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

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

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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

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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

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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 2: Stewardship in the Hebrew Scriptures & Remembrance Sunday

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In this podcast, the second in the series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores 1 Chronicles chapter 29 in the context of King David and his prayerful preparation of raising funds for the building of a new temple by his son King Solomon.  Ian explores the application of this text to planned financial stewardship today. You can subscribe to this podcast […]

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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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St Luke’s Patronal Festival: Love as a the currency of the Kingdom of God by Fr Edward Doyle

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In this podcast recorded at the St Luke’s Patronal Festival on Sunday 23rd October 2016, Fr Edward Doyle, Rector of Rogate in the Diocese of Chichester, explores the implications of Jesus’ reading of the scroll in the synagogue in Capernaum.  Fr Edward Doyle draws on the text of Luke 18.9-14  explores the implications of Jesus reading the prophetic words from […]

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