighton.org, or get in touch with us at info@onechurchbrighton.org
28:08
January 09, 2022
Tools to Tackle 2022 - Dave Steell
Tools to Tackle 2022 - Dave Steell
As we head into a new year, Dave shares some guiding attitudes and principles to help us live 2022 well.  Visit us at onechurchbrighton.org, or email info@onechurchbrighton.org Our services can be found at YouTube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel, or you can visit us in person at One Church, Florence Road, Brighton.  Thanks for joining in!
38:40
January 02, 2022
Devotional - Mindfulness and the Body - Sally Macleod
Devotional - Mindfulness and the Body - Sally Macleod
Sally shares a couple of practises that can help us to practise non-judgmental awareness of our bodies. This devotional ties in so well with our current series on embodied spirituality - that God does not draw a distinction between the 'spiritual' and the 'physical' in our lives. Feel free to use this whole devotional in one go, or to do the first half (dropping anchor) and then come back for the second (mindfulness body check) - whatever works best for you. You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/VeCrK4M4_sc We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
19:34
July 02, 2020
Faith In My Body - The Three Mile An Hour God - Dave Steell
Faith In My Body - The Three Mile An Hour God - Dave Steell
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/07_ZJrv1z2Y We're in a new series called 'Faith In My Body' - a chance to explore ourselves as whole beings. Today Dave speaks of the psychological, social and spiritual benefits of walking, and how we can walk as a practise of being present with ourselves, each other and God. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
12:32
June 28, 2020
Devotional - Wounds - Alex Mabbs
Devotional - Wounds - Alex Mabbs
In this devotional, Alex invites us to reflect on our own woundedness as embodied physical beings. When Jesus was raised from the dead, his wounds remained and became the means by which his followers recognised him. Alex invites us to recognise Christ in the wounds.  You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/rbl44Kg6tfA We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
07:03
June 26, 2020
Faith In My Body - What Good Is My Body? - Dave Steell
Faith In My Body - What Good Is My Body? - Dave Steell
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/I7gKwL5V0Oo We're in a new series called 'Faith In My Body' - a chance to explore ourselves as whole beings. Dave looks at how our body is Holy and how our body is a gift, and the massive implications for how we can view every part of our embodied lives. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
18:17
June 21, 2020
Devotional - Refocus and Recentre - Kath Cunningham
Devotional - Refocus and Recentre - Kath Cunningham
Join Kath in this lovely exercise of being grounded and aware, helped by beautiful music and poetry. Song credit - Sanctuary by Martin Joseph - Copyright Believe Music. You can listen to this song at https://open.spotify.com/track/6iuPzDgZPPJA1Tok7dPOCT You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/AakbfrffsVk We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
08:51
June 19, 2020
Faith In My Body - Hello To My Body - Sam Corry
Faith In My Body - Hello To My Body - Sam Corry
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/stunD-lX4BQ We're beginning a new series called 'Faith In My Body' - a chance to explore ourselves as whole beings. We often think our 'soul', by which we mean a disembodied inner part of us, is the most important, most spiritual and most God-reflecting aspect of ourselves. In this series we want to challenge that. The bible tells the story of God creating human beings as integrated wholes, and God loves, redeems and is interested in every part of our being. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
16:34
June 14, 2020
Devotional - Come To Me - Fran Beckett
Devotional - Come To Me - Fran Beckett
Jesus says “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.”  You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/w2JmWu5Xb78 We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
13:24
June 12, 2020
Philippians - Wrapping Up - Avril Mackenzie-Parr
Philippians - Wrapping Up - Avril Mackenzie-Parr
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/izzkXtfS9BU Avril concludes our series on Philippians by sharing honestly and beautifully how important and life-saving this ancient text has been for her in her own life. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
09:12
June 07, 2020
Pentecost Sunday - Dave, Kath and Sam
Pentecost Sunday - Dave, Kath and Sam
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/zT35Bjzr8VM Pentecost celebrates the birth of the church, as Jesus' first followers were filled with the Spirit of God to show the love and life of God to all around them. Kath, Dave and Sam chat about what this day means to us and what it might be inviting us into as a church today. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
18:19
May 31, 2020
Devotional - New Normal - Mark Chesters
Devotional - New Normal - Mark Chesters
Here's something really lovely for your Friday - a poem written and read by our very own Mark Chesters that gently leads us to asking questions of ourselves and of this season. Shhh for a while and listen - is there a thoroughly extraordinary normal that's calling out to you? You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/mvrmeBq8lYQ We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
07:34
May 29, 2020
Devotional - Think About Such Things - Kath Cunningham
Devotional - Think About Such Things - Kath Cunningham
