Joseph | Part #6 – Reconciliation, Redemption & Restoration

17th June 2018. Stephen continued our series on Joseph this week, talking further about Joseph’s reunion with his brothers (Genesis 42 onwards) and how this fits in to our story of reconciliation, redemption and restoration. “23 So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has […]

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Joseph | Part #5 – Brothers Reunited

10th June 2018. Stephen continued our series on Joseph this week, talking about Joseph’s reunion with his brothers (Genesis 42). During this talk we focused on how you treat people who have hurt us, how power can test you, and about ensuring your life is built on firm foundations. “Sometimes our greatest test comes not […]

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Joseph | Part #4 – Through Joseph’s Life

David Shearman. David took the reigns this Sunday to continue our series on David, starting by looking at Psalm 105. 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food; 17 and he sent a man before them— Joseph, sold as a slave. 18 They bruised his feet with shackles, […]

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Proximity and Distance

13th May 2018. Stephen took a break from our series on Joseph this week to look at the concepts of proximity and distance, particularly in response to a talk at the HTB Leadership Conference by Bryan Stevenson from the Equal Justice Initiative. Stephen spoke about distance from three perspectives: distance through cynicism, distant through being […]

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Joseph | Part #2 – Judah and Tamar

15th April 2018. Stephen continued our series on Joseph this week. Last week we started by looking at his dreams, how they spoke to him and what the consequences were of sharing these dreams with his brothers. This week, before we progress Joseph’s story, we need to cover Judah and Tamar (Genesis 38)…

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Joseph | Part #1 – A Man with a Dream

8th April 2018. Stephen kicked off our new series this week, looking at the life of Joseph. The series started by talking about the importance of having a dream, referencing Joseph, the life and work of Henry Marsh and Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Genesis 37:3-23 3 Now Israel […]

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David Shearman | Resurrection Sunday

Easter Sunday 2018. We were blessed to have David Shearman speak this morning as part of our celebrations for Resurrection Sunday. David spoke about how we can get Easter “down on the ground” and live in the power, hope and peace of resurrection. As part of today’s service we asked members of the Hope family […]

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