Sixteenth Sunday of the Year
What should we do about the weeds? That's a problem facing every farmer and gardener -- a problem that Jesus uses in one of today's Gospel parables... more »
The kingdom of heaven, of God, was central to Christ's teaching and preaching. He did not tell his listeners what the kingdom of God was; the human,... more »
There are weeds sown among the wheat. This passage from St Matthew's Gospel could hardly be more appropriate to us here in England, at the end of a... more »
Jesus proposed that the Kingdom of Heaven was something like a field in which, as often happens, weeds were growing amidst the wheat.To make some... more »
And he compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.
The London 2012 Olympic Games... more »
The Gospel of last Sunday told of Christ's first sending out of the disciples on a mission of preaching and healing. In the order of Mark's Gospel it... more »
Just in case we do not notice the first time, Mark repeats Jesus's suggestion to the Apostles that they go by themselves 'to a wilderness place' to... more »
Various conflicts in recent years have reminded us that when civil war breaks out, the normal decencies of life are soon forgotten. The good... more »
Cycle: C - 18th July 2010: Under My Roof
Only say the word and my soul shall be healed.
Today's passage from Luke's Gospel is one of those passages that has been twisted in all sorts of... more »
There is nothing left now of the Oaks of Mamre; the place all tarmac and housing. There is not much left of the Byzantine Church there, commemorating... more »
The visit of the three men to Abraham and Sarah, the story of them entertaining angels unawares, is a story that might be told as a way of... more »
Abraham, Sarah, Martha and Mary encountered God, at different times and in different ways. Encounters with God abound in the Scriptures; each is the... more »