Messages from the Team Rector
"Christian Unity in a Divided World"
In recent years I’ve become increasingly aware of a shift in our national discourse, with a significant willingness to use the ‘us/them’ language of division around nationality, race .....
"Neither Understood, Nor Overcome ..... "
As I write the Christmas ads are picking up momentum, Christmas songs are getting played on the radio, and preparation for events, services and other Christmas stuff in Church and School is all underway.
"100 Years and Still No Peace ..... "
Over the last four years we have heard and told all kinds of stories which have helped us to engage with understanding the First World War. There have been powerful films and dramas such as War Horse.
William Tyndale and Bible Sunday
In the Church’s calendar October includes both the remembrance of William Tyndale (6th) and Bible Sunday (28th). For me Tyndale has always been something of a hero of the church.
"Give thanks for a farmer ...."
The other day I was at Brock Auctions watching some lamb and beef sales. For those for whom it is part of everyday life, it no doubt passed by without too much comment, but ....
"Walk in their shoes ...."
No doubt you’ve heard the expression, ‘Don’t judge someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes’. Tracing its history I discovered this is a Cherokee saying ....
"God's will for me ...."
The moment when we acknowledge the presence and reality of God – that he is the creator and we are his beloved creation – we open up a whole new set of questions ....