Sermon for 19 August 2012: Wisdom for the Church

Old High St Stephen’s, Inverness
Sunday 19 August 2012: Year B, Proper 15

SERMON
Texts: Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:48-58

Wisdom for the Church
In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.

Every day in life, we make decisions. This is what sets us aside from the animals. Human beings are blessed- or cursed?- with the freedom to choose. Continue reading

Sermon for 12 August 2012: Taste and See

 Old High St Stephen’s, Inverness: Sunday 12 August 2012: Year B, Proper 13

SERMON

Texts: Psalm 34:1-8; John 6:35, 41-51 (NRSV)

Taste and see

In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.

Just before we left New York, at the airport, I went for something to eat. At the food court, a nice lady with a tray asked me if I’d like to try a nibble of the product they were selling at the nearby fast food counter. I was ready to take some when I noticed that it was a sushi bar. Continue reading

Future Focus: Sermon by Steve Aisthorpe, Mission Development Worker, Sunday 5 August 2012

Old High St Stephen’s Church of Scotland

Sermon for 5 August 2012

Preacher: Steve Aisthorpe, Mission Development Worker for the Church of Scotland

Texts: Nehemiah 1:1-4; 3:1-5; 6:15-16

John 20:19-22

Note: Steve Aisthorpe will be leading Old High St Stephen’s Congregation in a process called ‘Future Focus’ over the coming months. We will be asking as many people as possible from the congregation to help us seek out the path we should be taking as a congregation in the coming years. Look out for information about the dates of the Future Focus meetings on this website in the next few weeks. Continue reading