Talks

The Holy Spirit
Dale from Kings Church Oxted joins us to share how the Holy Spirit can encourage and empower us.
January
29
2023
Speaker
Dale Barlow
A God of Immeasurable Power
Ephesians 1: 15-23
Adam continues our Ephesians series, looking at Ephesians 1: 15-23.
January
22
2023
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
2023 Vision
Ephesians 1:15-23
Ian brings us back to our Ephesians Series by looking at some of the things coming up in Church.
January
15
2023
Speaker
Ian Lettington
How Hungry Are You?
Sanjeev Mankatala kicks off the New Year by asking 'How hungry are you for God?'
January
08
2023
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Christmas Family Service 2022
Jeevs brings us our penultimate service of the year, with typical antics from family services, explaining how Christ is Central not only to Christmas but also our everyday lives.
December
18
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Carol Service 2022
Ian preaches at our traditional carol service on 'Christmas Confusion and other general misconceptions'.
December
11
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Visiting Speakers
[ 19 Episodes ]
Talks by visiting speakers
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Esther - made for a time like this
[ 5 Episodes ]
A summer series looking at the life of Queen Esther
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Big Questions
[ 8 Episodes ]
We take a look at some of the most common objections to Christianity and belief in God
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Origins
[ 10 Episodes ]
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Luke - Kingdom - Power - Mission
[ 79 Episodes ]
Exploring the Gospel of Luke
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The Summer Series 2021
[ 5 Episodes ]
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Reset Series
[ 6 Episodes ]
The Reset series looks at the foundations of how we are as a church.
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Book of Joshua
[ 6 Episodes ]
Summer Series 2020
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Vision & Mission
[ 13 Episodes ]
Hope Church Sevenoaks Vision and Mission for 2017
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Psalms
[ 4 Episodes ]
Summer 2019 Teaching Series
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Discipleship - What's the real thing?
[ 33 Episodes ]
A series that attempts to probe the reality of biblical discipleship
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Exploring Corinthians
[ 13 Episodes ]
Exploring the book of 1 Corinthians
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Superheroes in the Old Testament
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Taking a look at some incredible bible characters and what they did with God
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A God of Immeasurable Power
Ephesians 1: 15-23
Adam continues our Ephesians series, looking at Ephesians 1: 15-23.
January
22
2023
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Glory of God
Ephesians 1:11-13
Adam continues our series on Ephesians looking at the phrase 'to the praise of his glory', unpacking what it means for us to glorify God.
December
04
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Ephesians: Material or Spiritual Blessings?
Galatians 1:3
Adam brings us our 4th sermon of Ephesians, looking at how we are blessed, but in ways that we may not perceive to be as important, but will serve us eternally.
October
16
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Ephesians: Spiritual Blessings In Christ
Ephesians 1:3-14
Adam continues our Ephesians Series by outlining some of the blessings we have as believers in Christ.
October
02
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
God Almighty: What is He like?
Genesis 1: 1-5
God's nature is revealed through the creation of the universe, but what exactly can we see about Him from this?
September
11
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
How can a loving God send people to hell?
In the last in the Big Questions series we look at the subject of hell and ask how can God intentionally chose to send people He made and loves to this terrible place?
July
24
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
How do we know that Jesus is real?
Adam looks at the historical evidence for the existence of Jesus of Nazareth in the second of our Big Questions Series
June
12
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Origins Series: The new heaven and the new earth
Revelation Revelation 21 and 22
We take a look at the new heaven and new earth that God is preparing to reveal for those who have received him.
No audio available
May
22
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Origins Series: Going inside the Throne Room of God
Revelation 4&5
We go inside the Throne Room of God and find out what it looks like and importantly what goes on in God's presence.
No audio available
May
08
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Origins Series: An overview of the Book of Revelation
In order to look at the ways things start and finish in the bible, we begin our look at the Book of Revelation.
No audio available
April
10
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
One small bite for man, one giant fall for mankind
Genesis 3
We take a look at the fall of man and the huge impact it had on all of humanity, and why it so affects us all to this day according to scripture.
No audio available
February
13
2022
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
From weird to wonderful - meeting Jesus on the road
Luke 24: 13-35
We discover why Jesus hid His identity and asked questions He already knew the answer to when appearing to disciples on the way to Emmaus.
No audio available
December
05
2021
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
God's love shines out of the murky swamp
Luke 23: 1-12
This week we take a look at Pilate, Herod and the Sanhedrin and how they react to Jesus. We look at the love of God as well as the true nature of unredeemed humanity and see how God has radically changed us as believers. The video […]
No audio available
October
24
2021
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
God's preference for character over comfort
Romans 5: 3-4; James 1: 2-4
We tackle the thorny issue of suffering and see how God both permits and uses it to grow character within His children.
No audio available
September
12
2021
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Weeping, judgement and the enormity of God
Luke 19: 41-48
We take a look at this challenging passage concerning judgement, and discover God's compassionate heart in the process. The video shows the whole service from Sunday and the preaching starts just after 36 minutes.
No audio available
May
16
2021
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
And the walls came tumbling down (again)
Luke 19: 1-10
Adam takes a look at the story of Zacchaeus and how a man who is has rejected God and his own people is saved by Jesus
No audio available
April
18
2021
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Living for now or later?
Luke 12: 35-48
Ian takes a look at a challenging passage of scripture focused on being prepared and ready for the Lord's return.
No audio available
June
14
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Change and Glory
Adam takes a look at three ways that God uses to change us and make us more effective disciples for Christ.
No audio available
June
07
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Parable of the Rich Fool
Luke 12: 13-21
God's desire to go deeper into our lives is shown through a man's frustration with his brother. Jesus exposes his true heart and teaches vital lessons through this famous parable.
No audio available
May
24
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Get out of the dark and into the light
Luke 11: 29-36
This week, Adam continues through the series on Luke and takes a look at the shock tactics employed by Jesus to wake up a sleepy generation. We also consider the challenge provided by Christ to let His light into our lives.
No audio available
April
26
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Why the Lord's Prayer is so Crucial Today
Luke 11: 1-13
This famous prayer is amazingly relevant for the current Coronavirus pandemic. Every line speaks powerfully into our lives, giving us a great model for prayer during this time.
No audio available
April
05
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Our Father
Luke 11: 1-4
Jesus teaches his disciples their vital first lesson on how to pray.
March
29
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Why the 72 excelled on their first missions trip
Luke 10: 17-24
We take a look at the return of the 72 disciples after being sent out for the first time and see what Jesus had to say about it.
March
09
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Money: Giving, Getting and God
Proverbs 3:19, Luke 6:38, 2 Corinthians 9: 6
Money can be a dynamic adventure of faith, not just a duty to be endured. We hear how God has supplied and look at some of the principles surrounding New Testament giving.
February
02
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Vision & Mission: What can stop us?
We look again at the Vision and Mission of Hope Church and ask: what can stop us fulfilling what God wants to do?
January
19
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Hope Church's Vision for 2020 and beyond
We take a look at the Vision and Mission for Hope Church during 2020 and beyond
January
14
2020
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
God's radiant glory that transforms and prepares us
Luke 9:28-36
Romans 8:30:  In Christ, you are predestined, called, justified and glorified.
December
08
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Freedom Ain't No Optional Extra
Various
Luke 4:17-20
2 Cor 3:17-18
Gal 5:4
John 8: 32 & 36
Rom 8:2
November
24
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Jesus Heals The Demon Possessed
Luke 8:26-39
God brings freedom to those who are troubled.
October
27
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Parables; Do you understand them?
Luke 8:1-15
What type of ground is the word of God landing on in your life?
September
29
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Knitted by God!
Psalms 139:1-16
"For you formed by inward parts; you knitted me together in my mothers womb" (Ps 139 v 13.
August
04
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Vision & Mission 2019 Update
A half yearly update on how the church is doing with regards to its Vision & Mission statement for 2019
July
21
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Dealing with your doubts
Luke 7:18-35
Like John the Baptist, will you take your doubts to the author of life
July
14
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Love Your Enemies
Luke 6:27-36
Love your enemies; Do good to those who hate you; Bless those who curse you; Pray for those who abuse you.
June
23
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Don't Waste The New Wine
Luke 5:27-39
From the legalism of the old covenant to the grace of the new.

