Want to be a new Saint Paul?

Acts 13.1-3 Acts 13.38-41 Acts 13.42-48 I belong to the baby boomer generation. And so, growing up as we did with the restrictions of post-war austerity, we knew where we stood. Economic strategies, jobs for life and all-embracing corporations dominated our work outlook. Our personal world had government departments provided most of our services.  Plus, [...]

Paul’s First Journey – Sermon preparations

This Sunday I will preaching on Paul's First Missionary Journey (Acts Ch13) I found this You Tube video very helpful of two prestigious Biblical scholars.   I will post the sermon shortly. via Commaful  

Your future is adjusted

The Little Children and Jesus 15 People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. 16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such [...]

Seeing in part

Now we see only a dim likeness of things. It is as if we were seeing them in a foggy mirror. But someday we will see clearly. We will see face to face. What I know now is not complete. But someday I will know completely, just as God knows me completely. 1 Corinthians 13.2 [...]

Mirror of Erised

Summer is for reading old favourites. As a result, it was with the greatest of pleasure that I turned to ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ on my Kindle. Written by J K Rowling, and ostensibly for youngsters, there is something for everyone within its covers. Take the story of the Mirror of Erised. Harry [...]

Seeing the future?

It wouldn't have happened if the slide projector's  bulb hadn't exploded. Angry at the darkening screen, the father ordered his disappointed children to bed. There would be no pictures from that magic lantern tonight. Next day, he walked from his paneled office several blocks to a less prosperous part of town. There he mounted the [...]