Those who Eat Together

Those who Eat Together Matthew 14:13-21​ Feeding of the 5000 Yesterday I had a whats app from a university friend who I hadn’t heard from in some time. Kieran and I had rowed together. I was reminded as we caught up of how one Easter holiday, both being foreign...

A Glimpse of a Treasure

A Glimpse of a Treasure Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52​ 5 Parables of the Kingdom There are certain moments in one’s life where one feels close to God – like Christ has come near – moments of beauty or of peace or of joy. But also those moments when you see a...

Patience

Patience Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds I found this box on a shelf. It’s a bit old, you can tell it’s been around for a while, it’s been bumped here and scratched there. It’s not easy to open. But it’s also clearly precious, with golden...

A Career Plan

A Career Plan Matthew 10:40-42 Whoever welcomes you welcomes me,and whoever welcomes me welcomes the on who sent me. When I was first working as an Engineer I was on a Graduate programme. There were around 30 of us all starting over a couple of months and we all went...

Self-examination

Self-examination Matthew 10:24-39 I don’t come to bring peace but a sword Monday is Windrush Day. It comes at the end of a week where, as a formal representative of the Church of England, I feel frustrated, distraught and saddened. You may have seen in the press...

Unknowable, Unownable God

Unknowable, Unownable God Matthew 28:16-20 Go and Baptise in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit On Monday evening in Washington D.C., President Trump stood up in front of St John the Divine holding a bible – the photo has been widely...