Tag: sermon

  • There is but one way…

    … to get rid of the snow, and that it to build a sled for the children.  When I have finished it, (June or July sometime) the snow will be gone!  Whilst deciding whether or not to clear the drive and risk the car this morning – (nah, walk!) I was browsing a few books […]

  • Whose Eyes? – Civic Service

    I was never really sure about the annual Civic Service – that was until this year.  It was – wait for it – actually quite good fun, well the preparation was anyway!! My talk, titled:  ‘Whose Eyes?’

  • Lament and Rejoice

    My offering for tomorrow, reflection on a year past and hope for a brighter one to come! To lament a leaf… How empty stands the winter tree, once with a canopy full of leaves. How bare you are without adornments, No green covering to shade and protect. You wept bitterly in the early autumn sun, […]

  • the way, the truth, the life

    I reminded myself of some comments I made whilst being interviewed for the Diocesan Mag this week, namely that I (we) should make time to prepare properly for worship, making time amongst the pressures around. However, breaking my own suggestion, I kind of rushed the sermon on Sunday. I wonder whether I was too keen […]

  • Extreme Pilgrim

    I’ve just finished watching Extreme Pilgrim on the new BBCi player, v.useful!! Well, I thought I had better watch the program since I preached about it in the context of epiphany!! Revd Peter Owen Jones says that Church of England is intellectual, while one of the religions he is visiting is purely physical in its […]

  • Our Daily Advent

    Imagine a theatre, an Elizabethan theatre perhaps, the ones with a stage surrounded by seating and an arena for standing viewers. It’s packed, there is a new play, the program has the title The Beginning of the Gospel about Jesus Christ, the son of God.’ The crowd are in hushed anticipation, not sure of what […]

  • post weekend blues

    No not really But am really having to think about yesterdays two sermons, not to mention the predominant theme of blood sacrifice in the worship session On a lighter note, was driving home, asked by fellow traveller what I thought of the first sermon, replied ‘it was crap’ and lo a flock of seagulls deposited […]