The Divided Self | Esther 2:1-12

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In the search for identity, where should we look? And where must we avoid looking? In Esther 2:1-12 we explore what the Bible says about the true self, the false self and the struggle between the two.

Life in a Disconnected World | Esther 1

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On the surface, the Story of Esther is the ancient story of how an entire people are spared from genocide through the courage of one woman. And beneath the surface, we find profound lessons for us all.
Within this story of sex, money and power we learn of awakened faith, re-discovered identity and incredible risk for the sake of what is right. This story teaches us how faith shapes who we are and how we are to live in hope even when it seems that God is hidden. 

In Esther chapter 1 we begin our journey through this powerful story in a new series called Identity in Exile.

In London as It Is in Heaven | We Are a Sent Community

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We all long for friendship and community, and yet there is a rise in individualism and isolation within our culture. In what way does Jesus transform our idea of community? And why is the church community so essential for our lives?  

We learn what it means to be a community following Jesus from Acts 13:1-12.

In London as It Is in Heaven | Why Pray?

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Why is it so important to keep on praying? And what can we expect to happen when we do?

We conclude our summer series on prayer by listening to what Jesus has to say about the power of persistent prayer.

In London as It Is in Heaven | Overcoming Temptation

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On a daily basis, we are tempted to make decisions which go in the opposite direction of God and the opposite direction of our own good.

How can we learn to navigate these moments with courage and wisdom? And how is prayer such a crucial part in experiencing victory? The Lord's Prayer gives us wisdom to overcome temptation.

In London as It Is in Heaven | Our Daily Bread

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What does following Jesus have to do with the practical aspects of our lives? And how does asking God for daily bread change our perspective on spiritual and physical needs?

As we continue our series through the Lord’s Prayer In London as it is in Heaven, we find a God who cares for our daily needs.

In London as It Is in Heaven | The Big Picture

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How does a better understanding of the Kingdom of Heaven shape the way we approach God? And how does this big picture change the way that we live?

Daniel Macleod from Trinity Church London shares Kingdom insight from 1 Peter 2.

In London as It Is in Heaven | Our Father

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In prayer we discover more deeply who God is, who we are, and how God changes us. But what exactly is prayer? And how do we integrate prayer with our everyday lives?

In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus gives us a template for conversation with God. This prayer, though brief, is surprisingly comprehensive, dealing with personal, relational, material, and spiritual matters while guiding us in knowing God more deeply.

A Culture of Grace | When a Community Depends on God

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How does the gospel enable us to experience healing and restoration in a broken and disconnected world? We conclude our series through the book of James looking at what it means to be a community shaped by grace.

A Culture of Grace | The Lessons of Patience

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What is true patience? And how does it enable us to face hardship in a way that does not destroy us, but transforms us? 

We learn from James 5:1-11 why patient endurance is such a vital part of the life of faith, and how we can practice it.