John 1:1-14

Christmas Day – What do you get when you cross a far eastern electronics factory with Google translate? No, it’s not a weird cracker joke, although it sounds like one. The answer is Chinglish. There is the famous sign in the dry-cleaner’s window that says, ‘Gentlemen must drop their trousers here’, for instance. The words are all correct but somehow the meaning has got mangled. … More John 1:1-14

Zephaniah 3:14-20

Advent 3 – In Advent we look forward to the coming of the one who is here now in our rubbish and mess, and who will be in glory. The one who is the symbol of God’s dwelling, the present temple and the future temple in the heavenly city. “its temple is the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb.” Rev 21:22

Advent – a time of waiting, a time of looking forward to God dwelling with us, God who will come and who is right now and who always has been. Past, present and future. Jesus, the start of God in our midst. Emmanuel. … More Zephaniah 3:14-20