Episode 10 - The Extravagance of God.
Episode 10 comes from Fr Philip's Daily Reflection on Facebook Live on 6th April, the Monday of Holy Week 2020. He considers the story of Jesus being anointed by Mary six days before the Passover, and how Mary's extravagance symbolises the extravagance of Jesus' love in accepting death for us all.
Episode 9 - with The Very Rev’d Christopher Armstrong.
In this episode, Fr Philip is joined by The Very Rev'd Christopher Armstrong, his former training incumbent and for 15 years Dean of Blackburn Cathedral. They share stories and anecdotes of their collective past, and discuss their contrasting ministries within the present Coronavirus Pandemic.
Episode 8 - The Servant King.
This is the daily reflection broadcast on Facebook Live on Thursday 2nd April. In this episode, Fr Philip discusses a passage from Mark (10: 35-45) for Passiontide, considering the literary devices employed, its message for each of us, and its implications for how we understand and know God.
Episode 7 - with John Grogan.
In this episode, Fr Philip talks to the former Labour MP for Keighley and Ilkley, John Grogan. They discuss the politics of the current Coronavirus Pandemic as well as elements of religious and political philosophy. This episode was recorded on Wednesday 1st April 2020, the day during which the Church of England celebrates the life and work of F.D.Maurice, one of the key figures in the Christian Socialist movement.
Episode 6 - with Bishop Toby Haworth.
In this episode, Fr Philip talks to Bishop Toby Haworth (Bishop of Bradford) about his role in supporting the Christian community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss the role of God in this, and consider the impact on individuals that isolation and quarantine may have in a spiritual sense.
Episode 5 - with Fr Paul Wheelhouse.
This episode is a discussion between Fr Philip and Fr Paul Wheelhouse where they consider the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on their respective day to day ministries, the life of their churches and their communities.
Episode 4 - Houses of Affliction.
This is the sermon from Fr Philip’s Mass for Lent V on Sunday 29th March 2020.
Episode 3 - Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want.
This is the daily reflection broadcast on Facebook Live on Friday 27th March 2020.
Episode 2 - Healing Paralysis.
This is the daily reflection broadcast on Facebook Live on Thursday 26th March 2020.
Episode 1 - The Annunciation.
This is the sermon from Fr Philip’s Mass for The Annunciation on Wednesday 25th March 2020.