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Wednesday,
20 Oct 2021
7:00 AM
The Midweek Bridge
The Midweek Bridge 20 October 2021 Thank you to David for providing this message Amos 2 verse 1 – 16 In the eighth century BC the kingdoms of Judah and Israel had experienced an extend

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Sunday,
17 Oct 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 17 October
The Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5 : 16 – 26 16:  So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. 17:  For the sinful nature desires wha

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Sunday,
03 Oct 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 3 October 2021
ACTS 2: 14-21 THE PROMISE FULFILLED: THE IMPACT OF PENTECOST So England have a penalty. It’s the last few seconds of the match. If they score – they win. They miss – then they are out

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Sunday,
26 Sep 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 26 September 2021
Thank you to David for this message. What does the Holy Spirit do? John 16 : 5 – 15 5:  “Now I am going to him who sent me, yet none of you asks me, ‘Where are you goi

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Sunday,
19 Sep 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 19 September 2021
THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT JOHN 14: 15-26 As a way into this passage and our theme of “The Promise of the Holy Spirit”, let’s start by asking a question. The question is this: Why

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Sunday,
05 Sep 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 5 September 2021
Who is the Holy Spirit? Today I am launching the new Sermon series on the Holy Spirit – and I should warn you that whenever I have asked people in the past to speak on this subject, they h

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Sunday,
29 Aug 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 29 August 2021
Psalm 45 A wedding song I wonder how many of you chose – Love Divine, all loves excelling, – as a hymn for your wedding. It is really a prayer. Do you remember the last verse? –

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Sunday,
22 Aug 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 22 August 2021
Psalms 84 verse 1 – 12 To the choirmaster according to the gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah Nobody really knows what “according to the gittith” means but it is believed to be

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Sunday,
15 Aug 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 15 August 2021
Reading: Psalm 111 IntroductionThis wonderful psalm is an “acrostic” poem: its 22 lines start with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. So it is not a systematic arrangemen

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Sunday,
08 Aug 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 8 August 2021
Psalms 130 verse 1 – 8 Most scholars believe that this Psalm 130 was written by David. It is one of seven penitential Psalms, that is songs pleading for God’s forgiveness for sins. I

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Sunday,
01 Aug 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 1 August 2021
Reading: Galatians 6 IntroductionWhat is God’s intention for his people, for his church, for St Christopher’s? Two weeks ago, Richard B asked us the question “What is God&#

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Wednesday,
28 Jul 2021
7:00 AM
The Midweek Bridge
The Midweek Bridge 28 July 2021 Prayer:  Holy God, you are faithful and unchanging. Please enlarge our minds with the knowledge of your truth, and draw us more deeply into the mystery o

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Sunday,
25 Jul 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 25 July 2021
GALATIANS 5: 16-26 THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT What is a Christian like? If we went up to Southbourne Grove with a clipboard one Saturday morning and asked people: what is a Christian like? What

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Sunday,
18 Jul 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 18 July 2021
GALATIANS 5: 16-26 THE LIFE YOU ARE MEANT TO LIVE What’s the point of being a Christian? Now that you are a Christian – what’s it all about? How would you answer that? For some they ma

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Sunday,
11 Jul 2021
2:33 PM
The Bridge Sunday 11 July 2021
Parable of the Sower Matthew 13:1-23 While Jesus was with his disciples He went around teaching to all the crowds who came to hear Him, He often spoke in parables.  A parable is a story

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Sunday,
04 Jul 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 4 July 2021
Galatians 5:7-15 Running a good race! Introduction Have you ever watched or taken part in a three-legged race?  It’s the one when a person has one of their legs tied to another person

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Sunday,
27 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 27 June 2021
Galatians 5 : 1 – 6 When Jacqui and I came to St Christopher’s in the early 2000s, I came across a book by Henri Nouewn called ‘The return of the prodigal son’ It was a book base

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Sunday,
20 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 20 June 2021
Reading: Galatians 3 : 26 – 4:7 IntroductionWHO AM I? You may have played a party game called “Who Am I?” Each person has a sticker on their forehead with the name of a wel

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Sunday,
13 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 13 June 2021
JONAH – A GUY GOD WANTED TO CHANGE JONAH 1-4 Would you pray with me Dear Heavenly Father, thank you so much that you want to change us. Thank you for this story of Jonah and for the Holy S

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Sunday,
06 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge 6 June 2021
Galatians 3:15-end Last Sunday was Trinity Sunday, the day that we remember that the God that we believe in is three persons in one God.  As know this is very tricky concept to get our

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Sunday,
30 May 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 30 May 2021
Galatians 3 verse 1 – 14 Paul is writing to the churches that he founded on his first missionary journey recorded in Acts chapters 13 and 14. He travelled with Barnabas to what is now cent

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Sunday,
23 May 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Pentecost Sunday 23 May 2021
Acts 2 : 1 – 21 The Promise The Peace The Power The Promise In considering the events of that first Pentecost it is important to place it within the context of all that had been going

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Sunday,
16 May 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge 16 May 2021
GALATIANS 2: 11-21 HOW CAN I BELONG TO GOD? Paul Opposes Peter 11 When Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. 12 For before ce

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Sunday,
09 May 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 9 May 2021
LUKE 15: 11-32 TWO BROTHERS AND A FATHER The Parable of the Lost Son 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Fa

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Sunday,
02 May 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 2 May 2021
Galatians 1:1-10 Today we begin a new sermon series on Paul’s letter to the Galatians, and if you haven’t seen it already, please do take a few minutes to watch a short video from Youtub

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Sunday,
25 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 25 April 2021
ACTS 1: 1-11 DON’T GET DISTRACTED Last words are really important. Stan Laurel on his death bed said to his nurse: “I’d rather be skiing than doing this.” The nurse asked: “do you

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Sunday,
18 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Sunday 18 April 2021
The Restoration of Peter John 21 : 15 – 25 Peter the disciple Simon Peter was a prominent figure in the Gospel story. We haven’t been given a physical description of him but in my mi

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Tuesday,
13 Apr 2021
9:45 AM
The Bridge Sunday 11 April 2021
Matthew 28 : 16 – 20 Jesus commissions his disciples We hear today of the final words of Jesus in the gospel of Matthew and we find the “marching orders” from Jesus that we kno

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Sunday,
04 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
The Bridge Easter Day 4 April 2021
MATTHEW 28: 1-10 THE BEST POSSIBLE HOPE: JESUS Jesus Has Risen 28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at th

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Friday,
02 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
Good Friday – The Bridge
MATTHEW 27: 27-66 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMB The Soldiers Mock Jesus 27 Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around
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