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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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
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
Family Service: Identity In Christ
Ephesians 2:10
Jeeves brings us our family service, reminding us of our identity in Christ by going through the book of Ephesians.
October
30
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Baptism Service
Join our baptism service where many people publicly declare their faith.
October
23
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Baptism Service
Join our baptism service where many people publicly declare their faith.
October
23
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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: Being in Christ
Ephesians 1:1-14
Ian Lettington continues our Ephesians series by explaining the significance of being in Christ means for us!
October
09
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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
Ephesians: The powerful advance of God's Kingdom
Ephesians 1:1-23
Ian starts our series on the letter to the Ephesians by looking at the birth of the church and the opposition riots that were sparked after Paul's preaching in the city.
September
25
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The Joy of the Lord
Philippians 2:1-11
Sanjeev takes a look at joy and the role it has in the scriptures and the lives of all Christians.
September
18
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
Summer Series: Esther - A leap of faith!
Esther 6
We complete our Summer Series on Esther with a look at how the Queen's courage and faith results in the salvation of the Jewish people.
August
28
2022
Speaker
Paul and Karen McCormack
Summer Series: Esther: Godly obedience
Esther 5
Reuben brings us our penultimate sermon in the summer series on Esther. This week we look at the subject of Godly Obedience and in particular at the question: How do we live when it looks like God is absent?
August
21
2022
Speaker
Reuben Grace
Summer Series: Esther - For such a time as this
Esther 3 & 4
Sophie Martin continues our Esther Summer series, taking us through Esther chapters 3 and 4.
August
14
2022
Speaker
Sophie Martin
Summer series: Esther - Jesus is the better husband
Esther 2
Jeevs continues our summer series looking at Esther, plus we hear from some of the youth who went to Newday last week.
August
07
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Summer Series: Esther - made for a time like this
Esther 1
Our Summer series will focus on the book of Esther under the title: Made for a time like this.
July
31
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
Big Questions: What about other religions?
Gabby tackles the issue of how Christianity sees other religions around the world.
July
17
2022
Speaker
Gabriella Bazzo
Big Questions: What about suffering?
Visiting speaker David Richardson takes on the issue of suffering.
July
10
2022
Speaker
David Richardson
Does God care about what I do with my body?
We take a look at what God thinks about how we use our bodies.
July
03
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Big Questions series: Can we be good without God?
Where does morality come from? Is it possible to have a strong sense of morality without a belief in God? Andre takes us through the arguments.
June
26
2022
Speaker
Andre Holtshausen
How do we know that the Bible is true?
There are very strong reasons why we can believe that the Bible is accuracte and reliable even after thousands of years. Reuben explains why the New Testament is such a solid and trustworthy historical document.
June
19
2022
Speaker
Reuben Grace
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
Big Questions series: Has Science disproved God?
Ian takes a look at the first of the Big Questions in our new preaching series.
No audio available
May
29
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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: God's Judgement
Revelation
Ian delivers our penultimate sermon in the Origins Series and looks into God's Judgement of the world when he returns, and how we can be justified through him.
No audio available
May
15
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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: The letters of Revelation
Revelation 2 and 3
What do the letters contained in the Book of Revelation have to say to us today? Sanjeev takes a look through chapters 2 and 3.
No audio available
May
01
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Revelation: God's Word, God's Future
Revelation
Ian guides us through the first chapter of the Book of Revelation and John's awesome vision of Jesus in particular
No audio available
April
24
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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
Celebration Sunday: God is standing at the door...
On Celebration Sunday we look back at the last 20 years and remember how God enabled us to buy the building we have in Mill Lane and how faithful He has been to Hope Church during that time. We also hear about some of the work currently […]
No audio available
April
04
2022
Speaker
Norman Blows
Signs on the Earth: Our response
Matthew 24:3-8, 14, Luke 21: 9-13, 25-28
Dave reflects on the serious events of recent years and looks at what the believer's response should be.
No audio available
March
20
2022
Speaker
Dave Holden
Origins Series: Men and Women (Part 2)
Genesis 2: 15-25
Ian follows up from last week's talk looking at the biblical roles of men and women.
No audio available
March
06
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Next in the Origins series: Men and Women
Genesis 1: 26-28
Preacher, pastor and author Andrew Bunt takes a look at the question: What does it mean to be a man or a woman from a biblical perspective. He covers a range of subjects within his talk including gender stereotypes, the equality of […]
No audio available
February
27
2022
Speaker
Andrew Bunt
Toy Story 4 and finding out who you really are...
