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Post-Truth?
1 John 1:1 - 2:11
It was 3 for the price of 1 as Matt Painter, Matt Ashton and Nathaniel Hobby led us through the introduction to 1 John and helped us identify truth today when 'post-truth' was the Oxford Dictionary's word of the year 2016.

502 Sunday
July
23
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Culture: Together on a mission - Part 3
1 Timothy 3:14-15
Matt helps us think about how we cultivate a gospel centred culture that changes the wider culture of our time.

**Our apologies that this recording stopped a few minutes before the end of Matt's talk.**

Sunday
July
16
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Culture: Together on a Mission - Part 2
Ruth 4
Ruth 4 helps us to see how understanding different people groups through the ages is important for interpreting scripture, and the world around us.

Sunday
July
09
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jesus knows your name
Kieran Dunne reminds us that a real relationship with God is just a heartbeat away

 
July
02
Speaker
Kieran Dunne
Culture: Together on a Mission - Part 1
1 Peter 2:11
1 Peter gives us some helpful encouragement on how to harness our cultural differences for gospel good

Sunday
June
25
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Worldly to Witnesses
In the final talk of our series, 'Who Am I?', Aaron helps us see that we are called as witnesses and ambassadors of the Kingdom of God to the world.

Sunday
June
18
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Culture: Together on a mission
[ 3 Episodes ]
A series to help us discover how our cultural differences can make us stronger.
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Who Am I?
[ 5 Episodes ]
In this series we explore what it means to take up gospel identities and discover the real you.
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One-Off Talks
[ 17 Episodes ]
These talks are not part of a series, they just stand alone!
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Who is Jesus?
[ 11 Episodes ]
A series exploring the books of Luke & Acts, and seeking to answer the question: Who is Jesus?
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Foundations
[ 5 Episodes ]
We are asking what our lives our built on and looking to the Bible for the right foundations at the beginning of 2017.
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Isaiah: King. Servant. Conqueror
[ 8 Episodes ]
Isaiah is a hugely important book, covering massive themes and speaking into specific situations. During this 7 week series we'll see how Isaiah points to Jesus as King, Servant and Conqueror.
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Monday Morning Christianity
[ 6 Episodes ]
We can enjoy gathering on Sundays, but how do we live when Monday Morning rolls around?
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Not Just For Kids
[ 3 Episodes ]
This summer at 502 we will be looking at Bible stories commonly used to teach children to ask ourselves what the Bible really says.
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Jonah
[ 5 Episodes ]
Is Jonah's treatment by God fair? Is Jonah's attitude towards Ninevah fair? We are to see that grace is bigger and better than fairness!
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Good Living
[ 6 Episodes ]
In this short series in Proverbs 18 Solomon's words prove to be as wise today as they ever were.
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Joy In All Things
[ 13 Episodes ]
Christians are called to be joyful. We explore how Paul can write a letter from prison in Rome to a church in Philippi explaining why he is still joyful and that, although the Philippians are under persecution, they too can be joyful in all things.
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Objections
[ 1 Episodes ]
This series responds to some of the major objections people have to the Christian faith today.
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Post-Truth?
1 John 1:1 - 2:11
It was 3 for the price of 1 as Matt Painter, Matt Ashton and Nathaniel Hobby led us through the introduction to 1 John and helped us identify truth today when 'post-truth' was the Oxford Dictionary's word of the year 2016.

502 Sunday
July
23
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Culture: Together on a mission - Part 3
1 Timothy 3:14-15
Matt helps us think about how we cultivate a gospel centred culture that changes the wider culture of our time.

**Our apologies that this recording stopped a few minutes before the end of Matt's talk.**

Sunday
July
16
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Culture: Together on a Mission - Part 2
Ruth 4
Ruth 4 helps us to see how understanding different people groups through the ages is important for interpreting scripture, and the world around us.

Sunday
July
09
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Culture: Together on a Mission - Part 1
1 Peter 2:11
1 Peter gives us some helpful encouragement on how to harness our cultural differences for gospel good

Sunday
June
25
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Worldly to Witnesses
In the final talk of our series, 'Who Am I?', Aaron helps us see that we are called as witnesses and ambassadors of the Kingdom of God to the world.

Sunday
June
18
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Individuals to Family Members
In an increasingly individualistic culture Iain helps us to think about what it means to live in community, explaining that we are made to be a family community that reflects the community of God.

Sunday
June
11
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
The Good Shepherd
John 10: 11
Our friend Glen Scrivener was with us to help us see the wonder of what Jesus meant when He describes Himself as the Good Shepherd.

