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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Do not Judge…

25th March 2018. This week Caz spoke around Matthew 7 and Jesus’ instruction not to Judge – looking in to the the original Greek word for judge (Krino) and what this might mean for us today. “We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others.” – John Wesley

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Priorities | #6 – Worship

4th March 2018. As we start to conclude our series on Priorities, Stephen spoke to us about Worship, one of our four values here at Hope. As part of this Stephen explored worship from four aspects, four people and four passages in the Bible: The Sacrifice of Worship | Abraham (Genesis 22) The Holiness of […]

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Priorities | #5 – Discipleship

18th February 2018. This week in our Priorities series Stephen spoke to us about discipleship, one of our four values here at Hope. During this talk we explored the all important question “Who are you following?” because who we follow we ultimately become like.

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Priorities | #4 – Community

11th February 2018. Continuing our priorities series again this week, Stephen spoke on the topic of community which is one of our four values here at Hope. During this talk, he spoke about the Parable of the Good Samaritan to illustrate who our neighbour is and how Jesus commands us to “go and do likewise”.

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Priorities | #3 – Mission

28th January 2018. Continuing our priorities series again this week, Stephen spent some more time looking at the topic of Mission here at Hope Church. “Shepherding is about carrying the sheep that are unable to walk for themselves, it’s lifting them up until they get strength back again. If you can carry a person through […]

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Priorities | #2 – Mission

21st January 2018. Stephen continued our series on priorities this week, focusing on mission – one of our four core values here at hope. During this he shared some interesting statistics on the Christian faith and the attitudes of non-Christians, and talked about what this means for our mission. These statistics are available in the […]

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Priorities | #1 – Hidden Treasures and Joy

14th January 2018. Starting off our new series on priorities, Stephen introduced the topic by talking about visiting a house auction in London, watching his children growing up, and accidentally donating his Dad’s screwdrivers to the charity shop. “the Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found, and […]

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The 2017 Google Sermon

Each year google publishes a video dissecting the years search trends… Each year at Hope we take a look at the video as part of our annual review, and ask what this means and says about our world. “How” is the theme of Google’s 2017 Year in Search video. In 2017, the world asked “how.” […]

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Priorities | Prelude – Looking After Yourself

31st December 2017. As part of our New Year’s Eve service, Stephen took time to reflect on the year that has been and talk about the year to come. We also talked about our new season at Hope starting in January – Priorities – and how looking after ourselves should be an important priority in […]

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