Worship and teaching for the week

Aug 30, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Running the way of God’s commandments – Andrew Wingfield Digby – St Andrew’s Oxford Audio [Ephesians 5:15-20 and John 6:51-58] http://tinyurl.com/oevl4d6 Read here    

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Worship and teaching for the week

Aug 23, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS, COMMENTARY, WORSHIP, ITEMS FOR PRAYER, CURRENT AFFAIRS AND MORE. CLICK ON THE “WORSHIP AND TEACHING” BOX IN THE CAROUSEL ABOVE.

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Worship and teaching for the week

Aug 16, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Our national life matters to God – Bishop Rennis Ponniah – St Andrew’s Singapore Audio [Isaiah 6:1-8] http://tinyurl.com/osk6dyl 2. Ambition and the Kingdom of God – Anthony Billington – LICC Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xraTkbOSVIw 3. Recovering the Reformation: Grace, Faith, Scripture, Christ and the Glory of God Alone – Professor Kevin Vanhoozer – 38th Annual Moore College Lecture series Audio http://tinyurl.com/pdway2u and video http://tinyurl.com/pjryssh Commentary 4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://preachingdownunder.blogspot.co.nz/ 5. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott https://laworgospel.wordpress.com/ WORSHIP 6. The bells of Westminster Abbey – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b065rv5j 7. Sunday Worship from Lichfield Cathedral marking the 70th anniversary of VJ day, the preacher is Terry Waite – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b065rv5z 8. Choral Evensong from Cheltenham College Chapel  with the Eton Choral Course choir  – BBC Radio 3 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b064y420 9. Sunday Hour – BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0640wl4 10. Archived Choral services over the Summer from the chapels of King’s College Cambridge http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/choir/webcasts.html and St John’s College, Cambridge http://www.sjcchoir.co.uk/webcasts and Trinity College, Cambridge http://trinitycollegechoir.com//webcasts/listen-again/ and New College, Oxford http://www.newcollegechoir.com/webcasts.html PRAYER Please pray for Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Reith still being prevented from travelling; for the persecuted church in Syria, Iraq, Egypt and Indonesia; and for the Diocese of South Carolina. 11. Topical Prayers – Church of England http://tinyurl.com/6wnk2pk Sudan: Appeal against Sudanese pastors travel ban fails – CSW http://tinyurl.com/o8ly27z Three Christian women fined for indecent dress – CSW http://tinyurl.com/q6m7tnw Egypt: Egypt court reconsiders Christian’s blasphemy conviction – WWM http://tinyurl.com/oyc6g3j Indonesia: Indonesia: Religious riot in Papua prompts church attacks elsewhere – WWM http://tinyurl.com/oypf5ay South Carolina: Upcoming hearing http://tinyurl.com/pahxot8 Prayers from Lent and Beyond http://tinyurl.com/kssn33y CURRENT AFFAIRS 12. Sunday Programme with Edward Stourton – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b065rv5v Food for thought 13. UK’s £2.7bn in aid to countries where Christians are persecuted – John Bingham http://tinyurl.com/pgk5qxl Sierra Leone Ebola village quarantine lifted – BBC http://tinyurl.com/onu7ucj Ebola survivors clinic opens in Monrovia – WHO http://tinyurl.com/ovhctbl Lamentations: A Bottle for the Tears of the World – Christianity Today http://tinyurl.com/q8nn3eg Joy in suffering? Seriously? Yes, seriously – St Helen’s http://tinyurl.com/nkfbcma Trustworthiness of Clergy and Other News – BRIN http://tinyurl.com/pz6cmyt Summer Sun: A little taste of heaven – St Helen’s http://tinyurl.com/qa6atr5 FINALLY 14. Ave maris stella – James MacMillan – Truro Cathedral Choir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZiZqlrhHd0 15. Simplicity – Rend Collective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKp8lpOq2ko 16. Erison and the Ebola Soccer Survivors – NYT vimeo...

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Worship and teaching for the week

