Sermons by Aidan Watson

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Ep.10 – Fostering and Adoption with Rev. Emma Swarbrick

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According to the Christian charity Home for Good, according to the most recent figures, almost 3,000 children are waiting for adoption. If each church in this country had one family adopt, or supported a family through adoption that number would immediately reduced to nothing. Furthermore fostering services need to recruit 8,100 new carers this year to meet […]

A life of faith

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Bible reading: John 20:11-30 (NIVUK) Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene 11 Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb 12 and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. 13 They asked her, ‘Woman, why […]

A Spirit-led journey – walking with Jesus through the wilderness

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This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible readings: Deuteronomy 8:1-5 & 15-18 (NIVUK) Do not forget the Lord 8 Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land that the Lord […]

Episode 9 – Is it ok to question and doubt God?

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In this latest episode of Learning to Live the Life the podcast, Rev Aidan and Anita meet to discuss questions around our current sermon series considering Honest Questions. As part of the episode, Anita interviews her friend Rosie Button, a former missionary who has been teaching at Redcliffe College, now part of All Nations Christian […]

Why does God allow people to suffer and die? Honest Questions

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In this service Paul and Aidan recommended a series of resources for people to discover more and engage further with the series. These resources and more information about the series can be found by following this link: http://christchurchdownend.com/asking-honest-questions/ Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:12-26, 50-58 12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from […]

Ep. 8 – Pick up your cross and follow Jesus – lockdowns and racial inequality

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If you enjoyed this episode of Learning to Live the Life, please do subscribe, share it with your friends and rate us 5* so that more people get recommended it! In this very special episode of the podcast, Rev Aidan is joined by Rev Denis Adide. Denis is the vicar of St Stephens and St […]

What is God like?

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Bible Reading John 1:10-18 (NIV) 10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. 12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become […]

Ep. 7 – Where are you Lord (in covid)? BONUS EPISODE!

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Normally we are settling into a pattern of releasing one discussion podcast a month but as an early Christmas present this month we have a bonus episode because with its subject matter it felt like if we waited till next month it would be out of date! In this episode Rev Aidan and Anita meetup […]

Podcast Episode 6 – Youthwork in the new normal!?!?

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Learning to Live the Life the podcast is available on many major podcast platforms, if it isn’t on yours yet let us know. It is also available to listen to over the telephone on 0117 456 2304 for those who don’t have access to technology. As well as weekly sermons, on the first of every […]

Advent Sunday: corporate repentance

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A video of the whole service is available on our YouTube channel. Bible reading: Isaiah 64:1-11 (NIVUK) 64 Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down,     that the mountains would tremble before you! 2 As when fire sets twigs ablaze     and causes water to boil, come down to make your name known to your […]