My list of books I’ve read during 2016, with some comments. I’ve enjoyed keeping this list, and thinking about what I’ve read, and I hope that you find it interesting too! Advertisements
Looking back over the last year it’s good to reflect on the highlights, as well as the struggles. As part of that, I’ve again chosen my favourite posts from the past year.
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.
St Stephen’s day is the day after Christmas, so he doesn’t often get much attention! This was my sermon last year from the first Sunday after Christmas, where we focused on the first Christian martyr. Cheery stuff – but there is a reason why we have one after the other!
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…
How can we support persecuted Christians? There is so much horror in the news that it is often very easy to feel overwhelmed by it. But, there are groups that are helping, there are things that we can do and are called to do.
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.