Worship: Learning to live deliberately

Many years ago, the American writer Henry David Thoreau wrote about a journey he made a place called Walden Pond. He said, “I went out to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. To front only the essential facts of life; and see if I could not learn what life had to teach …….and…

You cannot explain Christ…. You can only worship him

“Well Vicar”, he said, “We all know what your politics are”. He glanced down at my Newspaper ….. and I smiled and changed the subject because I simply couldn`t be bothered to tell him that whatever assumptions he was making, my choice of newspaper wouldn`t help, because I quite deliberately don`t buy the same newspaper…

Wheat and Weeds: The Strange Patience of Christians

In our journey through Matthew`s Gospel we`ve been reflecting on several of the Parables which Jesus told. Last week you might recall we were presented with the Parable of the Sower. This morning we heard what`s sometimes called the Parable of the wheat and the weeds. (Matthew 13.24-30, 36-43) My invitation to you last week…