In our Sunday services we're looking at Paul's letter to the Philippians. Near the end of that letter Paul gives an incredible encouragement to the church to consciously fill their minds with things that are honourable, true, just, pure, excellent and worthy of praise. Here's Kath, helping us to do just that.  You can view this devotional on Youtube at https://youtu.be/Fz0NMtuJZx4 We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
10:39
May 27, 2020
Philippians - The Lord Is Near - Dave Steell
Philippians - The Lord Is Near - Dave Steell
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/9qSF0alRnng We're approaching the end of this lovely letter from Paul to the church in Philippi. Now in chapter 4, we come to some really really amazing verses about anxiety, trust, reconciliation, and setting our minds on things of real and lasting truth and beauty. Dave speaks on the famous 'don't be anxious about anything' passage, saying that the phrase 'The Lord is near' is key to experiencing something of the freedom that this passage offers. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
10:49
May 24, 2020
Devotional - What Is It That You Want? - Alex Mabbs
Devotional - What Is It That You Want? - Alex Mabbs
Jesus once asked a blind man 'What Is It That You Want?'. In this devotional Alex leads us in thought and prayer based on that question. It's worth noting that at one point Alex refers to a bush that is a part of the video version of this devotional. If you're listening to this audio version, then you may wish to locate a bush of your own (entirely optional). Or, if you'd prefer, you can view this devotional at https://youtu.be/SPdEUcRBRU0 for the full experience. We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
12:29
May 22, 2020
Devotional - Listen to Yourself - Dave Steell
Devotional - Listen to Yourself - Dave Steell
Today's devotional is led by Dave, and is an encouragement and a space to let go of what we hold onto that doesn't give us life, in order to know the presence of Christ and our true self (which are less different than we might think). We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
12:40
May 20, 2020
Philippians - Knowing Jesus - Kath Cunningham
Philippians - Knowing Jesus - Kath Cunningham
Our full service can be found here: https://youtu.be/1RIXSeztCfg This week we're in Philippians 3, and here's Emily reading the chapter and Kath bringing some thoughts on what it can really mean for us to know Jesus in our everyday lives. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
16:07
May 17, 2020
Devotional - Noticing - Sam Corry
Devotional - Noticing - Sam Corry
Sam leads a meditation to help us be more aware of ourselves, of God and of what Jesus might be wanting us to notice of himself in our day. We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel. 
14:02
May 15, 2020
Philippians - Working out our Salvation - Sam Corry
Philippians - Working out our Salvation - Sam Corry
Our full service can be found and watched here: https://youtu.be/t1uxf9j6tWk Sam speaks on the second part of Philippians chapter 2, and what it might mean for us to be continually transformed in relationship with the self-giving God that Paul is so excited about. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
10:52
May 10, 2020
Devotional - Philippians 2:19-30 - Kath Cunningham
Devotional - Philippians 2:19-30 - Kath Cunningham
I bet you haven't heard many devotionals about Timothy and Epaphroditus. It turns out, there's so much to glean and reflect on here, so here's our excellent guide Kath helping us reflect on how we can care for others, and be cared for ourselves. Enjoy. Kath refers to 'The Servant Song' by John Niven. You can listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CySwPiZHUU We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
09:56
May 10, 2020
Philippians - The Self-Giving God - Dave Steell
Philippians - The Self-Giving God - Dave Steell
You can watch this service in full at: https://youtu.be/lh4ja6ntIHY Dave unpacks the incredible Kenosis Hymn of Philippians 2, and invites us to know this God who is categorically different from the other popular deities of Paul's day, and to live in and to live out his love and selflessness in our own lives.  You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
14:52
May 03, 2020
Devotional - Trees - Harriet and Simon Morris
Devotional - Trees - Harriet and Simon Morris
Harriet Morris narrates this beautiful time from the depths of the northumbrian countryside as we contemplate some of what the trees have to teach us. The visuals that are a part of this devotional are stunning. If you're able to participate in this devotional on youtube, then it's well worth doing that here: https://youtu.be/3fSOJOIFblU We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
08:18
May 01, 2020
Devotional - Breathe In the Breath of God - Dave Steell
Devotional - Breathe In the Breath of God - Dave Steell
Dave leads this devotional to help us think about our breath and what it means to breathe God's breath. Take some time, sit down, or go for a walk, and enjoy. :) The song Dave refers to is Yahweh by Rend Collective. You can listen to the song by: clicking here to listen on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd7R1H79Vok clicking here to listen on spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/6Gra734TN3lTipXxvw7GKm We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
13:59
April 28, 2020
Philippians - Standing Against the Shadow - Kath Cunningham
Philippians - Standing Against the Shadow - Kath Cunningham
You can watch this service in full at https://youtu.be/ZOWUa271LKY Al reads from Philippians 1, and Kath continues our series on this 'letter from lockdown' and how this second part of chapter 1 might relate to us, even though we're unlikely to be in prison for our faith in Jesus in the UK in 2020. You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
