Jesus – Man of the people?

Lesson: The Beatitudes - Matthew 5.1-10;13-16   My new year resolution is to sit through a whole football match on the TV. It does not matter which teams are playing; I just need to get through it. So far, I’m up to 15 minutes before boredom descends. However, I will persevere. To put your mind [...]

Is the nativity story true?

On Tuesday night I led a carol service onboard a wooden-walled sailing ship called the Unicorn.  During it, I related a story and in return received a question Firstly, let me tell you that story which I came across on the Motivateus.com website. The brand-new minister and his wife were assigned to their first charge. [...]

A nation divided

There is an old story of a surgeon, an architect and a politician arguing about who was in the oldest profession. The doctor said it must be him because a surgical operation would have been required on Adam to remove a rib for Eve.  ‘Ah’ exclaimed the architect, ‘but before that, an architect created order out [...]

Of Morning

DarylMadden

Stillness of morning
Is gifted to you
A place for the soul
To open your view

Peace of the morning
I offer to you
My hope of this gift
Of your soul to soak through

Light of the morning
I bless to you
Of hope and of joy
Of stirring anew

Drawing of morning
To find Me here
With desire of love
To join in our prayer

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