Bread of Life

Over the past few weeks, we have had a recurring theme about ‘bread’, the most fundamental food in the human, or at least western, diet. Jesus feeds 5000 people on the hillside by miraculously multiplying a few bread rolls and fish.  When the crowd following him become over-excited about this practical miracle and demanded more, he …

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Family Values

This week we have all been watching the rescue of the young Thai soccer team with bated breath.  Although like me, you were probably fearful that getting them out of the flooded caves would prove to be too hard, it was wonderful to have those doubts confounded as skilled divers and medics completed this amazing, …

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God in the boat

  Today we have one of those very familiar Gospel stories.  On the surface it’s a miracle story: Jesus reveals his power as he calms the wind and the sea.   Just minutes before, the disciples had been in the most terrible storm of their lives. They were terrified. They were baling water, wrestling the wind-whipped …

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