I remember visiting All Souls’ Church in London, a church with an international reputation and reach. My friend was working there for a year, and I was able to enter the building when it was quiet. I even got to stand in the pulpit, where the Bible has been faithfully and powerfully taught for many […]
You might be wondering why we have this reading about snakes this morning in the church calendar. Is it something to do with St Patrick’s Day? It certainly doesn’t seem to have much to do with Mothering Sunday. Indeed what is this story about, and what might it have to say to us today?
Jude 11 – Woe to them! What a way to begin a sermon. We’re not used to hearing such a strident call about others; it doesn’t seem very diplomatic or tactful to speak in this way, although Jude might recall his half-brother and Master the Lord Jesus Christ saying something similar in Matthew 23.
The Mothers’ Union is a vital and dynamic movement within the worldwide Anglican Communion. If you imagine them as the ladies who make tea, then the members here need to think again about their image, but maybe you need to also discover the work of the Mother Union internationally. The MU is not bound by […]