The Kingdom of Heaven is like…. among you Sermon for Trinity 7 – Sunday 30 July 2017 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe Text: The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, yeast, hidden treasure, a pearl of great value, a net, a storehouse. (Matthew 13:31-33,44-52) God give you peace my sisters and brothers.… Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven is like…. among you
If Jesus sowed in Suffolk – on becoming good soil. Sermon for Sunday 15 July 2017 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe – Text: Matthew 13.23 God give you peace my sisters and brothers. If Jesus were to farm in Suffolk, or at least tell the parable of the sower today, would he tell it differently?… Continue reading If Jesus sowed in Suffolk – on becoming good soil.
Sermon in the Octave of the Nativity of John the Baptist – Sunday 25 June 2017 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe (Delivered on the day after the priestly ordination of Penny Brinkley at a service where she was the president) Text: They began motioning to his father to find out what name he… Continue reading Signs of God – A Priest is Born
In troubled times we turn to God for help. However God’s answer sometimes means we are called to go and help others so bring God’s love to everyone.
Reading for Sunday 28 May 2017 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe God give you peace my sisters and brothers C.S. Lewis famously described pain as, ‘God’s megaphone to rouse a deaf world.’ Perhaps this week, in the aftermath of the bomb killing twenty-two young people in Manchester and the bus attack in Egypt which saw… Continue reading The Ragman – finding redemption in the pain and tears of Manchester and Egypt
Doorkeepers of Heavenly Homes Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter – 14 May 2017 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe. Text: In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places (John 14v2) God give you peace my sisters and brothers. In 2014 our Diocese (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich) celebrated 100 years since it was created. Other dioceses… Continue reading Doorkeepers of Heavenly Homes
The Road Goes Ever On – it is only as we journey that we begin to arrive. Sermon: St John the Baptist, Felixstowe – Sunday 30 April 2017 TEXT: As they came near the village to which they were going, he walked ahead as if he were going on – Luke 24v28 God give you… Continue reading The Road Goes Ever On – it is only as we journey that we begin to arrive.