Covenants of Love: Collegial Love

Hands up if you love Rupert Murdoch. As I suspected, there are not many positive responses to that request. It’s hardly surprising considering the despicable deeds of some within his corporate empire to come to light over the past few weeks. So the topic of this third sermon in the series ‘Covenants of Love’ presents […]

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Covenants of Love: Friendship

“In human affairs nothing more sacred is striven for, nothing more useful is sought after, nothing more difficult is discovered, nothing more sweet experienced and nothing more profitable possessed, for friendship bears fruit in this life and in the next.” – Aelred of Rievaulx c1166. Spiritual Friendship 2:9 Today our focus is on covenants of […]

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Covenants of Love: Familial Love

This morning marks the beginning of our sermon series on “Covenants of Love”.  Over the next four weeks we’re going to be looking at different types of relationships and, through them, exploring different aspects of love. The English language limits us to just one word for love – how can it be possible to love […]

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I Believe in God: Three – God

CREDO IN DEUM, we come to our final sermon in this short series in which we have attempted to take a fresh look at the affirmation, ‘I believe in God’.  We began by reflecting on selfhood – on what it means to be a person.  We explored how biblical insights invite us to discover our […]

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I Believe in God: Three – God

CREDO IN DEUM, we come to our final sermon in this short series in which we have attempted to take a fresh look at the affirmation, ‘I believe in God’.  We began by reflecting on selfhood – on what it means to be a person.  We explored how biblical insights invite us to discover our […]

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I Believe in God: Three – God

CREDO IN DEUM, we come to our final sermon in this short series in which we have attempted to take a fresh look at the affirmation, ‘I believe in God’.  We began by reflecting on selfhood – on what it means to be a person.  We explored how biblical insights invite us to discover our […]

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I Believe in God: Two – Faith

CREDO IN DEUM, ‘I believe in God’.  This is the second of three sermons on this essential Christian affirmation.  In the first, we focused on ‘I’, that is, on selfhood – on what it means to be a person.  We explored how biblical insights invite us to discover our authentic selves within a nexus of […]

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I Believe in God: One – Selfhood

CREDO IN DEUM, ‘I believe in God’. The opening words of the Apostles’ Creed and possibly the most fundamental affirmation that can be uttered with respect to the divine. But how is it to be understood and is its meaning cast in stone and what does such an affirmation require from those who make it?

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