Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

All of us are involved in a quest for fulfilment; in the fourth beatitude Jesus shows that true fulfilment is to be found in hungering and thirsting after righteousness. This sermon shows that this means desiring to live free from the power of sin and to walk right with God. You will learn how to cultivate a growing desire within you for this righteousness. 

Blessed Are the Meek

Blessed Are the Meek

In a world which often applauds might being right, Jesus says that it is actually meekness that pays dividends with God. In this message we open up the third beatitude by sketching a biblical portrait of meekness; we deal with misconceptions as to what it means to be meek and learn that meekness is not weakness but power under control. We highlight some of the eternal ramifications of living a life that is meek - blessed indeed are the meek!

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Is it possible we are not happy because we’ve not truly mourned over our sin? In this message we explore what Jesus meant when He said, “Blessed are those who mourn” - at first glance one of the most paradoxical statements in the entire Bible. Discover the wonderful promise of comfort and the special work of the Holy Spirit that is ours when we mourn the righteousness that we lack and start to see sin for what it is.

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

The road to God’s blessing starts by seeing yourself for what you are: a sinner in need of a saviour. Being poor of spirit is about acknowledging our total spiritual bankruptcy before God and our utter dependence on Him. This message will give you a new perspective on brokenness and will open your eyes to the amazing blessing that awaits the one who humbly bows their heart to Christ.

The Blessed Life

The Blessed Life

This sermon is in two parts: the first introduces our new series on the beatitudes in Matthew 5 and the second unpacks a rhema word to One Church from Matthew 5:1-2. Learn the distinguishing marks of a true Christian and the discover the kind of life that attracts the blessing of God.

O Little Town of Bethlehem

O Little Town of Bethlehem

The popular carol ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ offers a beautiful window into the Christmas story and is packed full of biblical truth and inspiration. This sermon highlights the meaning behind some of the most poignant lyrics, enabling you to sing the song again with fresh fervour. insight and appreciation.

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

This message draws upon the profound truths about the Lord Jesus Christ as presented in the carol, ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’. Experience the wonder of the Christmas story as this hymn is unpacked.

O Holy Night

O Holy Night

This message draws lessons from the carol ‘O Holy Night’; learn how faith and obedience in God opens up amazing opportunities for us to shine for Him.

Joy to the World

Joy to the World

In this message we take a closer look at the carol ‘Joy to the World’. The carol highlights a few examples of the many gifts that God has blessed us with. As we unwrap these gifts with joy, may we be reminded that the greatest gift we can give back to God is to make room in our hearts and lives for Him.

It's Time to Build God's House

It's Time to Build God's House

In Haggai's day the people had neglected the building of God's house, the temple, in favour of their own homes; as a consequence, God withdrew His blessing from them. Haggai challenged the people to consider their ways and the word he brings from God sees work resume on the temple. In this message we look at four things that, whilst addressed to the people of Israel, can apply to us today as we seek to build God's house.

Consider Your Ways

Consider Your Ways

It's certainly not the case that all our troubles are of our own making. However, when difficulties arise, it’s a good thing to consider our ways. Like the people of Haggai’s day, we may find that our disobedience to God's call to prioritise His kingdom may be something we need to address. This sermon encourages us to get on with the work of building "God's house".

How to Handle Criticism

How to Handle Criticism

If you’re doing anything significant, criticism will come; that’s why we need to be prepared for it and know how to handle it. You may not be able to stop criticism from coming but you do have a choice as to how you respond. This practical sermon illuminates four biblical principles that show you how to make criticism work for you instead of against you. As you learn what to do with accurate criticism, inaccurate criticism and malicious criticism, you’ll be able to harness all types of criticism in such a way that it propels you forward into God’s future for your life.

How to Handle Offence

How to Handle Offence

You can’t always control what’s handed to you but you can control what you do with it. Offence in life is inevitable but staying offended is a choice; in many ways your response to offence will determine your future. This sermon exposes offence as the bait of Satan and shows how to handle the offences that arise in a way that builds us up instead of destroying us.


How to Walk in the Supernatural Power of God

How to Walk in the Supernatural Power of God

All Christians have access to the supernatural power of God, but not all Christians are walking in it. Walking in God's supernatural power means the power to live godly lives, the power to carry God's presence wherever we go, the power to pray for our needs and the needs of others, the power to pray for healing and for miracles. Drawing from the account of Jesus walking on water in Matthew 14, this sermon gives you principles about living a supernatural kind of life.

The Object of Faith

The Object of Faith

In a day in which the doctrine of faith is sometimes manipulated and stretched beyond its biblical bounds, this sermon helps us discover what faith really is and how it really operates. You will learn that faith is only as strong as its object and that true biblical faith is dependent on the revealed promises of God, not our whims or desires or something that God has not revealed. Be encouraged as you listen to both face the facts and “faith the facts” and learn about the connection between faith and the power of God.

The Now and the Not Yet

The Now and the Not Yet

To what extent can we expect God to heal our bodies today? Addressing some of the excessive and erroneous ideas circulating about healing in contemporary circles, this sermon provides a robust and balanced theology of healing based on what the Bible teaches about the kingdom of God being simultaneously present and future. Our hope is that this message will both calibrate and galvanise the believer's expectations about healing in the present.

Continuing What Jesus Began

Continuing What Jesus Began

On the occasion of the second anniversary of One Church, this sermon goes back to the book of Acts and reminds us that God desires to do today all the things He did in the beginning! In fact as the Church of today we are called to continue the ministry of Jesus Christ in this world, expecting supernatural results as our norm! This message highlights the power and authority that God has invested in His Church and shows us that the hope for any community lies in the body of believers in that community.

The Highly Tuned Brain & When It Misfires: Depression & Anxiety

The Highly Tuned Brain & When It Misfires: Depression & Anxiety

In this message our guest Dr Robin Lawrence - a respected Harley Street psychiatrist - sheds personal, physiological and biblical insight on anxiety and depression. His fascinating talk will illuminate, educate and encourage anyone who has suffered with anxiety or depression or who has a family member or friend who has suffered similarly.

The Pain of Shame - the Imposter Complex

The Pain of Shame - the Imposter Complex

Shame is an insidious and powerful feeling that distorts our sense of self and leaves us believing we are defective. These beliefs are at complete odds with how God made us and sees us.  In this message, professional Christian counsellor and guest speaker Kay Lawrence looks at healthy shame vs toxic shame; the manifestations of shame and how to change the script. Perfectionism, procrastination and self-sabotage are not your portion. You are not an imposter - you are a child of God.

Inner Healing

Inner Healing

Many people carry wounds deep in their soul; if not dealt with these can seriously impinge on the quality of our lives and prevent us from moving forward into our God-given destiny. This sermon shows how to be emotionally healthy instead of struggling through life with damaged emotions. You will learn how to identify the messages of negativity and false beliefs in your inner narrative and replace them with the truth of who you are in Christ.