The Beloved Physician

Friday 18 October 2019

This is the week in which we celebrate the Feast of St Luke.

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90 Not Out

Friday 11 October 2019

I was born in Bristol 14 October 1929 weighing all of 5lb 2oz.

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Home Starts Here again this Christmas

Friday 4 October 2019

For many St Martin’s annual Christmas Appeal is as familiar as mince pies and crackers.

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Scarcity and abundance

Friday 27 September 2019

Recently I saw The Secret River. The story is about the early settlers in Australia and their relationships with the native Aborigines.

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Friday 20 September 2019

When I was younger, we were told when visiting the country that we should ‘Leave nothing but footprints and take nothing but photographs.’

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The Quality of Mercy in Preaching

Friday 13 September 2019

Our Autumn Lecture Series began on Wednesday in a packed church.

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Friday 6 September 2019

I’ve never been a great one for New Year’s resolutions, but if I was, this seems a much better time for them than January.

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Heaven in Ordinary

Friday 30 August 2019

Soon after I arrived at St Martin’s I commented that being here had similarities to being at the Greenbelt Festival, but on an ongoing basis.

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Honour the Sabbath Day

Thursday 22 August 2019

So are holidays a break from real life, a pleasant distraction until the meaningful stuff – work – recommences? As someone who works in HR, most of my professional life is based on an assumption that work is valuable and fulfilling.

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