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The Ragman – finding redemption in the pain and tears of Manchester and Egypt

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

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Doorkeepers of Heavenly Homes

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

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The Road Goes Ever On – it is only as we journey that we begin to arrive.

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.

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If Only… the art of not seeing what is in front of our eyes

Sermon for 5th Sunday in Lent  – Sunday 2 April 2017 John 11.1-45 Text: ‘Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.’  (John 11.21) God give you peace my brothers and sisters. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, in her work with the terminally ill, did those who grieve a great service when in 1969 she… Continue reading If Only… the art of not seeing what is in front of our eyes