Past Events (Page 5)

Past Events (Page 5)

What is success?

David Gascoigne is head of power and utilities at KPMG. In this interview and talk David looks at the true meaning of success in his own life and in the bible. He’ll look at the writer of Ecclesiastes, who knew what many people today often realise quite late- ultimate fulfilment is never really found in this world, even in success. He’ll ask: ‘Why is…

Why bother with religion?

Rico Tice brings us a very personal talk prompted by family incidents of his past. Rico’s godfather was killed in a cliff fall on 6th August 1982 which led Rico to seek answers to the issues of death and meaning, that had torpedoed him in the aftermath of the death of a loved one. Rico will look at Ecclesiastes 2 verses 1 to 11 where King Solomon faces similar…

What is reality?

Rico Tice asks us; ‘If there is a Creator God who has made me, then what does he think of me? And what does the fact that I am creature in his world mean for my life? If he has indeed given me the gift of life, then how do I get to know him?’.

Where is God in a messed-up world?

All of us can agree- there’s a lot of mess in our world and the mess doesn’t fall evenly. Is suffering a nail in the coffin for an all-loving, all-powerful God or does Christianity provide real answers? Could there be answers that give meaning and hope in the face of a messed up world? Matt Dew-Jones unpacks some of our biggest questions.

A Fresh start?

When it comes to the Christian faith, we can’t actually engage with it unless we start again. Rico Tice unpacks what it means to really start afresh when it comes to relating to the God who made us and how that may be possible.

Why engage with religion?

Rico Tice brings us a very personal talk prompted by family incidents of his past. Rico’s godfather was killed in a cliff fall on 6th August 1982 which led Rico to seek answers to the issues of death and meaning, that had torpedoed him in the aftermath of the death of a loved one. Rico will look at Ecclesiastes 2 verses 1 to 11 where King Solomon faces similar…

Where is God in a messed-up world?

All of us can agree- there’s a lot of mess in our world and the mess doesn’t fall evenly. Is suffering a nail in the coffin for an all-loving, all-powerful God or does Christianity provide real answers? Could there be answers that give meaning and hope in the face of a messed up world? Matt Dew-Jones unpacks some of our biggest questions. External guests must register via…

Why bother with religion?

Rico Tice brings us a very personal talk prompted by family incidents of his past. Rico’s godfather was killed in a cliff fall on 6th August 1982 which led Rico to seek answers to the issues of death and meaning, that had torpedoed him in the aftermath of the death of a loved one. Rico will look at Ecclesiastes 2 verses 1 to 11 where King Solomon faces similar…

What is success?

Sometimes failure is being successful at the things that don’t matter. Rico Tice will help us look at one of the most devastating parables that Jesus told as he describes a very successful man who, when it comes to the things of God, is a total failure.

What if having it all isn’t enough?

At this event we’ll hear an interview with Yvonne Edwards who works at the Financial conduct authority. Yvonne had career success, a model family and a glamorous party lifestyle, but it all descended into alcoholism and rehab. Yvonne speaks about how coming to faith in Jesus turned her life around and why ‘having it all’ in the world’s eyes just wasn’t enough. Yvonne will…