Category: Christmas

The Great Consummation – Luke 1

This post is based on a sermon preached at St Mary Bredin on the 3rd Sunday of Advent, 2015. You can hear the audio of the sermon here. And Zechariah said to the angel, “How shall I know this? For

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The Mission of Christmas

One of the staggering things about Christmas is the number of people you get through your church doors. Normally quiet congregations can suddenly become bustling bodies of eager anticipation for a bit of old-time religion. And unlike funerals, weddings and

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Liberation. 24 years ago we watched as a revolution unfolded in Romania. Here is the story of liberation. Watch how the cross and its people are at the centre of what happened. Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a

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Away in a Something

Heat Magazine: Will you put a nativity scene under the tree? Joey Essex: What does that mean? Heat: You know what a nativity scene is, surely… Joey: An activity screen? Is it a box you put presents in Heat: You

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Reno erat Rudolphus

Absolutely Genius. Biretta Tip to Kelvin

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Time for One Last Bow

14 days to go….

Posted in Christmas, Doctor Who