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The 13th Sunday After Pentecost; Luke 14:25-33

Labour Day was last Sunday, schools restarted on Tuesday, the universities and colleges have moved in their 1st year students, lectures will start tomorrow. Despite the astronomical calendar, Summer is officially over. But I want to hang onto relaxation and lazy summer days; reading in the garden, walking around in shorts, deck shoes, and a […]

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The 5th Sunday after Pentecost; Luke 10:25–37

It happens like clockwork; every 3 years, on the first or second Sunday of July, the Parable of the Good Samaritan rolls around once again as the Gospel. And just as regularly perhaps 9 out of 10 preachers in the land will do their best to hammer out some kind of a new take on […]

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The 4th Sunday After Pentecost; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

He was a young man, a pawnbroker’s apprentice in Nottingham, living in two very different worlds; Sunday a world of Methodist chapel, respectability, clean Sunday-best clothes; weekdays a world of poverty, dirt, blasphemy, drunkenness. Monday morning to Saturday night in the pawnshop he dealt with the poorest of the poor and the lowest of the […]

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The Day of Pentecost; Acts 2:1-21

Sometimes we should listen to our long departed parents, even when we’ve become seniors ourselves, like me. I should have remembered, “Don’t talk to strangers!” It was about a year ago, and I was actually shopping for some travel guide books in preparation for our vacation in Newfoundland. Having found what little they had, I […]

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The 3rd Sunday of Easter; The Collect, John 21:1-19

Quite some years ago I officiated at a wedding (of friends), and clothing was one of the more serious problems that plagued that particular bride and groom in their planning. You see, it was a second marriage for the bride, and a first marriage for the groom, and it seems there are strict rules of […]

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