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The Lady with No Name

The fourth part of our summer series on Judges looks at the birth of Samson in Judges 13.

Simon takes a look at the faith of Samson’s mother – the lady with no name.


Seize The Day

In the latest part of our summer series on Judges Simon takes a look at Deborah and Barak in Judges 4 and encourages us to seize the day  and become difference makers!



Strength in Weakness

Do you feel totally inadequate for the task God has called you to do?  Well, you’re in good company.

God called Gideon – the youngest person in an insignificant family – to be a difference maker.

The first lesson he needed to learn was to be totally dependent on God.


Gideon – the Mighty Warrior

Have you ever been in a difficult or dark environment?  When you find yourself in such a place remember that God has called you to be a difference maker.
This summer we will be looking at the lives at some people who lived in the very dark times in which the book of Judges is set.  […]


King of Kings

This week we welcome back Dalton King as our guest speaker.  He speaks to us about the King of Kings.


Who’s the Daddy?

This month in our HUB service for all ages it is Father’s Day.

So, who’s the Daddy?


this is a whole service recording


Rahab and the Spies

There were only two women listed in the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew’s gospel, and Rahab is one of them.

Rahab, the prostitute!

Our guest speaker, David Whitmarsh of The Lodge Trust shows us how God can use even the most unexpected people.


Going the Distance

In Genesis 22:1-12 Abraham perseveres when God asks him to do the unthinkable; and God rewards him richly making him the father of many nations.

Just the same way, God perseveres with us when we do the unthinkable and turn against Him.  He even sent His only son to make things right.

This week, Tim Manders helps […]


Growing for God

The third and final part in our mini-series Grow Your Relationship with God.  

This week Simon takes us through Phillippians 1:1-11 and what Paul teaches us about how to grow for God.


Prayer Practicalities

Most of us are aware of the need to pray but where do we start?

What do we do? What do we say? These are common questions for those new to it and those who have been believers for some time.

This week Simon looks at Matthew 6:5-15 and takes us through Jesus’ plan for speaking to […]