Monthly Archives: December 2015

Women of action, men of action

Fiona Waite and Laura Keene amused and challenged us this morning with a sketch in which two folk, having been to church and heard a sermon on today’s passage, Mark 1 :1-20 discussed its implications for us today. Their conclusion? ‘God came among us to show us what he is like, to challenge us to be men and women of action.’

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The time is NOW! Bible readings for tomorrow

Here’s the readings from the Narrative Lectionary for tomorrow.  We’re moving on from Christmas, and  thinking about the start of Jesus’  ministry, and beginning the long journey to Easter.  But, writing in today’s The Times, Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James’s, Piccadilly reminds us that in the Church Calendar, the Christmas season continued until Epiphany, on the 6th of January, and that for these twelve days we can legitimately wish

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You did it for me: Christ on the city street

Posting about homelessness reminded me of this moving poem in the Street Pastors recent prayer letter. It was written by Stephen Webster who in his book on the story of ‘Glasgow Street Outreach’ tells us that at a time when he was almost giving up “This experience (near Buchanan Street) showed me more than anything that God’s heart would be revealed to me on the city streets and it gave me the energy to carry on, despite the apparent lack

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