Aug 9, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Paul and Silas at Philippi [Acts 16:6-34] – Vaughan Roberts – Moore Theological College Chapel Audio http://tinyurl.com/p3tr7d9 2. Interview and Q&A with Vaughan Roberts about coming to faith and ministry at Moore on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/135638912 3. More Talks from the Keswick Convention 2015 – Clayton TV [see listing on left for the Keswick Lectures from Ian Randall, Mark Greene and Michael Ramsden] http://tinyurl.com/pqa7db5 and there are more talks from the 2015 convention to download here http://tinyurl.com/nwlqzk5 Commentary 4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://preachingdownunder.blogspot.co.nz/ 5. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott https://laworgospel.wordpress.com/ WORSHIP 6. The bells of the monastery of the Transfiguration, on the Solovki Islands in Northern Russia – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b064x4x0 7. Choral Evensong from Southern Cathedrals Festival in Salisbury Cathedral and sung by the choirs of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals – BBC Radio 3 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0640ltc 8. Sunday Hour – BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b063rb0y 9. Archived Choral services over the Summer from the chapels of King’s College Cambridge http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/choir/webcasts.html and St John’s College, Cambridge http://www.sjcchoir.co.uk/webcasts and Trinity College, Cambridge http://trinitycollegechoir.com//webcasts/listen-again/ and New College, Oxford http://www.newcollegechoir.com/webcasts.html PRAYER Please pray for Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Reith released from threat of death in Sudan at a hearing on 5th August but being stopped from travelling, much as happened in the case of Meriam Ibrahim; for the persecuted church in Syria and Iraq, in China; and for the Diocese of South Carolina. 10. Topical Prayers – Church of England http://tinyurl.com/6wnk2pk Syria: Dozens of Assyrian Christians Kidnapped or Detained By ISIS – Christianity Today http://tinyurl.com/pfwjj4v Sudan: ‘I’m Born Again’: Sudan Frees Pastors Facing Death Penalty – Christianity Today http://tinyurl.com/qyssqbp Khartoum bans South Sudanese pastors from leaving – Sudan Tribune http://tinyurl.com/nqxa2nt All Souls Langham Place has some suggestions http://tinyurl.com/pvzvwdr China: China Sees Red: Christian Protest Puts Hundreds of Crosses Back in Public – Christianity Today http://tinyurl.com/o2h6bxl South Carolina:Prayers from Lent and Beyond http://tinyurl.com/kssn33y CURRENT AFFAIRS 11. Sunday Programme with Edward Stourton – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b064x6w2 Food for thought 12. Suez Canal New Project …A New Hope for Egypt – Bishop Mouneer Anis http://tinyurl.com/q433ml2 Gates to Goliath’s city discovered – Christian Today http://tinyurl.com/oyshffd Religion and law round-up – 9th August – Frank Cranmer http://tinyurl.com/pnsp8gk They Didn’t Think It Through No 19, Sunday Trading – David Keen http://tinyurl.com/puwvlgm Church spires in danger from corrosion, rotten timber and … woodpeckers – Guardian http://tinyurl.com/o7o83la FINALLY 13. Evangelism – Mark Ritchie – Soul Survivor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vO4KD3r33Zo 14. The Transfiguration – Sufjan Stevens...

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Worship and Teaching for the Week

Aug 2, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. God feeds us [John 6:1-21] together with a talk and Q&A – Bishop Abraham Nhial – Christ St Pauls Audio [Bishop of Awiel, South Sudan and a former ‘lost boy’] http://tinyurl.com/pmd9s8o 2. Talk from Vaughan Roberts in ‘Talks from the Evangelical Ministry Assembly Conference 2015’ on the theme: “Identity Crisis: Preaching to a Confused World” – Speakers: Christopher Ash [Cornhill Training], Tim Keller [Redeemer NY], Andrew Reid [Holy Trinity Doncaster], Vaughan Roberts [St Ebbes, Oxford],Bruce Ware [Southern Baptist Theological Seminary], John Wyatt [University College, London] http://tinyurl.com/pp292q8 3.Talks from the Keswick Convention 2015 – Clayton TV [see listing on left for Liam Goligher talks] http://tinyurl.com/pqa7db5 Commentary 4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://preachingdownunder.blogspot.co.nz/ 5. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott https://laworgospel.wordpress.com/ WORSHIP 6. The bells of St. Edward’s, Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0638ry8 7. Choral Evensong from Hereford Cathedral during the 300th Three Choirs Festival – sung by the Choirs of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester Cathedrals – BBC Radio 3 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b063dlsc 8. Sunday Hour – BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06398rj 9. Archived Choral services over the Summer from the chapels of King’s College Cambridge http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/choir/webcasts.html and St John’s College, Cambridge http://www.sjcchoir.co.uk/webcasts and Trinity College, Cambridge http://trinitycollegechoir.com//webcasts/listen-again/ and New College, Oxford http://www.newcollegechoir.com/webcasts.html PRAYER Please pray for Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Reith under threat of death in Sudan at a hearing on 5th August and for Asia Bibi very ill in prison in Pakistan; for the persecuted church in North Korea [Pastor Lim] and China: for Malaysia and for Nigeria; and for the Diocese of South Carolina. 10. Topical Prayers – Church of England http://tinyurl.com/6wnk2pk Sudan:  Please pray for South Sudanese pastors Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Yein Reith whose verdict/sentence may be given on 5th August – Release International http://tinyurl.com/nscyszj Pakistan: Asia Bibi ‘extremely sick http://tinyurl.com/otfkme5 Malaysia: Archbishop Bolly Lapok’s request for prayer for Malaysia’s welfare – Borneo Post http://tinyurl.com/nuyqx2f Nigeria: Pray for Nigeria with resources – CSW http://tinyurl.com/oogk48y North Korea: Canada pastor held in North Korea ‘confesses’ to trying to overthrow state – Reuters http://tinyurl.com/pg39mqs China: Christians and lawyers oppose cross removals http://tinyurl.com/q8zee2f ‘South Carolina:Prayers from Lent and Beyond http://tinyurl.com/kssn33y CURRENT AFFAIRS 11. Sunday Programme with Edward Stourton – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b063ybdc Food for thought 12. Soul Survivor proves the Church has a pulse – Martin Saunders – CT http://tinyurl.com/pggnrz4 ‘Dying for Christianity’ – Guardian quotes Open Doors http://tinyurl.com/nr8wyy5 Evidence for the Historical Jesus: Is the Jesus of History the Christ of Faith? – Professor Gary Habermas – free pdf download http://tinyurl.com/phty74e and the talks can be listened to here: under ‘The Evidence For The Historical Jesus’ http://tinyurl.com/nmzzvuj Ebola vaccine is ‘potential game-changer’ – BBC News http://tinyurl.com/opwbj3f From crime to Christianity: Jordan’s story – CEN http://tinyurl.com/nzlfvg5 FINALLY 13. Jordan’s Story – Church Army https://vimeo.com/128117456 more http://tinyurl.com/ooctv63 14. I am yours – St Paul’s Auckland Worship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1_Vxqkxmu4 15. Church planting in New Zealand...

