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Gospel centred sermons, based on the lectionary often in advance.

May 15, 2019

Focus readings: Rev 21:1-6 & John 13:31–35 

In 2016 I wrote:

It is just over 100 years since  men landed on the beaches of Gallipoli and began laying down their lives for the sake of others. At a time like this it is tempting to glorify war. There was nothing glorious about World War 1. It was all about great imperial...

You Can Help Mum or Dad now! Community Breakfast.

May 15, 2019

Come and join us for a community Breakfast and hear two great speakers talk about "What to do and where to turn when a Parent or Partner needs Care."  

Saturday June 1st 8am-10am

180  Swensons road Mt Crosby
$5 a head $20 family (4 or more)

RSVP 29/5/2019 0448 617 136 or

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May 11, 2019

Focus Passage: Revelation 7:9-17

It is tempting on when we remember the suffering of the world to go one of two ways with our faith. One way is to believe that God has abandoned us, or even that God does not exist.  The other temptation is to say that this life is simply a veil of tears and there is a greater, better...

May 11, 2019

Focus passage: Luke 15:1–3, 11b–32

Whoever you are, whether we are the shameful sinner, the lost son, in the far away country caught in the drought, or the self righteous, judgmental sinner (older brother) refusing to come into the house, the message is the same. The Father comes out to us and invites us into the...

Mar 9, 2019

Focus readings: a. Deuteronomy 26:1-11 a. Deuteronomy 26:1-11 b. Romans 10:8b-13 c. Luke 4:1-13

sorry about the length this week!!

Like many of you when I grew up I was heavily influenced by the idea that Jesus was the perfect sacrifice for my sins, who’s death on the cross “paid the price” for my sin and the sin...