Epiphany 3: Christ is our Light in a time of fear and darkness by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of the prophecy of Isaiah 9:1-4, and the Gospel of Matthew 4: 12-23 to explore the significance of Jesus as the light to bring hope to those who are in darkness. Ultimately Jesus comes as Messiah and as the Son of God into our world, who will overcome all darkness as God […]

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New Years Day: The God-child is named Jesus – ‘God is our salvation’ by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of the naming of the baby Jesus.  We remember that he was named in Hebrew ‘Yeshua’ where Jesus is the Latin for this name.  Jesus literally means ‘The Lord is salvation’. This name then is prophetic for the life and destiny of the Son of God, the Emmanuel.    This homily draws […]

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Christmas Day: Scandalous gift of God as a Peasant’s Child

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of God coming as a helpless baby, about the intentions of God who has immense love for us that he comes in all vulnerability and on our terms.  This podcast was recorded on the 25th December 2016 at St Lukes Peckham. You can subscribe to this podcast for free by iTunes by clicking here.

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Christmas Eve: We are a people of the Incarnation by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores lectionary texts for Christmas Eve to explore the significance of Jesus coming as a human being, as an incarnate God man.  The texts speak to us of justice, and the call of Jesus as the God-with-us means that God is serious about our humanity, and also about our salvation.  Further, we are called to […]

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Advent 4: God with us and a faith beyond anxiety by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores Isaiah7.10-16 and Matthew 1.18-25 to explore the implications of Jesus coming as Emmanuel and as a small child. That Jesus comes not in power and majesty but in vulnerability and powerlessness.  For more details on the work and resources of St Lukes Peckham, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk or see us on facebook or twitter. You […]

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Developing the New Monastic Society of the Holy Trinity in 2017

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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Advent 1 & Stewardship 3: With justice comes judgement of injustice

In this podcast, the third in the series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores Matthew 24.36-44 to understand the issue of judgement and the accountability of people to live out justly, particularly with the poor, the sick and the vulnerable.   The words of this text are tough, and the texts about judgement and the coming of Jesus in what is […]

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

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

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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