Jesus’ manifesto

Sermon for 23 January 2022, Epiphany 3 Year C Readings: Psalm 19.1-6; Luke 4.14-21 As we travel through the season of Epiphany, we consider those first revelations of Christ leading to the start of his ministry. We began with the visit of the Magi, whose adoration and symbolic gifts demonstrated that the salvation significance andContinue reading “Jesus’ manifesto”

Cat Jesus

Sermon for Christmas Morning (Year C), 25 December 2021 Readings: Set III – Isaiah 52.7-10; John 1.1-14 There’s a gorgeous ginger tom cat that likes to loiter on the path between the Rectory and Kingstone Church – if you’ve ever walked along the lane you may have met him. He is the most affectionate catContinue reading “Cat Jesus”

The Heroes’ Journey

Sermon for Sunday 7th November 2021, Third Sunday Before Advent, Year B Readings: Hebrews 9.24-end; Mark 1.14-20 Some of my favourite type of stories to read are the grand, epic fantasy adventures – the heroes journeys where everyday people are called by fate from their mundane lives to save the world. Things start small –Continue reading “The Heroes’ Journey”