The Fourth Sunday after Trinity
Goodbyes can be hard. As a young man, I recall having to leave Australia after a seven-month sojourn which had changed my life. The family which had hosted me, came to see me off from the airport. They’d loved me deeply, and I’d returned their love.
The Fifth Sunday of Lent
When it comes to thinking about death, we have a straight choice: either we can pretend our death will never happen; or we can face our death head on. Our gospel reading sees Jesus coming face to face with what awaits him. His hour has come.
Epiphany: Finding God
I wonder what brought you to London. Many years ago I came to London hoping to find a satisfying job and seeking a life partner. The day after I arrived, I travelled on the tube to the centre of town, and emerged onto the street. And there was Her Majesty the Queen…
The First Sunday of Christmas
I want to think with you this morning about how we come to be part of God’s family. And in thinking about being part of God’s family, I want to explore how being adopted is at the very heart of the process.
The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
We’ve just heard a parable told by Jesus about work. It’s a parable that follows hot on the heels of the Apostle Peter reminding Jesus that he and the other disciples have left everything to follow him, and expressing a concern about what reward they’ll have for doing so.