I had the privilege of speaking at Emmanuel Church, Loughborough on 31 December on Isaiah 61:10–62:5, and am glad to share my slides from that talk here. Thoughts and questions are very welcome!
I had the privilege of preaching on Jesus’ message to the church in Smyrna (Revelation 2:8-11) as part of a series on the book of Revelation at our church, Emmanuel, Loughborough on the evening of Sunday 1 October. Here are the slides from my talk. My scholarly readers will recognise the influence of Colin Hemer’s superb The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia in their Local Setting, and the excellent popularisation of it by Stephen Travis, The Church under Fire, as well as Ian Continue reading →
I had the privilege of preaching on this passage last Sunday. It’s interesting because it’s sometimes claimed (wrongly) as showing Jesus being racist and sexist—Ian Paul tackles that well on his blog, here. The video of my sermon is and here are my slides—thoughts and comments most welcome.
My apologies for the sound between about 7 mins 20 secs and 8 mins 45 secs: there was some distortion on the original recording which I haven’t been able to fix. Please persist: the voice is audible (to my ear, at least) in the fuzzy bit, and it then becomes clear.
I preached yesterday evening at our evening service at Emmanuel, Loughborough, and had the privilege of exploring this very rich section of John, with its many images of the death of Jesus. Here are my slides—thoughts and comments welcome.