Feb 5, 2018
The first hearers of today’s reading from Isaiah were the people of Israel in exile. They had lost their country, city, temple, land and probably family members. They were dragged to a strange land. They...
Jan 30, 2018
What is it that makes Jesus’ ministry so different from the ministry of other teachers of his time?
Mark says that Jesus speaks with substance and with authority that is instantaneously recognizable to all who heard him. This authority of Jesus is not only seen this week...
Sep 16, 2017
I was ill just after my last post and then have had trouble catching up with work and family commitments so sorry for the silence over the last four weeks or so.
Podcasts for the missing weeks from past years:
Aug 15, 2017
I've posted a new sermon fro this Sunday but this is a great alternative for the Joseph story and with way over 400 downloads is the most popular podcast I've ever published.
Direct download link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/stteves10/Proper_15_A_podcast_final.mp3
The blog paege can be found here:
Aug 10, 2017
Focus reading: Matthew 14:22–33
At my induction I said that I believe that it’s not us who go to God, it’s God who comes to us. In today’s story from Scripture that’s the whole shape of what happens. We need help from outside. We can not make it by ourselves. All of us, not just Peter and the disciples are of...