Reflection for the Second Sunday of Trinity 2021

The Eyes of Love  1 Samuel 16.6 – 13. Samuel is sent to Jesse’s Farm to  anoint a New King “6 When they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, ‘Surely the Lord’s anointed is now before the Lord.’ 7But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I … Read more

Reflection for the First Sunday after Trinity 2021

How does Jesus change an Angry Life? This is a brief overview of the life of John Newton who eventually became the Vicar of Olney, and wrote the  wonderful hymn “Amazing Grace” Once Newton had turned to the Jesus, how would the Lord change a life full of resentment, hatred, anger, abuse, and even murderous … Read more

Reflection for Trinity Sunday 2021

Breaking through Rock Looking into Unknown Horizons In 1962, John Glenn was the first American astronaut to orbit the earth. He had a perspective on the earth beneath, and space beyond, that nobody had ever had.  John was suddenly aware of the big picture of his own existence; his tiny lifeform on the backdrop of … Read more

Reflection for Pentecost 2021

Do You know how they got their Powers?  This was my Pentecost assembly at St Thomas’ school in Golborne…… Could you name each superhero? Can you describe any of their special powers? Do you know how they got their powers? I’ll concentrate on my favourite, Spiderman. (The one with the mask on) He is Peter … Read more

Reflection for Ascensiontide 2021

A study for Ascensiontide  – Acts 16.11-15, 40 “11 From Troas we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, and the next day we went on to Neapolis. “12 From there we traveled to Philippi, a Roman colony and the leading city of that district of Macedonia. And we stayed there several days. “13 … Read more