This is the sermon I delivered this morning at Putney Methodist Church. We have been studying the book of James in the evenings at Putney this month. The texts were: Matthew 12:33-37 and James 3:1-12 “How great a forest is set ablaze by a small fire! And the tongue is a fire. The tongue is placed among … Continue reading Taming the tongue
This is the sermon I delivered today at Holy Trinity Roehampton Anglican Church at the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Holy Trinity and Minstead Gardens Methodist Church have worked successfully together for many years as part of an ecumincal parish, committed to serving Christ together in their area. The set gospel reading for … Continue reading One Church, or many?
This is the sermon I gave at all three of my churches this year (Barnes, Putney and Roehampton) as part of our annual Methodist Covenant service. The texts were: Genesis 12:1-8; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Mark 14:22-25. The concept of ‘covenant’ runs through our Bible like ‘Blackpool’ through a stick of rock. This morning we have heard … Continue reading “The covenant we this moment make be ever kept in mind”