To seek for a king we must abandon all thoughts of our own comfort and look for him in the dark places of the world found betwixt the Stable of Bethlehem and the Cross of Calvary
Christmas only happened, and Jesus only survived childhood, because Joseph listened to his dreams. Even though they were disturbing he followed them. What are God’s dreams for us as we face the uncertainty of a New Year?
At the turn of the year it is tempting and comforting to reminisce about the past. But our vocation remains to step out into the future.
Advent is not about God being out to get us but instead God’s quest to bring us home
There may be a ‘time for everything under earth. Some are ‘good’ times and some are ‘bad’ times but how do we cope when death comes to us at the ‘wrong’ time?
…But what does money talk about? It is not just making good use of our Pounds and Pence which add to the wealth of the Kingdom of God
In Public and Private life many of our ventures fail because we do not completely commit ourselves to them. Commitment to Christ enables all our other loves to be ordered correctly.
Order! Order, order! Sermon for Trinity 9 – 18 August 2019 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe Text: Luke 12.49-56 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division! (Luke 12.51) God give you peace my sisters and brothers. A few weeks ago… Continue reading Order! Order, order!
The Same Old ‘New & Improved’ Address before the opening of a meeting of the newly elected Felixstowe Town Council Wednesday 15 May 2019 There was a time, when I was much much younger and had no idea what cynicism meant, that I used to be excited about new things. New toys to play with,… Continue reading The Same Old ‘New & Improved’
‘Praying without ceasing’ and ‘rejoicing in the Lord always’ can seem to be a counsel of perfection. However unless we manage to carry our ‘Trysting Place’ with us the world wil remain lost and loveless.