Sunburst Glory

  When the apostle Paul hinges two passages with the word 'therefore', we always know he is about to produce a blockbuster. In the chapter before, he has dug deep into the remembered story of Abraham and God’s promise to him that he would be father of many nations, against all odds. Paul has examined the [...]

Word of Love

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 [...]

Armour of Christ

  Ephesians 6.10-20   Ferreting around to find a good book to read on holiday, I made a surprising discovery. It appears most popular at the moment are paranormal stories where zombies, vampires and invisible worlds abound. And that’s a problem if you just want a good down-to-earth thriller like The Day of the Jackal [...]

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 [...]

A POEM ABOUT BREAD

Be gentle, when you touch bread, Let it not be uncared for, unwanted. So often bread is taken for granted. There is so much beauty in bread, Beauty of sun and soil, Beauty of patient toil. Winds and rain have caressed it, Christ often blessed it; Be gentle when you touch bread. Source: A POEM [...]