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Are we an eco-congregation? Sermon from 25th October ’15

Readings: Esther 4: 5-17 and Luke 16: 19-31 Eco-Congregation 25 October 2015 At Hope for the Future we were contacted recently by someone from parish in the South who told us: “I and some friends recently met with a very … Continue reading

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Anyone can start from now and make a brand new end

“Let there be respect for the earth, Peace for it’s people,
Love in our lives, Delight in the good,
Forgiveness for past wrongs, And from now on, a new start.”
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Rooted in Jesus Christ, fruitful in his service

From what we can gather, Jesus enjoyed his wine.  In fact, he earned a reputation for being a bit of quaffer (Matt 11.19/Luke 7.34) which is surprising given that, then as now, it was a relatively expensive product.  Although equally, … Continue reading

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Jesus is risen!

From time to time, someone asks me if I believe in the resurrection of Jesus.  It is usually framed in such a way as to anticipate a negative or, at least, ambiguous response.  Rather than scratching my beard, adjusting my … Continue reading

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Caesarea Philippi

When did those first disciples of Jesus begin to realise that there was something, not just special, but very special about him.  There must always have been something special about him to persuade the Twelve to follow him in the … Continue reading

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