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.

Talk and Prayers for Sunday, 22 May 2022 (Easter 6)

By Andrew and Jane Betts from Advantage Africa Talk By Andrew Betts It’s good be back at Cornerstone this morning, thanks so much for inviting us. A lot has happened since I last spoke here. Last time it was on Zoom. This time we are mostly face to face with some on live stream. Last time...

Sermon for Sunday, 8 May 2022 Easter 4

Psalm 23 and John 10: 22–30 By Revd George Mwaura A couple, Arthur and Jane, retired to a small farm in Wales and acquired a few sheep. During the lambing season it was necessary to bring two new-born lambs, whose mothers were struggling, into the house for care and bottle-feeding. As the lambs grew, they began...

Sermon for Sunday, 6 March 2022 Lent 1

By Revd George Mwaura Deuteronomy 26: 1–11 and Luke 4: 1–13 God of changing times and seasons, we pray that you will grace us with your Lenten words of wisdom as we journey through the wilderness of our lives. Amen Four A-level students could not resist the temptation to skip morning classes to go and watch...

Sermon for Sunday, 6 February 2022 Epiphany 5

Isaiah 6: 1–8 and Luke 5:1–11 By Revd George Mwaura The kind of people God chooses! There are many stories in the New Testament about people who are called to serve God and follow Jesus. Of all those stories, today’s narrative makes the most sense to me. Remember the story about Paul? He was persecuting the...

Sermon for Advent 2: The Beautiful Paradox

By Revd George Mwaura A true story from my Professor of Systematic Theology in Cambridge: While marking an end-of-term paper, he came across a note written by one of the students that read like this: ‘God only knows the answer to this question, sir; I have no clue. Merry Christmas.’ The professor awarded the student zero...

Sermon for Christ the King Sunday, 21 November 2021

A Memorial for the Covid Victims By Revd George Mwaura Leviticus 10: 1–7 & John 20: 1–10 Most of you will know that today is Christ the King Sunday, a day we celebrate the kingship of our Lord Jesus Christ. In recognition of his kingship, today we have chosen to have a memorial service for all...

Sermon for Sunday, 7 November 2021

1 Kings 17: 8–16 & Mark 12: 38–44 By Revd George Mwaura Generous and loving God, we come to you in thanksgiving, knowing that all we are and all that we have is a gift from you. In faith and love, help us to do your will. We are listening. Speak your words into the depth...

Sermon for Sunday, 17 October 2021

Mark 10: 35–45 By Revd Paul Le Sueur I invite you to think back on your life to recall if there has ever been a time when you have really struggled to master something. For some people, learning to swim or to cycle or to dance comes really easily, but for others, no matter how patient the instructor...