September 1, 2019

Humility and Entitlement – Jesus’ Invitation to Dinner

Let mutual love continue.  Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. (Heb. 13:1-2) The ideas and expectations Jesus […]
October 16, 2019

Privilege and Entitlement

I’ve spent time recently thinking about privilege and entitlement and our own personal feelings about discrimination.  Its not an easy subject to think about, let alone talk about.  We all […]
October 18, 2019

Sorrow at the Cruelty and Unkindness of Privilege and Entitlement used against the LGBTI Community

I spoke recently in a sermon about the wilful and terrifying nature of blatant, unchecked privilege and entitlement; how fiercely and instinctively we defend what is ours, rationalising and determinedly […]
February 26, 2021

So Far and No Further!

I’ve been reading a book this week as part of my Lenten disciplines, called: ‘How to be Less Stupid about Race’, by Crystal M. Fleming.  In it, she describes the […]
October 7, 2021

God’s love in the face of Privilege

There’s a story doing the rounds of a young soccer player earning millions of pounds each year, on contract with one of the UK premiership clubs. He came to England […]
November 6, 2021


Jesus’ words in Mark 12:38-40 offering the story of the behaviour of some scribes in the temple’s outer courts, come alive in our time: Beware of the politicians who like […]