An introduction to Mark’s Gospel – and why ‘a lion roars’
Mary, Mary quite contrary – how do you think of her? How does her response to God’s invitation help us today?
The seeds of David’s strength of faith and character were sown in the faithfulness of everyday life as a shepherd. He wasn’t the perfect King but we see him pointing the way to the Good Shepherd, Jesus
Abraham had hope as trust and obedience worked out in the everyday. He is a great example of someone who grew in faith as he learnt through life’s experiences.
We are introduced to the idea of the Jesse Tree: readings during Advent that take us from Creation to the Cradle in 25 days to help us have an overview of God’s plan of love gradually coming to fruition.
Where do we look in times of stress? How do we cope? Isaiah invites us to Listen, Look and Receive.
Psalm 8 is a wonderful reminder of how highly God values us and how much he has shared with us in caring for his world.
Sam Dunn closes our church weekend with a challenge and encouragement.
God prepares the ground, he changes the heart – he doesn’t look for people with ability but availability and willingness to go.
The power of prayer to transform is seen in the lives of both Cornelius and Peter
The story of Saul on the Damascus Road is well known but what about the courage of Ananias afterwards?
The gospel breaks out beyond Jerusalem and Samaria, breaking norms and expectations too.
Our harvest service picks up on the BMS Harvest material ‘I will stand’ telling the stories of Christians in areas of the world where there is persecution. We also welcome Richard Waller from BMS as our speaker.
We are joined this week by David Fleming, Minister of Rugby Baptist Church, who takes us deeper into the story of the Prodigal Son. We also hear of two local initiatives to welcome people to our city.
How do you respond to Jesus saying “Follow me”?
Rashell leads a special service celebrating marriage and particularly the Diamond Wedding Anniversary of two couples at Broadway.
Philip looks back on 50 years and leads our worship today in praise of ‘Our Unchanging God’.
Michael tells the story of the birth of Home Mission in Devonport. Once a thriving dock, it now needs Home Mission for the church to exist. Michael challenges us to be generous, proactive and to pray
Many things will present as good and authentic in this world but it is the fruit that tells us the truth as we explore with Simon the Sorcerer and Philip,
This week Rashell looks at one of the events in Acts through the eyes of a witness.
This is the second in a series of sermons looking at contrasting stories of the early church: of what held up growth in individuals contrasting with those who eagerly grew.
Healthy growth isn’t just about what you can see, sometimes we need to know what’s going on at the roots and the soil.
As we come to the end of a series on our Values reflecting on Acts, Simon asks ‘What would your final message be to a group? What is the task that God has given you to do in life?’
Rashell considers what it means for us as a church, and as individuals, to demonstrate compassion – the 5th of our core values.
William leads the next in the sermon series looking at the Core Values of Broadway Baptist Church, expanding on what it means to serve together.
A service for Climate Sunday, lead by Broadway’s Ecology Group.
The third in our series looking at our core values at Broadway: ‘Be hospitable: through generosity, encouragement and mutual support’.
‘Be expectant: that God is at work and invites us to join in’
We might expect God to be at work… elsewhere, but how might we be attentive to his work in us and through us so that we’re ready to join in? This is the second of our church values.
‘Encounter God the Father: in gathered worship and daily living.’ the 1st of our church values.
Our God works to bring beauty out of brokenness, restoring lives and making them whole. How are we being made whole and then called to join him in this work of love?
Over the next few weeks we will be diving into the book of Acts as a way of going back to basics. Who are we called to be? How do we reflect God’s purposes and live out the values we have committed to as a church.
Pentecost Sunday – the day when we celebrate the birth of The Church.
Tom brings to our attention the effect of global warming on a community in East Kenya. If you would like to give, please go to https://giving.tapsimple.org/online/christian-aid/derby-broadway-baptist-christian-aid-week-2021
Ever wonder if God values your prayer? Jesus tells a story to show it’s what goes on inside that matters.
What is the attitude with which we approach prayer? Jesus’ story of the widow and the judge give us insight on persistent, purposeful and passionate prayer.
