We can't condone what Judas did, but we can understand it.
Thoughts on love, lust and a positive vision for life, from the Sermon on the Mount.
There are two competing narratives which explain and describe life on earth; the problem is that Christians we forget which one they are living in!
When we read the Gospels, we know the end of the story. It is really hard to grasp exactly what is going on when we know that everything will work out well and that Jesus will eventually triumph.
Romans 1-11 summed up in one presentation, with two bad puns. It might be helpful, or it might give you motion sickness!
This Sunday evening it was great to be back at Above Bar Church to take part in their series on discipleship. Not surprisingly, I was speaking on the theme of Disciples of All Nations. The session seemed to be well received, though the person taking this photograph obviously preferred to stay in the lounge rather … Continue reading God at Work in the World and Our Place
Here is my sermon from Christ Church Flackwell Heath on James 1:22-25.
I recently had the pleasure of preaching at Portswood Church in Southampton for their world mission Sunday. We looked at a passage to which I seem to be returning with great regularity, these days; Acts 8. For some reason, our podcast player doesn't seem to be working, but you can download the talk here.
The first book that I ever read on preaching was by John Stott and came with the snappy title, I Believe in Preaching. It was a truly excellent and I don't think I've come across a better book on the subject until very recently. As I read Stott's book, there were three themes that struck … Continue reading The Challenge of Preaching
This is the second of my sermons for Highfield Church's Mission in Action Sunday.