Reflections by Geoffrey Stevenson

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Dr Geoffrey Stevenson lectures in homiletics and the development of preachers at New Collage, University of Edinburgh. Before his study here he was Director of the Centre for Christian Communication at St Johns College, Durham. He also previously worked for 20 years as an actor, specialising in mime and physical theatre.

Geoffrey Stevenson – 10 05 15 – I call you friends

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A reflection on Jesus’ words ‘I call you my friends’ in this week’s Gospel reading – John 15:9-17 –  a continuation of the theme of ‘abiding’ in God, as Jesus speaks words of devotion and intimacy, of love and profound friendship. A compelling characteristic of John’s Gospel is this intimacy, that resonates with present-day disciples […]

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