Elim Church Bewbush

Elim Church Bewbush

The weekly talks at Elim Church Bewbush
Elim Church Bewbush


Seeing His Spirit Shake Bewbush

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Speak As God Himself

Feb 16, 2020 2339


We interrogate the Biblical idea that we are all given a gift and that we should work hard at using it to love others.

Partnering with God

Feb 9, 2020 2272


Our guest speaker Dave Campbell invites us to do what we can do for God so that He can do what he does best!

Submarines & Anarchists

Jan 26, 2020 2982


We look at sleeping, love and hospitality.

Surprised Wild Ones

Jan 19, 2020 2857


We take a look at sin, wild people and heaven.

A Mysterious Bible Passage

Jan 12, 2020 2587


We examine a passage by the Apostle Peter that even Martin Luther found hard to understand.

Substitutionary Atonement

Jan 5, 2020 2437


We consider the holiness of God and the freeloading nature of the Christian faith.

Story Sunday 2019

Dec 29, 2019 2357


We hear from various members of our community about their lives in 2019.

Barefoot joy

Dec 23, 2019 1113


The shepherds speak of an authentic and unpretentious search and discovery of joy. 

Incarnation - Supernatural

Dec 15, 2019 2309


We examine the importance of the supernatural in the nativity story and the wider Christian faith.

Incarnation - Historical

Dec 8, 2019 2727


We discover the importance of Jesus' incarnation to the Christian faith. We also examine the importance of the historical dimension.


Nov 24, 2019 2779


We explore Peter's call for believers to give a reason for their hope.

When Goodness Brings Evil

Nov 10, 2019 2581


As the Apostle Peter quotes Isaiah we discover how to deal with evil times.


Nov 3, 2019 908


During Messy Church we consider the story of Jonah. We see how his passions so often reflect ours!

Good Days

Oct 27, 2019 77


A short fragment of this morning's exploration of community and revenge.

Rest at Jesus' feet

Oct 20, 2019 2124


Our visiting guest speaker Christy Smith talks about the value of sitting at Jesus' feet and knowing his peace.

Do you see?

Oct 13, 2019 2513


Our guest speaker Mike Keeping helps us see some great truth about truly seeing in John 9.

Honour the vulnerable

Sep 29, 2019 2626


We look at how a husband should serve his wife and how this has wider implications for us.

Beyond wives

Sep 22, 2019 2792


We examine Peter's advice to Christian wives that applies to us all.

The importance of sin

Sep 15, 2019 2826


We take a hard look at coping with unjust suffering and examine what the core of the gospel is.

Before I Go

Sep 8, 2019 3116


Some thoughts on raising Children so that they love Jesus.

Did you know you have the best boss in the world ever?

Aug 18, 2019 3161


We look at some difficult passages that seem to advocate slave ownership and that have been used to justify atrocities. We find in them guidance to work in our daily lives.

Respect, Love and Fear

Aug 11, 2019 2632


We consider the struggles of Christians dealing with politics and pagans!

God is with us

Aug 4, 2019 2630


Our guest speaker France Bontemps talks to us of God's promise to always be with us.


Jul 28, 2019 2962


The Apostle Peter draws near to people he obviously loves and tells them something of profound urgency.

Building Wisely

Jul 14, 2019 1987


Our guest speaker Dave Taylor challenges us to examine our foundations so that they can survive the storms of life.

On Prayer

Jul 7, 2019 659


We walk through the simply ideas on prayer taught by Jesus.

You Are

Jun 30, 2019 2350


Peter talks us through how we are chosen and how that position has some fascinating implications.

When Jesus Comes To Town

Jun 23, 2019 2683


We hear how Jesus is the new and better temple. The person in whom we meet God himself!

Fishing with Puddleglum and Santiago

Jun 9, 2019 2456


We get some great insight into Jesus the Living Stone from two fictional stories.

David and Goliath

Jun 2, 2019 805


We explore the subject of fear through the ancient story of a shepherd boy confronting a national military champion.

Take Five

May 19, 2019 2477


We look at how familiarity can extinguish expectation and how the Kingdom of God starts off unremarkably.

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Maritime Lessons in Spirituality

May 12, 2019 2729


Excerpts from the great American novel Moby Dick help gives us insights on 1 Peter.

Agape and Rhema

May 5, 2019 2608


What does it look like to love deeply in Crawley in the 21st Century?

Chosen From Before The Start

Apr 28, 2019 3006


We are in the middle of a divine narrative and this has far reaching implications for how we live life!

Give! Part 2

Apr 14, 2019 2441


We look at the specifics of our church finances. Where does all that money go?


Apr 7, 2019 2660


We start to look at the discipline of giving for the follower of Jesus. How much should we give? Who should we give to?

Mothers Day 2019

Mar 31, 2019 1040


We hear from two mothers in our community. Their helpful observations and insights from their experiences!

Exiles of Blessing

Mar 24, 2019 2822


We consider the tendency for familiarity to breed contempt.

Put Your Wellies On

Mar 16, 2019 3043


We explore the implications of grace through wellies, zombies and the music of Miles Davis.

We Astonish Angels

Feb 24, 2019 2418


The apostle tells us we are served by prophets and that we interest angels.

Beyond Words

Feb 17, 2019 2957


There is a joy on offer that goes beyond language.

Pure Gold

Feb 10, 2019 2642


A monastry in Normandy gives us a picture of God's protection.

Peter and Kyrios

Jan 27, 2019 3301


Jesus being Lord is actually a big deal for Jews, Romans and us today.

Peter & The Trinity

Jan 20, 2019 2622


Peter gives us some insight into the critical reality of the Trinity.

Apostles & Aliens

Jan 13, 2019 3093


Peter was more than a disciple and we are more than aliens!

An Introduction to 1 Peter

Jan 6, 2019 2630


We examine some compelling reasons to start a new series on 1 Peter.

Story Sunday 2018

Dec 30, 2018 3183


Various stories of God's goodness and provision from the congregation through the year.

Christmas 2018 - The Magi

Dec 25, 2018 1430


We climax our Christmas series by looking at the adventurous magi!

Christmas 2018 - Joseph

Dec 23, 2018 1785


Joseph foregoes common sense and we see what faith looks like.

Christmas 2018 - Sehepherds

Dec 16, 2018 1361


Some shepherds show us what it means to store up treasures in heaven.

Christmas 2018 - Mary

Dec 9, 2018 1137


A young lady eclipses a religious old man in how to serve God.

This is no bait and trap

Nov 25, 2018 2474


A first century question, tortured by religion and sanctimony, releases fine wines and great cuts of beef!

The Conker - An English Sermon

Nov 18, 2018 3089


The humble horse chestnut teaches us about mortality and eternity.

The Very Last Psalm

Nov 11, 2018 2475


We draw inspiration from musicians with callouses on their fingers.

Psalm 147

Oct 28, 2018 2574


Nuclear reactors and Hollywood thrillers.

I'm lost for words

Dec 3, 2017 2557


We are inspired by a talk from the leader of the Elim church in Brighton, Christy Smith.

What Should We Do For Remembrance Sunday?

Nov 12, 2017 3061


A Christian reflection on the existence and practice of Remembrance Sunday in the UK.