The Shane Taylor video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1n5M9L2EeY
May
26
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Why them not us? Power in the town next door
Luke 4:31-44
In contrast to His visit to Nazareth, God's power is poured out at Capernaum. We find out why.
April
28
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Jesus Stirs Up Trouble Back Home
Luke 4:16-30
Jesus only gives us two options: are you for Him or against Him?
April
14
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Mankind's broken history made good.
Luke 3:21-23 & 4:1-13
Life is about submitting to God, knowing Him and Walking with Him.  What will you do?
March
26
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Wild Man's Wilderness Revival
Luke 3:1-20
Are you prepared for the Big One?  Come before Christ and confess your sins.
March
17
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Holy Spirit Part 1
John 14: 16, 25-26
The Holy Spirit: Who is He, what does He do and why is He important.
Trying to live a christian life without the holy spirit is like trying to drive a car without petrol.  Invite Him into your life!
February
24
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
One Angel; Two People; God Speaks
Luke 1:5-38
When God speaks he reveals his big plan. He also shows how you can play your part, What is your response to Him?
February
17
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Luke: An Introduction to Luke's Gospel
Luke 1:1-4
Luke - Who, why and when!  A brief overview of the Gospel of Luke.
February
10
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Doing Church Bigger - Vision & Mission 2019 Pt2
Various Is 9:7, Mat 13:31-33, Act 6:7, Mat 22:18-20
The kingdom of God is growing at an unstoppable rate.  An ever expanding kingdom that Hope Church is part of.
January
27
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Doing Church Bigger: Vision & Mission 2019 Pt 1
Doing church bigger - Believing and preparing for more.

