Category Archives: Talks

Calming the Storm

This morning I preached at Becontree Avenue Baptist Church. I chose to speak on the passage in Mark’s gospel entitled “Jesus calms the storm”. As this was an “All Age” service with the children staying in with the adults rather … Continue reading

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When the party is over

Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall, near the lampstand in the royal palace. The king watched the hand as it wrote. 6 His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his legs became weak and his knees were knocking. Continue reading

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I will not leave you orphaned

Today I led worship and preached at Nelmes United Reformed Church in Hornchurch. The church uses the Revised Common Lectionary and so I based my talk on the gospel reading for today. John 14:15-21 15 “If you love me, you … Continue reading

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Alternative facts and Fake news

Today I spoke at Becontree Avenue Baptist Church and as we are still within the Easter period I spoke about the Resurrection. Last week our minister Sue Millar talked about the events of that First Easter day. Today our Bible reading … Continue reading

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Follow me

Today (12th March 2017) I preached at my home church of Becontree Avenue Baptist Church in Dagenham. I chose to speak on the calling of the first of Jesus’ disciples and usual we start with the Bible readings: Mark 1: … Continue reading

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Loads of money

Last Sunday (30 October 2016) I preached at Nelmes United Reformed Church in Hornchurch (https://www.facebook.com/NelmesURC/). The gospel reading in the Revised Common Lectionary for that Sunday dealt with a subject that is dear to many people: “money”. Luke 19:1-10 1 … Continue reading

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Chosen for a purpose

Last Sunday (14 August) I again preached at my home church, Becontree Avenue Baptist Church in Dagenham. Having the previous week talked about Israel’s desire for a king and how disastrous it was, I preached this time on King David … Continue reading

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