A reflection of a reflection

This sermon was prepared for the Camp Hill Veteran’s Memorial Building (at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital ) chapel service for Sunday, May 28th, 2017. The scripture reading it is based on is John 17:1-11 (Year A, Easter 7). Jesus, in our scripture reading today, says these words to God: “you have given [the Son] authorityContinue reading “A reflection of a reflection”

Book Review // Scott Evans’ “Beautiful Attitudes”

Lately, I’ve found myself delving into the trifecta of Scott Evans’ writing; if you haven’t heard of him he is a scruffy writer/speaker from Ireland. A bit of a wandering prophet (not necessarily a compliment, thinking of the eccentric prophets of ye Olde Testament), he has produced three books all worth a read: Beautiful Attitudes, Closer Still,Continue reading “Book Review // Scott Evans’ “Beautiful Attitudes””

First Week of Lent // #RethinkLent #RethinkChurch

The other day I shared with you some reflections on Lent. Though I discussed some of the ideas around the season, which are highlighted in the Book of Alternative Services prayer, we didn’t discuss many options for Lenten commitments. Now, this morning (Ash Wednesday), around 8am, I received a text message: What should I give upContinue reading “First Week of Lent // #RethinkLent #RethinkChurch”