Spirit & Life
The Voice of the Silenced and Disregarded
Exodus 17:1-7 John 4:5-42In Samaria he came to a town named Sychar, which was not far from the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired out by the trip, sat down by the well. It was about noon.A Samaritan woman came to...
Very Real Love
John 3:1-17There was a Jewish leader named Nicodemus, who belonged to the party of the Pharisees. One night he went to Jesus and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher sent by God. No one could perform the miracles you are doing unless God were with...
Shining in Dark Places
2 Peter 1:16-21We have not depended on made-up stories in making known to you the mighty coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. With our own eyes we saw his greatness. We were there when he was given honour and glory by God the Father, when the voice came to him from the...
God’s Servants, Partners together
1 Corinthians 3:1-9As a matter of fact, my friends, I could not talk to you as I talk to people who have the Spirit; I had to talk to you as though you belonged to this world, as children in the Christian faith. I had to feed you milk, not solid food, because you were...
The Flavour of Justice
Isaiah 58:1-12 Suggestion: Read it out loud!The Lord says, “Shout as loud as you can! Tell my people Israel about their sins! They worship me every day, claiming that they are eager to know my ways and obey my laws. They say they want me to give them just...
Advent 4: Joy”Enduring Audacity Kindles Courageous Joy”
Even when we are jaded, fatigued or weary, this time of year seeps into our spirits with a certain something. Why is that?
Advent 3: Love
I get why Mary sings. Carrying a child is where great wonder and gentle patience really are the best companions.
Advent 2: Hope”The Source of all Hope”
God has always called us to unity and being alongside each other. Jesus’ living and being showed what that looks like, and how to live it out in our daily lives, if we so choose.
Advent 1: Peace”Let us walk in the light which the Lord gives us!”
God offers us a way forward together, with a path to follow so that we can live as a flourishing and nurturing community. It is up to us to choose to take the path.
Reign of Christ Sunday/End of RCL Church year
This is the light that comes to us as we walk in the way of Christ … illumination of a better way, when, in isolation, all feels lost.