Join us for our weekly talks from The Gather Collective, Eastbourne - a church in the community. Inspirational, Biblical and often challenging messages that help us follow Jesus.
My peace I leave with you was on Jesus lips 3 times in John 20. This is just one of the many times peace and prayer are connected in the life and ministry of Jesus. Peace is rooted in the word Shalom which has multiple layers of meaning including welfare, wholeness and calm and abundance. In this core teaching for us a congregation Dave Roberts not…
Jesus introduced new understandings of prayer but also drew deeply on the existing traditions of the ancient faith that honoured Yahweh. At the start of a new series Dave Roberts, part of our team and a prolific author on prayer, paints the picture of how Jesus prayed at home, in the wilderness and in the temple and synagogue.…
Ray Whitby looks at the gospel patterns that help us to understand poverty and the Christian response. Jesus talks often of the poor and takes practical steps to support them.
Les and Judith lead us through an overview of key principles regarding Jesus as the personification of Justice and his desire to ensure justice for all. They note how this impacts our understanding of racism and remind us how justice finds expression through the local churh
If you need to know what God is like you look at Jesus. Jesus says that he does what he sees the Father doing. The prophet Isaiah says that God loves justice. So how would we anticipate that being demonstrated in the accounts of Jesus life. Dave Roberts introduces a new series on Jesus and Justice and suggests that their are rich veins of wisdom, c…
Jesus retreats several times in the Gospel accounts to pray alone. This often happened before major decisions or challenges. What can we learn from Jesus actions that will impact our lives today
This week Caroline talks to us about the examples of other people and our community. How can their journeys inspire us in our journey with God.
Ruth Kenward shares on the journeys and retreats of some ancient Irish saints. How did their retreat from the world shape them for profound impact on their return to their locality and influence many others further afield. How you could retreat so that you can advance? This is the third in our Journeys with God series…
Dave Roberts shares in the second of our new series on Journeys with Jesus. The focus is on John 4:4 and Jesus willingness to go to Samaria with all risk to his reputation that might involve as he travels almost to the door of a competing temple and starts the mission that would go to the nations, through a woman. Discover how this impacts our unde…
For the next 7 weeks we will look at the theme of Journeys in scripture. What did they mean then and what do they mean now for us as followers of Jesus. In this introduction Caroline Kimber sets the scene. In Ecclesiastical imagery and symbol, the ship is the picture of the pilgrim church on earth. The best ship example would be the Irish coracle, …
In this first gathering of 2021 we look at what we might become in this new year. Dave Roberts introduces us to the different uses of the word become in scripture and explores maturity, community and being a disciple. He finishes with the promise that those who are becoming disciples will bring forth new treasures as well as old. What treasure can …
Ruth Kenward shares on foundations for relational faith. She looks to the example of Jesus and the nature of his compassion. She then applies that to our everyday lives.
In another of our teachings on our foundational values Caroline shares about how we approach the Bible, the written down version of the story of Mankind and God. This sermon is key to understanding how we seek to be transformed in the pattern of our thinking.
At the core of our faith is the idea that we follow a God of welcome, generosity and hospitality. It is a core value for us at Mosaic. Sharon shares some of the biblical framework that undergirds our commitment to this truth.
Not just the name of our venue but the defining trait that we understand to be at the heart of the Character of God, shown to us in Jesus and enabled in us by the Holy Spirit. Ruth takes us on a journey of understanding
As Mosaic starts to meet in a new venue Dave Roberts reflects on what it means to dwell with God in the places where we find and create community, how we dwell in God and how we dwell on God. These are key values as we seek to understand what it means to experience the presence of God
You always get a fresh perspective with Caroline. This one is no exception
It means so many things. It confirms Jesus as the Son of God. It represents the start of the defeat of the power of sin and death and hell. Explore more with Dave Roberts
Caroline Kimber helps us understand the events and background to some of what happened in the final weeks of Jesus human existence.
This sermon is part of a series on the Cross in the run up to Easter. Dave explores ancient concepts of redemption, applies them to the accounts of the Cross and applies them to our lives today.
Steve explores a challenging passage about who we submit to. He roots us back into the life of Christ to help us grasp a concept that challenges us all.
Why does Peter use the image of the cornerstone. How does he describe the role and identity of the early church? What does this mean for us today, both personally and as a community? (With impromptu singalong to old church songs, not scripted!)
Starting a new series unpacking 1 Peter.
Jesus was taken to the temple to be dedicated. The response from Simeon & Anna tells us a great deal about the hope for a Messiah and how the ministry of Jesus would unfold. With practical application to life today
Steve Blundell leads us while Dave Roberts shares a talk about loneliness. Reaching out to those who are stuck indoors and through choice or illness shrink away from the world.
Caroline Kimber starts our Mythbuster series, looking at the topic of Angels and ensuring we have a strong biblical overview of this important topic.
Steve Blundell kicks off 2019 by looking at our vision and values as a community - it's all about Jesus.
Lead by Dave Roberts, talk by Caroline Kimber. How would we see Christmas if we just landed on the planet...so to speak.
Last in the book of philippians. Dave Roberts Leads, Sharon Roberts Speaks. Contentment comes from our God in whom we trust. Conventional vs Biblical wisdom.We are not created to find contentment in material things. Our contentment can only come as we rest in Jesus.
Caroline Kimber leads, Dave Roberts speaks about how we can break the habit of anxiety with the peace of Jesus
Steve Blundell teaches - Real unity happens when our hearts and minds are united in the gospel for the sake of the gospel. See Timothy and Epaphroditus? Sending out the 72?What steps will I take to further the gospel this week? Can I do this with someone else as well?
Steve Blundell Intro Prayers. Caroline Kimber teaches humility , salvation comes from God alone. Not Works. Our source is Jesus Christ, the only real accomplishment is to know Jesus.
Caroline Kimber revisits the topics in the series 'living well' and asks "what does growing look like in each case?" *Note- apologies for the tap dancing elephants at children's party :)
Steve Blundell unpacks Paul's 'therefore' statement in Chapter 2 and looks at the call to live in unity through Christ.
Dave Roberts looks at the problem of Suffering and how our faith in Jesus can help us process the 'stuff' of the world.
This week Sharon Roberts takes us through philippians and the subject of living together, Dave Roberts leads us in prayer.
Steve Blundell Starts our new series looking at the book of Philippians by tracing Paul's encounter with grace.
Dave Roberts brings teaching around the subject of money and how we can use it to bless those around us.
Caroline Kimber leads the church whilst Sharon Roberts talks about grace, going that extra mile in situations where being extra gracious is special and can have positive or unexpected outcomes.
Dave Roberts looks at the well know passage from Luke 10 and encourages us to look again at the story and it's impact on us today.
Caroline Kimber looks at one of the themes in the Bible and encourages us to look at the first instances and how every story/theme whispers Jesus' name.
Dave looks at the 'buts' from Matthew's account of Jesus' teaching and focuses in on Forgiveness.
The last in our Freedom in Christ Series, Caroline looks at what we need to do and what God has already done.
Caroline looks at how we need to take practical steps in Supernatural power.
Dave Roberts helps us unpack and use practical Biblical Wisdom to provide pathways to help us all handle our emotions well.