One-off Talks Sunday
June
07
Speaker
Glen Scrivener
Consumers to Servants
Hebrews 13: 1-6
Matthew helps us see why following Jesus' example to be a servant, rather than being a consumer, brings us great joy.

Sunday
May
28
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Orphans to Sons and Daughters
John 1:12-13
In the second of our 'Who am I?' series of talks Matthew Hosier describes what it means to know God as our Father.

Sunday
May
21
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Idolators to Worshippers
Romans 1: 18-23
It may not seem obvious, but we are all worshippers. Matt explains that when we worship the wrong things it gets ugly. But, Jesus changes everything!

Sunday
May
14
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Breakout
John 8: 28-37
Simon Thomas explains how the truth sets us free from the chains holding us back in life. 
 
 
 
 


 
 


One-off Talks Sunday
May
07
Speaker
Simon Thomas
Life With The Spirit
Luke 1:15 - 2:41
Jon concludes our series 'Who is Jesus?' at the beginning of Acts, Dr. Lukes' sequel to his gospel, where the promised Holy Spirit falls on the believers in Jerusalem and empowers them for worldwide mission.


Luke Sunday
April
30
Speaker
Jon Clark
Purpose & Power
Acts 1:1-14
Iain introduces us to Dr. Luke's sequel as Jesus promises His followers that they will be given all the power they need to continue His mission with purpose.

Luke Sunday
April
23
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
The Day of Days
Luke 24: 1-49
This Easter Sunday Matt Hosier brought us the next part of the story in our series in Luke and Acts, when on the day of days the tomb was found to be empty and the risen Jesus spoke with two men on the road to Emmaus.

Luke Sunday
April
18
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Bread to Eat, Wine to Drink
Luke 22: 1-30
Matt Hosier helps us to navigate our own fickle nature reflected in the disciples' interaction with Jesus at the Passover meal and points us to a better life with Him.

Sunday
April
09
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jesus, Our Champion
Matthew 3: 13-17
Our friend and guest Glen Scrivener explains why Jesus is a champion, different to any other champion.

Sunday
April
02
Speaker
Glen Scrivener
Certainty In An Uncertain World
Luke 21: 5-38
As we continued in our 'Who is Jesus?' series Matthew helps us to see how Jesus brings us certainty in an uncertain world.

Sunday
March
26
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Pomp & Poverty
Luke 20: 41 - 21: 4
In this portion of Luke's Gospel Jesus explains who He is from the Old Testament and reveals true faith amongst poverty and phoney faith in the religious pomp.

Sunday Luke
March
19
Speaker
Jon Clark
Tricky Questions (Ashley Rd Site)
Luke 20: 20-40
Having entered Jerusalem as King the day before Aaron explains how Jesus responds to the challenges of the Pharisee and Sadducee spies sent to ask difficult questions about taxes and eternal life.

502 Sunday
March
12
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Tricky Questions (Alder Rd Site)
Luke 20: 20-40
Having entered Jerusalem as King the day before Iain explains how Jesus responds to the challenges of the Pharisee and Sadducee spies, sent to ask difficult questions about taxes and eternal life.

Sunday
March
12
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
Sez Who? (Alder Road site)
Luke 19:47-20:8
The second part of our series in Luke & Acts - this week exploring authority & grace.

Sunday
February
26
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Sez who? (Ashley Road site)
Luke 19:47-20:8
The second part of our series in Luke & Acts - this week exploring authority & grace.

Sunday
February
26
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Triumph & Tears
Luke 19:28-46
The first part of our new series. Jesus is a real person, the creator & king, but also one willing to give himself as a sacrifice.

Sunday
February
19
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
I Was Blind, But Now I See
John 9:1-43
Our friend Chris Kilby joined us from Life Church in Southampton to explain to us what the blind man really saw when Jesus opened his eyes.

Sunday One-off Talks
February
05
Speaker
Chris Kilby
Spirit Empowered
John 7:37-39
Continuing our Foundations series, Matthew Hosier explains what it means for us to be a church that is Spirit-Empowered.

Sunday Vision and Values
January
29
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Disciple Making
Matthew 28:18-20
For third talk in the Foundations series Matthew explains what it means to be a disciple-making church.

Sunday
January
22
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Mission Focused
Acts 17
In the second of our Foundations series Matthew Hosier helps us to see why mission is at the heart of what it means to be the church.

*Apologies for the quality of the audio on this recording. 

Sunday
January
15
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Gospel Centred
1 Corinthians 2:1-5
This is the first in our new 5 part series, Foundations. Matthew introduces the series with our first foundation, Gospel Centred, as we look to build on the right things in 2017.

