Life's busy at the moment. I'll probably be posting even less than recently for a bit.


Me, a poet?

Certainly not! I did once coin a little, naff limerick, though, as a comment on a discussion about Baptism between Reformed evangelicals. I post it here so I know where to find it, and in case anyone else enjoys it. With apologies to poetry. There once was a man who said, “Lo! This physical stuff’s…

British Lutheran articles on the ordination

The British Lutheran, the ELCE's bi-monthly magazine, has an 8-page section on Jaime's and my ordinations. It can be downloaded from the ELCE's website here. NB. It's a 4MB file, so if you are on dial-up, put the kettle on while you download.

More ordination photos

There are a couple of dozen photos from the ordination service and the communion service the next day. They can be found here on the Our Saviour Lutheran Church website. P.S. If you check back there in a week or so, you will hopefully see the pictures in higher resolution as well.

Comfort for women who have had a miscarriage

A brief passage written by Martin Luther, as translated and posted by Matthew Harrison. Pastor Harrison also explains the background to its writing, which is worth checking out. A final word—it often happens that devout parents, particularly the wives, have sought consolation from us because they have suffered such agony and heartbreak in child-bearing when,…

I Thirst — Homily for Good Friday

Good Friday John 19 Our Saviour Lutheran Church 2 April 2010 The text for our meditation on this Good Friday comes from the twenty-eighth and twenty-ninth verses of the Gospel reading we have just heard: After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfil the Scripture), "I thirst." A jar full of…