In this podcast recorded on the third Sunday of Advent in 2015, Ian Mobsby explore the theme of a baptism of repentance marked by trust, generosity and integrity. Ian explores this central teaching from John the Baptist as recorded in Luke 3.7-18.
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In this St Luke’s Church podcast, Ian Mobsby explores the theme of baptism in the Christian faith, and the role of John the Baptist in the lectionary reading for the Second Sunday of Advent. John the Baptist as the last prophet of Israel and what is called the Herald of the Messiah, taught a baptism of repentance and of purification. Since then the Christian Church has baptised people as the beginning of the path of following Christ.
In this podcast at the beginning of Advent 2015, Ian Mobsby drawing on Matthew Chapter 4, explores the theme of the ‘great waiting’. We remember Mary who chose to have faith in God even though it made her an outsider and at some personal risk. This was recorded on Sunday 29th November at St Luke’s Church Peckham.
In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the theme of Mark 13 and Hebrews 10, to explore the importance of Christians being loving. In the shock and violence of the attacks in Paris this weekend, Ian explores what Church is about, and the words of Hebrews quote ‘let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds’.
In this St Luke’s Church Peckham podcast and drawing on Mark Chapter 1, Ian Mobsby explores remembrance day, when the World remembers those who have given their lives in the cost of war, and the parallel with Jesus who has given his life as an act of self-less giving to bring health and healing to whole universe and ourselves. This was recorded on Sunday 8th November 2015.
Drawing on the Gospel Text of Luke Chapter 11 verses 32-44, Ian Mobsby explores the spiritual significance of the raising of Lazarus. On this Sunday, All Saints Day, the Church traditionally explores the theological concept of the ‘Communion of the Saints’ that exists outside time. Further Ian explores three applications of the implications of the story of raising of Lazarus. This St Luke’s Podcast was recorded on All Saints Day 2015.
In this St Lukes Peckham Podcast, Ian Mobsby draws on the gospel text of John chapter 5 verses 36-47 to explore the theme of the bible as a resource for following Jesus, not bashing others. Drawing on the examle of Jesus’ encounters with the Pharasees, Saducees and the teachers of the law who were so certain of who God was and what God would do, Ian exploes how this was a form of early religious fundamentalism, that has existed until the present day. When ever we get so certain of knowing God or raise the bible as an alternative God, we diminish God’s soverignty and and loose the calling of the New Testament to follow God in humility and love. Religious Fundamentalism remains one of the most damaging forces in the world, that has little to do with the teachings of Jesus Christ.
In this podcast of the patronal festival of St Luke, Ian Mobsby explores the ministry and example of the biblical St Luke, and some of the stories held by the Greek Orthodox Church concerning his gifts.
In this St Lukes Peckham Podcast, Ian Mobsby explores the theme of a discipleship of material sufficiency and downward mobility, drawing on Mark 10.17-31. This is the fifth in the series where Ian explores different aspects of Christian discipleship. For more information see website www.stlukespeckham.co.uk or podcasting site www.stlukespeckham.podbean.com
In this St Lukes Peckham Podcast, Ian Mobsby explores the theme of a discipleship of openness and justice, drawing on Mark 10.2-16. This is the fourth in the series where Ian explores different aspects of Christian discipleship.