Category Archives: Talks

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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It will all end in tears

On 7 August I preached at my home church, Becontree Avenue Baptist Church in Dagenham. I chose to preach from 1 Samuel 8: 3 – 22 which deals with the time when Israel wanted to have a king. Prior to … Continue reading

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At just the right time

On Sunday 22 May I preached at Nelmes United Reformed Church in Hornchurch. It was Trinity Sunday and I chose the “epistle reading” for that Sunday as given in the Revised Common Lectionary. The reading does show the Trinity, one … Continue reading

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