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

Step out in faith. Reflection for Pentecost + 21 C 2019

Sep 25, 2019

Walking feet

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 address
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...


My thoughts on being born again from 1999

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...


Is a new Reformation needed?

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...


Imagine a world where the 10 Commandments were taken seriously. Sermon text Lent 2B

Mar 2, 2012

10 commandments & 3 Purposes 

Audio direct link 

If only people would live by the 10 commandments... 

1. If only God was honoured above all else... 

2. ...created things and personalities were not treated as gods but honoured for what or who they are... 

3. ...if only God’s Name was not used as a swear word or like a...