Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sermon for Watchnight

Ecclesiastes 3:1-15; Ephesians 5:6-20; Luke 12:35-40 With thanks to Revd Dr Joanna Adams whose sermon formed the basis for my own thoughts  – original here. Time.  This night of all nights, our eyes are on the clock.  We are counting … Continue reading

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Sermon for Christmas Day: Visitors to the Stable

Every family has its own particular traditions at Christmas time, often inherited from our parents, and our family is no different. For us an essential part of Christmas is the nativity scene, which we set up on a table in … Continue reading

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Sermon: ‘He placed the child among them’

This sermon was prepared for a worship event which was a fundraiser for ‘Children in Need’. The theme for the evening was Matthew 18:5. At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in … Continue reading

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Sermon for Advent Sunday: Tree of Promise

Jeremiah 33:14-16, Luke 21:25-36 “Look at the fig tree and all the trees. When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and know that summer is near.” (Luke 21:29-30) It is easy to take trees for granted. We are … Continue reading

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