Category Archives: Sermons

We are what we eat

Loving Father, pour out your Spirit upon us, your people, the Body of Christ, that as we break open your word to us in scripture may we hear your Living Word speaking to us, that we might be transformed by … Continue reading

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Words and the Word

Creating and sustaining God, as we meditate upon your word to us in scripture may your Living Word once again dwell in us that we might shine as your light in the world. Amen. “It’s only words, and words are … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

The following is my sermon for Midnight Mass at St Michael’s Parish Church, Landrake. As you will see, I concentrate on the reading from St John’s Gospel: Loving Lord, as we meditate on your Word may you be once again … Continue reading

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Pink Prose

What follows is my sermon from presiding and preaching at an Advent Eucharist in Landrake Methodist Chapel today. If I had one, I would have worn a pink stole. Alas, this was not possible, but there is pink on the … Continue reading

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The Act of Remembrance

Last year I preached in one of my own chapels on Remembrance Sunday, which was also Remembrance Day. This year I was asked to preach in one of our local Parish Churches. I’m not convinced it was my greatest ever … Continue reading

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A Priestly Calling

This past weekend I have been away from Cornwall, up in Durham with Mrs Nomad and Wee One, to witness my close friend, and former fellow Cambridge student, Kate be ordained Priest by Bishop Mark of Jarrow in Durham Cathedral … Continue reading

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We, too, have passed through the waters of death (Resurrection Triptych, Pt 3)

This is what I preached at the evening Eucharist at Saltash Wesley on Easter Day, 2013. The readings were those set in the lectionary (Isaiah 43.1-7, 1 Corinthians 15.1-11, John 20.19-23). It was not so much a sermon as a … Continue reading

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