Forgiveness

April 2, 2017

Reflections on Cheap Grace and Losing Hope

I have been reflecting on our ability to find excuses for poor behaviour and inexcusable excesses. The comprehensive loss of respect for the sacredness of human life and the endless […]
September 20, 2017

Humility, Martyrdom and Forgiveness

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST   Matthew 18:21-35  I am preparing for a course I am running in Rome at The Anglican Centre and one of the topics I have been […]
December 11, 2017

What to give at Christmas?

I’m currently trying to decide what presents I can give my family and friends – I’ve left it late as I always do with the best planning I can manage; […]
April 28, 2019

Forgiveness, Resurrection and Peace

Fear and closed doors are no barrier to the resurrected Jesus. Like many of you I have watched on television and read the reports of the dreadful slaughter and murder […]
September 27, 2019

An Awkward Story

I have to share with you in researching the commentators for this parable of the unjust steward, they were not much help.  Even so great a theologian and philosopher as […]
December 13, 2019

Hope, Repentance and Forgiveness

I was talking to someone recently about their daughter who had struggled since her teenage years to make sense of the world.  She had left school early, found herself in […]
May 30, 2020

Forgiveness and Love

It is wonderful to be here in church with you on the ‘church’s birthday’, the Day of Pentecost, 50 days after Easter and 10 days since we celebrated Jesus’ ascension […]
September 12, 2020

The Unmerciful Servant

Forgiveness is an extraordinary gift to offer and receive; it is life-changing and provides hope beyond anything that can be imagined.  It is a response which Jesus’ followers are invited […]