Reflections on living under a temporary vow with Jaime and Barton from the St Anselm Community

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On Tuesday 16th of May the New Monastic Community gathered in the Clergy House for our usual Tuesday meal with guests Barton and Jaime who have been part of the non-residential element of the St Anselm Community for a year.  In this evening Jaime and Barton reflect on their experienes and wisdom for the Wellspring Community days before the community […]

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Easter 5: Words of hope and resilence by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on the fifth Sunday of the season of Easter on the 14th May 2017, Ian explores the implications of John 14:1-14 to reflect on Jesus’ words to the disciples as they walk together from the Last Supper to the Garden of Gethsemane   It ias no concidence that the lectionary explores these words in the […]

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Easter Sunday 2017: Resurrection and the Hope of Humanity by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on Easter Sunday on the 16th April 2017, explores the implications of Matthew chapter 28 for the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Hope of Humanity.   The text is hurried and comes across as being in a state of shock, as we forget the resurrection is utterly shocking.  This podcast was recorded at St […]

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Psalm Sunday 2017: What kind of Messiah do you want? by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast Collins Durueke on Palm Sunday on the 9th April 2017, explores the important theme of ‘What kind of Messiah do uoi want?’  We are mindful that on this day we remember that Jesus entered Jerusalem when many expected him to be a warrior Messiah.  Initially excited they quickly realised Jesus was not going to be this type […]

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Transfigured God transfigured Church by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast Collins Durueke explores the significance of Jesus’ transfiguration in Matthew 17   Drawing on this experience of Jesus, Collins explores the meaning for the church as the Body of Christ and what it means to be a transfigured church.  Collins Durueke is an Ordained Deacon in the Anglican Church of Nigeria. This podcast was recorded on the […]

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Love Neighbour & Loving non-violent resistance in times of oppression by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about loving your neighbour and non-violent resistance in Matthew 5 38-48.  Jesus addresses how hatred and physical resistance to oppression cause the body of Christ enormous hardship.  Jesus speaks strongly here that loving our enermies and nonviolent resistance to oppression are crucial. This was recorded on the 19th February […]

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Healthy brother & sister relationships are vital for effective church by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about healthy and good relationships in Matthew 5 21-37.  Jesus addresses how anger, conflict, sexually uncommitted relationships and lying cause the body of Christ enormous hard.  Jesus speaks strongly here that keeping healthy relationships, where we are committed to repentance and saying sorry are crucial. This was recorded on […]

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Salt, Light and the Love of God by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about Salt and Light and the Love of God in Matthew 5 13-20. Jesus’ use of metaphor reminds us that we are deeply loved, and that we are called to literally effervesce.  That God’s presence with us is such an act of grace, that this then is palpable with […]

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

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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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