Archives April 24, 2005

Sermon: Easter 5, Year A

Sermon: Easter 5, Year A Text: John 14:1-12 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Do not let your hearts be troubled” I have preached on this text quite a number of times recently. I would like to think that it has honed my thinking on […]

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This week I mostly bin readin'….

The Rite Stuff: Ritual in Contemporary Christian Worship and Mission by Pete Ward For Catholics, ritual is nothing to be scared of, but I recognise that for many evangelicals, post-evangelicals and charismatics, ritual and liturgy is a strange land. This book calms them down and gently says “there, there, it’s all right”. Our lives are […]

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Sermon: Easter 4, Year A

Sermon: Easter 4, Year A Text: John 10:1-10 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Two sheep were standing in a field. “Baaaa” said one. “Bother” said the other one, “I was going to say that!” The real challenge of Good Shepherd Sunday is to make […]

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Cell Group

You need support. You needed it when you became a curate and boy, do you need it now. Phil, Toby and I got together in Chichester, had a decent lunch and talked and talked about the issues which we all face: * Leadership * Change Management * Conflict Resolution * Workload and * Visiting … […]

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Sermon: Easter 3, Year A

Sermon: 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A Text: Luke 24:13-35 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. I have not had the opportunity, quite regrettably really, to travel the world extensively, to visit exotic places and encounter strange cultures. In a strange reversal of how things […]

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