Preaching for Ruth Innes

Was out of town preaching Ruth Innes into Falkirk at her induction at Christchurch.

Here’s something of what I had to say:

I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I; send me!’

In the name of God, Creator, Redeemer and Liberator. Amen.

So, the prophet Isaiah went into the temple and saw this great vision. The Lord on a throne. Seraphs with six wings. The house full of smoke. The whole house of God shaking. And there he received his call.

But what was Isaiah like?

Did he know any good jokes.

Was he someone with drive and zeal.

Above all, did the Prophet Isaiah have purple hair? [Read more…]