The Third Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 17 June 2018

“For we walk by faith” says St Paul in his second letter to the Corinthians. But how easy is it to do that, to walk by faith? Is it even desirable? In the age of risk assessment and the increasing need for constant vigilance and accountability can we really afford to walk by faith?

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The First Sunday after Trinity

Sunday 3 June 2018

There’s a great tradition in the Church of England. Perhaps most of the clergy, about all of the retired clergy, and a disturbingly large number of the laity, at some stage toward the end of the week or over the weekend, fumble their way towards the letters page of the Church Times.

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Trinity Sunday

Sunday 27 May 2018

Yesterday I returned to London after sharing the first two days of the pilgrimage to Canterbury. I am part of what is known as “the Steady Group.”

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The Seventh Sunday of Easter

Sunday 13 May 2018

Yesterday Sarah Mullally was installed at St Paul’s Cathedral as Bishop of London. This history-making service was a wonderful welcome to Bishop Sarah and an opportunity to give thanks for all that she will bring to the Diocese as the person that she is and as the first female Bishop of London.

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The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Sunday 29 April 2018

You can live in a city and almost become unaware of the natural world, especially if like me you have no garden. It’s like missing a miracle of God in our midst.

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Forgiveness in Text and Life

Monday 23 April 2018

I envisage forgiveness as part of a twelve-step process as follows…

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Sunday 22 April 2018

‘The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.’ Jesus repeats the phrase ‘lay down my life’ five times during his discourse about being the Good Shepherd…it is a phrase with multi-layered meanings that have significance for us in terms of laying down our lives and taking them up again.

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The Third Sunday of Easter

Sunday 15 April 2018

It’s really good to welcome all of our visitors today. When you are a visitor to London one of the things that is a signature of London life are the words ‘Mind the Gap’ on the underground or Tube to remind you to be careful as your train comes to a station and you step onto the platform.

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The Second Sunday of Easter

Sunday 8 April 2018

I want you to imagine that you were reaching a critical moment in your life and you had the opportunity to write a letter. You wouldn’t be writing to ask for help, because you wouldn’t be in the kind of situation where help was relevant.

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