John Ford

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 19): Seek the counsel of others

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right cl ick here to download.

Guest Author

Chats with Abby – An Interview with Pippa Coupland

It was on one those really hot days a few weeks ago, walking along the river with a friend, when I bumped into a familiar face. I really love those moments in life – when you see someone you recognise. Sometimes I get that awkward rush that makes you want to jump into a bush… Read More

Guest Author

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 18): Too many words?

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 17): You say it best when you say nothing at all

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 16): The destructive power of anger and learning to tame it

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Guest Author

Wisdom in Lockdown: Adjusting to a ‘new normal’ by Rachel Woodcraft

I have been adjusting to a ‘new normal’ for a number of months before the outbreak of COVID-19. Since being diagnosed with ME/CFS 2 years ago, I have been on my own gradual journey towards ‘lockdown’ and ‘self-isolation’. ME/CFS has meant just like the government advice around COVID, I have had to significantly reduce my… Read More

Guest Author

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 15): Bay trees, raspberry bushes and a tree of life

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 14): A prayer to defeat envy and cultivate tranquility

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

A Covid-19 Spiritual Health Check

This video by Rico Tice is very thought provoking for everyone (whether Christians or those of other faiths or none).

John Ford

New Ground Churches Video

Below is the latest video from New Ground Churches which includes latest news, testimonies and short message from Dave Holden. We are excited to announce that Dave Holden (who leads the New Ground apostolic sphere) will be preaching on 19th July kicking off our new ‘Church in Your Home’ preaching series.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 13): Do you welcome honest feedback?

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Guest Author

Joyful Generosity by Jenny Rodriguez

Hello Kings church family, today we want to share with you our experience and how God and the church has been a real blessing to our family.  For some years now in my family we have had financial problems in which we have not been able to solve them because as some know, in 2018… Read More

Guest Author

Where do I start? Praying for our church, the borough and the nations.

Listen to this short podcast by Andrew Smith on this important topic. Listen below or right click here to download. Here are some pointers and verses to help us cry out to God for those in need in the Kings Church Family, in the Community of Kingston and internationally in Zimbabwe. He has told you,… Read More

John Ford

Margins to Mic

I am really excited about the Margins to Mic project, which will be launched in the coming days. As each new video is released, the link will be posted here. It is an opportunity to listen and learn from those we may not often hear.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown (Proverbs 11): The upside down Kingdom

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Guest Author

Wisdom in Lockdown (part 10) The power of words: Proverbs 10

By David Rowsell In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here… Read More

Kate Goddard

The murder of George Floyd

Hello everyone, we’re aware that last week at church we didn’t say anything about the murder of George Floyd, but it has been very much on our minds and prayers as an office team. Like all of you, I’ve been deeply saddened and shocked by the racist murder of George Floyd and wanted to post… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 9 A toolkit for making great decisions: Proverbs 9

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

Latest sermons on YouTube

For years we’ve been recording our sermons and you’ve been able to find and listen to recordings of these through the website. However, since the corona virus restrictions were introduced we’ve started tovideo our sermons for Church In Your Home. If you missed one of the talks, or would like to watch it again you… Read More

Guest Author

Wisdom in Lockdown – Reflections from Rachel Donnet

How do we live in a world where everyone has become a threat to us?  Covid-19 has made this a question that we may now be asking ourselves. Everyone around us is potentially carrying an infectious deadly disease, including ourselves. This can leave us feeling fearful of others and them fearful of us. Covid19 is… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 8 Wisdom really is a person: Proverbs 8

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 7 Wrong place, wrong time: Proverbs 7

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 6 The sloth and the ant: Proverbs 6

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 5 Sex: Proverbs 5

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 4 The 4 oars of the parenting boat: Proverbs 4

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 3 Only Fools and Horses: Proverbs 3

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

UK Blessing – A song for this time.