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Worship and teaching for the week

Jul 26, 2015 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. The father heart of God – Vaughan Roberts – St Ebbes Audio [Hosea 10:1-11:1] http://tinyurl.com/q8g3rmr 2. In the Fellowship of Elijah – Phil Ashey – Christ Church Atlanta Video [1 Kings 17] http://tinyurl.com/nkd266r 3.Talks from the Keswick Convention 2015 – Clayton TV [see listing on left for John Risbridger and Paul Mallard talks] http://tinyurl.com/pqa7db5 Commentary 4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://preachingdownunder.blogspot.co.nz/ 5. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott https://laworgospel.wordpress.com/ WORSHIP 6. The bells of St Eustachius, Tavistock in Devon – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0638cy6 7. Sunday Worship from the Keswick Convention – Jonathan Lamb preaches – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0638fz1 8. Sunday Hour – BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b062mfmy 9. Archived Choral services over the Summer from the chapels of King’s College Cambridge http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/choir/webcasts.html and St John’s College, Cambridge http://www.sjcchoir.co.uk/webcasts and Trinity College, Cambridge http://trinitycollegechoir.com//webcasts/listen-again/ and New College, Oxford http://www.newcollegechoir.com/webcasts.html PRAYER Please pray for the persecuted church: for churches under attack in Nigeria; for Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Reith under threat of death in Sudan; and for the Diocese of South Carolina. 10. Topical Prayers – Church of England http://tinyurl.com/6wnk2pk Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 25 in Nigeria – CNN http://tinyurl.com/p3uukps Two Explosive Devices Planted at Nigerian Church _Christian News http://tinyurl.com/olzdbrf Sudan: Defence submits closing statement in trial of pastors – CSW http://tinyurl.com/p25ljwp South Carolina:Prayers from Lent and Beyond http://tinyurl.com/kssn33y CURRENT AFFAIRS Food for thought 11. CT scan of charred scroll yields oldest Biblical remnant after Dead Sea Scrolls – Times of Israel http://tinyurl.com/q7jj3g7 1,500-Year-Old Text Has Been Digitally Resurrected From a Hebrew Scroll – Smithsonian Magazine http://tinyurl.com/prg6wad Forward from Conversion: How We Can Focus on Spiritual Growth and Transformation – Ed Stetzer – Christianity Today http://tinyurl.com/oy9575e Same-Sex ‘Marriage’: Evolution or Deconstruction of Marriage and the Family? – Archbishop Anthony Fisher, OP, of Sydney – ABC Religion http://tinyurl.com/osss975 How to lead a group worth belonging to – Sarah Abell http://tinyurl.com/ph8xara Don’t Read All About It – David Keen http://tinyurl.com/ozcnfs9 It’s all good. But is it the best? – David Mansfield http://tinyurl.com/qyocm93 FINALLY 12. Consider the Heavens – Hubblesite http://hubblesite.org/ 13. Spem in Alium – Thomas Tallis – The Cardinall’s Musick http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02xnrns 14. May your heart – St Paul’s Auckland Worship...

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