Sermon preached at Rochester Cathedral, at the Licensing of Lay Ministers 16th May 2015 Numbers 11.16-17 & 24-29; 1 Cor 2.1-10; Mark 7.32-37   The man was deaf and, linked to that, his speech was impaired.  As any of us who have known those profoundly deaf from birth will be aware, there is this connection between clarity of hearing and speech.  We learn to speak mainly by imitation, and if we cannot hear.. Read More