My all-age talk for Christmas morning was about Star Wars and Easter eggs! I’m posting this now in memory of Carrie Fisher, who very sadly died this week.
Carols by Candlelight is a much-loved part of Christmas, and is a great opportunity to help people reflect on how the story of God fits into the story of their lives. This year I tried to do this by reflecting on what sort of year had people had, and on what sort of year the…
What is the season of Advent is about? How should we respond, inamongst the busyness of this time of year?My sermon for Advent Sunday.
One of the major way that Jesus taught was through parables. But how do we use those stories? How do we learn from them and allow them to shape us?
Does God learn? How does that fit in with our theology? What would it mean if he does? What does it mean if he doesn’t?
How do we see ourselves? Do we think that we are better than other people? Worse than them? Do we recognise our weaknesses and our strengths? Do we excuse our sins, or are we too harsh on ourselves? What about a more realistic reflection on what we are like?
Peter went away wondering. The disciples wondered what had happened that first Easter morning and we’re invited to join in with the wondering. What happened? What does it mean? What does it mean for us?