I began my first Palm Sunday sermon from the back of the church and not, as expected, in the pulpit. That was intended as an illustration of the reality that Jesus, through his life and teaching, turned our understanding of life upside down.
Down, down, deeper and down
From our Vicar, Sam, I learned the phrase ‘going to the bottom of the pond’. It means that kind of deep conversation with a good friend that helps you delve deeply and safely into all the murky bits that are troubling your life.
Confessions in Lent
This year we have been studying the Confessions of Saint Augustine as the basis of our Lent Course. We decided it would be interesting to look at a text which has been one of the most influential and translated books in the Christian Church.