Tag Archives: Listening

Be Opened

This morning I preached my last sermon in my Home Parish before I head off to study in university. As usual the sound system (soon to be replaced) was playing up so I had to use a hand-held microphone, but … Continue reading

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Knowing the Other

Your Teacher Eats with Tax Collectors and Sinners: You, Cornerstone and the Mission of ACU Richard Beck is an experimental theologian/psychologist who I came across earlier today after finding his article on the Hufflepuff House in Harry Potter. I then … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Forty-Five – Good Friday

Luke 23:46: Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.  A three hour devotion in Church today, for The Seven Words from the Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Forgiveness: Father forgive them, for they know not what they do. (Luke 23:34) Salvation: Truly … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Twenty

John 7:51 ‘Our law does not judge people without first giving them a hearing to find out what they are doing, does it?’ Three days of verses on the Sabbath, and now the Lectionary has brought me back to the chapter … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

A friend of mine from London sent me a book in October called Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by Kathleen Norris. I’ve been dipping in and out of it since, and remembered this afternoon that she had written a … Continue reading

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Shine as a Light in the World

After writing a sermon last week, I enjoyed writing another one last night… First Reading – Daniel 7.13-14 As I watched in the night visions, I saw one like a human being coming with the clouds of heaven. And he … Continue reading

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Expression

Yesterday I spoke of dancing as a way of expression. Dancing (as personalised movement rather than stuck repeated sequences) is a personal favourite of mine, as is music, both of which I personally can only submerse myself in completely when … Continue reading

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