Category: Reflections

This is the place where you can find sermons and other reflections that have been part of Cornerstone worship. They may be in text form or podcasts.

Sermon for Sunday, 9 August 2020

By Revd Ernesto Lozada-Uzuriaga I grew up in a very traditional evangelical church. Everyone had their own Bible. We would read from our Bible regularly, as a family together and in my own personal devotionals every day. And I would carry my Bible to every church service, Bible study, youth group, summer camps, trips out, absolutely everywhere....

Sermon for Sunday, 2 August 2020

By Professor Steve Smith Hi, my name’s Steve Smith, and I’ve been asked by Ernesto just to give a ten- or fifteen-minute reflection on this book I’ve just finished. The book’s called Wrestling ’til Daybreak, and it has a subtitle, rather a long subtitle, called A Spiritual Guide for Disconnected Christians and Other Questioning Journeyers. So,...

Sermon for Sunday, 26 July 2020

By Revd David Moore The first time I conducted public worship was in a tiny Methodist Chapel in the village of Hinton Charterhouse, which is six miles from Bath where I lived. I was nineteen. Dorothy accompanied me and, as the organist was sick, had to play the harmonium! We travelled by bus. It was winter and...

Sermon for Sunday, 19 July 2020

By Revd Tim Clapton Well hello – it is lovely to join you, Christ the Cornerstone, for your Sunday worship, if only in a digital sort of way. I lived and worked in Milton Keynes about ten years ago. It is amazing how time flies. I now serve as a Prison Chaplain in London. As some of...

Sermon for Sunday, 12 July 2020

By Revd George Mwaura Isaiah 55: 10–13; Matthew 13: 1–9 & 18–23 The art of listening Creator God, you who set the stars in the heavens and causes the sun to rise and set, we pray that you will shed the light of your wisdom in the darkness of our collective minds by the power of your...

Sermon for Sunday, 5 July 2020

By Revd Ernesto Lozada-Uzuriaga The music at the end is “His yoke is easy and his burthen is light” from The Messiah composed by Georg Friederich Händel, 1741, sung by the Choir of Christ the Cornerstone.

Sermon for Sunday, 28 June 2020

By Revd George Mwaura Jeremiah 28: 5–9; Matthew 10: 40–42 What are you worth? Let us pray together: Gracious God we pray that you would open our ears to hear your word and know your voice. Speak to our hearts and strengthen our wills, that we may serve you today and always in Jesus’ name. Amen A]...

Sermon for Sunday, 21 June 2020

By Brother Anthony Purvis SSM Bible readings : Jeremiah 20: 7–10 and Matthew 21: 24–39 Good morning, everyone. It’s good to be with you and to share time in prayer and worship and thanksgiving for our lives, and in prayer and thanksgiving for the many who have suffered in the recent weeks and months. We continue...