In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of Jesus' actions concerning the healing of the Canaanite Woman's daughter.  This passage gives us all hope as this nameless oppressed woman challenges the barriers of sexism, racism and xenophobia to seek Jesus as a Messial to all people's even through the prejudice of the disciples.  This passage gives all of us a hope for inclusion, when there are so many things in our world that seek to oppress and divide.

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 13h August 2017, Collins Durueke explores the gospel text of the day, Matthew 14.22-33 to explore the implications of the calming of the storm. In difficult times, the water always represents chaos, so it is deeply significant that Jesus calms the storm, and therefore calms the storms of our lives in the uncertainty of life.

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 6th August 2017, Ian Mobsby explores the gospel text of the day to explore the implications of the feeding of the 5000 as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew 14.13-21.  It is very easy to think about this text concerning spiritual needs, but physical needs are very much focus here. We still live in a world where all could eat, but billions still go hungry.

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of Jesus' teaching of the parable of the 'Wheat and Weeds' as recorded in Matthew 13.24-30,36-43.
The parable challenges us to be careful and awar eof our moitvations, and that our commitment to Christ dies require the orientation of our hearts to the way of Jesus. This is not an easy parable, and its implications regarding ideas of the final judgement should not be avoided, but challenging for all Christians of every age. This was recorded at St Luke's Peckham on the 6th Sunday after Trinity on 23rd July 2017.

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In this the second of two podcasts led by Adam Bucko in dlialogue with the Wellspring Community Peckham, Adam Bucko explores the realities and challenges of using a contemplative approach as the medium of engagement with traumatised homeless youth asa form of loving service and mission.  Adam Bucko is a founder of a new monastic community in New York City and is an Ordinand in training to become an Episcopal Priest.  This was recorded on Tuesdsy 18th July 2017.

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 17th July 2017, Collins Durueke explores the gospel parable of the Sower, to explore the connection between the Kingdom of God, the openness of our hearts to God, and our effectiveness as Christians in the world.  This was recorded  at St Luke's Peckham. For more information see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 11th July 2017, Adam Bucko told his life story to unpack how new monasticism impacted his life, spirituality and world.  Adam is a founder of a radical new monastic commuiity in New York whose loving action was the support and encouragememt of street homeless young people.  Adam's story is quite unique with influences from the Solidarność freedom movment in Poland, and the affects of civil war and oppression, being an undocumented immigrant into the United States, and lots of experience of Roman Catholic and Episcopalian justice movements, resulting in a pretty unique new monastic community in New York.  Adam is also training for the Ordained Priesthood.  This is the first of two podcasts.

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 3rd Sunday of Trinity 2017 on the 2nd July, Ian Mobsby explores the gospel text of Matthew Chapter 10 on the theme of Mission and Hospitality.  Jesus is clear that there is no split between the so-called social gospel or spiritual gospel.  This was recorded  at St Luke's Peckham. For more information see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast on Trinity Sunday 2017, Ian Mobsby explores the connection between the nature of the Trinity and Jesus’ calling to the disciples, sometimes called the Great Commission.  This was recorded in the Sunday Morning Eucharist Service at St Lukes Church Peckham on the 11th June 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast recorded at the Sunday Morning Parish Eucharist Service on Pentecost Service at St Luke's Church Camberwell in Peckham, Fr John Francis explores the implications of John 20:19-23 and Acts 2:1-21.  This was recorded on Sunday 4th June 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

 

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In this reflection on Pentecost Sunday at the St Lukes Contemplative Evening Eucharist Service Ian Mobsby follows a Lectio Divina with some reflections following the terrorist incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market and following a fatal stabbing in North Peckham.  For more information on St Lukes Church Peckham see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk or for the Wellspring New Monastic Community www.wellspringpeckham.net

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In this podcast recorded at the first Rhythhm of Life Service of the Wellspring Community at St Lukes Church Peckham, members of the community made commitments to contemplative prayer, community living and loving service before a packed church congregation.  In the address at this service, Bishop Christopher, the Bishop of Southwark, explored the application of Zechariah 8.1-13, Revelation 21.22  -  22.5 and John 21.1-14 in the context of those who have made seasonal vows and commitments.  This podcast was recorded on the 21st Mary 2017 at the Church of St Lukes (Camberwell) in Peckham in the Woolwich Episcopal Area of the Diocese of Southwark in the Church of England.  For more information see www..wellpsringpeckham.net or www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on the 6th Sunday of Easter on the 21st May 2017, explores the implications of Acts 17.22-31 and John 14.15-21 to explore Jesus' teachings and understandings concerning God the Holy Spirit.  Interestingly Jesus says that his followers will descover and know the Holy Spirit by discovering God from within.  This then opens up the importance of the contemplative prayer tradition, as we seek to experience God from within and outside ourselves.

