Tag Archives: Following Jesus

Called by name

Names are very important and our own name is deeply personal. It expresses so much of our identity, who we are and where we belong. We have our first name or names, what for those who have been baptized we … Continue reading

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Vocation Sunday: affirming the sacred in human life

There is a challenge, which I find particularly hard to do. It is to see if you can reduce your job, or any role you have, down to just a few words. I find it hard because there are so … Continue reading

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APCM Address 2017

Parents taking their children out of school during term time for holidays have been in the news recently, not least because of a court case. There are times when this is necessary, but every school I have been involved with … Continue reading

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Crossing the waters: liberation, justice, peace and promises fulfilled

There are two stories in the Bible of waters being made to stand in a heap so that the people of Israel can cross over on dry land. The first is the best known, from the book of Exodus (chapter … Continue reading

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Christmas light: loving hope and purpose

Are you naturally a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty person? If your outlook is optimistic you will probably concentrate on the positive and play down the negative. If pessimism gets the better of you, then no doubt life will look darker. … Continue reading

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