Sermon: Pentecost

A Pentecost Sermon Preached by the Revd Dr Trevor Jamison for Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, June 5th 2022 Genesis 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-12 How do you feel about human diversity? Are you positive or are you negative about it, or does it never enter your head? They say that birds of a feather flock together, […]

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Sermon: Platinum Jubilee

A Sermon for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Preached by the Revd Dr Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church, North Shields, 5th June 2022 Romans 13:1-10; Luke 22:24-30   1066 And All That is the title of a spoof version of English history, written by W. C. Sellar and R. J Yeatman. Published in 1930, […]

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Sermon: From Janet’s Point of View…

A Sermon for Christian Aid Week 2022 John 13:31-35; Revelation 21:1-6 After watching the video Christian Aid film about Janet Zirugo in Zimbabwe There is no single meaning for any biblical text, even though we may fool ourselves into thinking that there is. Instead, the ‘meaning’ of any Bible passage arises from the interaction between […]

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Sermon: Women with a Story to Tell

A sermon preached by the Reverend Dr Trevor Jamison at Saint Columba’s United Reformed Church Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022 Luke 24:1-12 ‘On the first day of the week, at early dawn, they [women who had come with Jesus from Galilee (23:55)] came to the tomb, taking the spices that they prepared. They found the […]

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Sermon: Lavishness in the Midst of Poverty

A sermon preached by the Revd Dr Trevor Jamison for Saint Columbia’s United Reformed Church, April 3rd 2022 John 12:1-8 ‘You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.’ (12:8) That’s Jesus’s answer to what I think is a reasonable question, one which comes from Judas Iscariot. Six days before […]

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