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On Tuesday 16th of May the New Monastic Community gathered in the Clergy House for our usual Tuesday meal with guests Barton and Jaime who have been part of the non-residential element of the St Anselm Community for a year.  In this evening Jaime and Barton reflect on their experienes and wisdom for the Wellspring Community days before the community commits to promises and vows before the Bishop and Archdeacon of Southwark. For more information on the community see www.wellspringpeckham.net

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on the fifth Sunday of the season of Easter on the 14th May 2017, Ian explores the implications of John 14:1-14 to reflect on Jesus' words to the disciples as they walk together from the Last Supper to the Garden of Gethsemane   It ias no concidence that the lectionary explores these words in the context of the murrder of the first disciple - Stephen and Jesus' words to persevere in the time to come.  It is in this context that Jesus makes the clearest teaching of his Messiahsbip.  This podcast was recorded at St Lukes Peckham at the Sunday morning Eucharist Service.  For more information on St Lukes Church see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on Easter Sunday on the 16th April 2017, explores the implications of Matthew chapter 28 for the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Hope of Humanity.   The text is hurried and comes across as being in a state of shock, as we forget the resurrection is utterly shocking.  This podcast was recorded at St Lukes Peckham at the Sunday morning Eucharist Service.  For more information on St Lukes Church see www.stllukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Collins Durueke on Palm Sunday on the 9th April 2017, explores the important theme of 'What kind of Messiah do toy want?'  We are mindful that on this day we remember that Jesus entered Jerusalem when many expected him to be a warrior Messiah.  Initially excited they quickly realised Jesus was not going to be this type of Messiah of violence, but rather came in all humility and love.

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In this podcast on Sunday 2ne April 2017, Ian Mobsby explores the implication of the raising of Lazarus in John 11.1-45 regarding the true nature of God's intentions of restoring all things into right relationship. For more information on St Luke's Church please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Collins Durueke on Mothers Day on the 4th Sunday of Lent 2017, Collins explores the importance of Mother’s Day.

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In this podcast on the third Sunday of Lent, Cllins Dureke explores the impllication of Luke 2.41-52 concerning the calling of Christians to worship God in Spirit and in Truth.  This podcast was recorded on the 19th March 2017.  For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast on the second Sunday of Lent, Ian Mobsby explores the conversation in the Gospel of John Chapter 3 between Nicodemus, (a leading religious leader and Pharisee in Jerusalem) with Jesus.  It becomes plain to see that Nicodemus is unable to recognise who Jesus is and his significance because he is blinded by a faith that sees faith as a form of rule book.  There are a number of applications for this for Christians in the 21st Century and beyond who are unable to let Jesus be God, and stuck by needing to understanding everything unable to cope with mystery.  Faith is ultimately about mystery.  Camberwell.    This podcast was recorded on the 12th March 2017.  For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Mother Lyn Powell explores the implications of Matthew 4:1-11 on the First Sunday of Lent.  

