Sunday, 3 April 2017

Psalm 30: Lamentations 3.19-33: Matthew 20.17-19, 29-34 The default language to describe God is often expressed in terms of God’s majesty, or God’s transcendence, or the all-powerful heavenly Father dwelling in ethereal realms. It seems God lives in a far-off place. God never seems close. The relational God, the God who made us in God’s […]

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Deuteronomy 6.4-9, 16-25, Luke 15:1-10 I am not giving up chocolate for Lent.  Good quality chocolate is an essential part of my diet so I shall continue to consume ‘Divine’ chocolate bars.  Chocolate, crisps and alcohol, are the favourite choices to give up at Lent, but we need to think beyond these easy choices.  Lent […]

Sunday, 3 April 2016

“A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his root.”(Isaiah 10-11) As we move into the Easter season and the new growth visible we think of our own faith in the resurrection and the challenges for us to examine our own lives our relationship with the […]