Sermon Preached at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Cardiff: Texts: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 May I speak, and may we listen, in the name of God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. ‘On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening […]

May I speak and may we listen, in the name of God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.   ‘For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.’   I have […]

(ad libitum) May I speak and may we listen, in the name of God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.    I want to give you a little insight into my childhood that not many people get to hear…particularly Church folk, for reasons that will become clear! Once upon a time, I had […]

From: Michel Quoist, Prayers of Life, pp. 49-51. Tonight, Lord, I am alone. Little by little the sounds died down in the church. The people went away, And I came home, Alone. I passed people who were returning from a walk. I went by the cinema that was disgorging its crowd. I skirted café terraces […]

This valley is full of death’s shadow children. The uncounted countless, lay still as their un-dead above them.   Staring into the silt abyss as black as grief unleashed upon the mountains – echoing a silent return.   Language is too bitter to be employed here. And if employed, stands useless.   Yet, the heart […]

Why do we Christians sing? Cymanfa Ganu 2017 The Revd Jarel Robinson-Brown   ‘I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; The Lord is my strength and my might, And he has become my salvation; This is my God, and I will praise him, My father’s God, and I will exalt him.’ […]

Sermon preached at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Cardiff: Texts: Epistle: Romans 14: 1-12 Gospel: Matthew 18: 21-35   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.   Many people think the only amazing thing that Jesus ever did was die and rise again…(that was incredible, of course it was) but […]