Category: Reflections

This is the place where you can find sermons and other reflections that have been part of Cornerstone worship. They may be in text form or podcasts.

Sermon for Covenant Renewal Sunday, 19 September 2021

Revd Canon John Robertson Milton Keynes Director of Ecumenical Mission Introduction Today is a day of celebration, a day for renewing covenant, of joyfully recommitting ourselves to one another and to the mission and ministry to which God calls us. We are here to celebrate the bringing together of five communities of faith: Baptist, Methodist, Roman...

Sermon for 12 September 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 50: 4–9a and Mark 8: 27–38 Lord, speak to the quietness of this place; speak words of consolation, healing, and wisdom by your Spirit, for your children await in eagerness. Amen In the musical show, Jesus Christ Superstar (ya’ll remember it?), Judas mocks Jesus saying, if you had come today you...

Sermon for Climate Sunday, 5 September 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 58: 1–12 and John 1: 1–16 God of all creation, your goodness and glory shine forth through everything you have made. Through the light of faith, help us to see and treat this world as our common home, not as a resource to dominate and exploit. Amen The Intergovernmental Panel on...

Sermon for Sunday 29 August 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 15 & James 1: 17–27 God of wisdom, teach us to utilise the gifts you have given us wisely, using them to build each other and your church. Amen Today’s message from the letter of the Apostle James is not justification by works, but justification that works. He insists that righteousness...

Sermon for Sunday, 15 August 2021

By Revd Hannah Akibo Betts John 6: 47–58 and Ephesians 5: 15–20 As your guest speaker this morning, my name is Hannah. I live locally here in Milton Keynes and it is an honour, privilege and pleasure to speak to you this morning. I am familiar and acquainted with a few in this congregation, who have...

Climate Change Poem by Maureen

Yesterday, I found God’s canvas outside my train window. I passed the countryside and saw the beauty that lies within each brush stroke, the type of miracle that only grows beneath the soil. Since the beginning, we’ve had a habit of crossing boundaries against nature’s fruits. Left to our own devices we would have probably turned...

Sermon for Sunday, 27 June 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Romans 13: 8–14 and Matthew 18: 15–20 Creation and Sustainability: Caring for Mother Earth Here is a riddle for you: ‘What did the storm say to the hurricane?’ ‘I have my eye on you.’ Here is another one: ‘What did one tornado say to the other?’ ‘Let’s twist again like we did last...

Sermon for Sunday, 20 June 2021

By Revd Paul J. Le Sueur Panic Stations All was peaceful on Lake Galilee some years ago when I led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. As we walked along its shores we remembered how often it featured in the Gospels. It was on the shores of Lake Galilee where Jesus recruited Andrew and Peter, and...