Tag Archives: Christianity

3rd Sunday of Epiphany – Follow the Way

Readings: Isaiah 9:1-4 and Matthew 4:12-23 In our reading this morning we hear Matthew’s very dramatic version of Jesus’ calling of the disciples.  I say, dramatic because it seems that Jesus just says the word and instantly the men cast … Continue reading

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Saw this and thought of ……. US!

Ahh, the wonders of Facebook.  One of my social media pals came across an interesting piece from a minister in the USA who lists 12 reasons why her church may not be the church for you.  I can’t help but … Continue reading

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Sermon for Sunday 2nd June

Bible readings: 1 Kings 8:22-23 and 41-43   and from Luke’s Gospel: Chapter 7:1-10 The passage we’ve just heard from the Gospel today is much more striking than it may at first seem.  It’s easy to read this as a miracle … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Hope you’ve all had a good time over the holiday!  We’ve been celebrating at our various services: Lessons and Carols last Sunday; a Christmas Eve all-age service, (with drama) and a service on Christmas morning. We were delighted to welcome … Continue reading

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Sermon for 3rd Sunday in Advent

Today I am taking liberties with the Lectionary, (one of the benefits of being from a non-conformist tradition), and looking at the Magnificat. Readings today were from Luke 1:39-55 What a week! Anyone who’s turned on the t.v; listened to … Continue reading

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Following the Hero

Here we are again then.  From this morning’s service at Christ Church. Sermon on Mark 9:30-37     In order to sell its films, the movie world tends to divide it’s products into genres – a fancy French word that … Continue reading

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Audio Sermon – Testing, Testing…

For a while now I have been putting up the written versions of sermons, but I am hoping to soon to be able to offer audio recordings of them because sermons are meant to be heard, not read. Hopefully, this … Continue reading

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