Every so often we are ‘gifted’ a song by someone else. it seems as if it comes straight out of Right Field but settles so neatly in our hearts that the umpire shouts ‘Safe’ and our lives are transformed…
Most of God’s saints live their lives being faithfully unnoticed by the world or even those they serve. We should be diligent to thank them for their service and encourage them in their labours and, perhaps, learn to labour alongside them.
Sometimes following the Way of the Cross leads to moments of personal crucifixion. In those times songs about the generous love of our Beloved carry us through the darkness
Christ the King is Ruler of all Nations yet, if we give in to pride and prejudice, we can be tempted into thinking that God is only Lord of ‘our’ nation
Show and Tell With Jesus Sermon for Third Sunday of Easter – 18 April 2021 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe Text: Then [Jesus] opened their minds to understand the scriptures, 46and he said to them, ‘Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day, 47and… Continue reading Show and Tell With Jesus
Gospel According to Glee – 40 Days at McKinley High Day 15 – Friday after 2nd Sunday of Lent To Read: (Series 2 Episode 6) [David KAROFSKY is part of the School Football Team who is the cheerleader of the ‘Slushie’ brigade against the Glee Club. He and others also frequently throw Kurt into the… Continue reading Gospel According to Glee – Day 15
Life would be much easier if we could pick and choose who we are called to care for, to forgive, and to cherish. Following in Christ’s footsteps demands that we even forgive and save those whom we don’t like and who dislike us.
We cannot become ourselves by ourself. We all need community to be a mirror for However, if we make it difficult for that community to be open to all sorts of people it become as an echo chamber which stunts our growth.
In a time of distress and worry for all the message of freedom from the fear of death and a decision to ‘choose love’ must become the heartbeat of our lives
Some Church meetings require us to listen more deeply (and for longer) than others. Not everyone will find themselves called to sit on Synods and Assemblies but all of use have a responsibility to understand their business and pray for their work