Time for self-reflection and healing

Published by Michael Bigg on Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:03

The text of Mike's article for the February editions of parish magazines.

As I write, the government’s EU withdrawal agreement bill is making its way through parliament. If you’re reading this after the 1st February, then we’ve probably now left the EU...

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Haphazard by Starlight

Published on Sun, 1 Dec 2019 08:00

(Mike's article published in the village magazines)


The Quaker poet U. A. Fanthorpe would write a new Christmas poem each year to send to her friends. My favourite is called BC:AD and it captures something of the moment when everything changed:

This was...
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Remembrance Sunday Sermon

Published by Michael Bigg on Sun, 10 Nov 2019 12:31

The text of Mike's sermon on Remembrance Sunday 2019. (You can listen to a recording here)

It begins with the start of John Lennon's Imagine...

It’s a catchy little tune, isn’t it? But, at risk of causing offence, I think that “Imagine” is one of John...

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Mary and Martha

Published on Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:00

(The text of Mike's sermon preached in Brampton on Sunday 21st June)


I’m sure many of us will have had an experience like this. You are hosting a party or event of some kind. You are constantly ensuring that everyone has a full glass. There are things...

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The Threedom of God’s music

Published on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:00

(The text of Mike's sermon preached in Brampton on Sunday 16th June)


One of the most puzzling aspects of Christian faith is the idea of the Trinity. This is the claim that there is one God, but that God is also in three persons (Father, Son [Jesus] and...

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