St Mark's Church Bromley
John the Baptist
Permanence in the Newness of Christ
[Malachi 4:1-2; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19] I think it is true to say that there is quite a lot of anxiety around these days...
Who are Simon and Jude?
Why, you may justifiably ask, should the feast of Sts Simon and Jude remind me of a very popular children’s show from the mid 1950s until...
The Birth of John the Baptist
When I was teaching history we used to go every year with 200 11-12 year olds to a Tudor manor house in Suffolk called Kentwell. It was...
(Ezekiel 1:4-10,22-28; Revelation 4) I’m guessing you all know the first words that God speaks in the Bible. God said: ‘Let there be...
Genesis of Faith
(Genesis 12:1-9; Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16) Many there may be who think of Great Britain as ‘our’ country, and resent the arrival of migrants...
Here’s an interesting fact. Actually it’s not very interesting at all, but allows me to use it as an illustration: the fact that James...
Faith, Hope, Love
(2 Samuel 23:1-5; Ephesians 1:15-end) The epistle to the Ephesians is not a letter in a strict sense; it is more like a theological...
Belief in Resurrection
(Song of Songs 3:2-5;8:6,7 John 20:11-18) A tiny bit of excitement broke out in the Press, in response to a BBC survey in which only 43%...