Author Archives: Tim Chesterton

About Tim Chesterton

Family man; pastor of St. Margaret's Anglican Church on Ellerslie Road, Edmonton; storyteller; traditional folk musician and occasional songwriter. Email me at timchesterton at outlook dot com.

What’s Advent all about?

In case you were wondering, this should clear it up for you!  

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Everyone is Included

I want to post some good links to things others have said about the currently controversy about refugees from Syria. There is no particular mystery about my position: I am a Christian, and therefore I am under orders to do … Continue reading

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Just Pray

Several British theatre chains are refusing to run this ad. But I think it’s brilliant. After you’ve watched the ad, check out the website.

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My Kingdom is not from This World (a sermon on John 18:36)

Today in the church year is the festival of the reign of Christ – the Sunday on which we reflect on the biblical teaching that God has made Jesus Christ the Lord of all, and one day his reign will … Continue reading

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Clive Staples Lewis, November 29th 1898 – November 22nd 1963

(Repost from last year, slightly adapted) On this day fifty-two 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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The Good in Me is Dead

All the talk about refugees in the past few days made me think of this old Martyn Joseph song. It’s a different war and a different set of refugees, but it still touches my heart. ‘The Good in Me is … Continue reading

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There is no Rock like our God (a sermon on 1 Samuel 1:1 – 2:10)

Today I want to talk with you about the story of Hannah, a woman who was in a desperate situation and who cried out to the Lord for help. There are some aspects of Hannah’s story that we don’t find … Continue reading

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