Sanjeev finds out how Toy Story 4 can help us understand the importance of identity and knowing who we really are in Christ.
No audio available
February
20
2022
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
Beginnings: In the beginning
Genesis 1 - 2:3
Ian begins a new preaching series looking at core themes surrounding identity and direction. He starts the Origins series taking a look at creation.
No audio available
January
30
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
How God's truth sets us free from sinful habits
Romans 6: 1-14
Terry takes us through the believer's relationship to sin and how we can be totally free from sinful habits.
No audio available
January
23
2022
Speaker
Terry Virgo
Up, Down and Out
Luke 24: 45-53
Ian concludes our series on the Gospel of Luke by looking at the mission Jesus gave His disciples before He was carried up into heaven.
No audio available
January
16
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The Commission and Ascension of Jesus
Luke 24: 36-53
Ian takes look at the final verses of the gospel of Luke along with future developments at Hope Church
No audio available
January
09
2022
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Why do we celebrate the birth of Christ?
Sanjeev takes a look at the birht of Jesus Christ at the Family Christmas Service.
No audio available
December
12
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Luke 24: 1-12
Ian takes us through the empty tomb and the first moments when the disciples discover that the body of Jesus has vanished.
No audio available
November
28
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Stepping out boldly for Jesus Christ
Luke 23: 50-56
We examine the burial of Jesus and the role played by Joseph of Arimathea. Andre challenges us to step out for Jesus even at potential cost to our own reputation and career.
No audio available
November
21
2021
Speaker
Andre Holtshausen
The true son of the Father
Luke 23: 13-25
We show the complete service from Sunday and Ian's preach starts between the 39th and 40th minute.
No audio available
October
31
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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
The Trials to come
Luke 22:54-71
The video shows the whole of last Sunday's service at Hope Church. Sanjeev is looking at the next instalment of our Luke series as Jesus is approaching the Cross. The sermon starts after around 40 minutes.
No audio available
October
17
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Jesus is in control
Luke 22: 47-53
The video shows the Sunday service at Hope Church and Andre's talk, looking at the next instalment in our Luke series, begins at around minute 38.
No audio available
October
03
2021
Speaker
Andre Holtshausen
The tale of two cups
Luke 22: 39-46
The video shows the Sunday service at Hope Church and Ian's talk, looking at the next instalment in our Luke series, begins at around minute 46.
No audio available
September
26
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Be Prepared to Serve
Luke 22: 24-38
Sanjeevs takes a look at the next installment in our series on Luke. The video show the whole service and the talk starts after 51 mintues.
No audio available
September
19
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
Remember Me
Luke 22: 14:23
Ian takes a look at the Lord's Supper, it's roots in the passover meal and urges us to remember Jesus and to play our part in the Great Commission of Jesus. The video show the complete service and the preaching starts after 33 minutes.
No audio available
September
05
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The Coming King
! Samuel 16
Sophie takes a look at Israel's decision to reject God in favour of a human king in order to be like the other nations around them.
No audio available
August
29
2021
Speaker
Sophie Martin
The Nation's King
1 Samuel 8-15
Paul and Reuben take a look at the next installment of our summer series by focusing on Saul, the first king of Israel.
No audio available
August
22
2021
Speaker
Paul McCormack and Reuben Grace
Samuel the judge
Gabby takaes a look at the impact that Samuel had on the nation of Israel as part of our Summer series.
No audio available
August
15
2021
Speaker
Gabriella Bazzo
Tough kids, God's provision
1 Samuel 4
Jeevs takes a look at the priest Eli and his two sons Hophni and Phinehas.
No audio available
August
08
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Resurrection, Marriage and the Sadducees
Luke 20: 27-40
The video show the full service from last Sunday's Hope on the Hill. The sermon begins just agter 47 minutes.
No audio available
June
13
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Identity in Christ
Ephesians 1: 15-23
Please find the complete Sunday service held at Oak Hall, with Ian preaching starting at 34:25.
No audio available
June
06
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Caesar or God?
Luke 20: 19-26
We show the whole service from Sunday and the preaching starts at around 44 minutes in.
