‘Let Him Who Has Ears Hear’ Rev G.

  Matthew 13:24-30.    I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book The Parables Then and Now by Archibald Hunter. In his comments on today’s parable, there’s one quote that has stuck in my mind, he wrote: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that […]

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Pentecost Prayer

        God of compassion; in love you sent your only son to die for us on the cross that our sins may be forgiven and be reconciled to you. During this season of Pentecost we ask you mercifully to pour your spirit again on your church so that it is strengthened for […]

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Sermon for Pentecost

  Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21 I heard a story the other day about a boy who was wandering around Durham Cathedral one Sunday morning and stopped to look at a large bronze plaque that was hung on the wall near the entrance.  What are all those names up there?  He asked one of the ushers.  Those […]

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Anna’s Question

Anna’s question: ‘Do you believe there’s such a thing as evil?’   Anna is my 13 year old niece, and this was the RE essay topic she’d been given. There’s usually a very specific question that requires an answer (such as, ‘Do you believe in a personal source of evil – Satan?’); in this case, […]

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