Churchcentral West Talks

Seven Scriptures To Cling To

The last public gathering for a while at CC West • March 15, 2020 • Owen O'Brien

At our last Sunday gathering for some time back on March 15th, Owen considered how we can anchor ourselves in the word of God to find wisdom for the current Coronavirus challenge.

A Call To Community

Various • February 2, 2020 • Jonathan Bell

Now that Churchcentral West is a church in it's own right, what does it look like for us to grow as a community? Jonathan unpacks some of the helps and hindrances to deep community and invites us to keep growing in this area.

Living Free Of Anxiety

Philippians 4:4-7 • January 26, 2020 • Owen O'Brien

Anxiety has become the air we breathe as 21st century humans. But is there a way of living free of it? The Bible's answer is Yes! Owen explains how.

Vision Update & Life Group Launch

Joshua 4 • January 19, 2020 • Owen O'Brien

Owen reflects on where we are at as Church Central West and what God is saying to us at this time. He also launches the Freedom in Christ course, with the help of others.

West Eldership Update & Following Jesus

Mark 1&2 • October 20, 2019 • Jonathan Bell

Jonathan unveils the new proposed elders for Churchcentral West, shares some further important news, before turning to Mark's gospel and calling each of us to follow Jesus in this next season.

The Road To Emmaus

Luke 24:13-35 • September 22, 2019 • Andy Martin

In a world of trouble and difficulty, what can we learn from Jesus' encounter with two disciples on the road to Emmaus? Andy helps us in his final message as part of Churchcentral before he and Heather head to their new adventure.

Confidence In The Gospel

Romans 1:16-17 • June 9, 2019 • Owen O'Brien

Our vision is to see Jesus the most talked about person in Birmingham. In a climate with many challenges to our confidence in the Gospel, Paul’s opening chapter to the church in Rome has a number of encouragements for us as a West Site.

The Spiritual Battle | Family Service

Ephesians 6:10-18 • January 6, 2019 • Owen O'Brien

The Bible talks about church as family, but also as an army. In this all-age message, we consider what it means to fight as God’s soldiers, while having loads of fun dressing up!

Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly

Micah 6 • December 9, 2018 • Stephen Rose

Micah’s plea for social justice rings as true for our times as it did 700 years before the birth of Jesus. We take a snapshot of life in pre-exile Judah to see that God seeks for us to change the world for the better because of the amazing change that he’s brought about in us.

CAP Life Skills Launch

Matthew 5:14-16 • November 11, 2018 • Tyrone Reid

Oldbury-born Tyrone shares his powerful story of how he and his family were loved and helped through the local church. He also shares the vision behind CAP Life Skills, as it launches out of our West Site.

Getting Ready For Growth

Isaiah 54:1-5 • October 14, 2018 • Owen O'Brien

Here we look at three prophetic commands to God’s people in the context of his growing kingdom and ask ourselves; how can we prepare for growth?

It's Time To Shine

Matthew 5:14-16 • September 9, 2018 • Owen O'Brien

Jesus calls his followers to let their light shine. Owen explains Churchcentral’s vision and how this is being outworked at West Site over the coming term.

What Does The Worshipping Church Look Like?

1 Peter 2 • September 2, 2018 • Owen O'Brien

What happens when a lot of living sacrifices come together? This passage explains; we form the temple of God and serve as priests of God, resulting in others seeing the goodness of God. This has huge implications for how we each approach Sunday mornings.

The Highs And Lows Of Parenting

Ephesians 6:4 • June 3, 2018 • Owen O'Brien

Parenting is a huge privilege, but it can also feel like a roller-coaster of emotions. However, as Christians we are not alone and we have wisdom because of God and His word. This means we can train and instruct our children and learn to banish guilt from our parenting.

The Power Of Forgiveness

Matthew 18:21-35 • May 6, 2018 • Owen O'Brien

Forgiveness is such an important foundation for any Christian and for any church community. Here we see 5 common mistakes Christians make in this area & how Jesus calls us and helps us to forgive.