Church of England Diocese of Blackburn Brindle

St. James’ church reading The Gospel of Luke, Wednesday 17th June 2020

16 Jun 2020, 12:30 p.m.

Thank you for joining in reading St. Luke’s Gospel. We pray that many are able to encounter God through doing so. This page links you to some resources that will possibly help to deepen understanding, as Luke is tells us about Jesus’ mission, death, and resurrection.

As a general and accessible introduction, The Bible Project is very good at outlining the main themes from Scripture in short animated films:

We also have a link to videos via our website at :

For more scholarly introductions, two leading New Testament scholars have recorded brief insights into Luke’s Gospel:

Richard Burridge:

Paula Gooder:

Two written introduction may be found via:

For a topical take on Luke’s gospel, see this reflection from Australia on the Good Samaritan and the murder of George Floyd in the United States:

For prayer, the Church of England parish of St. John’s, Egham, has a whole YouTube playlist of prayers and reflections based on Luke’s Gospel recorded during Covid-19:

For children, the Saddleback Kids’ YouTube channel has animations of many of the stories from Scripture, including from Luke’s Gospel:

The Good Samaritan:

The Prodigal Son: