A reflection on the holocaust memorial in Berlin.
James Mercer is the Associate Minister within the Benefice of St Aldhelm, Purbeck.
On a tumultuous day preceding Pilate’s careless, populist, hand-washing referendum that was to dispassionately determine the fate of Jesus, a very large crowd spread their cloaks on the ground for him as he entered Jerusalem, in a kind of instant royal celebration. The crowd believed Jesus had come in fulfilment of his nation’s hopes – … Continue Reading
James Mercer remembers past family and military history and reflects on love of enemies and not breaking faith with those who died.
As Article 50 is triggered, James Mercer explores the consequences for the poor and the task of the church in response.
When healing happens the process can be reassuringly ordinary
James Mercer shares some reflections on a recent visit to Israel/Palestine with Embrace.
James Mercer reviews Andrew Perriman’s collection of essays on Hell and Heaven