Picture showing a menorah with burning candles to celebrate Hanukkah

The Importance of Temples

John 10.22-30 This is not going to be a sermon about sheep. We hear a lot about sheep in the Bible, and they make for a good metaphor, but I want to talk about temples. HANUKKAH You see, I think it’s important that our gospel reading begins by mentioning the feast of the dedication, which … Continue reading The Importance of Temples

The Good Shepherd: And Being Sheep

4th Sunday of Easter / Year B John 10.11-18   Every year, in the summer, I go to the Lake District with my husband, where we like to go walking and climbing the hills. They are usually long and hard climbs, but the views at the top are worth it. What does rather unreasonably annoy … Continue reading The Good Shepherd: And Being Sheep