Our view of the universe is becoming smaller. One of the reasons is light pollution. There is so much wasted light now in urban and suburban areas that we can no longer see the night sky. We are so blinded by the artificial light that our view of the heavens is limited.

Bishop Steven addressing diocesan synodSteven Buckley

Love wins

It is very good to be here. Thank you for the music. Thank you for all that is invested in giving glory to God through choirs across the Diocese and through the Royal School of church music. What do you think is at the centre of the universe?…

Cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic

“We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the cucumbers, melons, the leeks, the onions and the garlic” I think this may be the first sermon I have ever preached about cucumbers but more of that in a moment. Four weeks…

A second year of listening

A year ago I invited the Diocese of Oxford to listen to God through a particular passage of Scripture: the beatitudes of Matthew 5.1-10. We are exploring our call to be a more Christ-like Church for the sake of God’s world: more contemplative,…

A prayer walk across Oxford

Join the Bishop of Oxford as he prays for the renewal of the ministry of every parish church in teaching the faith to enquirers and new Christians.

The Pattern of the Good Shepherd

The Bishop of Oxford’s charge to those about to be ordained priest

General Synod and the Oxford amendment

Address to General Synod 2017 was BP’s biggest year of exploration since 2004. Shell boasts on its website: “We have no immediate plans to move to a net zero emissions portfolio over our investment horizon of 10-20 years” At Shell’s…
Image of a church with oil barrels and flare
Time for divestment. Image of an empty fuel guage
Bishop Steven addressing diocesan synodSteven Buckley