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Lectionary sermon 17 December 2017 (3B) on Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11 and John 1: 6-8,19-28

FILTERING CHRISTMAS THROUGH THE POLAROIDS If we think back a few years…. is it just me – or has Christmas become more impressive. Plug in lights are now so common that they not only typically grace the tree, they now … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon 11 December 2016 (Advent 3 A) on Matthew 11:2-11

To me the biggest contrast between modern Christians and the earliest stories of followers of Jesus is that all too often these days the emphasis has become centred on what happens in acts of Church worship. This seems far removed … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 14 December 2014 on Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11 and John 1: 6-8,19-28

FILTERING CHRISMAS THROUGH THE POLAROIDS For we who have the good fortune to live amongst the wealthy, one of the intriguing developments to Christmas over recent years has been the way our Christmas images have been reshaped as they link to our … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 11 December 2016 (Advent 3 A) on Matthew 11:2-11

To me the biggest contrast between modern Christians and the earliest stories of followers of Jesus is that all too often these days the emphasis has become centred on what happens in acts of Church worship. This seems far removed … Continue reading

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