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  • Remembrance 2021

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Nov 11, 2021
     | 1,481 views

    A Sermon for Remembrance 2021

  • Will You Come And Follow Me? (3rd Sunday Before Advent - Year B)

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Nov 4, 2021
     | 1,170 views

    We consider how the calling of the fishermen affects our lives, and allows us to focus on our own calling and why it is important for us to share our faith beginnings with others.

    In the name of the Living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. As I sat thinking about our Gospel this morning, a film that I watched a number of years ago came to mind, a comedy called School of life, starring Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds was a school teacher whose job was to teach his students ...read more

  • Reflection For The Feast Of All Souls

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Oct 28, 2021
     | 912 views

    We have an annual service, The Commemoration of the faithful departed, where people gather to remember and give thanks for their loved one who have died. Here is my offering for this years service.

    May I speak in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. As I reflected on the year that we have had since the last time we gathered for this service in 2020, none of us could have imagined that what we were experiencing would still be prevalent in our lives, and for many people the ...read more

  • Who Are The Saints? (Feast Of All Saints - Year B)

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Oct 27, 2021
     | 1,140 views

    A look at our understanding of what the Feast of All Saints is about and how it can inspire us in our Christian walk. (Based on a sermon I wrote many years ago)

  • Has Money Become An Idol In Your Life? - Proper 23 - Year B

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 22, 2021
     | 907 views

    As we think about the young man who couldn't give up his wealth, we consider Jesus teaching on the subject and how money affects our relationship with God

    In the name of the living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. I doubt that there is anyone listening to this sermon that hasn’t seen the film Titanic. If you haven’t seen it then I’m sorry if I spoil the end of the film for you because it sinks! But wind back about 30 minutes before that ...read more

  • Rediscovering The Awe And Wonder - Proper 22 - Year B

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 21, 2021
     | 1,021 views

    How do we rekindle our childlike faith of wonder and awe. Dare we be bold and love others and work to be the church that God wants.

    In the name of the father, son and Holy Spirit. Amen. The Gospel today is certainly a fiery one, how do you preach on a subject such as divorce, where there are so many issues about what can bring about a divorce in present day society. However, as I sat contemplating the words of the Gospel, ...read more

  • Being A Servant To All - Proper 20 - Year B

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 16, 2021
     | 902 views

    A look at what being a servant to all means to us as Christians, and looking at how we turn teaching into action. A call to action, post COVID

    In the name of the Living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Over the past few weeks, we have been looking at a number of scriptures from Marks Gospel and the letter of James. These scriptures have set a number of challenges for us to consider, and all of these challenges have centred on two ...read more

  • Are You Ready To Bear Your Cross

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 8, 2021
     | 1,382 views

    This sermon provokes us into thinking about how we bear our cross, and whether we live in the world or not of it, drawing on some of St Pauls teachings to the early churches

    In the name of the Father, son and Holy Spirit. Amen. There is a story told of a man who was struggling to carry his cross, he complained and moaned at anyone that he came in contact with. Eventually the Lord heard his complaints and paid him a visit. My son, I have heard your pain, and I want ...read more

  • Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover - Year B - Proper 18

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 1, 2021
     | 1,553 views

    How do we react to others - are we quick to judge on appearance, and can we learn to be hearers and doers of the word?

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. It was a beautiful sunny Sunday morning, the congregation had just settled into their service and had begun to sing the first hymn, when their attention was disturbed by a young man who was aimlessly wandering down the aisle. He was unkempt, ...read more

  • Understanding The Importance Of The Sacrament

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Aug 11, 2021
     | 1,740 views

    As we go into week three of Christ as the bread of life, this sermon looks to explore how the sacrament helps us understand Christs words.

  • Don't Let The Devil Get A Foothold

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Aug 4, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,459 views

    This sermon explores how rot can get in, and how we should try to deal with it in a scriptural way, instead of letting it eat away and cause more damage.

    In the name of the Father Son and Holy Spirit. Amen, Our Gospel this morning begins in the place where we left off last week, looking at Christ as the Bread of Life, and how we are fed not only by the food of heaven, the sacrament, but also by the word of life, the bible. Bishop Mark spoke about ...read more

  • Following In The Steps Of James

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Jul 21, 2021
     | 1,033 views

    A Patronal festival sermon that looks at some of the qualities of James, and how we can be inspired to seek out own gifts (illustration found on http://www.sermonillustrations.com/a-z/e/evangelism.htm)

  • What Do We Stand For?

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Jul 8, 2021
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,003 views

    Focussing on the actions of Herod, we see that no one stood up to tell him he was doing wrong, and how well this speaks to us now when we stay silent, when we should really be speaking up.

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. “Oh what a tangled web we weave when we practice to deceive.” A saying often mistakenly attributed to Shakespeare, but in fact was first published by Sir Walter Scott in the poem, “Marmion” in 1808. A phrase which speaks of betrayal, and ...read more

  • Faith In The Storms Of Life

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Jun 15, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,276 views

    We consider where whether we turn to our faith and Christ when we experience storms in our lives.

  • A House Divided?

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Jun 2, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,894 views

    A look at the challenges that Jesus lays down in this passage, and how it speaks to us here and now, and how we need to stay strong and united for the road ahead