Losing yourself – A sermon from 16th February 2020

“I feel like there are parts of myself that have been lost along the way, and I don’t know if I can go back and find them again.” Is this how the woman who lost a coin or the shepherd who lost a sheep felt; for these in the parable, this was more than a coin, more than a sheep – without what we’ve lost, we’re less than the whole and want ourselves back.

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Don’t worry – A sermon from 16th February 2020

How many of you wonder if the reading from Matthew 6 doesn’t apply to you? Don’t worry, be happy? If we’re honest with ourselves, do we wonder if this inspirational stuff is fine if you’re young – but for adult modern life, doesn’t apply? After all – this isn’t going to pay the rent, repair the car, overcome the concerns of our lives. Yet Jesus knew about worries, he knew about life – he tells us to stop worrying and asks us to notice the moment. To give our attention to what God has for us now – as He will help us deal with tomorrow when it comes.

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Salt and Light – A sermon from 9th February 2020

We’ve all been at an occassion where we meet new people and have to introduce ourselves. How do we answer that question – have we ever answered that question by saing “I am the salt of the earth, the light of the world!” Probably not; but Jesus answered his disciples to suggest this is what they were. Being salt and light is unique to each of us – but how we shine our light and sprinkle our salt will reflect and reveal the life of God with us.

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A reflection on Haggai and Coventry Cathedral: a sermon from 2nd February 2020

When you open the bible, Haggai is one of the twelve minor prophets, right at the end of the Old Testament. It can be a hard book to find, as it’s a very short one: but there’s important lessons inside which can help us reflect on the importance we place on bricks and mortar – instead of the living temple that is Jesus Christ.

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