Contributing sermons since Dec 29, 2007
Contributed on May 25, 2008
The harvest is waiting for us - but will get out there to risk being in the harvest field?
So Jesus sends His disciples out to the mission field. Luke 10:2 tells us that ‘He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.’ You know people this gospel truth remains, nothing has changed. ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2008
A call to be prophets to our generation in the way God worked through Amos & MLK jr - to rediscover God’s absolute priorities for our Churches
Rediscovering the prophetic - MLK Amos 5:1-24 I watched a BBC programme about Martin Luther King Junior (MLK) a couple of months ago now presented by Oona King a past Labour MP in London (before she lost her Bethnal Green & Bow seat to the controversial George Galloway). She seemed to want to ...read more
Contributed on Apr 16, 2008
Look at Stephen the martyr & how we are called likewise to rediscover our voice in sharing our faith & speaking prophetically too
2 Peter 2:1-10 Acts 7: 51-60 Summary prior to Acts reading Stephen is in Jerusalem around AD 30. He is one of the most trusted men in the Church; a very good man who the Bible says was full of both the Holy Spirit and love. The early Christian community trusted him & chose him to be ...read more
Contributed on Mar 24, 2008
Do we understand our calling to be Christ to the needy & poor? Francis of Assisi & Mother Theresa are illustartions in this message that links the parable fo teh sheep & goats to the Easter Emmaus story.
Luke 24:13-35 Matthew 25:31-46 Isaiah 53:1-3 This Emmaus scripture is a strange one isn’t it? Friends walking with not just a close friend but their leader; yet despite knowing him so well they fail to recognise Him. Yet it is not just a case of the risen Christ being so different to the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2008
A message for Maundy Thursday which compares Peter & Judas.
(Matthew 26: 17 – 35 or John 13) Text - Luke 22:31-32 (NRSV) ‘Simon, Simon, listen! Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your own faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned back, strengthen your brothers & sisters.’ We focus today ...read more