No audio available
May
30
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Jesus vs the Pharisees: Round 1
Luke 20: 1-18
Sanjeev examines the clash between Jesus and the Pharisees and at the parable of the Wicked Tenants. The video shows the whole service from Sunday, and the talk begins shortly after the 31st minute.
No audio available
May
23
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
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
The Triumphal arrival in Jerusalem
Luke 19: 28-40
Ian takes a look at Jesus' entry into the city of Jerusalem just days before He will be crucified. The video shows the whole of Sunday's openair service at Oakhall, and the preaching begins just after 46 minutes.
No audio available
May
09
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
What is communion all about?
Paul and Reuben talk us through the reasons why Christians celebration communion. The service starts with a time of worship and the talk begins just after 17 minutes or so.
No audio available
May
02
2021
Speaker
Paul McCormack and Reuben Grace
Stewardship: The parable of the Ten Minas
Luke 19: 11-27
Andre talks through this challenging parable and the implications for our lives. The talk starts at 37 minutes.
No audio available
April
25
2021
Speaker
Andre Holtshausen
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
Incomprehensible truth, blind uncertainty
Luke 18: 31-43
Sanjeev takes a look at the miracle of blind beggar receiving his sight and Jesus' prophecy about his death and resurrection.
No audio available
April
11
2021
Speaker
Sanjeev Manaktala
Easter Sunday Service at Oak Hall
See our Easter Service held in the grounds at Oak Hall.
No audio available
April
04
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
How to enter into the Kingdom of God
Luke 18: 15-30
Ian takes a look at the nature of the Kingdom of God and how to enter into it.
No audio available
March
28
2021
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Prayer - Guest Speaker Paul Mann
Paul Mann from Hastings is preaching about Prayer.  We also get to hear some amazing testimonies.
No audio available
July
19
2020
Speaker
Paul Mann
The Kingdom is always expanding - Luke 13:10-21
Ian takes us through the next part of the Luke series and the amazing things that Jesus said and did to bring about His kingdom to our world.
No audio available
July
12
2020
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The clock is ticking
Hermann takes us through the next part of the Luke series which helps to answer some of the tough questions people are asking. There are also some amazing testimonies of what God has been doing among people in recent weeks.
No audio available
July
05
2020
Speaker
Hermann Waschefort
Divided loyalty
Luke 12: 49-59
Ian takea look look at some challenges passages of scripture that talk about the reality of following Christ among others who don't.
No audio available
June
28
2020
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Being Steadfast
Dave takes a look the biblical characteristic of steadfastness and how God builds this into our lives.
No audio available
June
21
2020
Speaker
Dave Holden
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
Anxious about much?
Luke: 12: 22-34
Ian takes a look at the subject of worry at a time when the statistics show people are more anxious than ever.
No audio available
May
31
2020
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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
Woe there legalism!
Luke 11: 37-54
We take a look at the Pharisees and find out how and why Jesus speaks so strongly to a group of religious leaders.
No audio available
May
10
2020
Speaker
Ian Lettington
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
Jesus - God's amazing mercy to us
Knowing Jesus and experiencing His mercy is the way to have eternal life. Find out more...
December
15
2019
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The God who carries us
Various Deut 1: 30-31; Isaiah 46: 3-4; Isaiah 63: 9; Psalm 28: 8-9; Jeremiah 10: 3-5
Dave looks at how God is the one who sustains and carries us throughout our lives
September
24
2019
Speaker
Dave Holden
The Storms of Life
Kim's testimony at the Ladies Brunch.
February
24
2018
Speaker
Intentional Christianity
Acts 2:42-47
Simon Elliott is the senior elder of Jubilee Church in East Grinstead.

Intentional Christianity: How intensional will you be this year in your walk with God?
February
11
2018
Speaker
Simon Elliot
Put God First
Daniel 6:10-28
Put God first and He will establish great things through you.
January
07
2018
Speaker
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
John 7:37
David Hamilton, once an Ulster Volunteer Force terrorist is now an itinerant evangelist.  Here he shares some of his story and how he came to be baptised.  Preceding David's talk, is the baptism of Christine.

Revelation […]
November
26
2017
Speaker
David Hamilton
Living in the Light
John 8:12
Riches to rags to reconciliation.  Justyn's testimony on how gambling addiction destroyed his life and how walking in the light has led him on a path of reconciliation with his family.
May
07
2017
Speaker
Justyn Rees Larcombe
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