Hello Worship for Maundy Thursday is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2bBiaAqdSY&list=PLiLX9Lye2XK8U9QpLZtia2hp-dX_f68fD&index=5 If you can't see the links I refer to here then you might need to go to YouTube itself and watch the video there. Service sheet is here: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Maundy-Thursday.docx Keep well!
Hello! Worship for Wednesday of Holy Week is now available, focusing on Judas and his decision to betray Jesus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgCcwuSdVAE if you can't see the links I mention to the songs you may need to watch the video on the YouTube site itself. The service sheet is here: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Wednesday-of-Holy-Week-Service-Outline.docx With love and prayers
Hello again Tuesday's 'Worship for Holy Week is now available here: https://youtu.be/tWjHwo-SFk8 You can get the service sheet here, if you'd like to follow along: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Tuesday-of-Holy-Week-Service-Outline.docx Keep well and safe!
Hi all, I hope some of you have had a chance to look at my first 'Worship for Holy Week' video, for Palm Sunday. There is now a second one for Monday, focusing on love, and you can find it here: https://youtu.be/q5p1pTmBMUs A service sheet to go with it is here: https://thoughtsfromareader.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Monday-of-Holy-Week-outline.docx Do take a … Continue reading Worship for Holy Week – Monday
Palm Sunday video Hello All! I have decided, as we can't physically gather for worship this Holy Week, to put a series of videos on YouTube. Each one will have a short service for each day of the week from Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday. The Palm Sunday video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puIRTtUvF8k I … Continue reading Worship for Holy Week
A 'Thought for the Day' for Black Cat Radio, 28th March 2020 (I wrote this talk on not using social media, so it's kind of ironic that I'm now putting it on my blog and Facebook.) At the time of writing I’ve been in self-isolation for 9 days. I think it’s just a bad cold … Continue reading Oh, the irony!
“At the moment many of us feel like we’re travelling an unfamiliar path. We’re not sure where we’re going or how long the journey will last. Yet, in all this God offers us his hand to guide us through the unknown, whatever happens. Here is prayer I find helpful from the book “Rooted in God’s … Continue reading Travelling in the Dark
Today I read Psalm 139. What really struck me in it was the idea that no matter where we go, what we do or can't do, whatever our circumstances, we're never alone or beyond help. God is bigger than all circumstances, brighter than all darkness and stronger than all difficulties. I found this very encouraging … Continue reading God is with us
At the moment I know a lot of people, including me, are worried and uncertain about the coronavirus. Sometimes it seems like things are falling apart and there’s nowhere to turn. But I hope you will find these words from Deuteronomy comforting. They remind us that whatever happens God is always with us. He's a … Continue reading Refuge in a time of coronavirus
A sermon for Morning Prayer, 19th February 2020 Psalm 72 / James 1.19-27 / Mark 8.22-26 Introduction A friend of mine has been having a difficult time recently and ended up in hospital for two weeks. She’s now back home and getting better but it was a massive shock to her and her family. A … Continue reading Being Beloved