Sunday
January
08
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
All Things New
Isaiah 56-66
In the final part of our series in Isaiah, King Servant Conqueror, the prophecy ends with a promise that God will make all things new.

Sunday
December
11
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Amazed at Advent
Isaiah 40-55
The Son of man came to earth in humility as the suffering servant so that we could become children of God.

Sunday
November
27
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
God Prevails
Isaiah 36-39
As challenges come, who will you trust? Do you know that God protects & provides?

Sunday
November
20
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Schemes of Man, Plans of God
Isaiah 28-35
In the midst of all the turmoil in the world - where are you putting your security?

Sunday
November
13
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
A Tale of Two Cities
Isaiah 24-27
Aaron explains Isaiah's description of two cities and elaves us with a decision to make. Do you choose the city of God, or the city of man?

Sunday
October
30
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
God of The Nations
Isaiah Ch 13-23
With people and nations vying for supremacy we explore how we can trust totally in the God of the nations.

Sunday
October
23
Speaker
Jon Clark
God of The Nations
Isaiah 13-23
At 502 Matthew explains that when people and nations compete for supremacy we can still trust in the God of the nations.

502 Sunday
October
23
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
God is King
Isaiah ch 1-12
A question for Israel at a time of many competing nations, and a question for our lives today - who will be our king?

Sunday
October
16
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
Every Day in The Light of Forever
James 5:1-20
How should our future hope shape our lives now?

Sunday
October
09
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Grace & Humility
James 3:13-4:17
God calls us to be a community that is founded on grace and humility.

Sunday
October
02
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Keeping it Real
James 2: 1-26
Matthew Hosier shows us true faith in God is revealed in the works of our everyday lives.

Sunday
September
18
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Steadfast - Alder Road
James 1: 1-25
Dan explains that whatever Monday morning brings we can be confident in the steadfast love of God.

Sunday
September
11
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Vision Sunday
Galatians 1:11-24
As the new term begins, Matthew reminds us that our vision begins and ends with grace.

Sunday One-off Talks
September
04
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joseph & The Coat
Psalms 105
Dan shows us how God's purposes are still at work, even in the ups and downs of a life like Joseph's.

Not Just For Kids Sunday Students
August
28
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Noah & The Flood
Genesis 6 to 8
Dan challenges the way we read this story to kids and shows us how it reveals God's coming judgement, mercy and grace.

Not Just For Kids Sunday Events Courses
August
21
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Hope & Renewal Part 2
Revelation 21-22
John Hosier looks to the future and the renewal of all things through Revelation 21 & 22.

Sunday One-off Talks Events
August
14
Speaker
John Hosier
Hope and Renewal
Colossians 1:15-20
John Hosier joined us on Sunday to share what our responsibility is in the hope and renewal of the world from Col 1:15-22

Alder Road Sunday One-off Talks Students
August
07
Speaker
John Hosier
Sailing or Sinking (Alder Road site)
Psalms 1:1-6
God calls us to a life of fruitfulness with him, but what do we do if we're not experiencing God in our daily life?

Sunday One-off Talks Sunday One-off Talks
July
31
Speaker
Jon Clark
Sailing or Sinking (Alder Road site)
Psalms 1:1-6
God calls us to a life of fruitfulness with him, but what do we do if we're not experiencing God in our daily life?

Sunday One-off Talks Sunday One-off Talks
July
31
Speaker
Jon Clark
Noah and The Flood
Genesis 6-8
Iain challenges the way we read this story to kids and shows us how it reveals God's coming judgement, mercy and grace.

502 Not Just For Kids Sunday One-off Talks Sunday
July
31
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
Noah and The Flood
Genesis 6-8
Iain challenges the way we read this story to kids and shows us how it reveals God's coming judgement, mercy and grace.

502 Not Just For Kids Sunday One-off Talks Sunday
July
31
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
There Can Be Only One
Revelation 5:1-14
Worshiping the one and only

Sunday One-off Talks Courses
July
24
Speaker
Nathaniel Hobby
Jonah and Revival
Jonah Jonah 3:1-10
In the last of our series on Jonah, Matthew encourages us all that revival can take place here in Poole, just like it did Nineveh.

Jonah Sunday One-off Talks Sunday
July
17
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jonah and Revival
Jonah Jonah 3:1-10
In the last of our series on Jonah, Matthew encourages us all that revival can take place here in Poole, just like it did Nineveh.

Jonah Sunday One-off Talks Sunday
July
17
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jonah and Disappointment
Jonah 4:1-11
How do we handle life's disappointments?

