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Gospel centred sermons, based on the lectionary often in advance.

Feb 25, 2019

Key Reading : 1 Corinthians 15:35–38, 42–50, 57-58 (see also Lk 6:27-38.)

Some parts of Paul's letters are difficult to interpret. 1 Cor 15 is no exception especially when Paul starts talking about "physical" and "spiritual" bodies in the resurrection. When we are all raised to new life Paul says we will all have...


Feb 25, 2019

Focus readings: 1 Corinthians 15:12–20, Luke 6:17–26

There is a temptation to see today’s readings as being about life beyond this life, or about what happens in some far but glorious future. The Corinthians reading is focussed on the future and the resurrection of the dead at the end of time. Jesus’ words about...


Feb 11, 2019

Focus Reading: 1 Cor 12:31b-14:1a  (1 Cor 13)

I Corinthians is a book of the Bible all about a divided church which does not understand that its unity is not in the gifts or clever and eloquent words or even in self sacrificing service. Their unity is in Jesus who is the head of the body the source through the spirit of...


Feb 11, 2019

Focus readings: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19;1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

Today’s Psalm describes the Law as being sweeter than honey from the comb. That sounds strange but when the Bible talks about the Law it's talking about much more than the Rules that we find in Leviticus and Deuteronomy. The Law the...


Past Podcasts Year C (With some big gaps)

Feb 11, 2019

Here is a list of Year C Sermons - Past episodes as of February 2019

The gaps are Epiphany +3 and +4, All of Lent, and Most of Easter 1-5 and Proper 20-23. Hopefully I will plug some of the Easter and Lent gaps this year.

Live with hope and confidence. Advent 1 C (2012)

Look forward and not only back.`1 Advent 2 (2012)