Sermons by Barry Roche

Sermons by Barry Roche

Gathering the Crumbs

The story of the Syrian woman who asks Jesus to heal her daughter poses difficult questions about who the good news is intended for. Barry unpacks more of this story from Mark’s Gospel.

Time’s Up!

The messages of John the Baptist and of Jesus are ones of urgency. The time to act is now! After John was arrested, Jesus went to Galilee preaching the Message of God: “Time’s up! God’s kingdom is here. Change your life and believe the message.”Mark 1:14-15, The Message

Easter Day

In 1930 Albert Ross started to write a book with the intention of debunking the apparent myth of the resurrection. In the process of writing it he became convinced that the best and in fact only solution was that the events of Easter really did happen and published his evidence using the pseudonym Frank Morison under the title Who moved the stone? Jesus launched a…

The Valley of Dry Bones

How does Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones relate to Passion Sunday? Barry explores some of the ideas of suffering behind the story, and how God breathes new life into his people and changes their hearts of stone to hearts of flesh.
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