January 27, 2020

Discipleship is not Convenient!

The reading today fills a liminal space in Matthew’s Gospel (4:12-25). It follows the ‘Temptation of Jesus’ and occurs just before the Sermon on the Mount with the Beatitudes.  Matthew’s […]
February 12, 2020

Salt and Light

I was thinking about how much salt and light I use as a matter of course, as I read this passage of scripture (Matt.5:13-20).  I thought about the variety of […]
March 13, 2020

New Resolutions and New Life

I wonder how many of you started the new year with fresh resolutions, or perhaps at the start of Lent.  We know there are choices to be made and we […]
February 13, 2021

The Darkness of Faith

I’m not sure if you recall the prayer which we use in our Anglican liturgy in the week following the 7th Sunday of Easter, but it says: O God, you […]
December 31, 2021


Archbishop Desmond Tutu told us: ‘Hope is being able to see there is light despite all the darkness’.  This great prophet of our times, a Christian man and priest, who […]
January 8, 2022


In a world shaken by the pandemic and people’s fear of the world darkening their lives, removing and changing plans, we find such changes are affecting our sense of purpose […]
April 16, 2022

He is Risen indeed. Hallelujah!

You may not have noticed, but the sign at the front of the church reminds us what we are celebrating today, on Easter Sunday across the world; our excitement as […]
January 20, 2023

Get off the line! The Kingdom of God is Coming!

One of the commentaries I was reading to prepare for this sermon tells the story of a small boy, who used to phone people at random, and if someone picked […]
February 3, 2023

Salty, Light-Filled and Called by God!

I remember visiting Assisi on one of the occasions I was working in Rome at the Anglican Centre, and I stayed in a convent in Assisi at the top of […]