Episode 56 -Martha from the Nimbus Collective interviews Cris on creativity, mission and community.

This week's podcast is a flip around. Martha interviews Cris about his work in East London. How creativity is used to share the good news and what He is thinking church could look like in the coming months.

 

Listen to the interview and support the Nimbus Collective crowdfunder as they set up a Creative Resource Hub HERE

 

Martha Shrimpton is an actor, writer and presenter who has written and performed shows for the West End and venues across the UK. She runs the Nimbus Collective which encourages individual creativity to empower the church. Martha is also involved in running and facilitating arts education projects nationally. 

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 55 - Parenting and the digital world with Katherine Hill

In this episode, we talk with Kathrine Hill about how parents can help their kids in a digital world. We talk about putting in good boundaries, how to help our kids be balanced with their digital use and what should we be looking out for.

 

Katherine Hill is the UK Director of Care for the Family
 
Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 54 - How do we as adults engage well with our digital devices with Katherine Hill

How do we as adults engage well with our digital devices? Does our faith affect how we engage? Should it? In this episode, we explore how to engage well in a balanced way. An episode for anyone who owns a digital device.

Katherine Hill is the UK Director of Care for the Family
 
Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 53 - The story of Mojtaba and God at work in Iran

 

Mojtaba (Moj) has a glorious story of coming to faith in Iran, the cost of this on his life and the challenge for us to step up as we live for Jesus. In this episode, we speak with Moj, an Iranian convert who ended up in prison for his faith and then had to run for his life to the UK. Moj challenges all of us to engage with persecution and to live fully engage with God in our lives.

 

Do check out the work of Open Doors here: opendoorsuk.org

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 52 - Pete Hughes and have we been lied to about what is the full Gospel?

 

In this episode, Cris talks with Pete Hughes about what is the full gospel, have we missed something and do we need to be aware of what we have cut out and the implications of this? When we have a truncated version of the gospel we will always walk away feeling something is missing in our faith.

 

 

Get Pete's book, 'All Things New' here, https://www.eden.co.uk/all-things-new-pete-hughes/

Pete Hughes, along with his wife Bee, leads Kings Cross Church (KXC), a new church in central London reaching people in their 20s and 30s.

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 51 - Talking with John Mark Comer about hurry and well being.

In this episode, Cris talks to John Mark about how to slow life down. How to be more present and how to make sure you are living well. We want to be connected people, connecting with each other and God, how do we do that without living slower. This sounds impossible... is it?

 

John Mark Comer has written a number of books and leads Bridgetown church in Portland. His book “The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World” is an excellent read.

BUY HERE: https://www.eden.co.uk/the-ruthless-elimination-of-hurry-john-mark-comer/

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 50. Racism - Why #BlackLivesMatter is not enough.

Have we got the conversation about Black Live Matter right? Is there another way of looking at this from a theological perspective. Do Black lives more than matter? In this episode, Cris walks us through the theology of being ‘made in the image of God’ and how this affects how we see everyone one. At this present time, good theology on the matter is needed more than ever. The church should be leading the way on how we see humanity in all of its glory.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 49 from Season 2 titled: Five life lessons from Jesus.

In this episode, Cris explores 5 life lessons from Jesus.

1. Love yourself
2. Feed your soul
3. Be real and authentic
4. Make your life about God’s goals not happiness
5. Stop and admire the small things.

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 48 from Season 2 titled: The Church in Hong Kong with Pastor Youngman

Life in Hong Kong isn’t easy but speaking out about the government suddenly makes things a whole lot harder. Pastor Youngman in Hong Kong talks to us about the complexity of being political and being a Christian. Should our faith affect what we think about how the world should work both globally and locally?

 

Pastor Youngman Chan has lead a church in Hong Kong, translated for Billy Graham for his big evangelistic tour and how seeks to speak out for freedom in Hong Kong.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 47 from Season 2 titled: Which Is The Best Translation Of The Bible

In this episode, we explore which is the best Bible for you to be reading. There are so many different versions which is the 'best'.

We talk about some translations being 'word for word' translations, some being 'thought for thought' and some being poetical paraphrase. We also look at some examples of where translators have a bias in their rendering of the text. A little nerdy in places but super important to understand which Bible for you.

