Tag Archive | Christmas

Sermon: Jeremiah 23 – The Promised Saviour

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on Sunday 21st of December, 2014.

In the build up to Christmas, we looked at how Jeremiah 23:1-8 was pointing towards the saviour we celebrate on Christmas Day – Jesus

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Sermon: 2 Samuel 7 – The Promised King

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on Sunday 14th of December, 2014.

In the build up to Christmas, we looked at how 2 Samuel 7:1-17 was pointing towards the king we celebrate on Christmas Day – Jesus

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Sermon: The Other Baby (Luke 1:67-80)

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on December 22nd, 2013.

The Other Baby from Luke 1:67-80, looking at the birth of John the Baptist.

Christmas in Paradise Bay

Paradise Bay TitleIt’s time for another Lego series!

This year for our family Christmas service at St Luke’s we went with a “Summer Christmas” theme. Beach towels hanging along the wall and inflatable palm trees decorated with tinsel. After a game of thong tossing we had a look at what was happening in the coastal town of Paradise Bay as they prepared for Christmas.

Enjoy!

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Woody Allen Jesus

There’s been some controversy over in England this week over a song written and performed by Tim Minchin. Recorded for the Jonathan Ross Christmas show, the song was pulled at the last minute for fear it may offend. Because the song was making fun of Jesus. The head of ITV got nervous that Christians would respond poorly and axed the song. You know what? I’m a card carrying Jesus lover. I’m a committed Christian and a minister in his church. And I found this song hilarious.

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Sermon: Isaiah

As we gear up for Christmas at St Luke’s, we looked at how Isaiah 7 directs us to the birth of Jesus.

Preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on Sunday 11/12/2011.

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Sermon: Jesus on Christmas

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What did Jesus think about Christmas? What did he think was the reason he was on this earth? That was what my sermon was about on Sunday.

The clip is from Mission Impossible II. Tom Cruise as just climbed up a mountain. A helicopter comes out of nowhere and shoots a rocket into the ground next to Cruise. Tommy boy opens up the rocket to find a pair of sunglasses. When he puts them on, he receives his mission. Then after he has received his mission, he throws them away and they explode.

I’m a big believer that we need more explosions at Church. But no rector ever takes me seriously when I ask for a smoke machine…