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Gospel Series

Engaging the scriptures. Honest, hopeful, and relevant.

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Murder, mayhem and mystery

Sermon 3rd Sunday of Easter John 21. 1-19, Acts 9.1-6 Murder, mayhem and mystery; they’re all there in our bible readings today. Discovering that you were not who you thought you were, the persecution of a religious minority; working long hours for very little. Sounds topical? Before and after – I enjoy those pictures of […]

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Belief & Doubt

Last Sunday was Easter, when we emerge from the reflection and mourning of Lent to the celebration of the resurrection. I was down in Cornwall, at the Lookout on the cliffs at Boscastle at 6:30am, which felt like the middle of the night with the clocks having gone forwards. We arrived in complete dark, in […]

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Second Sunday in Lent: Foxes and Hens

Second Sunday in Lent: Foxes and Hens, 21 Feb. 2016 I’ve been struck by two images in our Gospel reading today: the fox and the hen: ‘Go tell that fox [Herod]…’ Jesus says to the Pharisees who warn him his life is at risk. And then later Jesus says over Jerusalem ‘how I have longed […]