Welcome back to a new series for the autumn: comfortable words. The title is taken from the opening verses of Isaiah 40-55, and also for a well known part of the Prayer Book liturgy for Holy Communion. Each episode will begin from a passage of scripture taken from this part of the Book of Isaiah.
Those who wait for the Lord
In times of crisis and difficulty, it is not enough to numb ourselves. The pain around us overwhelms our defences. Something much deeper is needed.
Comfort, O comfort my people
Series 5 of the popular podcast by Bishop Steven Croft takes its title from the opening verses of Isaiah 40-55. This series is intended to help the church find its voice again in the midst of the pandemic.
Rejoice in the Lord always
In the final episode of this series, Bishop Steven Croft explores how to live out Paul's extraordinary command to rejoice in the Lord always.
Finding strength from the centre
We come to Chapter 3 of Philippians and Paul takes us deeper still in this lockdown journey...
How to face enormous problems
The Church in Philippi is a fearful and anxious church. Paul does everything he can in his letter to calm this anxiety but he offers them something much more important than an answer...
Living is Christ and dying is gain
Almost two thousand years ago, a man we know as Paul sat down in his prison cell and wrote a short letter to his friends in a place called Philippi.
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Yes please - more of these insights and gentle drops of wisdom to stir our days and invite us into the roominess of a gracious God. Thank you!
My (extraordinary) family
A great conversation between +Steven Croft and ++John Sentamu which helps us to know what bishops are for - to encourage us and to give us all confidence to be witnesses to our faith in our daily lives.
Best quote: ‘The only way you know you’ve got courage is by doing risky things’. Let’s make 2019 a year of taking risks for God.