On Sunday Philip preached on a call to unity from Philippians 1:27 – 2:2 on the importance of being united in the gospel, united relationally and enduring. At this time, churches from many different traditions are uniting together to stand for the gospel and declare the hope of the gospel. This is highlighted in the… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 2 Treasure Island: Proverbs 2

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

Philip Ellwood

Wisdom in Lockdown – part 1 The Town Crier: Proverbs 1

In unique times of pressure, isolation and uncertainty what we most need is wisdom and guidance that has stood the test of time. These 5 minute reflections from each chapter of the book of Proverbs seek to encourage and guide us to live well now and in the future.  Listen below or right click here to download.

John Ford

Philippians 1:12-19 – The gospel isn’t in lockdown!

Last week, when speaking, my aim was to speak from Philippians 1:12-26. However, in preparing, it was clear that I wouldn’t be able to meaningfully cover verses 12-19, so I only focused on verse 19-26..Therefore, I thought I would write a short blog on these verses to draw out some encouraging themes. 12 I want you… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Passion Week 2020 | Saturday

Passion Week | Saturday Philip Ellwood shares reflections on the silence of Saturday. (This is podcast that was recorded for Easter Saturday 2018, but resonates very much so in our current situation.) Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) There’s not a new Bible passage to read today. Talk together about how… Read More

Jason Stocks

Passion Week 2020 | Friday

Passion Week | Good Friday Jason Stocks reads Luke 22:47 – 23:56 and responds in a prayer on this significant day. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Provide everyone in your family with plain paper and different coloured pens/pencils. Explain that the passage that we are reading today is a long… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2020 | Thursday

Passion Week | Thursday Caroline Ellwood shares reflections from Matthew 26:20-35. (This is in fact a podcast Caroline recorded for Maundy Thursday last year, but we thought it would be great to use it again). Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read second part of ‘The Servant King’ from pages 291… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2020 | Wednesday

Passion Week | Wednesday Scott Newberry shares reflections from Luke 22:1-13. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Luke 22:1-13. Discuss – how is Jesus the perfect Passover Lamb? 2) Find out what is part of a Passover meal. Just as Jesus’ disciples made preparations for a Passover… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2020 – Tuesday

Passion Week | Tuesday Ellen Spear shares reflections from Mark 12:28-34. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read together the passage from Mark 12:28-34. 2) As a family talk about who is our neighbour and how can we love our neighbours at this time of social isolation? 3) Memory verse: Mark… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2020 | Monday

Passion Week | Monday John Ford shares reflections from Matthew 21:12-14. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Matthew 21:12-14 2) Discuss – what does this event tell us about some of the things that Jesus is passionate about?  3) When you cook popcorn it starts popping one… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Passion Week 2019 | Saturday

  Passion Week | Saturday   Philip Ellwood shares reflections on the silence of Saturday. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) There’s not a new Bible passage to read today. Talk together about how Jesus’ friends might have been feeling on the Saturday. Be honest together and with God about… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2019 | Good Friday

  Passion Week | Good Friday   Scott Newberry shares reflections from Luke 22:47 – 23:56 Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Provide everyone in your family with plain paper and different coloured pens/pencils. Explain that the passage that we are reading today is a long passage. Whilst everyone is… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2019 | Thursday

  Passion Week | Thursday   Caroline Ellwood shares reflections from Matthew 26:20-35. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read second part of ‘The Servant King’ from pages 291 to 292 of The Jesus Storybook Bible. 2) Share a ‘Passover Meal’ together. Discuss what different parts of the meal represent… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2019 | Wednesday

  Passion Week | Wednesday   Nick Spear shares reflections from Luke 22:1-13 Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Luke 22:1-13. Discuss – how is Jesus the perfect Passover Lamb? 2) Find out what is part of a Passover meal. Just as Jesus’ disciples made preparations… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week 2019 | Tuesday

  Passion Week | Tuesday   Ann Rowsell shares reflections from Mark 12:28-34. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Mark 12:28-34. 2) Memory verse: Mark 12:30-31. Learn this verse by singing the song and doing the actions to the Seeds Family Worship song ‘Greatest Commandment’ www.kck.fyi/sing…. Read More

Jason Stocks

Passion Week 2019 | Monday

Passion Week | Monday   Jason Stocks shares reflections from Mark 11:12-19. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Mark 11:12-19. 2) Discuss – what do both of these events tell us about some of the things that Jesus is passionate about? How can we be fruitful (Read… Read More

Kate Goddard

Academy – An opportunity to learn, grow, be challenged and encouraged!