15:18
April 26, 2020
Devotional - Letting Down the Defences - Sally Macleod
Devotional - Letting Down the Defences - Sally Macleod
Sally leads us through a meditation on the ways we can put up defences to protect ourselves, but how these defences can also stop us being transformed by God's love. In this beautiful devotional, she invites us to let go of our defences in prayer. We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
12:10
April 24, 2020
Devotional - Gratitude - Mark Chesters
Devotional - Gratitude - Mark Chesters
This is a truly lovely way to spend 12 minutes. A beautiful encouragement from Mark Chesters towards gratitude, haikus, and sitting in the glow of the sun. We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
11:39
April 21, 2020
Philippians - Christian Maturity - Dave Steell
Philippians - Christian Maturity - Dave Steell
You can watch this service in full at https://youtu.be/UpLaK_5XxpY Dave begins our series on the book of Philippians by introducing some of what we can learn from Paul himself throughout this letter. This is Paul in a place of maturity, peace and joy. This deep rootedness seeps through the language of this short book and can awaken a longing in us to journey towards something of the spiritual maturity that Paul came to know.  You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
16:11
April 19, 2020
Devotional - Emmaus - Alex Mabbs
Devotional - Emmaus - Alex Mabbs
Our latest devotional - a reflective reading of the Emmaus Road story from Luke's gospel, led by Alex Mabbs. We're loving making these, and love hearing from those of you who are making use of and enjoying them. Take 12 minutes, enjoy the space. We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
11:19
April 17, 2020
Devotional - The Powerful Stranger - Kath Cunningham
Devotional - The Powerful Stranger - Kath Cunningham
Join Kath on her walk to the woods, as she reflects on how we can greet the 'powerful stranger' of Here. You may wish to view this devotional in its original video form. Find it on youtube here: https://youtu.be/qJ_dCibNCN4 We're making regular, short devotional videos to help people in their thinking, meditation and prayer. These videos are available at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel.
09:26
April 14, 2020
Easter Sunday - The Meaning of the Resurrection - Kath, Dave and Sam
Easter Sunday - The Meaning of the Resurrection - Kath, Dave and Sam
You can watch our full Easter Sunday service at https://youtu.be/7c_rwn59vjQ In a slightly unconventional approach to giving sermons, Kath, Dave and Sam record their conversation from Zoom about how the resurrection narratives are currently speaking to them, and what these extraordinary stories have to speak into our church and into our world in this bizarre and slightly scary season.  You can watch all of our Sunday services from lockdown season on our Youtube channel at youtube.com/onechurchbrightonchannel
16:47
April 12, 2020
Saying Yes To Life - Let There Be Light - Dave Steell
Saying Yes To Life - Let There Be Light - Dave Steell
We're spending Lent looking at Ruth Valerio's book 'Saying Yes to Life' and asking what this time of year asks of us in terms of our response to caring for creation and combatting the path of our world towards catastrophic climate change. 
34:44
March 01, 2020
Ruth - Redemption and Ruth - Sam Corry
Ruth - Redemption and Ruth - Sam Corry
This week we're looking at the final part of the story of Ruth, in which the story reaches it's wonderfully fulfilling conclusion. Sam looks at how some of the threads of the story tie back together and how this story ushers us to play our part in God's redemptive work in each other. 
40:29
February 23, 2020
Ruth - Engaging with your story - Dave Steell
Ruth - Engaging with your story - Dave Steell
It's week 3 of our time in this glorious yet everyday story of Ruth. Dave tackles chapters 2 and 3, in which Ruth and Boaz begin to forge their relationship.
46:53
February 16, 2020
Ruth - Naomi's Journey - Sam Corry
Ruth - Naomi's Journey - Sam Corry
In our second week of looking at the book of Ruth, Sam speaks on the experience of exile and return that is absolutely key through the biblical narrative, but which is also key for all of us as we journey through life. All of us need to experience being lost and found, being exiled and then home, going and returning. Weirdly, in that painful process is redemption and healing.
30:47
February 09, 2020
Ruth - Introduction - Dave Steell
Ruth - Introduction - Dave Steell
Dave opens our series on the fascinating, rich and subversive story of Ruth by exploring something of the ancient context of this story. When we understand the world in which this story was written we can receive the lessons of this story for ourselves. 
36:18
February 02, 2020
Sabbath - Part 3 - Dave Steell
Sabbath - Part 3 - Dave Steell
Dave asks the question of how our lives might actually, practically look different if we followed the command to keep the Sabbath. 
40:56
January 19, 2020
Sabbath - Part 2 - Dave Steell
Sabbath - Part 2 - Dave Steell
Dave continues our series looking at the Sabbath and how we can begin our year, and centre our lives, around this beautiful gift and practise of ceasing and rest. 
40:03
January 12, 2020
Sabbath - An Introduction to Sabbath - Sam Corry
Sabbath - An Introduction to Sabbath - Sam Corry
We're beginning the year a little differently. Instead of taking something up, why not cut some things out and embrace rest? This month we're looking at the principle of Sabbath - of stopping, and this week Sam introduces this theme and looks at its presence in the earliest parts of scripture. 
44:15
January 05, 2020