Crisis – What Crisis?

“What’s your bank details?” That was the question from a young pupil at an ‘Ask the School Chaplain’ session. I laughed saying that I may not have a bank by the end of the day. By nightfall, that joke had gone flat as it was the start of the financial crisis of 2008. In fact, [...]

Living Words

  Psalm 30 Last weekend was exceptional.  It also didn’t rain at the Glastonbury. Music Festival! And so, it was in warm sunshine that Barry Gibb, the surviving Bee Gee, sang:     It's only words, and words are all I have to take your heart away Well, since then I have had a week [...]

Surprised by resurrection

Luke 24.1-12 There is only one thing more annoying than forgetting the punchline of a joke and that is to remember the ending but not the jape that went before.   And that is relevant today, as I saw a sermon title but could find the text. To explain, I was researching today’s talk when [...]

Saints for one day

Luke 22.47-53   Well that is another year past since we met here in last Holy week. Has it been a good year for you? Possibly and I hope so or possibly not! Of course, there have been days of joy and roses but there may well have also been the ones more adorned with [...]