Golden Ticket

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered allwhom they found, both good and bad; so the weddinghall was filled with guests. (Matthew 22:10)

Back in primary school, I read a lot of books. Most I’ve forgotten,...

Whose Church Is It?

Sunday, 8 October 2017

When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves to the tenants to collect his produce. But the tenants seized his slaves and beat one, killed another, and stoned another. 

(Matthew 21:35-36)


Working Day

Sunday, 24 September 2017

'These last worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.’ (Matthew 20:12)

Let me make this clear from the get-go. I can understand exactly...

Cancelled Debt

Sunday, 17 September 2017

And out of pity for him, the lord of that slave released him and forgave him the debt.  

(Matthew 18:27)

“I owe! I owe! So off to work I go!” These days the matter of being in debt is a matter, for most of us,...

Go In Love

Sunday, 10 September 2017

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. (1Corinthians 13:13)

“All you need is love”, sang The Beatles. Of course, food, water, warmth, shelter are sort of important too. But...

Who Do You Say You Are?

Sunday, 27 August 2017

He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God." (Matthew 16:16)

Years ago my wife and I were at a friend’s house. We were playing a game. It was one...

Vibrations In Air

Sunday, 20 August 2017

"Listen and understand: it is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles." (Matthew 15:10)

Here we are again - the sermon. The time when I get to talk to you...

Draw Near

Sunday, 13 August 2017

"The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart” (Romans 10:8)

There’s a phrase I sometimes hear ministers use when they’re about to start leading prayer - and sometimes I use it myself: “let us draw near to God...

Meeting The Need

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Jesus said to them, "They need not go away; you give them something to eat." (Matthew 14:16)

The miracle of the feeding of the 5000 is in fact, even more miraculous than the title would suggest because we’re...

Finding The Pearl

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. (Matthew 13:45)

Roll up! Roll up! Buy your lottery...