Trent Vineyard Talks
John Wright 19th May 2013
The Apostle's Creed - Part 4
I believe Jesus rose from the dead - John answers the question: 'Is belief in the resurrection of Jesus a leap of faith, or is it actually the most reasonable conclusion given the overwhelming evidence.
John Wright 5th May 2013
The Apostle's Creed - Part 3
I believe in Christ crucified. - John looks at the suffering and death of Jesus under Pontius Pilate, reflecting on its importance for the Christian faith and what it means for us as individuals.
John Wright 21st April 2013
The Apostle's Creed - Part 2
I believe in Jesus - John unpacks who Jesus is, why he is so important, and the implications of him being 'our Lord'.
John Wright 14th April 2013
The Apostle's Creed - Part 1
I Believe in God - In this first talk in the series John unpacks what it means to believe - something far deeper than simply thinking something is true.
John Wright 17th March 2013
He spoke to them in parables - Part 5
John unpacks the story in Matthew 25 known as the parable of the talents, with its challenging implications for how we live in anticipation of Jesus' return.
John Wright 10th March 2013
He spoke to them in Parables - Part 4
"We have left everything to follow you. What do we get out of it?" John unpacks the parable of the workers in the vineyard in Matthew 19&20, looking at motives for obedience.
John Wright 24th February 2013
Vision & Values 2013
In this year's Vision talk, John reviews 2012 and looks forward to the coming year.
John Wright 10th February 2013
He spoke to them in Parables - Part 3
John unpacks the second half of the parable of the lost son, focusing on the older brother.
John Wright 3rd February 2013
He spoke to them in Parables - Part 2
Continuing in Luke 15, John looks at the parable of the lost son, focusing on the younger brother and his father's interaction with him.
Justin Welby 27th January 2013
An evening with Justin and Caroline Welby.
John Mumford talks to Archbishop of Canterbury Elect, Justin Welby, and his wife Caroline. They discuss their faith, the 'journey to Canterbury', and their hope for the Church.
John Wright 13th January 2013
He spoke to them in Parables - Part 1
Delving into the 2 parables in Luke 15:1-10, John gives us a glimpse of the incredible love God has for those who are lost.
John Wright 25th November 2012
Suffering - Is God to blame?
John looks at the reality of suffering, and how our perfectly loving and powerful God could allow it.
John Wright 18th November 2012
Be Filled with the Holy Spirit' Part 3: 'Breathed upon and anointed'
In this final part of the series John unpacks the remaining 3 physical symbols of the Holy Spirit – Wind, Oil and the Dove.
John and Debby Wright 4th November 2012
Generous Giving: Why We Give
John & Debby pull back the curtains on their own convictions about giving, and share 10 reasons why they give.
John Wright 21st October 2012
'Be filled with the Holy Spirit' Part 2: 'Ablaze by the Spirit'
Focussing on the symbol of fire, John looks at the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives and paints a vision of a church on fire for God.
Helen Murphy 14th October 2012
An inspiring service during which Helen communicates the vision and passion we have for those in the city, through the work of the Arches.
John Wright 16th September 2012
'Be filled with the Holy Spirit' Part 1: 'Drinking and overflowing'
Focusing on the symbol of water, John looks at the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost and how we can go on being filled with the Spirit.
John and Debby Wright 2nd September 2012
As John and Debby return from their three month sabbatical, they share a few highlights from their time away.
John Wright 27th May 2012
Many people find they tend to lurch from high to low as they experience life's elating and devastating circumstances. John contrasts the lives of Israel's first two kings and draws out the secret to living with 'spiritual equilibrium'.
John Wright 29th April 2012
John opens up the amazing story told in this Old Testament book, which so clearly speaks of God's care for His people and His orchestration of events to bring about his purposes.
John Wright 1st April 2012
In this talk John looks at the day the lives of Jesus and Barabbas were centre stage, and the profound impact of the cross.
John Wright 4th March 2012
Same Sex Relationships: Part 2 of 2
The Bible exhorts us to "speak the truth in love", and like Jesus to be "full of grace and truth". As John addresses this subject, this second half of the 2-part talk looks at how we might apply the Bible's teaching in today's culture with grace and love.
John Wright 26th February 2012
Same Sex Relationships: Part 1 of 2
The Bible exhorts us to "speak the truth in love", and like Jesus to be "full of grace and truth". As John addresses this subject, this first half of the 2-part talk looks at the truth side of that coin, unpacking what the Bible has to say about same sex relationships.
John Wright 15th January 2012
In this talk John Wright unpacks "the incredibly extravagant generosity of God" focusing on 5 evidences that we are in touch with this extraordinary truth.
John Wright 4th December 2011
I Thank God for You Because
In this message John talks on the subject of 'I thank God for you because', sharing his thoughts on what it is that he is most thankful for here in the life of Trent Vineyard.
John Wright 13th November 2011
The Next Leg of the Race: Part 2 - The Race
In this talk John expands on last week's talk and looks at what the writer of Hebrews exhorts us to do as we run the race marked out for us.
John Wright 6th November 2011
The Next Leg of the Race
In this talk John lays out the vision for the next phase in the development of our facilities.
John Wright 30th October 2011
Radical Christianity: Part 3 - Extraordinary Generosity
In this final part of the series, John unpacks a major hallmark of the early church, as the grace poured out on them overflowed.
Helen Murphy 16th October 2011
Helen Murphy and the Arches Team shares an update on what's happening at the Arches Project.
John Wright 9th October 2011
Radical Christianity: Part 2 - Mission & Prayer
In this second talk in the series John expands on three of the qualities of the early church described in the book of Acts: They saw themselves as ?sent people?, they prayed, and they were beyond natural explanation.