Monthly Archives: June 2012

ending can be as good as beginning

It is some time since I mused about bumbling. This in part because I have been a little too busy to bumble; and also because it is frowned upon by some of my colleagues and friends, who like focus and … Continue reading

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Sermon for the Birth of John the Baptist

In the Name of God, revealed as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Announcement of Good News can be uncomfortable as well as bringing comfort. This is particularly true if the news involves change, and good personal news always has the … Continue reading

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diverse unity

Many moons ago I was part of the Religious and Theological Studies Fellowship (RTSF). It started life as the Theological Students Fellowship (TSF) and was part of the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF). Through my involvement with the UCCF … Continue reading

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Amendments and Janet

When I was 10 years old, I went to St James and St Christopher’s Church, Shiregreen. Stan and Henry had been wardens for generations, and George had replaced Henry. When the time came for Stan to be replaced, Janet stood … Continue reading

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Anglican turbulence

The Church of England has had an interesting week. It has conducted countless funerals, weddings and baptisms. It has visited many in need, sat with the dying, taken acts of collective worship in church and community schools, prayed in people’s … Continue reading

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Lament for a bigger picture

I have found myself sat in the cafe of the Creation skate park in Moseley, Birmingham as my 10 year old demonstrates his prowess on his scooter, and devises ever more interesting ways to persuade me to enhance his scooter. … Continue reading

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A Sermon for Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is I am afraid to say my favourite holy day I am aware that might sound strange, but one might imagine that you are getting used to me by now, and realise that strangeness might well be my … Continue reading

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