I’ve had the privilege of being on the Academy this year – it’s been an incredible opportunity to learn so far! It is inspiring and challenging and encouraging.   The New Ground Academy is our family of churches’ leadership development program for any who is a church leader or shaper OR anyone who wants to… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Saturday 19th

    Saturday 19th | Hearing From God Dave Rowsell   Dave encourages us to really wait on God as we worship, pray, journal etc. What’s God been saying this week, how is he helping you to prioritise Him this year? Where do you sense his leading for the Church?   Listen below or right… Read More

Becca Beschizza

Prayer & Fasting | Friday 18th

    Friday 18th | Our Nation & Our World Becca Beschizza   Becca directs our prayers towards our nation and our world. Pray today for Home for Good (the fostering and adopting charity which we partner with), and pray for John and Sophie Ford in Istanbul.   Listen below or right click here to… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Thursday 17th

    Thursday 17th | Kingston & Alpha Pete Rodrigues   Pete inspires us to pray for Kingston and our upcoming Alpha course, that it may have a great impact on our Borough.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Wednesday 16th

    Wednesday 16th | Church Mike Thorne   What a wonderful thing it is to be in a church family. Mike helps us to pray for our brothers and sisters, united as we are in Christ. Pray that we may grow in love and commitment to each other. Pray for our leaders at King’s… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Tuesday 15th

    Tuesday 15th | Family Ellen Spear   Ellen helps us to pray and fast for the family we’ve been born into and the one we may have formed. Let’s also think about how others can be included in our family.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Monday 14th

    Monday 14th | You and God Philip Ellwood   Philip starts our series of podcasts by helping us to, ‘be still’ and centre ourselves on God.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Guest Author

From Kingston to Ireland to Czechia

By Pete & Michelle Foster Between 1998 and 1999, while I was studying at Kingston University, God gave me a very clear sense that one day I would live in Ireland. Two years later I met and married Michelle who is from Czechia. When we got together we made a deal that when God called… Read More

Guest Author

From Kingston to Frankfurt

by Esther Crook After giving my life to Jesus on the King’s church Kingston Alpha course 9 years ago, I developed an almost instant fascination for anything related to international mission. Thinking back, I don’t think I even really had a clue what this entailed, but I made up my mind that someday I wanted… Read More

Guest Author

Reaching the Nations

By John Ford When hearing the words, “Go and make disciples of all nations”, they can be overwhelming. The question that springs to mind is this; what does it mean for a community in Kingston to be involved in the gospel going to the nations of the world? What is our part to play? Personally,… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Day 10

    Wednesday 19th New Ground – Philip Ellwood   Philip concludes our week and helps us to pray for New Ground, our family of churches.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 9

    Tuesday 18th The Nations – John Ford   John helps us to pray for the nations and highlights a few specifics for the Middle Eastern nation where they live as a family.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 8

    Monday 17th Our Nation – Anna Thomas   Anna helps us pray for our nation and for the church’s impact in the UK.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 6

    Saturday 15th Andrew Smith   Andrew encourages us to reflect on the week so far and simply pray as the Holy Spirit leads.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Jamie Rowsell

Prayer & Fasting | Day 5

    Friday 14th Kingston Churches – Jamie Rowsell   Jamie directs our prayers towards the churches in Kingston, that we may be united in Christ.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 4

    Thursday 13th | Kingston & Alpha Janine Willson   Janine inspires us to pray for our upcoming Alpha course, that it may have a great impact on our Borough.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church,… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 3

