WHOSE IMAGE IS THIS? Rev Maurice Fearns

That was a simple question Jesus asked his accusers on the subject of allegiance (Mk.12:16). It is a question we should repeatedly ask as we are inundated with magazines and news. Today we associate the building of images representing the supernatural powers of the...

A STONE IN MY SHOE – Rev Maurice Fearns

  If that has ever happened on your walk you will know that the severe discomfort it creates is out of all proportion to the size of the irritant causing the problem. The movement of your entire body is affected. It cannot be denied, or ignored. It temporarily...

Encounter at the Well – Rev Maurice Fearns

  Have you ever met a person who made a more powerful impact on you than anyone else? A person’s presence, character, voice, conversation can act as a catalyst changing the course of our career, our mind and future. This, I believe, is what happened during the...

GOD’S POWER AND OUR PREDICAMENT – Rev Maurice Fearns

  The visual presentations at COP26 have been, for those willing to remove their blinkers, a stark, shocking revelation of destructive actions which threaten the survival of people and planet. Forests denuded, irreplaceable 500 year old trees felled in minutes, land...

ETERNAL LIFE BEGINS HERE – Rev Maurice Fearns

 A tourist who lost his way wandered into a small country village. He spotted a resident sitting on a wall and after the customary greeting asked him “Do you know the way to Buxton?” Back came the reply from the simple villager, “Yes, I know the way, but if I was...

PERSONAL, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING – Rev Maurice Fearns

The supply of this wardrobe became critical internationally as the life threatening menace of Covid-19 spread rapidly. Medical staff were regarded as ‘Frontline Workers’ who needed immediate, effective protection against possible infection as they courageously...