A new year. A new poem. Enjoy!
After the feast, the fast…
After the sparkling nights comes a stiff, pale dawn.
Now all the glut and the gorging are past,
Spartan austerities reign.
Throw the windows open
To welcome a wintry blast of keen, cleansing air.
Next Wednesday we’ve got a new course starting at Cornerstone Church Kingston. It’s called “Tales of the Unexpected…”.
In "Tales of the Unexpected" you’ll find four simple but startling stories that Jesus told. You’ll find some surprising things about God, yourself, your life and the world we live in.
On Sunday 16th December 2018 we hosted our annual 'Carols by Christmaslight' service at 6:30pm in Tiffin Boys School. Tom Sweatman preached on the book of John after showing the latest John Lewis Christmas TV advert.
There are only seven basic plotlines for all the millions of stories told around the world. (Christopher Booker). In the last of this series, we are thinking about comedy and tragedy.
In the literature; “comedy” and “tragedy” have particular meanings. They are defined by the whole flow of the story...
When Christmas reminds us of a lost one
Many of us really enjoy Christmas. There are parties, and a few days off work. We stuff ourselves with good food (and drink!) and take time to catch up with friends and family we don't get to see often. But for some,...
The Best Christmas EVER! They are the words we all want to hear our kids shout on Christmas Day. I remember the time I said that. I grew up the second of four boys, and my older brother and I are very close in age. We came downstairs one Christmas...
See that tiny, wrinkled baby with only a feeding trough for a cot… Could that really be the King above all kings?
See that baby boy playing around his father’s carpentry shop… Would you believe that he is the supreme Ruler of the universe? The one that we should listen...
Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head."
A familiar carol we hear every year
Along with the shops selling bright festive cheer.
Seasonal bargains, nativity plays.
This babe in the manger? Is this how he stays?