    Wednesday 12th | Family Faustina Edward   What a wonderful thing it is to be in a church family. Faustina helps us to pray for our brothers and sisters, united as we are in Christ. Pray that we may grow in love and commitment to each other. Pray for our leaders at King’s… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Day 2

    Tuesday 11th | Family Ben Woodcraft   Ben helps us to pray and fast for the family we’ve been born into and the one we may have formed. Let’s also think about how others can be included in our family.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Day 1

    Monday 10th | You and God Philip Ellwood   Philip starts our series of podcasts by helping us to, ‘be still’ and centre ourselves on God.   Listen below or right click here to download.   Respond: Let us know what you feel God is saying to you for the church, by emailing stories[at]kingschurch.com

Philip Ellwood

Treasures Found In Lamentations

  “When was the last time you read the book of Lamentations?” Such was the gist of the whisper of God I sensed earlier this year. I suspect I’m not the only one who hasn’t been devouring Lamentations of late or designing sermon series’ around it. It is a much neglected book and yet in… Read More

Guest Author

A place to call ‘Home’.

written by Jo Collison   I didn’t tell many people that I would be going to the Leadership conference because, to be perfectly honest, I don’t actually lead anything at King’s Church. I’ve also never been to a New Ground event despite being a part of New Ground for nearly ten years, so I entered… Read More

Louise Richmond

Blaze Holiday Club | May 2018

  46 Children, over 200 strawberry laces and all of the essential superhero gear can only mean one thing – the Blaze holiday club! After a year of running Blaze after-school club at Kingston Community School (KCS) and building some great relationships with the children and staff, we felt it was time to extend what… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Royal Preaching!

  Why I – mostly – loved Bishop Curry’s sermon The restorative love of God was confidently, passionately and skillfully proclaimed. Hundreds of millions of people were shaken out of their seats and umpteen media outlets set alight by passionate, Christian preaching when they expected dusty, religious formalism. The centrality of Christ crucified (1 Cor… Read More

Philip Ellwood

A Time to Plant

  As Solomon famously remarks in his poem within the book of Ecclesiastes, ‘For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.’  (Ecc 3:1). In many ways, our now annual Vision and Community night encompasses many of these life moments in one evening. On such evenings, we gather together to… Read More

Guest Author

A Different Kind of Builder

written by Peter Willson   On April 8th this year Tim Robertson from Compassion gave us the example of the Good Samaritan from Luke Chapter 10 as someone who was prepared to use his resources for the benefit of others. When looking at the battered form of the man on the road to Jericho, Tim… Read More

Becca Beschizza

If Trees Could Speak

  As I walk through Richmond Park, I imagine if the trees could speak, what they would say, and what they would have seen? Some of the oldest oak trees in London live there, one oak, near Richmond gate, is around 800 years old. I can’t even begin to imagine what stories he would have!… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Passion Week | Saturday

  Passion Week | Saturday   Philip Ellwood shares reflections on the silence of Saturday. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) There’s not a new Bible passage to read today. Talk together about how Jesus’ friends might have been feeling on the Saturday. Be honest together and with God about… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Passion Week | Good Friday

  Passion Week | Good Friday   Philip Ellwood shares reflections from Luke 22:47 – 23:56 Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Provide everyone in your family with plain paper and different coloured pens/pencils. Explain that the passage that we are reading today is a long passage. Whilst everyone is… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week | Thursday

  Passion Week | Thursday   Emeka Okorocha shares reflections from Matthew 26:20-35. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read second part of ‘The Servant King’ from pages 291 to 292 of The Jesus Storybook Bible. 2) Share a ‘Passover Meal’ together. Discuss what different parts of the meal represent… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week | Wednesday

  Passion Week | Wednesday   Katie Thorn shares reflections from Luke 22:1-13 Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Luke 22:1-13. Discuss – how is Jesus the perfect Passover Lamb? 2) Find out what is part of a Passover meal. Just as Jesus’ disciples made preparations… Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week | Tuesday