Rashell explores the experiences of those who met Jesus after he was raised from the dead, and those that missed out.
Darren Howie, Ordained Priest, Director and Founder of Sacred Bean Coffee, shares his thoughts on the passage from John’s gospel when the resurrected Jesus shares breakfast on the beach with some of his disciples.
What was the effect of that first Easter Day on the people who first encountered Jesus? How might that help us today in the climate we find ourselves? We briefly reflect on 4 encounters.
On this Palm Sunday Rashell reflects on the occasion when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, fulfilling many of the prophesies from previous generations.
We hear the second part of the story from the Gospel of John, where Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. Rashell explores the passage where we read of the very human experience of grief shown by Jesus.
Rashell continues our journey through the Gospel of John, this week considering the story of Lazarus.
As we hear about the work of Torch Trust from Jonathan Edwards, we are also challenged to think about our own ability to see and areas where we may be blind.
It’s easy to see how Pharisees cannot see their need for Jesus, what about us?
William leads us in worship this week and takes the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 as the theme.
Sometimes it’s not the obvious things that hold us back from being free to live life to the full…
Rashell reflects on the compassion Jesus shows to the royal official when his son is healed.
One Encounter can change the life of a community. Do we contain that living water to be able to bring transformation in our contexts?
Nicodemus came to Jesus with a question, went away with many more.
‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth,… out of our present situation?’
Rashell begins a new series ‘Surprised by Love’ with familiar words from the first chapter of John’s gospel.
As we enter this new year, in a time of uncertainty, Jane asks “Where are we going?”
Mary’s Song is a cry of freedom and hope
As Jane reflects on this prophecy and Joseph’s encounter with an angel in Matthew 1:18-21, so we are encouraged to reflect on how we hear God’s voice today.
What is the hope when things seem hopeless around us? William takes us to a vision that Ezekiel had of God on the throne to help us recognise glimpses of God at work today.
The first of our Advent Service for 2020. In this year when nothing is quite ‘normal’ we can be assured of a Living Hope.
Moses finished his life well having encouraged Israel to continue to seek the Lord and follow closely
Moses is coming to the end of his life passing on the baton to Joshua
A remembrance day service that includes a local remembrance reflection
When have you been especially aware of God’s presence?
We pick up the story of the Israelites at a time when they are impatient with God.
Probably one of the best known parts of the story of Moses, or is it?
As Israelites are tested again – can we learn from them about God’s provision and presence?
Are we trusting or striving for Provision?
Be Still – easy to say, not so easy to do under pressure!
A meal to remember
The second in the series from Exodus. Moses is tasked with talking to Pharaoh and ends up feeling discouraged.
Whose script will we follow?
Hope shines brightest in the darkest of times. A look at some well loved verses in context.
The last of our services with Melton Mowbray Baptist Church – Nigel Roberts reflects on the Emmaus Road Journey and how we navigate our journeys
We join Rev Sam Dunn and the fellowship of Melton Mowbray Baptist Church as we consider who are neighbour is
Graham encourages us to be ready to go wherever God leads
Nigel Roberts draws attention to the way Jesus turns his back on a crowd to bring hope to one person. While Rashell is on leave we are joining with Melton Mowbray Baptist Church for worship
We explore ways of wellbeing in a time of stress and uncertainty
Perhaps you have dusted down the board games in lockdown. What can we learn from this well known (or not quite so well known) game of Monopoly to help us in discipleship?
Sam prepares us for a homecoming through the retelling of the well-loved parable The Prodigal Son
At rest in the midst of trial
How do we need to approach life’s valleys if we are to navigate through them successfully?
A familiar reading for unfamiliar times
Current world events cause us to look closer to home
After the rain of the virus, we hear from Paul and Susan Woolley and their experience of Paul being in hospital for 7 weeks with the virus.
Gavin Murray encourages us to be open to the work of the Holy Spirit
As we consider these times, are we ready for how God may be leading us forward?
