It was a great honour and privilege to preach at the Ordinations of Deacons at St Albans Cathedral on 26th June 2021. You can download a copy of my sermon here.
It’s always encouraging to get good sermon feedback. After preaching this sermon at St Albans Cathedral, someone said to me: “Everyone needs to hear that sermon!”
I have a friend who’s brilliant at helping people through the struggles of life. The way she helps is simply by asking questions. Her favourite question is this: “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”
Suddenly our eyes are opened and we see the world in an entirely new way. Three of Jesus’ disciples discovered this on the mountain of Transfiguration.
“Today I want you to write a poem.” I was on an eight-day silent retreat and I was being expected to write poetry! As a mathematician and engineer, I felt quite ill-equipped to do so.