Open Hearts as Good Soil, an interpretation of the Parable of the Sower by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 17th July 2017, Collins Durueke explores the gospel parable of the Sower, to explore the connection between the Kingdom of God, the openness of our hearts to God, and our effectiveness as Christians in the world. You can subscribe to this podcast for free by iTunes by clicking here.

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Mission, Inclusivity and being a Compassionate Church by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast on the 18th June 2017, Collins Durueke explores the theme of compassion, mission and inclusivity from Matthew 9.35 – 10.8 [9-23].  This  was recorded on the 1st Sunday after Trinity, at St Luke’s Peckham. You can subscribe to this podcast for free by iTunes by clicking here.

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Samaritan Fund St Lukes – An Update and Appeal for more funds for desperate local people

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I am pleased to say that in the last four months we have been able to help 14 desperate families and individuals to keep going when they have not had enough money for food, gas or electricity.  These have all been local residents and one local asylum seeker in the parish. We have funded this totally by generous donations made […]

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Reflections on Post-Truth, Brexit and Trump as signs of pain and disappointment in our humanity in a post-Christian age

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Whether we like to face it or not, but both the vote for Brexit and Trump are a sign not just in the sense of disenfranchisement, but there is also a palpable sense of disappointment with life particularly the ongoing struggle with the pain of life.  I do think this situation is largely due to the reduction of religion and […]

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Developing the New Monastic Society of the Holy Trinity in 2017

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After a number of significant dialogues, the Wellspring Community, the New Monastic Community of St Luke’s Peckham, is planning to be part of a developing and very new form of religious community, in what is seeking to be recognised formerly in the Church of England as an ‘Acknowledged Religious Community’. In a new experiment in the Church of England, it […]

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Stewardship 1: Jesus’ teaching on discipleship and the call to generous stewardship

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In this podcast, the first in a series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores the gospel reading of Luke 20.27-38, where the Saducees attempt to ridicule Jesus because of the claims of eteneral life.  Ian explores the basis so Christian understanding of discipleship and the key place of stewardship as an important commitment and element of seeing that our lives and […]

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Interested in joining the St Lukes New Monastic Community? Gathering at All Saints Church Sun 6th Nov 7.30pm

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On Sunday 6th November there will not be an evening service at St Lukes Church, and instead those involved in the community will be part of a presentation of New Monasticism and our vision of what we are wanting to do, at All Saints Church by Peckham Rye train station.  The presentation begins at 7.30pm, so please do join us […]

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Finding inner peace through Christian Spirituality

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There is much about modern life that makes it stressful with the great danger that we exist only at the surface of ourselves.  In Cities life is even faster.  The temptation then comes to fill your life with stuff – netflix a film a podcast what ever it takes to distract yourself. But eventually we all become aware that by […]

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