This is the short sermon I gave today at Putney Methodist Church (18 October, 2020). It was our first family service since the beginning of the year, and I gave this reflection while the children were making very realistic fake wounds, which we then bound up with bandages! The reading was Luke 10:25-37. Luke 10:25-37 … Continue reading The Good Samaritan: Making difficult choices
This is the sermon I preached today (11th October, 2020) at Putney Methodist Church. The readings were Philippians 2:1-13 and Matthew 21:23-32. Introduction Today, we are going to reflect on an ancient question with very modern implications: ‘By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?’ (Matt. 21:23). This is … Continue reading By what authority?
This is the sermon I gave today (4th October, 2020) at Putney Methodist Church. It was a special occasion as it was the first time we were celebrating Holy Communion since the beginning the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the first time since 1st March - almost certainly the longest period in Putney's century and a … Continue reading An invisible communion