MoorthoughtsJul 08, 2023
One king to rule them all
We use the words "King" and "Lord" a lot in Christian worship. What do they mean when we use them about God? Some thoughts for Christ the King Sunday
The keys to your life
What will you do with you life? A look at the "Parable of the talents"
How to resolve a conflict
What do you do when people fall out with each other. Jesus gives some very practical advice, which works as well today as it did 2000 years ago.
ASn exploration of the start of Romans 12
Come to me
A look at Matthew 11:16 to the end
Licence to Kill?
An exploration of a bad attitude to religion
Seeing it like it is
"The harvest is plentiful but the labourers are few..." What's the response?
Five very different people
Five very different people with one important thing in common
Three in one and one in three
An exploration of the mystery of the Trinity.
Breathe in... breathe out
A look at the giving of the Holy Spirit to the disciples on the first Easter evening and on the day of Pentecost
Are we there yet?
An exploration of waiting productively.
No longer orphans
An "epidemic of loneliness" is sweeping our country. What's the answer?
The sheep and the shepherd
An exploration of Jesus' saying "I am the Good Shepherd".
From absence to encounter
Exploring the message of the empty tomb
Hosanna in the highest
Thinking about what Palm Sunday tells us about the nature of worship. Why does God want us to worship him? Isn't that a bit wierd? What are we doing?
An exploration of the most famous passage in the Bible
What's wrong with chocolate?
An exploration of what it means to be tempted, based on the temptations of Jesus in Matthew 4
A look at a profound moment which changed the world for ever.
Groaning in the library
An exploration of the concept of groaning in Romans Chapter eight.
Whats the square root of pi?
An exploration of knowledge and wisdom based on 1 Corinthians 1:18-end
Please don't read the label
The importance of listening, looking for fruits and refusing the labels.
Get it done
Stop mucking about, put things in order, have a clear out: some things to add to your advent calendar.
For ever and a day
An exploration of Jesus' teaching about the life to come
I wanna know what love is
An exploration of what love is based on 1 John 3:16
Some thoughts aboutt he "charge" to young Timothy in 2 Timothy 4
Godliness and contentment
An exploration of 1 Timothy 6 and what it says to us about our attitude to our cash.
Some thoughts on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11
A reflection on a life of service and of faith
Friend, come up higher
With a simple example of table etiquette, Jesus opens up a vital exploration of what it means to be truly great.
Some thoughts about three fundamental Christian freedoms
The Hula Hoop Challenge
What one word would you use to describe yourself? How about determined? This talk looks at a quality that links the characters mentioned in Hebrews 11.
Bury the old stuff, put on the new
An exploration of Colossians 3:1-11. What does it mean that we have been buried with Jesus in our baptism and raised with him in his resurrection?
Talking the talk, hearing the talk
Some thoughts about Pentecost and the way in which the Holy Spirit gives the power of communication
Peas peas peas peace
An exploration of how the Holy Spirit brings peace.
Some thoughts about prejuduce based on Peter's vision in Acts Chapter 11
In the steps of the Master
Some thoughts about a little-known story from the Book of Acts where Dorcas (Tabitha) is restored to life when Peter prays in the way that Jesus did. What do we make of stories like this? What can we learn?
Forgiving and retaining
An exploration of the commission Jesus gave tot he disciples that first Easter evening and why Thomas wasn't there.
A message from the Northmoor Team in Devon for Easter Day 2022: an exploration of what it means to be a people of hope.
Palm Sunday 2022
Some thoughts about Palm Sunday and what it says to us about our attitude towards worship
Can I borrow your boat?
A short talk about the miraculous catch of fish in Luke 5
What is this thing called love?
A talk about St Paul's famous passage on love from 1 Corinthians 13
What's it all about?
Some thoughts about Jesus' "Mission Statement" in Luke Chapter 4. It is very easy to lose a sense of purpose: we need to lift our eyes and see the bigger picture and what we are here for.
When the wine runs out
Some thoughts about the miracle at Cana. What do we do when we are at the end of our resources: when our supplies run low and demand excedes supply?
A service of Night Prayer from the Northmoor Team in Devon
A Late night service from the Northmoor team ministry in Devon
How much do you think you are worth?
A talk for the beginning of the new year from the Northmoor Team Ministry in Devon.
One in a taxi one in a car
Some thoughts about the wise men. Was it their gifts that made the special or something else?
An offer you can't refuse
Did the shepherds have a choice about going to Bethlehem to see what had happened? A Christmas message for 2021. Happy Christmas everyone!
Nothing is impossible
An exploration of the encounter between Mary and the angel, when Mary discovers she is to be the mother of Jesus. We have this invitation to believe that the impossible is possible: do we dare to say yes?
Dealing with the stink
Both John the Baptist and Jesus could be very challenging in what they asked of people. But sometimes things which are demanding can also be radical and exciting.
Praying for good weather
Does God act in history? Is it OK to pray for good weather? Some thoughts about the coming of John the Baptist.