RFA Podcasts for Easter 2015
Chaplain to the RFA, Reverend John Bridges, has recorded a series of podcasts for Easter. These are a series of short
weekly talks that will be released in the weeks before Easter, and are designed specifically for the personnel and families
of the RFA, as well as the wider naval service. Listen to them here (A free account is required to listen)
Families Weekend, October 2014
Our Families Weekend at Lübecke was led by Americans Peter & Michelle Tepper. Peter and Michelle met
while studying Theology at Wycliffe Hall. Peter is a graduate of West Point Military Academy and was a captain in the US Army
for nine years. Together they spent seven years as student pastors at St Aldate's Church, Oxford. Here they speak encouragingly
using testimony from their own experiences about our relationship with God and some life challenges that sometimes come our way.
How to survive in the Desert [8.29 MB]
Where is God when it Hurts [8.09 MB]
The Credibility of the Gospel [5.95 MB]
Ladies' Weekend, October 2014 Faith Forster, co-founder of Icthus Christian Fellowship, was the speaker at this years Amport House Ladies' Weekend. She
believes passionately in the power of prayer and the Word of God to transform lives. The theme was 'The Four Faces of the
Cherubim' and Faith encourages listeners to embrace four different aspects of the character of Jesus and reflect them in our lives.
The Human Face [9.80 MB]
The Eagle Face [10.40 MB]
The Lion Face [9.57 MB]
The Ox Face [7.31 MB]
Autumm Event, September 2014
In this collection of talks from our Autumn event, Andrew Millar, Philip Jinadu and Martin Riddall share personal
stories of faith and the ways God sees us, and how He speaks to and through his people. Rhett Parkinson speaks about GLOBAL INTERACTION 2014 which is
taking place in November.
Talk 1 - Andrew Millar - 'How God Sees us' [8.89 MB]
Talk 2 - Philip Jinadu - 'Your Choice' [6.30 MB]
Talk 3 - Philip Jinadu - 'Our Commission' [7.46 MB]
Talk 4 - Rhett Parkinson - GI 2014 [4.31 MB]
Talk 5 - Martin Riddall - 'Your Resources' [8.91 MB]
Shrivenham Summer Seminar, July 2014 War & Ethics was the subject of this years seminar.
We were privileged to have some exceptional speakers come and address the subject of War and Ethics on 12th July 2014 at St Alban's
Church, Watchfield, near Shrivenham. Professor Nigel Biggar kicked off with a study of Christian Just War thinking which was
followed by Major General Tim Cross applying the theory to the practice on the battlefield. After lunch Professor Nigel gave
us a moral analysis of Britain's involvement in World War 1. Finally this was contrasted with Dr Peter Lee's talk on military
intervention in the 21st century. Our picture shows AFCU's own Mark Leakey in converstaion with our speakers.
Talk 1 [8.41 MB]
Talk 2 [9.79 MB]
Talk 3 [9.58 MB]
Talk 4 [8.83 MB]
Spring Weekend, May 2014 Adam Pyrke Staying Positive under Pressure (James 1 v 2-5) was the subject that Adam spoke on during the Spring Weekend at Lübbecke in Germany.
Adam, his wife Ruth and their three children joined with us Croatia where Adam works in the gas industry. Adam has also found time working
to bring the Gospel to Military families by delivering the largest attended summer programme for BFG Kids "GOFISH". In these very personal
talks Adam shares his thoughts using through his own experiences as an Ex-Royal Engineer who has an extensive military background.
Talk 1 - Introduction [4.13 MB]
Talk 2 - Enduring the Battles [5.47 MB]
Talk 3 - Preparation for the Furness [3.85 MB]
Mens Weekend, January 2014
Steve Martin lead the main talks at this years event held at Amport House. Steve served as a Naval Seaman and SNCO for 30 years,
leaving in 2007. After a few years as Executive Secretary of the Naval Christian Fellowship, Steve now works for Christian Vision For Men
as their Operations Director. Paul Collins leads the final talk as part of Communion worship.
Talk 1 - Man Down [3.43 MB]
Talk 2 - Regroup [5.48 MB]
Talk 3 - Orders [4.07 MB]
Talk 4 - Man Up [1.58 MB]
Talk 5 - Communion [1.40 MB]
Dilhani Weerasooriya, an international Speaker, is married to the President of the Association of
Military Christian Fellowships, General Srilal Weerasooriya. She recently gave a moving talk at St Peter's Church, Farnborough.
Faith & Feelings [8.62 MB]
Autumn Weekend Lübbecke, November/December 2013 Andy Peck
Andy is a tutor at CWR, a Christian training charity. He is a former pastor of churches in the south of England and has
written a number of books including Coached by Christ, A Life to Die For and Bible 60 - Genesis to Revelation in 60 days.
He also hosts a programme on Christian leadership for Premier Christian Radio. In these five recordings he speaks on our
theme Walking With God ... Daily.
AFCU/NCF Autmum Event, October 2013 Christine Perkin
Christine was the lead speaker at our Autumn Event. Christine is an associate pastor and leads alongside her husband,
Paul, at St Marks Battersea in London. Here she gives four talks on our theme Courageous Faith; Courageous Living.
Talk One - Courageous Trust [7.71 MB]
Talk Two - Courageous Obedience [8.14 MB]
Talk Three - Courageous Conversations [9.54 MB]
Talk Four - Courageous Enduring [5.42 MB]
AFCU Ladies' Weekend, June 2013 - Equipped To Pray Leisel Parkinson
Once again Leisel leads a weekend on prayer ministry both for experienced prayers and those
beginning to explore this important work of God.
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