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  • The New Beginnings - Homily – Sunday, the 22nd January 2023 Reading: Matthew 4: 12-25 Introduction Have we ever encountered a situation where we reckoned that we are on a journey through dark valleys or that we are in the region and shadow of death? The journey could be very difficult. But imagine a light at the end of... Continue Reading →
  • Waiting (Psalm 40) - Homily – Sunday, the 15th January 2023 Reading: Psalm 40:1-3 I waited patiently for the Lord;    he inclined to me and heard my cry.2 He drew me up from the desolate pit,    out of the miry bog,and set my feet upon a rock,    making my steps secure.3 He put a new song in my mouth,    a song of praise to our God.... Continue Reading →
  • Epiphany - Homily – Epiphany Sunday, the 8th January 2023 Reading: Matthew 2:1-12 Why did the Almighty choose a child wrapped in swaddling clothes to reveal the majesty of God’s glory? Why did the revelation of the Almighty manifest in the fleeing as a fugitive and living as a refugee? Why was Epiphany made manifest in a... Continue Reading →
  • Prayers for the New Year - Homily – Sunday, the 1st January 2023 – New Year Day Covenant Service Reading: Psalm 147:13-20 Today as we begin a new day, a new week, a new month and a new year and pray “O Lord strengthen our gates” we are reminded that January was named after the Roman God Janus- the deity of... Continue Reading →
  • Christmas Day Homily - Homily – Sunday, the 25th December 2022 Reading: Luke 2 I asked a young person yesterday what would be a relevant theme for a Christmas Day Homily and she suggested, “From Messi to the Messiah.” The World Cup Football tournament is over. Messi was acclaimed the Messiah But after the din and buzzle the call... Continue Reading →
  • Fourth Sunday in Advent - Homily – Sunday, the 18th December 2022 Christmas Story from Leo Tolstoy- Papa Panov’s Special Christmas The village shoemaker who stayed alone wanted to see Jesus at Christmas time. On the previous day he opened the Bible and read of the baby having no place and sighed Had they come here I would have given... Continue Reading →
  • Discipleship - Homily – Sunday, the 11th December 2022 Reading: Matthew 11:1-12 Its Christmas in two weeks’ time. When we go through tough situations in life- does that strengthen our faith or does it challenge our faith When we go through very easy situations in life- does that make faith take a back bench in our list... Continue Reading →
  • How do we prepare for Advent - Homily – Sunday, the 4th December 2022 Reading: Matthew 3:1-11 Prepare the Way!!! If I ask you how the preparation for Christmas is coming up I am sure we would be excited about the answers. But if I ask you how are you preparing for Christ- the answer might not be that easy to come... Continue Reading →
  • Advent Sunday - Homily – Sunday, the 27th November 2022 Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 Introduction Today is the 27th of November. It was on this day 79  years ago in 1944 Operation Tiger Fish, the Code name of the military operation on Freiburg ordered by General Eisenhower, devasted this beautiful city. Between 19:58 and 20:18 on that night bombs... Continue Reading →
  • Christ the King - Homily – Sunday, the 20th November 2022 Reading: Luke 23: 33-43 Next Sunday is Advent Sunday. We usher in another Christmas. The Christmas markets are back after a break and people are looking forward to celebrate. We hope that the disruption in the rhythm of life that the Pandemic brought in would be set right... Continue Reading →

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