Sunday Jonah 502 Alder Road One-off Talks
July
10
Speaker
Jon Clark
Jonah and Grace
Jonah 2:1-9
Grace restores our relationship with God, it makes us more like Jesus and less like Jonah.

Sunday Jonah Events
July
03
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jonah and a Big Fish
Jonah 1:17
Embrace God's sovereignty - run to him & not from his presence.

Sunday Jonah Events
June
26
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Jonah and Jesus
Jonah 1:1-17
Jonah points to Jesus as saviour, so that all nations would know the goodness of God.

Sunday Jonah Events Family
June
19
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Jesus Pleads with us to Believe
John 12:37-50
Donnie Griggs leads a thriving church in North Carolina, USA and this morning encourages us to trust that Jesus is better than anything else we may want to give our life to.

Sunday One-off Talks Courses Events
June
12
Speaker
Donnie Griggs
A Mother's Faith
Matthew 15:21-28
PJ Smyth joins us from South Africa and encourages us to be a people of great faith, especially in times of great challenge.

Sunday One-off Talks Events
June
05
Speaker
PJ Smyth
Good Friends
Proverbs 18:24
Friendship with Jesus is the foundation for good friendship.

Sunday Good Living Family Events
May
29
Speaker
Dan Lawford
Doing Good
Proverbs 18:5
There is a consistent emphasis throughout scripture on justice, how can we respond to this call?

Good Living Sunday One-off Talks
May
22
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Good Attitude
Proverbs 18:12
Iain explains from Proverbs 18:12 why it's so important for us to run away from our pride and to humility.

Good Living Sunday
May
08
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
Good Work
Proverbs 18:9
What is work? What is it for? How do we prevent work destroying habits?

Good Living Sunday
May
01
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Victory in Weakness
2 Corinthians 1:8-11
Steven Van Rhyn joined us from Jubilee Church in Cape Town. He spoke from 2 Corinthians 1:8-11 on Gospel Honesty, Gospel Depth & Gospel Power.

One-off Talks Sunday
April
26
Speaker
Steve Van Rhyn
Good Words
Proverbs 18
Understanding the power of words.

Good Living Sunday
April
17
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Imitation
Philippians 3:1-11
Following others can have mixed results, but when we imitate the example of other Christians we can be helped to work out how to follow Jesus in our everyday lives.

Sunday Joy in all Things Events
March
13
Speaker
Jon Clark
Joyful Loss
Philippians 3:1-11
How can we find any comfort or joy when we lose someone? In Philippians 3:1-11 we see how it is possible through the message of the gospel.

Sunday Joy in all Things Events
March
06
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Friendship
Philippians 2:19-30
Matthew encourages us to imitate the deep and joyful friendships that Paul and the early church had as they joined together to reach the nations with the gospel message.

Joy in all Things Sunday Children
February
28
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Obedience
Philippians Philippians 2:12-18
Do we find being obedient joyful? Or, is it something we resent? Iain Kennedy explains why obedience to Jesus should bring us freedom and joy.

Sunday Joy in all Things One-off Talks
February
21
Speaker
Iain Kennedy
Joyful Jesus
Philippians 2:5-11
Aaron Lacey delves into one of the great climactic pieces of Scripture, where Christ is shown to be the paradigm for Christian living.

Sunday Joy in all Things Courses
February
14
Speaker
Aaron Lacey
Joyful Unity
Philippians 2:1-4
Matthew explains why the Apostle Paul's habit of referring to one another is his default position. Rather than trying to get ahead all the time, it leads to a joyful equality.

Joy in all Things Sunday Community
February
07
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Conflict
Philippians 1:27-30
Conflict is a guaranteed part of our lives. Matthew Hosier helps us to see how we should approach it, and even find joy in the midst of it.

Joy in all Things Sunday Courses Events
January
31
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Living & Dying
Philippians 1:18-26
The Apostle Paul had an 'all or nothing' approach to his life and faith. Jon Clark shows us that true joy can be found in giving our all to Jesus.

Joy in all Things Sunday Community Children
January
24
Speaker
Jon Clark
Joyful Preaching
Philippians 1:12-18
Exploring the joy of the way God speaks to us through Bible preaching.
 
 
 
 
 


Sunday Joy in all Things Family Events
January
17
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
Joyful Prayer
Philippians 1:1-11
Prayer and happiness are not usually linked, but here Matthew Hosier explains why it should be.

Sunday Joy in all Things
January
10
Speaker
Matthew Hosier
How can there be only one way to God?
John 3:16-18
Jesus makes exclusive claims, that are inclusive for everyone!

Objections Sunday
December
06
Speaker
Matthew Hosier