St Bride's: Sermon Series

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

The Pilgrim

"To be a pilgrim" - the words from John Bunyan's great hymn, "He who would valiant be", sung with great emphasis at school prayers, filled my young mind with excitement, even if I had no very clear notion of...

Modern Day Peacemaking

When I was first attracted to the Middle East as a 21 year old reporter, peacemaking was not something that was foremost on my mind. What drew me to Lebanon in the mid 1980s was quite the opposite -...

O Jerusalem

'Ten parts of beauty gave God to mankind; nine to Jerusalem and one to the remainder. Ten parts of sorrow gave God to mankind; nine to Jerusalem and one to the remainder.' So says an old Jewish proverb. The...

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Richard Fyjis-Walker First Warning I find it a rather daunting honour to have been asked to give the first talk in this series, especially in the Journalists church since I have only one flimsy excuse to be here; Up till...