Sermon preached at St Anne’s Dunbar, Sunday 3rd Sept 2017
Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28
Every moment has meaning.
Imagine the scene: a villa in Tuscany. Family and friends are gathered on a warm veranda as the sun sets. There’s an aroma of sweet, ripe tomatoes, basil and garlic from the local market. A murmur of conversation rises as the group tuck into fresh, delicious food and savour one another’s company. All is right with the world. Read more
A guest blog I wrote for the Anglican Communion News Service (click on image to read)
A wee while ago I was approached by BBC Radio Scotland and invited to have a go at being a contributor to Thought for the Day. It’s been great experience for me to learn how it’s put together and work with some of the team, and after a couple of trial runs and lots of guidance, this morning I gave my first live “Thought”.
Sermon for Easter Sunday dawn service 2016, on John 20:1-8, preached at the Ecumenical Service at the Church of St Mary on the Rock, St Andrews.
I wonder, have you seen Jesus yet today? I’m not joking; have you seen him? And if not, why aren’t you off looking for him?
A few months ago someone gave me a miniature rose plant. It was very kind of them, and very pretty! Unfortunately though, I’m terrible with plants. Within weeks, the leaves went greyish, brownish and crispy. Dead, in short. I almost threw it out, but I’m also not very tidy, so for weeks it sat in my kitchen looking like dead twigs in a pot.