Sermons on Christmas

Christmas Day service

Matthew 2:1-12In the UK we are more obsessed with Christmas than any other country, according to Google research. But we are less obsessed with the Christ of Christmas. That is very odd. If we get what Christmas is about, the Christ will be our magnificent obsession.

Lunchtime Carol service

John 1:1-18At the heart of any Nativity scene is a little wooden box. It’s nothing fancy. No great piece of woodwork. But that box has changed the world for millions of people – and could change the world for you this Christmas. There have been other significant boxes in history, but this one leaves them for dead.

Christmas Carol (Sunday)

John 1:1-18At the heart of any Nativity scene is a little wooden box. It’s nothing fancy. No great piece of woodwork. But that box has changed the world for millions of people – and could change the world for you this Christmas. There have been other significant boxes in history, but this one leaves them for dead.

Christmas Lunchtime Carols

Luke 2:1-14 Christmas is full of contrasts- contrasting traditions, contrasting feelings. This passage turns on contrasting leaders. Caesar, who demands his subjects serve him; and Jesus who chooses weakness to serve his subjects. Listen in as we see Luke unfold the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas Carols

Luke 2:1-14 Christmas is full of contrasts- contrasting traditions, contrasting feelings. This passage turns on contrasting leaders. Caesar, who demands his subjects serve him; and Jesus who chooses weakness to serve his subjects. Listen in as we see Luke unfold the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas Carol Service

John 1:1-18Whoever looked at Christmas lunch and said, “I know what this meal needs – a bad joke, a paper hat, and some nail clippers!” But the contents of the traditional Christmas cracker actually take us to the very heart of the Christmas message.

Christmas 2015

Luke 2:22-39 In 2013 the 77-year-long wait for a British Wimbledon men’s champion came to an end, and joy and relief swept the country. Now that Jesus has come, the centuries-long wait for the Saviour is over. It’s party-time for our world!

Christmas Day 2015

Luke 1:26-38 After the horrific shootings in San Bernadino, California, a newspaper headline said, ‘God is not fixing this’. It’s hard to deny that the world is in a mess. But Christmas tells us God is at work to fix things – in the most remarkable way.