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In this podcast Collins Durueke explores the significance of Jesus' transfiguration in Matthew 17   Drawing on this experience of Jesus, Collins explores the meaning for the church as the Body of Christ and what it means to be a transfigured church.  Collins Durueke is an Ordained Deacon in the Anglican Church of Nigeria. This podcast was recorded on the 26th February 2017 on the Sunday before Lent. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about loving your neighbour and non-violent resistance in Matthew 5 38-48.  Jesus addresses how hatred and physical resistance to oppression cause the body of Christ enormous hardship.  Jesus speaks strongly here that loving our enemies and nonviolent resistance to oppression are crucial. This was recorded on the 19th February 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about healthy and good relationships in Matthew 5 21-37.  Jesus address how anger, conflict, sexually uncommittement relationships and lying cause the body of Christ enormous hard.  Jesus speaks strongly here that keeping healthy relationships, where we are committed to repentance and saying sorry are crucial. This was recorded on the 12th February 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus talking about Salt and Light and the Love of God in Matthew 5 13-20. Jesus' use of metaphor reminds us that we are deeply loved, and that we are called to literally effervesce.  That God's presence with us is such an act of grace, that this then is palpable with others. This was recorded on the 5th February 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of Jesus turning water to wine, and the dialogue between Jesus and his mother Mary. found in John 2.1-11. THis is the first recorded miracle of Jesus, and demonstrates not only God's love for us, but our calling to be vessels for God. This was recorded on the 29th January 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of the prophecy of Isaiah 9:1-4, and the Gospel of Matthew 4: 12-23 to explore the significance of Jesus as the light to bring hope to those who are in darkness. Ultimately Jesus comes as Messiah and as the Son of God into our world, who will overcome all darkness as God seeks to restore all things back into right relationship with God. This was recorded on the 22nd January 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of the visit of the Magi to the baby Jesus, and also the importance of baptism as giving us identity and helping us known that we are loved by God.  This homily was given in preparation for the renewing of baptism vows in a new year.  This was recorded on the 8th January 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the significance of the naming of the baby Jesus.  We remember that he was named in Hebrew 'Yeshua' where Jesus is the Latin for this name.  Jesus literally means 'The Lord is salvation'. This name then is prophetic for the life and destiny of the Son of God, the Emmanuel.    This homily draws on the lectionary reading for the festival of the naming of Jesus found in Luke 2.15-21.  This was recorded on the 1st January 2017. For more information on St Luke's Church, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of God coming as a helpless baby, about the intentions of God who has immense love for us that he comes in all violunerability and on our terms.  This podcast was recorded on the 25th December 2016 at St Lukes Peckham.  For more information on St Lukes, see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk.

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores lectionary texts for Christmas Eve to explore the significance of Jesus coming as a human being, as an incarnate God man.  The texts speak to us of justice, and the call of Jesus as the God-with-us means that God is serious about our humanity, and also about our salvation.  Further, we are called to participate in this incarnational mission of God, of joining in with a God concerned about restoration, transformation and love.

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores Isaiah7.10-16 and Matthew 1.18-25 to explore the implications of Jesus coming as Emmanuel and as a small child. That Jesus comes not in power and majesty but in vulnerability and powerlessness.  For more details on the work and resources of St Lukes Peckham, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk or see us on facebook or twitter.

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores Matthew 11:2-11 and the question that the disciples of John the Baptist ask of Jesus when John has been imprisioned "Are you the one or should we wait for an other/".  This is is a critical question because it was not obvious to John the Baptist whether Jesus was the Messiah or not.  For more details on the work and resources of St Lukes Peckham, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk or see us on facebook or twitter.

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In this podcast, the third in the series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores Matthew 24.36-44 to understand the issue of judgement and the accountability of people to live out justly, particularly with the poor, the sick and the vulnerable.   The words of this text are tough, and the texts about judgement and the coming of Jesus in what is called the consummation, and that with justice must come responsibility and judgement.  With Jesus we experience a fierce God who seeks to defend the rights of the poor and vulnerable.   For more information on St Luke's please see www.stlulespeckham.co.uk.

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In this podcast, the second in the series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores 1 Chronicles chapter 29 in the context of King David and his prayerful preparation of raising funds for the building of a new temple by his son King Solomon.  Ian explores the application of this text to planned financial stewardship today. For more information on St Luke's please see www.stlulespeckham.co.uk.

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In this podcast, the first in a series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores the gospel reading of Luke 20.27-38, where the Sadducees attempt to ridicule Jesus because of the claims of eternal life.  Ian explores the basis so Christian understanding of discipleship and the key place of stewardship as an important commitment and element of seeing that our lives and our resources are no longer just our own.  For more information on St Luke's please go to www.stlulespeckham.co.uk.

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In this podcast recorded at the St Luke's Patronal Festival on Sunday 23rd October 2016, Fr Edward Doyle, Rector of Rogate in the Diocese of Chichester, explores the implications of Jesus' reading of the scroll in the synagogue in Capernaum.  Fr Edward Doyle draws on the text of Luke 18.9-14  explores the implications of Jesus reading the prophetic words from the Hebrew Scriptures.  For more information on St Luke's please go to www.stlulespeckham.co.uk.

