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Who’s the Greatest?

(Proverbs 31.10-31, James 3.13-4.3, Mark 9,30-37) Twenty-nine years ago today, I was licensed as a Reader in the Church of England. Over those twenty-nine years, one of the questions I’ve most frequently been asked is, “Are you going to go … Continue reading

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Who’s Calling?

(Revelation 5,1-10; John 1, 43-51) In the early 1980s, I was doing a job that was making me very unhappy. It was only part time, but it was stressful; my immediate superior was frequently unwell and I had to help … Continue reading

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Mustard Seed Faith

  (Habakkuk 1, 1-4 & 2,1-4; Luke 17, 5-10)  Today our gospel reading urges us to have ‘mustard seed faith’.   The mustard seed is used several times as an image by Jesus in the gospels; first as a metaphor … Continue reading

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