Sermon Series
  • 1. A Christmas Carol: Stave One

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2018
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    This message looks at the how Christmas and it's main characters are introduced in the OT and Luke and Matthew. Like Dickens Christmas Carol the five parts are each called Staves. (if it was good enough for Dickens)

    A Christmas Carol Stave one When Angela and I first got married she told me that one of the things that she did with her dad each Christmas was to watch A Christmas Carol. But it had to be the Alastair Sim one from 1951, and not the colourized version either. The movie was first released in the ...read more

  • 2. A Christmas Carol: Stave 2 Our Past

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2018
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    This message looks at how Christmas impacts our past

    Christmas Eve Stave two the Past As a child he was a voracious reader and his favourite book was The Arabian Nights, which he read over and over again. For a while his family was able to afford to send him to a private school where he flourished, but that was short lived. He was twelve years old ...read more

  • 3. A Christmas Carol: Stave 3 Our Present

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2018
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    This message is part of a series using Dickens Christmas Carol as a framework. This week looks at how Christmas has impacted the present

    He had become a celebrity, there was no other word for it, he had toured with his wife across the United States and Canada and crowds flocked to see him. During his time in the U.S., because of his celebrity status, he was granted an opportunity to address Congress on international copyright ...read more

  • 4. A Christmas Carol, Stave Four, The Future

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2018
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    In the fourth part of this series we look at how Christmas impacts our future through the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.

    A Christmas Carol Stave four the Future It was December 19th, 1843 and the Christmas Novella that Dickens had been working on for six weeks was finally released, to immediate success. By Christmas Eve all 6000 copies of A Christmas Carol had been sold out. And they weren’t cheap, the little ...read more