How do you help people to pray? This is one way I’ve found that people of all ages seem to like! It’s simple, but effective.
Many people enjoy coming to Carols by Candlelight as part of their Christmas celebrations. It’s a great opportunity to help people reflect on the difference that first Christmas can make to our lives.
During Advent we are encouraged to look backwards over the founders of our faith. For the second Sunday in Advent, that is drawing inspiration from the prophets. So, what do the prophets have to teach us today?
Decorating Christmas trees is a good opportunity to reflect on some of the trees in the Bible, particularly the Trees of Life that are used as symbols for God’s kingdom.
What links the Large Hadron Collider and Moses? The work of a scientist, a poet, and a theologian? They are all motivated by a sense of wonder, a desire to discover more. I explore this in my sermon.
The prophet Jeremiah spoke out against the complacency and denial of his time, and was shown to be right. Unfortunately, complacency and denial still flourish, not least when dealing with climate change.
Stories shape our lives, both as individuals and as nations. What stories do we allow to shape our lives? Are they stories of hope or of fear? What do those stories inspire us to do? Those questions were my challenge this Remembrance Sunday.
Twenty years ago today, the then-prime minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated by an extremist who thought that he was betraying Israel by seeking peace with the Palestinians. Rabin had just taken part in a peace rally calling for an end to violence when he was shot.