Author Archives: Tim Chesterton

About Tim Chesterton

Family man, pastor, storyteller, musician, songwriter. E-mail me at timchesterton at outlook dot com

Clive Staples Lewis (November 29th 1898 – November 22nd 1963)

(Repost from last year, slightly adapted) On this day fifty-one years ago, the great C.S. Lewis died. Because of the assassination of President Kennedy on the same day, the death of Lewis has always been somewhat overshadowed. Far be it … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (a prequel to ‘A Time to Mend’): Chapter 36

Link back to Chapter 35. This is the first draft of a work of fiction; it will probably be revised in the not-too-distant future. It tells the story of Tom and Kelly’s marriage; readers of A Time to Mend will know that it … Continue reading

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Are we failing at our primary mission?

The thing that troubles me the most about the condition of the Christian church in 2014 is not our conflicts over gay marriage, or the fact that despite the best efforts of our most knowledgable liturgists we still haven’t managed to … Continue reading

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St. Margaret of Scotland (a sermon for Nov. 16th 2014)

Scripture referred to is Luke 10:25-42.   Many of you will have heard me tell the story of Queen Margaret of Scotland in years past. Some of you, however, have joined us since the last time we did this, and … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (a prequel to ‘A Time to Mend’): Chapter 35

Link back to Chapter 34 This is the first draft of a work of fiction; it will probably be revised in the not-too-distant future. It tells the story of Tom and Kelly’s marriage; readers of A Time to Mend will know that it … Continue reading

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What I Will Remember on Remembrance Day

This is a repost from last year; I thought of writing something new, but realized that this still says what I want to say. Remembrance Day is often promoted these days as a day to remember the sacrifices of military … Continue reading

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Be Ready (a sermon for November 9th on Matthew 25:1-13)

I’m not sure how many of you have seen the movie ‘Almost an Angel’ which stars Paul Hogan of ‘Crocodile Dundee’ fame. His character is a bank robber who gets knocked down by a car in the act of saving … Continue reading

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