This week we join with Christian Aid in thinking about communities elsewhere severely affected by COVID-19 and the need for better sanitation.
Breakfast on the beach changes everything.
Jesus comes quietly into our troubles and doubts. Will we receive his gift? To watch on YouTube please use this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtVgZYCqKJg
As we continue with the series of post resurrection encounters, we observe perspective changes everything. If you wish to watch on YouTube here is the link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO7Lm1b6uKY
Different voices contribute to our service this morning as we explore how to navigate times of uncertainty. Click here to watch it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMCJAXpXJ-o&feature=youtu.be
Easter Day. The high point of the Christian Calendar. Christ is Risen! You can also watch it on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sj8MLm4AN28
From the ride into Jerusalem to the cross – navigating disorientation. Or you can watch the service https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArVAQp3OxwE
The second of our ‘virtual services’ Go here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou6mXhkftGQ if you would prefer to watch the service.
On Day 1 of Lockdown, in a time of anxiety, Jesus’ words ‘Peace be with you’ are to calm our fears.
This is the first of our ‘virtual’ services and is an audio recording. We continue our journey with Jesus towards the cross, today in the Garden of Gethsemane. If you would prefer to watch it though, please use this link: https://1drv.ms/v/s!AqpXHacbZVFbhOk1CJrobvTkxkJChA
Rashell looks at the Full Extent of Love as Jesus washes the disciples’ feet and all that it means. (John 13:1-17)
Our sermon series ‘Love One Another’ continues, with William considering the words ‘Love Hopes’.
At the beginning of Lent Rashell explores the expression of extravagant love that we find in John 12
Our ‘Love One Another’ sermon series continues with Rashell exploring how Jesus always loves us, even when we may not feel he is responding.
Andrea continues our ‘Love one Another’ series by looking at the words ‘Love is Kind’.
In Jesus we have a wonderful example of loving patience.
Do you sometimes get irritable? Rashell explores what the Bible has to say to us regarding this, as we continue our series on ‘Love One Another’.
Rashell takes us deeper in our series on ‘Love One Another’, focussing on John 13:31-38
We are all different, but we are all welcomed, called and loved.
Rashell starts a new series to introduce the theme of ‘Love One Another’.
Jane brings us encouragments for the New Year
The message of Christmas is not just for Christmas Day. William encourages us to take the message into the New Year.
A Christmas Carol is such a familiar story. So too, the story of the Nativity. Rashell’s Christmas Day message encourages us to look deeper at the meaning behind the story.
Rashell concludes our Advent series using ‘A Christmas Carol’ as the backdrop and focussing on the message of Hope at Christmas.
We continue our Christmas series using Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ as the theme.
For the second Sunday of Advent Rashell takes the theme of being ‘Confronted by our past’.
The first Sunday in Advent and Rashell starts a new series in the weeks up to Christmas. Using the well known Dickens’ novel ‘A Christmas Carol’ Rashell leads us ‘From Humbug to Hope’.
This week we had a focus on Mission, particularly the work of the BMS. Rashell encourages us to be ‘stirred up’ into action.
Rashell explores what it means to live in community.
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William explores what it means to be a family.
The last in this series on Jonah. Jonah is not happy with God!
The story of Jonah is so well known, thanks to the whale. But what happened after the whale had swam off? We find out what the next part of the Jonah story has to say to us today.
We catch up with story of Jonah, now in the belly of a whale!
Philip encourages us to fix our eyes on Jesus and keep going!
Retired Baptist Minister Stephen Ibbotson joined us for a weekend of making ‘Space for God’ and finding ‘Freedom to Live’.
The next instalment in the well known story of Jonah
We continue looking at the life of this prophet – well known to old and young alike, thanks to the fish! But what does this story? parable? account? have to say to us today?
This week we are starting a new series – Prodigal Prophets, with our reading this week coming from Jonah 1:1-3.
This week we had a summer pick your own hymns service with a short sermon led by Gill around Isaiah 49:1-2.
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This week Gavin Murray from Just-Ice joined us as a guest speaker.
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