Esther, Ephesians and Worship from St Peters with David Meredith and Craig Anderson

Last Sunday I had the privilege of preaching on the North Coast of Northern Ireland – the preachers in St Peters were David Meredith and Craig Anderson. David is one of the best preachers of Old Testament narrative I have heard – he preached a great sermon on Esther… Songs – Before the Throne;   Ps … More Esther, Ephesians and Worship from St Peters with David Meredith and Craig Anderson

Ecclesiastes 4: Politics and the wisdom of Solomon

This article was published first on Christian Today –  ‘Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.’ President Roosevelt’s wise saying still resonates today and would certainly have appealed to Solomon. After considering the question of loneliness, Solomon now turns to politics. The two are not unrelated. Sometimes our politicians look as … More Ecclesiastes 4: Politics and the wisdom of Solomon

Psalm 81 (What God requires and gives in worship), Ephesians 3 and Praise, Prayer, reading and preaching from St Peters

Last Sunday we had a phenomenal Lord’s Day – it was a time of celebration, joy and hearing from the Lord.  I thought the sung praise was especially powerful.  We now make the whole service (apart from the pastoral and mission prayers) available online.  You can subscribe to the podcast (or we also have one … More Psalm 81 (What God requires and gives in worship), Ephesians 3 and Praise, Prayer, reading and preaching from St Peters

The Cure for Loneliness – the Cord of Three Strands – (Ecclesiastes 4:7-12)

(An edited edition of this article was first published on Christian Today here – ) Since the government is the highest authority known to secular man, it must be the solution to every problem. Including the problem of loneliness. Thus Prime Minister Theresa May, in response to a report from the Jo Cox Commission, has appointed … More The Cure for Loneliness – the Cord of Three Strands – (Ecclesiastes 4:7-12)

The Chalke Conversation – Agreement and Disagreement

An edited version of this article was published on the Premier Website – here.  It was edited because of length, but I think the issue is so important that I should reproduce the whole article here.  I wrote The Anti-Christ Message of Steve Chalke  and then this reply The Chalke Response  Steve has refused to have a … More The Chalke Conversation – Agreement and Disagreement

Ecclesiastes 4: Oppression, envy and contentment

This article is the latest in my Ecclesiastes series on Christian Today Jordan Peterson’s bestselling 12 Rules for Life is an unusual self-help book. It talks about sin and the fact that life actually is suffering. It doesn’t appear very cheerful – but it is realistic. It’s why I prefer the Blues to Britney – reality is … More Ecclesiastes 4: Oppression, envy and contentment

John 11:1-6 – Jesus Cuncator; O the Deep, Deep, Love of Jesus

For some reason the morning sermon did not record but the evening one from Sinclair was absolutely stunning….it was on John 11: 1-16 and entitled  ‘Jesus Cunctator’ (if you want to know what it means listen below! ) In the morning I preached on Romans 5:1-5 “Peace, Hope, Glory and Love”.  Here is one of … More John 11:1-6 – Jesus Cuncator; O the Deep, Deep, Love of Jesus