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

Aug 13, 2022

  1. Heb 11:29-12:2
  • Sermon Jesus Carries us across the line
    1. The Story of Derek Redman

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V93-mOwkw3I

Derek Redman was a contender to win a medal in the 400m sprint at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. He had easily made the semi-finals winning both his heats, but in that semi-final


Jul 20, 2022

Key Bible passages: Proverbs 8:1–4, 22-31, Romans 5:1–5, John 16:12–15

The experience of God (Trinity)
Today is Trinity Sunday. From our tradition and in our history the church has usually named God as Trinity. God is One but at the same time God is Three - Father, Son & Holy Spirit. 
 Today, I’m going to talk...


Jul 20, 2022

A narrative sermon based on Genesis 32: 25-32 and Matthew 26: 36-46

My name is Jacob. I’m a twin. They say that even when I was in my mother’s womb I struggled with my brother. I came out holding onto his heal so they gave me the name grasper or grabber. The name sort of fits because for the first part of my life...


Jun 1, 2022

Focus Readings: Genesis 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17

In Douglas Adam's Science Fiction series, the Hitch Hikers' Guide to the Galaxy there is a fish called the Babel fish which can be inserted into the ear and which translates whatever is being said in any language instantly to your own. He writes "by...


May 25, 2022

Focus reading John 17:20-26 Some of you may remember Tim Shaw from Demtel. If you don’t you may be familiar with the Shopping network. A presenter tells you about an amazing product you must have. Then she or he will say “but wait there’s more” and will offer another amazing product, then they might say “Not...