Can you take ownership of this vision so as to make it your own?
January
20
2019
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Have you understood what Christmas is really about?
Luke 2:8-18
Are you prepared to be surprised by God this Christmas?
December
23
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Who will they find?
Luke 15:11-32
When the poor, lost, sick or lonely come to come to our door, who will they meet?  Will you show them the Father's love?
October
21
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Hear God's Voice
Luke 22:7-22
How do you hear from God? Ask the Holy Spirit for words of knowledge, dreams/pictures or sensations.
September
30
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples are called to heal
Various Luke9:1-2, 10:17; Mark6:13, John 14:12
Christians should be naturally supernatural (John Wimber).  We are called to heal.  Will you obey that call?
September
23
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Disciples Worship (Part 3)
1 Corinthians 14: 5, 12 & 26
Disciples are called to worship.  Worship builds up the church and encourages the saints.  This is a practical guide to worshp at our church.
(Part 1 of this mini-series was not recorded).
June
17
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Serve
John 13:1-17
The heart of God is to serve.  Jesus calls us to be servers.  Will you obey?
May
20
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Have Access
Hebrews 4:16, 10:19-22
God is accessible by all his sons & daughters at any time!  Jesus came to remove the old testament restrictions where He was only accessible by the chief priest once a year.

He is holding the door open waiting for […]
May
06
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples know they are accepted
Various Romans 15:7, 1 Peter 2:5
The basic human need is to be accepted.  What does it mean to be accepted by Christ?

Click 'notes' to downlaod Adam's speaker notes.
April
15
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Disciples Think (Who is the Guvnor?)
Mark 1: 9-16
Truely believe that you are loved, powerful and an achiever.  Think, do you believe God's word , or your own inferior thoughts?

Click on the 'notes' icon to download a copy of Adam's speaker notes.
March
18
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Leaders and the 'and more' of God
1 Timothy 3:1-16
How do we encourage and develop leaders?
February
04
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Vision & Mission 2018 Part-2
Adam continues to share his vision and mission for the church, part 1 was last week.
January
21
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Vision & Mission 2018 Part-1
Senior Elder Adam sets out his vision for Hope Church for 2018.  Part-2 to follow next week.
The talk is preceded by the church notices
January
14
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Love
John 13:34-35
If you are a disciple of Jesus, then you are commanded to love one another.
October
15
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Family Meeting
October
15
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Are Loved
1 John 3:1
How do you feel about God's love?  Is it nice to know, or essential to know?
October
08
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Testimonies
Testimonies from some of our church members who are sharing God's answer to their prayers.
October
01
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Jesus said "Follow Me"
Matthew 8: 19-22
What does it mean to follow Jesus?
September
17
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Are you a disciple of Jesus?
John 1:35-42
Beneficiary or disciple? Have you made a decision to follow Jesus?
September
10
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Life and death. How did we end up here?
1 Corinthians 15
Find out why humanity needs life, how it 'died' and how it can be restored.

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June
18
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Don't Lose Your Head
1 Corinthians 10:31 - 11:16
Head coverings, hairstyles or headship?  Taking a look at the issue of of spiritual headship.
April
30
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Hey! Don't forget what's coming soon
1 Corinthians 15:1-58
The Christians' hope of eternal life
April
02
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
A Strange And Deadly Desire
1 Corinthians 1-14
Understanding the impact of idols in our lives
March
26
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Big Ugly Uncomfortables
1 Corinthians 8
Understanding the principles that help us with moral dilemmas.
March
05
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Hope Church Sevenoaks Vision & Mission for 2017 — Part 2
Doing church bigger and better in 2017.
February
19
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Hope Church Sevenoaks Vision & Mission for 2017 — Part 1
Doing church bigger and better in 2017.
January
22
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
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