To Infinity and Beyond Sermon at the wedding of Sara Wright and Johnathan Dotchin 15 May 2021 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe Text: If you love someone you will be loyal to them no matter what the cost. You will always believe in them, always see the best in them; always stand your ground… Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond
Bitcoin Believers Words for the Third Sunday of Lent – 7 March 2021 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: Stop making my Father’s house a market-place! (John 2v16) God give you peace my Sisters and Brothers. When we first returned to England at the end of the year 2000 we lived in the… Continue reading Bitcoin Believers
Dawn seems to be approaching in this time of pandemic but we are left worn out and ‘thin’ full of nothingness. How are we to ever find fulfilment again?
In a time when Wedding Feasts are permitted and even some Weddings are cancelled Jesus comes to be our guest and in our despair and darkness speaks of Light, Life and Love
It is a commonplace that ‘the Medium is the Message’ but in the business of proclaiming the Good News history is littered with messengers become Message and so failing to proclaim the Word they came to serve.
The King of the Fisherfolk does not wear rich robes but instead travels in disguise and we can only find this Holy Grail when we learn to reach out to help the thirsty and the hungry, the naked and the homeless, the sick and the imprisoned.
Faith is slippery.
We can be tempted to think our faith is small and not easily see God’s hand in our life.
We can also fall into the hubris of thinking our faith is ‘great’ and better than that of others.
Our faith grows by becoming deeper not bigger.
The Call to walk in the footsteps of Christ is not a sinecure. It will bring us joy but it will also be costly and we will be tempted to give up on it. When that happens listen to the Music of the Call.
Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church Words for 7th Sunday of Easter – 24 May 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: …that they may be one, as we are one. (John 17v1) God give you peace my sisters and brothers. Please click here to watch a video of the song… Continue reading Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church
Looking for the Dawn A Lent Course in five session based on the movie ‘Darkest Hour’ Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom… Continue reading Looking for the Dawn – A Lent Course on the movie ‘Darkest Hour’