Now and Later

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Now and Later, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday November 12, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 25:1-13. End times predictions There is an endless possibility to get yourself lost on the internet. And there is a multitude of rabbit…

Love… but how?

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Room for All, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday October 15, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 22:34–40 Snooker at Bethesda For a year or so, my dad held a position at a Nursing Home near our house in Greenwood….

Whose Image?

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Whose Image?, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday October 22, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 22:15-22. It’s A Trap! I think it’s no real secret that I’m a bit of a nerd. I’ve talked a bit about being a…

Room For All

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Room for All, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday October 15, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 22:1-14. Banquet invitations Is there anyone who wouldn’t like to get invited to a banquet? To get one of those invitations where…

Give Freely

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Give Freely, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday September 3, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 13:1-9. I feel as it is Father’s day, this story is appropriate. A weathy Texan was in the habit of giving his dad…

Honour God

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Honour God, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday August 27, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 6:1-4. There are some things, as an officer, you learn to give up. Some, you’re aware of before you start. For example, I…

Part of our World

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Part of our World, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday 5 March, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 4:1-11. 90/40 Now, it’s Ray’s 90th birthday today, and I know that numbers are often very meaningful in the Bible –…

There is no I in Church…

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, There is no I in Church, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday 12 February, 2017. The Reading was Matthew 5:21-37. The Vicar and the Ember In a small village, somewhere in England, so the story goes, there was…

What does God value?

What makes you a <blank>? What is it that makes you, you? What is it that makes you the things that you identify as? There’s some sense in today’s society that the identifying characteristics of gender roles are no longer appropriate. Women are no longer expected to stay at home and look after the kids….

I don’t need your gifts, only your presence

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, I don’t need your gifts, only your presence, was given at The Rochester and Elmore District Health Service Hostel and nursing Home’s Ecumenical Christmas Service on Tuesday 13 December, 2016. The Reading was Matthew 2:1-12. What are the best Christmas gifts…