“Jesus wept.” At the graveside of his dear friend Lazarus, “Jesus wept.” It is a good thing that John 11:35 is there marked out for us as the shortest verse in the Bible, because it is so helpful in times of grief and mourning. Jesus…

Tomorrow we celebrate Good Friday, the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. Tonight we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, remembering Jesus’s death with bread and wine as He commanded us to do. Why did Jesus die? The First Letter of Peter explains the mystery of God’s…

What was the most important hour of your life? Was it your wedding or the birth of a child? Perhaps it was an important exam or the interview for a new job? Maybe it was an operation which saved your life or a miraculous escape…

Dating from the 4th Century, in this very simple act of worship we reflect upon the shadows which fell upon Jesus Christ in the last week of His life. We begin by lighting again the Advent Candle we used to count down to celebrating Christmas.…

The Bible has a great deal to say about the need for justice in trade and challenges us to act justly as consumers, promoting products that benefit people and planet, rather than harming and exploiting them. As ethical consumers, we can make a difference. We…

There was a time before I turned out to be good at chemistry when I thought about becoming a lawyer. Not a solicitor but a barrister. Courtroom dramas have all the exciting ingredients, compelling characters, making arguments, battles of words, all the twists and turns…

“In general we must hold that whenever any religious controversy arises, which either a council or ecclesiastical tribunal behooves to decide; whenever a minister is to be chosen; whenever, in short any matter of difficulty and great importance is under consideration: on the other hand,…