Listening and preparing

Luke 21:25-36 The Parable of the Fig Tree A bit over eight years ago Helen and I moved from Bristol to Cambridge. I had given up my job and was about to start training at the end of September. But we moved in early August. Not because I had to start studying. But...

Observing Monkeys

John 18:33-37 Jesus and Pilatef There is a popular youtube channel, one which is a few years old now, but still pops up on my social media from time to time. It is called ‘Convos with my 2-year-old’. In it the creator re-enacts conversations between him and his...

Referendums and The Kingdom

Mark 13:1-8 The destruction of the Temple When I was 16 year old,I was living in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. A city which sits on the border between Quebec and Ontario, The largest English speaking province. This was the year that the Quebec held its Referendum on...

Remembering and Responding to a Challenging Call

Mark 1:14-20 Calling of Andrew,  Simon, James and John Level 1 Heading Level 2 Heading Level 3 Heading Level 4 Heading Level 5 Heading Level 6 Heading Lorem ipsum dolor My Uncle was born on the 11th November, each year on remembrance day there would be a parade with a...

What do you Value?

Mark 10:17-31   The camel and the needle   What do you value? Just over a week ago a spray painted stencil on canvas, called ‘Girl with Balloon’, was sold for just over £1 million at Sotheby’s.
 As the gavel dropped on the sale, the frame in which the painting was...

Unlikely Heroes

Mark 9:38-50 Whoever isn’t against us is with us. At the weekend I was listening to a podcast. One of the segments was the replay of a documentary from around 10 years ago. About a man who had struggled with drug addiction and crime from a young age. The...