Monthly Archives: July 2012

The two prisoners – a rather better sermon about Herod and John.

Today’s Gospel is not really a story for sunny Summer mornings. It is a winter evening horror story. It takes me right back to childhood: Hammer horror films, Quatermass, and episodes of Doctor Who, set in lonely houses, with an … Continue reading

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Wasting time. A sermon about a very odd bit of Gospel.

The revised common lectionary is a fickle friend. Our Gospel today is from Mark Chapter 6 verses 30 to 56. Only they take out twenty verses in the middle. What we are left with after they do that, is Jesus … Continue reading

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