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 46 from Season 2 titled: What Is The Upside Down Kingdom with Sam Ward

In this episode, we talk with Sam Ward of the Message Trust about what is the Kingdom of God and why is it upside down compared to the rest of the world. Sam’s take on the topic is refreshing and inspiring.

Sam Ward is the Director of Ministry at The Message Trust. He is a passionate and gifted speaker with a particular heart for urban mission.

https://proximity.network
twitter: @samward01

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 45 from Season 2 titled: Location, Location, Location

Understanding where the Bible was set can help us understand what is happening within it. In this episode, Cris explores the book of Acts and specifically Paul's visit to Ephesus.

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

 

Episode 44 from Season 2 titled: If Jesus was Jewish, then why aren’t we? With Michele Guinness.

Michele Guinness helps us explore Jesus’ Jewish context and why we aren’t expected to now be Jews. We talk about Jewish festivals, 1st-century life and how this can help us read the Bible and understand it better.

Brought up in a practising Jewish family, Michele Guinness worked for many years as a presenter, researcher and writer for national TV and radio, regularly contributing to Pause For Thought on BBC Radio 2. For two years she presented her own three-hour, daily lunchtime programme on BBC local radio in Coventry.

www.micheleguinness.co.uk

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

 

 

Episode 43 from Season 2 titled: Six reasons why you should trust God
 
In this weeks Making Disciples episode Cris speaks about why God is trustworthy. There are many ways to be able to answer that statement but Cris gives us a walkthrough…..

1. He is always with you

2. He is your refuge (safe place)

3. He has plans for you

4. He thinks about you

5. He will fight for you

6. He knows you by name

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 42 from Season 2 titled: How do we engage online as Disciples of Jesus. An interview with Rev Chris Lee.

 

Today's episode is with Rev Chris Lee. Described by the BCC as the ‘Hot Priest’ and an internet sensation. Chris has been given a God-given opportunity online to share the good news. Chris can be found on youtube on a channel called JOLLY. He is known for his 60second sermons on Instagram.

INSTAGRAM: @revchris7

YOUTUBE
JOLLY - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOgGAfSUy5LvEyVS_LF5kdw

KORAN ENGLISHMAN - https://www.youtube.com/user/koreanenglishman

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 41 from Season 2 titled: What is God doing in Iran and how do we understand the prophetic gift. Interview with Anne Calver.

 

In this interview, we speak with Anne about what is inspiring her, what is encouraging her and what is challenging her.

Anne Calver is Assistant Minister at Stanmore Baptist Church. She is passionate about seeing people meet Jesus and released to grow into all their potential in Him. She has co-authored numbers books: 12 Disciples, Stumbling Blocks, Gamechangers and now Unleashed and Baby Change! She loves spending time with her family, running, and digging deep into God's Word.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 40 from Season 2 titled: Easter message from the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem.

In this episode, we find ourselves in the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem. This is one of the possible sites of Jesus' resurrection. It's a beautiful garden with an empty tomb. In this episode, we explore the resurrection and what it means for us. In the back ground, you can hear the beautiful sound of the litte birds in the trees, it is such a fantastic location.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 39 from Season 2 titled: Teaching from Capernaum where Jesus heals two unclean women.

In this episode, we sit on the shore of Capernaum and think about a story that happened in this location. We explore a woman and a young girl who are joined together by the number 12. Both are unclean but both meet Jesus, the Rabbi who gives new names.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 38 from Season 2 titled: Teaching from the Desert and the beautiful hidden Ein Gedi.

There is something special about reading the Bible in the location of the events. This week's podcast comes from the city of Jerusalem as we explore the beautiful oasis of the Ein Gedi. This is the location of where King David hid when running for his life.

Life can often feel like a wasteland or a desert but hidden not far from each of us is a spring of living water. The quesiton is are you willing to look for it. 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at Allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

Episode 37 from Season 2 titled: Teaching from the Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane.

There is something special about reading the Bible in the location of the events. Today's podcast is live from the Mount of Olives as we look at Jesus last night of prayer before his crucifixion. Sometimes the location tells us something about what's actually happening in the Bible and the Mount of Olives is no exception.

 

Cris Rogers is a church leader at Allhallowsbow.org.uk and Director of Making Disciples. For more information check out wearemakingdisciples.com

 

 

 

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