Luke 17 – Sozo

There’s a distinctly poxy feeling about this week’s passages, with Naaman and the Ten Lepers. I hope you’ve had your vaccinations! Checkout the links below for some upfront activities, reflections and even a drama script. Alternatively, you may be Harvest-focussed. See this post for a load of Harvest resources and there’s a great craft below … More Luke 17 – Sozo

Lord of the Harvest – Luke 10, Gal 6, 2 Kings 5

As usual, you will find a confession and absolution, blessings and dismissal at the end of this post. Don’t feel that those are not for you if you are not responsible for leading services. Many folks have commented that they make a beautiful (and sometimes challenging) addition to personal devotions and to small groups. In … More Lord of the Harvest – Luke 10, Gal 6, 2 Kings 5

Together Apart – Matt 13 – The Sower and The Seeds

First Things In response to feedback, I’ve moved these posts to Fridays so that you have time to distribute it to your congregation if that’s what you do. Also, I’m thinking of putting these resources in a book (with the Coronavirus references removed). Would you be interested in buying such? What would you like to … More Together Apart – Matt 13 – The Sower and The Seeds

Baptism of Christ – Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

Epiphany 1 – It’s easy to fake repentance, and even great deeds, as Jesus said in Matt 7. “On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many deeds of power in your name?’ Then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; go away from me, you evildoers.’” Ouch! Their faith was not real. It looked great from the outside, but had no inside. So how can we tell what’s real beauty and what’s just good make-up? How can we tell real repentance from following the crowd? How can we tell wheat from chaff? … More Baptism of Christ – Luke 3:15-17, 21-22