  Passion Week | Tuesday   Tim Arnold shares reflections from Mark 12:28-34. Listen below or right click here to download.   Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Mark 12:28-34. 2) Memory verse: Mark 12:30-31. Learn this verse by singing the song and doing the actions to the Seeds Family Worship song ‘Greatest Commandment’ www.kck.fyi/sing…. Read More

Guest Author

Passion Week | Monday

  Passion Week | Monday   Anna Harris shares reflections from Mark 11:12-19. Listen below or right click here to download. Family Ideas: 1) Read the passage from Mark 11:12-19. 2) Discuss – what do both of these events tell us about some of the things that Jesus is passionate about? How can we be fruitful… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Saturday

  Saturday | Your World.   John talks to us about God’s heart for every nation. When we talk about the nations, we often talk about going, giving and praying. Today is the chance to pray for our world. Read: Matt 28:18-20, Matt 9:35-38 Pray: Pray for God’s Kingdom to be extended across the earth. Pray for… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Friday

  Friday | Your Nation.   Rachel moves our focus to the UK. We have so much to be thankful for in our country, but we live in a nation full of turmoil and hurt. Hear how the Gospel is good news to UK and how we might start to see change. Read: 2 Chronicles 7:14,… Read More

Jamie Rowsell

Prayer & Fasting | Thursday

  Thursday | Your Church & Community.   Jamie helps us think about our church community and the impact we have in Kingston. How can we make more of the opportunities God gives to us to really make a difference in our borough? Read: John 17:20-23 Pray: Pray for our impact as a church in Kingston…. Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Wednesday

  Wednesday | Your Church Family.   Ehi takes us through this key scripture and helps us draw out four points: 1) The body is a unit. 2) Each part contributes to the whole. 3) Each part is vitally connected to the others. 4) Each gift is appointed by God. Read: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 Pray: Pray… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Tuesday

  Tuesday | You and Your Family.   Peter helps us to pray for our families. Parents, children, brothers & sisters; we have all been brought into God’s family and we can now reflect God’s love and grace to our own families. Read: Romans 8:15-17 Pray: Thank God for your relationship with Him. Thank Him for… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Monday

  Monday | You and God.   Philip launches us into our week of Prayer & Fasting by helping us centre ourselves on God. Read: Psalm 63:1-3; John 15:1-7 Pray: How can you get the most out of this week of Prayer & Fasting? Seek God today. Explore the Gospel again today. Remind yourself of the… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Saturday

  Listen to Saturday’s Podcast.   Empowered: Pete Benton concludes our week by empowering us to engage with our world. READ: Matthew 28:16-19 PRAY: Pray for God’s Kingdom to be extended across the earth. Pray that God would break your heart for the nations and for those that don’t know God. Ask God to show you… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Friday

  Listen to Friday’s Podcast.   Empowered: Philip moves us on from encountering God to being empowered by Him; empowered to engage with our city. READ: Jeremiah 29:1-7; Acts 4:23-31 PRAY: Pray about what it means for you to live empowered by God to make a difference for His kingdom where you are. Pray for King’s… Read More

Jamie Rowsell

Prayer & Fasting | Thursday

  Listen to Thursday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Jamie explores the power of God and how that should affect how we pray. READ: Matthew 8:23-27 PRAY: Pray that God would enlarge your view of Him today. Pray that you would know God’s power in your life, your family and your work. There is power in the name… Read More

Guest Author

Prayer & Fasting | Wednesday

  Listen to Wednesday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Andrew Brand looks at what it really means to take up your cross and how encountering Jesus really is life changing. READ: Mark 8:34 PRAY: Are there areas of your life that you haven’t surrendered fully to God? What does denying yourself look like? Surrender your heart to God and… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Tuesday

  Listen to Tuesday’s Podcast.   Encounter: Philip unpacks the parable of the prodigal son. We see how we can so easily play the role of either son and how an encounter with a loving Father awaits us. READ: Luke 15:11-32 PRAY: How do you see yourself in this story? How can you pray in light of… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Prayer & Fasting | Monday

