Let’s not get confused by the bread, fake news or alternative ‘facts’. What has this encounter between Jesus and the religious hi-brow got to teach us today?
The sign of Jonah. Claire explores the demand for a sign by the Pharisees and Sadducees and asks us to look out for the way God acts in unexpected ways
Three-day seminar. Kate Baker explores the difference in the two ‘feeding’ accounts, a reflection on ‘mountains’ beginning with a story about ‘this week’ in the year.
Christ the King Sunday, Peter speaks about the plea of the thief on the cross. The lectionary for this Sunday was Colossians 1:11-20 and Luke 23:37-43. With thanks to Scott Hoezee of Calvin Theological Seminary for inspiration. The kingdom of God is expressed now whenever the People of God live lives that reflect the desire, purpose […]
Allen follows Jesus’ rebuttal of the Pharisees about defilement and speaks of the heart. He reflects on the Church’s role as a royal priesthood following the decision taken by the nation in the EU Referendum.
As we continue to read carefully through Matthew’s gospel, looking at all that Jesus said and did, we are taking note of who Jesus is, his character and the actions that flow from that. We note too that Jesus is teaching disciples; disciples who will continue to demonstrate that the kingdom of God is among us until that day when Jesus returns.
Continuing the series ‘All that Jesus said and did’ Peter Cunliffe speaks from Matthew 14:22-34
Peter Cunliffe addresses the rejection of Jesus at Nazareth, and the perceived ordinariness of Jesus, as an encouragement for all would-be disciples of Jesus to exercise the authority that Jesus gives to us.
Drag nets and storerooms N.B. The introduction to this talk is missing.
Allen links the kingdom of God with the gift of the Holy Spirit.