Category: Reflections

Reflections for Sunday, 2 May 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 22: 25–31 and John 15: 1–8 Tangled up in the vines… This passage from John’s gospel is one that has created great comfort for many people, and at the same time, profound pain and suffering for others. So, let us begin by putting some context to it and, as we do so,...

Sermon for Sunday, 25 April 2021 Easter 4

By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 23 and John 10: 11–18 Good shepherd, you know us better than anyone else. Open the ears of our hearts so that we may recognise your voice and follow you to receive salvation and eternal life. Amen I grew up among the Maasai people of Kenya, who are pastoralist and nomadic...

Meditation for Sunday, 11 April 2021 Easter 2

By Revd George Mwaura Doubt if you will God whose light shines in the darkness, and who gave Thomas what he asked for, give us what we need-that we too may come to believe in the risen Christ. Amen He was a normal human being with multiple dimensions. I do not know anyone with a single dimension....

Meditation for Sunday, 28 February 2021 Lent 2

Woven – Lent 2: On the Mountaintop By Revd George Mwaura Psalm 22: 23–24 & Mark 9: 2–9 Lord speak to us through the words of my mouth and the meditations of your people. Open the scriptures wide so that we may behold your glory that sustains us in the valleys where we live. Amen I...

Reflection for Ash Wednesday, 17 February 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Joel 2: 12–18 & Mathew 6: 1–7 Merciful God, your Son battled with the powers of darkness, and grew closer to you in the desert. Help us as we hear your message of repentance and returning to you, to use these days of Lent to grow in wisdom and prayer that we...

Reflection on the Transfiguration Sunday, 14 February 2021

By Revd George Mwaura Lord, as we bow in prayer, we ask that you reveal yourself in the ordinary places we inhabit so we may behold your glory and receive the salvation wrought by your Son. Amen On 17 January this year, a team of climbers from Nepal became the first mountaineers successfully to complete a winter...

Reflection for Advent IV

By Rt. Revd. David Oakley Bishop of Northampton [Please note that the following is transcribed from the above recording and hasn’t been fully checked for accuracy.] He was in the world and the world came into being through him, yet the world did not know him. He came to what was his own and his own...