Sermons

Being a Fraud

I had no choice. We were alowed to have the speech written out on speech cards and I went over it again and again. For all the memories of the nerves, I have no memory of actually doing the speech.

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Light is not Safe

  Luke 2:22-40 The Presentation of Christ at the TempleI'm going to start with a quotation from a book by a famous professor: 'You'll understand when you see him.''But shall we see him?' asked Susan.'Why, Daughter of Eve, that's what I brought you here for. I'm...

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Listening to the Body of Christ

In October 1987 Anita Hart rang the BBC, her son was studying meteorology and believed that a hurricane was on it’s way. Concerned to get a second opinion she rang and asked to speak to somebody in the weather department who quickly told her not to be so ridiculous.

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Transformed by Relationship

  John 2:1-11 Turning Water into Wine I’ve just finished reading a book about a woman who brought together a group of 8 women from 8 different countries from around the world to ski to Antartica. The book, Call of the White, tells of the author’s idea to inspire...

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Listening and preparing

  Luke 21:25-36The 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...

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Observing Monkeys

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’.

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Referendums and The Kingdom

When I was 16 year old,I was living in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. This was the year that the Quebec held its Referendum on whether, as a majority French speaking province,
it should separate from the rest of Canada.

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