80 days to God’s Kingdom

Who cares about Phineas Fogg when the Space Station can go around the world in 100 minutes? I am, of course, talking about Jules Verne’s Victorian hero who endeavors to orbit the globe in 80 days. Normally, the answer is no one. Except, two days ago, the Scotsman Mark Beaumont went around the earth on [...]

Quasimodo Sunday

John 20.24-30   Here are some useless facts for you! This Sunday is often known in the church as Low Sunday. Why it’s called that isn’t exactly agreed upon. It might be because the passion, drama and wonder of Easter are over. Or it might come from a corruption of the first word of a [...]

Decisions! Decisions! Decisions!

Matthew 25.31-41 Isaiah 58.1-3;6-8 It strange how small decisions, made by others, can affect us. Take this week. As you may know, we have a successful St Luke’s Facebook page. I regularly put on it prayers, stories and sayings which then automatically get sent to those who have indicated they like the page. Up until [...]

Start by doing nothing

Where is the book section for New Christians asked Gene Edwards when he walked into a huge Christian bookshop filled to the rafters with volumes. He got the reply - there wasn't one! He goes on got say that the few books he did eventually find were inane, useless, shallow or cursed by scholarship!   [...]