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In this podcast on Sunday 9th October 2016 Ian Mobsby explores the implication of the healing of the ten lepers in Luke 17.11-19 regarding grace and the celebration of God's blessing.  It is significant  that the only individual who was grateful to Jesus for being healed was a Samaritan, hated and excluded by the Jews.  This story not only speaks of GOd's love but also of the restoration of all peoples as the children of God.  For more information on St Luke's Church please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast on Sunday 18th September 2016, Ian Mobsby explores the parable of the Unjust Steward, renaming it the parable of the Fearless Steward as recorded in the Gospel of St Luke chapter 19.  This is not an easy passage but speaks of the call to be truth tellers or whistle blowers, when it comes to all forms of stewardship.  For more information on St Lukes, please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast on Tuesday 13th September 2016, The Peckham Well New Monastic Community (of the parish of St Lukes Church) met with Hugo Adan Fernandez to explore Ignatian Spiritualty.  Hugo became a Christian through the work of the Jesuits in the 1980s in the difficult times of Franko.  Drawing on the life of St Ignatius, Hugo explores the implications of this particular approach to being Christian drawing on a contemplative life, thaty leads to contemplative action and liberation theology.  Hugo unpacks the relationship of Ignatian spirituality regarding contemplation and meditation, and listening to God in the ordinariness of life, through moments of consolation and desolation.

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In this podcast on Sunday 11th September 2016, Ian Mobsby explores the meaning of  the Lost Sheep, Lost Coin and the Prodigal Son parables and their application to those who were listening at the time and to us looking back from the 21st century.  Not only do remember the love of God that redeems us, but also the need for us to turn around, which in the New Testament is called metanoia or more commonly understood as 'repentance'. For more information on St Luke's activities and resources, see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of Luke 14.25-33, regarding the  cost of discipleship.  Ian explores what is a  difficult passage in the context of worship, mission and community.  For more information on St Lukes please see www.sltukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the Gospel text of Luke Chapter 14 and Hebrews Chapter 14 to explore what it really means to be a follower of Jesus Christ as the Way of Love.  In this text Ian looks at the connection between humility as a sign of love as a crucial expression of authentic Christian discipleship. This podcast was recorded at the St Lukes Peckham Sunday Morning Eucharist on Sunday 28th August 2016.  For more information on St Lukes please see www.sltukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Mother Abigail Adetayo explores the gospel text of Luke Chapter 13 and Isaiah 58 to explore the significance of Jesus as the fulfillment of the Law and of the Sabbath. This was recorded on Sunday 21st of August 2016.

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the radicalness of Christian discipleship through a study looking at Hebrews Chapter 11 and 12 and in  particular 12:1-2.  Here we encounter the Apostle Paul promoting the need for co-operation rather than competition, and for facing the false self, so that people can be liberated to be truly themselves in Christ. For more information on St Lukes please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk

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In this podcast Mother Lynn Russell explores how we are all beloved of God, and that when we live in an uncertain world of pain and suffering, we must remember this reality.  Only with God's love will we not be overwhelmed. This homily was recorded at the St Lukes Peckham Sunday Morning Eucharist on 31st July 2016. 

For more information on St Lukes please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk
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In this podcast Fr Nicholas Elder explores the place of the Lord's prayer in the context of Christian prayer drawing on Luke 11.1-13 and other Biblical texts. This homily was recorded at the St Lukes Peckham Sunday Morning Eucharist on 24th July 2016.

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In this podcast Fr Nicholas Elder explores the themes of the gospel text of Luke 10.38-42 and other Bible texts around the calling for Christians and Jews to love the other, including widows, immigrants and those who are vulnerable.  This homily was recorded at the St Lukes Peckham Sunday Morning Eucharist on 17th July 2016.

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In this podcast the Revd Lynn Russell from nearby St Giles Camberwell preached on 4th Sunda after Trinity exploring the lectionary Gospel of Luke 8.26-39.  This was recorded at the Sunday Morning Eucharist on 19th June 2016 at St Lukes Church Peckham in South London.

For more information on St Lukes please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk
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