Turning around. Turning to God.

December 3rd, 2021|

Most of us have grown up taking our freedoms for granted, which in many ways is how it should be. It was very different in the ancient world from whic [...]

God’s light for a suffering world

November 26th, 2021|

Today marks the beginning of the season of Advent – that short four weeks leading up to Christmas. It’s a lovely season featuring the Advent wreath, f [...]

Help to weather the storms of life

November 22nd, 2021|

What is it that keeps you true to all that you believe? What helps you weather the storms of life in a way that doesn’t uproot your basic values and l [...]

Finding freedom for others

October 28th, 2021|

With the arrival of Spring the birds are nesting, the weather is getting warmer and the blossoms are out. However, for most of us the signs of the loc [...]

The blind see….

October 22nd, 2021|

In our Gospel reading this Sunday Jesus is on the last leg of his journey to Jerusalem. It’s a steep lonely road up from the Jordan valley into the Ju [...]

Ambition. Where does it lead us?

October 14th, 2021|

One of my brothers is a skilful ceramic artist, and from time to time I have invited him to participate in a service of worship where he sets up his p [...]

Welcoming children

September 30th, 2021|

Over the last month we have had the privilege of looking after two of our grandchildren a little more often. One of the challenges of the lockdown has [...]

Leadership

September 23rd, 2021|

Leadership is often a lonely place, where difficult decisions need to be made, which can at times be unwelcome or met with resistance. We see that on [...]

Character, capability and strength

September 16th, 2021|

This Sunday we are invited to explore a passage from the Book of Proverbs that presents Wisdom in the guise of a capable woman. I tackle this passage [...]