Alton Day of Renewal
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Alton Day of Renewal
Deacon John Edwards 24th June 2017
"The Gift of Knowledge"
The spiritual gift which enables us to "build up, stir up and cheer up" by speaking God's word into people's lives. About 38 minutes.
"A Time of Preparation." Renewal is an ongoing process: we
can't avoid it, but we need to embrace it... the Holy Spirit will
always be preparing us for something." About 1 hour.
"A Time of Repentance." The true meaning of repentance.
Far more than being sorry for our sins, we need to ask the
Holy Spirit to transform us so that our hearts and minds
are renewed in Christ. About 50 minutes long.
"Reconciliation through God's mercy". Charles unpacks the parable of the Prodigal son and shares his own experience of discovering the merciful heart of God as loving Father, a About 1 hour.
"As we Forgive: Mercy and Justice." An inspiring insight into how we can cope with the difficulty of forgiving people and the role of the Holy Spirit in forgiveness. About 45 minutes.
"Father forgive them". We need to be filled with the grace of Jesus, who forgave his executioners; and make a choice to forgive the hurts from the past which keep us bound. About one hour.
"Mother of Mercy" - Mary's cooperation with her Son's work of our salvation throughout her life. Talk is 77 minutes.
Accompanying powerpoint with historical art HERE
"Loved much: Spiritual healing."David talks movingly about the incredibly peaceful mercy of God, given to us by Jesus, which goes beyond all our understanding. About 42 mins.
"You feed them: Sharing Christ's compassion." David explains how to rely on the Holy Spirit to motivate us to imitate Jesus' mercy and compassion.About 50 mins.
"Who is my neighbour? Are we good Samaritans?" The challenge of Jesus' radical teaching to put our faith into practice. Talk lasts about 77 minutes.
John Edwards 20 August 2016
"Take up your mat - physical healing" Deacon John speaks on the merciful love of God our Father, which has the power to heal us. About 1 hour.
David Beresford 28th Nov. 2016
Charles Whitehead 28th January 2017
"Charisms - the power tools of the Holy Spirit." Explaining what are the charisms of the Holy Spirit, and why we need them. About 1 hour
Peter Hobbs 25th February 2017
"The Gift of Wisdom" Peter explains how the spiritual gift is different from human wisdom, and how we can increase our openness to it. About 55 minutes.
Geoff and Gina Poulter 22nd April 2017
"The Gift of Prophecy." With examples and guidelines to help us develop prophetic ministry to provide encouragement to others. About 55 minutes.
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Alastair Emblem 20th May 2017
"The Gift of Tongues." An explanation of this sometimes baffling gift, and its purpose for enriching our spiritual lives and building up the Church. About 30 minutes. Text of talk downloadable HERE
Pauline Edwards & Fr Laurence Brassill 22 July 2017"The Gifts of Healings" Healing enables all of us to show people that Jesus is aliveand that God loves them. About 70 minutes.
"The Gift of Faith"
Examining how we can grow in the exercising of daily faith
and trust in the guidance of the Holy Spirit.. About 35 mins.
"The Gift of Miracles" Miracles are happening all around.With testimonies from attendees who have experienced miracles. About 60 minutes.
Powerpoint presentation accompanying the talk HERE
"Gifts of Prophecy and Tongues" encouraging everyone
to build up our own faith and help others through the
effective use of these charismatic gifts. About one hour.
"The Greatest Gift is Love" Although the charisms of the Holy Spirit are vital
to our Christian life, they must be exercised in a spirit of love and service.
The talk is in two parts of 35 and19 minutes, interspersed with a video
which can be downloaded HERE
Charles Whitehead 27th January 2018
"The Good News of Jesus Christ"
Charles explains what the Good News is, why mission is so essential to the Church,
and how we can play our part in witnessing to God's love with the help of the Holy
Spirit. About 67 minutes.
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Fr Anthony Meredith 24th February 2018
"The Spirit has anointed me"
Who is the Holy Spirit, and why do we need him so much?
How can he help us live the Christian life and do so much more than
we can ask or imagine? About 47 minutes.
Gemma Wildsmith 24th March 2018
"Living Kingdom Values"
Drawing upon her own experience, Gemma explains how our everyday lives
can be transformed into opportunities for witness. About 47 minutes.
"Setting the downtrodden free"
Who are the downtrodden in our lives? What can we do to demonstrate Kingdom values that will help them experience God's love and care? About 54 minutes
"Proclaiming the Lord's Favour"
Explaining how the Good News sets us free from condemnation and
unforgiveness,enabling us to be better ambassadors of the Good News
to others.. (About 58 minutes)
Rev. Andrew Micklefield 23rd June 2018
"Good News for the Poor" - mission and outreach.
How Christians can work together to bring good news to the needy, with
examples of what is currently happening in the Alton area.
(About 51 minutes)
"Good News and Gospel" - Mission and Scripture.
What the Bible tells us about the Good News and why and how we should
share it. (About 35 minutes)
"The Church exists to evangelise". The meaning and priority of mission,
and what the Church teaches about why and how the laity are essential
to mission. (About 41 minutes.)
"New sight for the blind" - explaining the role of healing in mission,
taking the Good News to the spiritually blind and those in need of
healing. (About 47 minutes).
"The Spirit has sent me" - Mission and Method.
Discerning how and where we are to respond to the call
to evangelise. (About 50 minutes)
"Liberty for Captives" - Mission and deliverance.
How to arm ourselves for spiritual warfare, so that we can take
the good news to the spiritually oppressed. (About 57 minutes)
(Our apologies that the speech is indistinct in some places,
as David moved away from the microphone)
"Prayer and Renewal" - Why and how we should be renewing
our prayer lives through the power of the Holy Spirit.
(About 68 minutes)
Tim Stevens 23rd February 2019
"Strengthening Prayer Groups" - encouraging the growth and renewal of
prayer groups as places where people can grow in faith and discipleship.
A great way to start or refresh a prayer group is to run "THE GIFT" Life in the Spirit Seminar LINK HERE
Or run another CaFe Catholic Education DVD course DETAILS HERE
Jenny Baker 23rd March 2019
"Charismatic Prayer" - What is the gift of tongues? What does the Church teach?
Why is it such powerful gift of prayer? How can it help us? (58 minutes)
"Praying for the Power of the Holy Spirit"
Praying for the release of the charisms
- the 'power tools' of the Holy Spirit. (About 48 minutes)
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Fr Nicholas Broadbridge OSB 18th May 2019
"Praying for Healing and Deliverance"
Jesus freed people from sickness and evil, and He commissioned all
believers to do the same. (About 62 minutes)
Details of Fr Nicholas's book and other information on healing HERE