Rolling out the red carpet for Jesus

Rolling out the red carpet for Jesus  In society today we talk about ‘rolling out the red carpet’ when there is a special event, that famous or very important people are going to attend. Did you know that this term actually goes back several centuries in India, where...

Encouragement by Sharon Taylor

Have you ever been encouraged? I’m sure that throughout our lives we have all been encouraged whether that was when we were babies and encouraged to eat our food or take our first steps. Our first day at school, a job interview, performing in competitions or whether...

John 9:1-41 ~ Aly Tunstall

John 9 vs 1-41 So often we want answers as to why things happen that’s because we want to make sense of things, and there is nothing wrong in that in itself. That said, unless we are listening to Jesus we can often come up with the wrong answers. The disciples in our...

9th Sunday after Trinity ~ fire

Reading 12:49-56 Click to read it. Shock! Apparently Beethoven used to play a trick on his audiences.  He would play one of his slow gentle pieces and watch as the audience became lulled into a gentle rhythm.  Then as the final notes were being played he would crash...

Sermon 12th May 2019 – John 10 22 – 30

Put yourselves for a minute in the temple as one of the people from our passage. You might be there as one of the people that have heard about Jesus so are just there, to see who Jesus was in all this. Or it may be as a Rabbi, Pharisee or one of the Teachers, that are...