Tag Archives: light

Bible Sunday: Being light in dark and despairing times

My goodness this has been a turbulent few weeks. The Westminster Parliament, or more to the point the government, has been in meltdown and the third Prime Minister this year is about to be appointed. The cost of living crisis … Continue reading

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Kingship with a ‘to do’ list – Living the fullness of Christ

Celebrating the Feast of Christ the King today brings us to the end of the church’s year. This is literally it’s crowning glory. Today is Near Year’s Eve for us as next week we enter Advent and the start of … Continue reading

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Hope in dark times: All Saints Sunday

I don’t know if you usually do something for Halloween – carving pumpkins, dressing up, having a bit of a scary time – or if you avoid it at all costs. I confess to being rather bemused by the whole … Continue reading

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Being like stars – shining light, hope and wonder

Stars are very Christmassy. They twinkle, they shine, they have a magic all of their own. And a star is a very familiar part of the Christmas story. A star shines over the place where Jesus is born, so that … Continue reading

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Let your light so shine

What makes a nation great? This is a question that has been floating around the internet this week with a video of a Q&A session in an American university. One student asked a panel why they thought America is the … Continue reading

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Light shown through love

One of the problems with how we tend to read the Bible in our worship is that we chop up the text and present it as if it is an isolated piece of wisdom out of context. It isn’t of … Continue reading

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All Saints Day: celebrating light and hope

It has been an interesting weekend with a jumble of stories being told. It seems that Halloween, as a story of ghosts, ghouls, and all things ghastly has grown significantly over the last few years. For some this is clearly … Continue reading

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