Mar 22, 2020
Today (Sunday) was a hard day for me. In more than 22 years as a minister I have never missed a Sunday in church unless I was sick or on holiday. Even when I am on holiday, I feel extremely grumpy if I do not get to go to church. I have also never had a Sunday when I was 'on duty' where I have not preached a sermon -...
Sep 25, 2019
Key Text Jeremiah 32:1-9
Over 2500 years ago the city of Jerusalem the capital of Judah, the southern kingdom of Israel was being besieged by the mighty Babylonian Empire. The city was holding out but pretty much everyone knew what was about to happen. The city would fall. It did fall and it was then utterly destroyed....
Jun 21, 2017
Uniting church 40th anniversary
Given at the anniversary party 17-6-2017
at Middle Ridge Uniting Church 264 Stenner St, Centenary Heights QLD 4350.
40 years ago in 1977 the majority of three Christian denominations came together. We did not come together on the basis of the lowest common denominator or by trying...
Mar 8, 2017
Was thinking about my sermon for Sunday and was reminded that way back in 1999 when I was doing some chaplancy at the Gladstone Campus of CQU I was asked by a student on the CQU Christian list (remember lists) about the importance of being "Born again".
The student we will call Dave asked
My question is "What does it...
Nov 11, 2016
Is a new Reformation needed?
Presented at Good Shepherd Lutheran Hall 23 Glenvale Rd, Harristown QLD Australia 4350 11/11/2016
as part of a Christians in Dialogue meeting in preparation for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.
I am part of an unusual group. Once a week a group gets together to discuss a...