The Sermon on the Mount can change us and our flawed world.
What does the gift of the Holy Spirit in baptism give and ask?
Tips on rehearsing before preaching a sermon.
Introduction Latest video on writing a Christian talk for a group or congregation. This movie deals with the actual writing and reviewing of your speech's script. Video https://youtu.be/24DNLMDl5vs Feedback If you found this video useful in your sermon preparation, please leave a like or comment. Similarly, if there is room for improvement, let me [...]
Introduction Acts Chapter 15-18 Is it a story of an epic journey? Is it a story of overcoming deceit and violence? Is it a story of getting the truth out there? Well, it is all of these; it is just a great story. In Paul's Second Missionary Journey we have false imprisonment, lying charlatans and formidable thinkers. [...]
Acts 2.1-13 Traditionally, Church of Scotland clergy has been ordained to the ‘ministry of word and Sacrament’. There's a wonderful term for you, ‘word and sacrament’! What could it possibly mean today? This week, I decided I would write my own ministry mission statement. After much head scratching, I came up with [...]
Luke 6.17-22 Luke 6.46-49 It is a perennial news story. And it is about brand-new houses built on a flood plain. All starts out as leafy, beautiful and hopeful. Then the summer goes, and the season turns to storms ; yet still life goes on. But one year the rains come down heavier than before. The outcome is inevitable; since water literally gurgles out of the ground leaving incensed home [...]
Words of Love The power of the preacher came to the world’s attention a few months ago when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married in St George’s Chapel. The Most Reverend Michael Curry from the Episcopal Church of North America ‘preached up a storm’ and many were amazed at his charismatic style and [...]