Archives December 20, 2006

Some mistake surely?

I was looking for a Graham Kendrick Track real quick “How Long” and so i went to the Woolies site, to see GKs latest album tagged with a “Parental Advisory” sticker – huh? Clearly singing of God is a dangerous thing, which our Children should be protected from! see http://www.woolworths.co.uk/ww_p2/product/index.jhtml?pid=50819798  for more information.

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Sermon: Christ the King, Year B

Texts: Daniel 7:13-14; John 18:33-37 My kingdom does not belong to this world” (Jn. 18:36) In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Our liturgical year concludes with this relatively new feast, instituted by 1925 to celebrate the jubilee year and the 16th centenary of the Council […]

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Applause, Applause!

I can’t commend this highly enough, the Bishop of Southwark captures the moment perfectly. Thought for the Day, 21 November 2006 The Rt Rev. Tom Butler Good morning. The Archbishop of Canterbury starts his visit to the Vatican today and the standard story is that progress towards unity between the Roman Catholic church and the […]

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Washed Clean

A powerful demonstration of redemption. Adjust your explanation of sin and redemption according to the age of your audience. You will need: Two clear glass bowls A jug of water Iodine Tincture (77p from the Chemist/Pharmacy) Film Fixer (£3.99 from a camera shop) A hankerchief – even better when slightly starched as it turns blacker […]

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Talk Talk phone number

Talk Talk’s website is so appalling that they don’t give out their phone number on the website, but ask you to complete a mass of details including your account details, full address, bank details and inside leg measurement. They probably want a blood sample as well. For those of you who, like me couldn’t find […]

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Backloading Complete…

I have just completed the backloading of this blog with previous material. I hope I have the dates roughly right. I have also uploaded all of my sermons at this Church since my induction 2 years ago. It is interesting: although I do the bulk of the preaching (for I consider it to be a) […]

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Sermon: Ordinary 30

Sermon: Ordinary 30 Text: Mark 10 46-52 Go, your faith has saved you” In the name of the +Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Once upon a time (and doesn’t it fill you with dread when a sermon begins with ‘once upon a time’) but still, Once upon a time, Bartimeaus, the blind beggar who […]

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