  Listen to Monday’s Podcast.   Explore: Philip introduces our week of Prayer & Fasting and encourages us to explore the Gospel again. See how the Gospel transforms prayer and what it means to pray. Read: Galatians 4:4-9 Pray: How can you get the most out of this week of Prayer & Fasting? Seek God today. Explore… Read More

Guest Author

Blaze | After School Club!

by Heather Hannington For the first half of the Summer Term, Louise and I ran 6 weeks of an After School Club (Blaze) at Kingston Community School. Our aim for the club was to give children a fun after school experience and also introduce them to Jesus and His love.   We began each session with an activity… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Where’s Your Chair?

Back in May, as part of our ‘Vital Signs’ series, we looked at what it is to ‘Live Nourished’: to have healthy hearts that are regularly fed by time experiencing God speak to us through the Bible. A number of people were impacted by the video clip we showed of American Pastor, Bill Hybels. Hybels… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Ebenezer Scrooge, a stone and a party

“The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, made his eyes red, his thin lips blue, and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice, bah humbug.” I don’t know about you, but when I think of Ebenezer, I think of Dickens’ vivid description of Ebenezer Scrooge, the cold-hearted miser he so… Read More

Guest Author

Devoted

Written by Kate Goddard   On Saturday 22nd April, I struggled out of the house, past whining children (mummy! Why do you have to go out mum??!) and breakfast debris, running far later than I had planned… I then battled with delayed buses and roadworks before arriving at Everyday Church Kingston for the Devoted women’s… Read More

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Coffee, Cake & Candlelight | The Marriage Course

Written by Nnamdi Bolu Very simply, in my own experience, the key to a fulfilling marriage is continuous learning AND applying what you learnt! Before getting married about 8 years ago, I thought I knew all about marriage and was very confident it was going to be a walk in the park. My solution to… Read More

Philip Ellwood

The Journey | Saturday

Listen: Philip takes us through our final podcast, and helpfully reminds us to never mistake the silence of God for the absence of God. Sunday is coming! Listen below or right-click here to download.

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The Journey | Friday

Listen: Mo Halloum takes us through Friday’s podcast. Listen below or right-click here to download. Read | Luke 22:47 – 23:56 Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 47 While he was still speaking, there came a crowd, and the man called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He drew near to Jesus to kiss him, 48 but Jesus… Read More

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The Journey | Thursday

Listen: Heather Hannington takes us through Thursday’s podcast. Listen below or right-click here to download. Read | Luke 22:7-46 The Passover with the Disciples 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 So Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover for us, that we may… Read More

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The Journey | Wednesday

Read | Luke 21:38 – 22:6 38 And early in the morning all the people came to him in the temple to hear him. The Plot to Kill Jesus 22 Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called the Passover.2 And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to put him to death,… Read More

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The Journey | Tuesday

Read | Luke 20:9-18 The Parable of the Wicked Tenants 9 And he began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and let it out to tenants and went into another country for a long while. 10 When the time came, he sent a servant to the tenants, so that they would give him… Read More

Philip Ellwood

The Journey | Monday

Read | Luke 19:45-48 Jesus Cleanses the Temple 45 And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold, 46 saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be a house of prayer’, but you have made it a den of robbers.” 47 And he was teaching daily in the temple. The chief priests… Read More

Becca Beschizza

This Woman Can | Devoted 2017

  Sat on the sofa, the TV flickers, an advert for This Girl Can flashes up; women all ages, shapes and situations take on something and accomplish it. Running, swimming, judo…it really is quite inspirational! I feel empowered, I smile at the portrayal of women accomplishing their goals. For a moment I think of my… Read More

Philip Ellwood

SATURDAY | YOUR WORLD

Today we hear from John Ford & Dave Holden. John leads a church plant out in eastern Europe , planted from King’s a few years ago. Dave leads NEW GROUND, the family of churches that King’s is a part of. The good news of Jesus is spreading around the globe. Dave & John both share… Read More