Finding Advent Joy in times of challenge by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores Isaiah 61 and the theme of finding joy and laughter in difficult times on Gaudette Sunday, the 3rd Sunday of Advent 2017.  Gaudette Sunday remembers the significance and example of Mary the Mother of God sometimes called the ‘Theotokos’. This was recorded on the 17th December 2017. For more information on St Lukes Church […]

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What are we preparing for in Advent? Fr Collins Durueke

In this podcast Fr Collins Durueke explores what we are a preparing for in the run up to Christmas in the busy season of Advent.  This was recorded at St Lukes Church Peckham on the Second Sunday of Advent 2017 on 10th December 2017. For more information on St Lukes Church see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk You can subscribe to this podcast for […]

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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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Advent 3: Are you the One or do wait for an other? by Ian Mobsby

In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores Matthew 11:2-11 and the question that the disciples of John the Baptist ask of Jesus when John has been imprisoned “Are you the one or should we wait for an other?”.  This is is a critical question because it was not obvious to John the Baptist whether Jesus was the Messiah or not.  For […]

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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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Advent 4: Mary’s Song of Redemptive Revolution

In this podcast on the fourth Sunday of Advent, 2015, Ian Mobsby explores the context and meaning of Mary’s Song of Redemptive Revolution as recorded in the Gospel of Luke 1.39-45[46-55].  This text commonaly called the Magnificat, is said at Evening Prayer in most Anglican Churches and religious communities.  As such Mary’s vision is deeply political in that it seeks […]

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