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

Dec 20, 2013

Focus Reading: Luke 2:1-20       Click here: Audio File

There are variety of beliefs in our congregation about the Christmas story. Most of the members believe as I do that Jesus was born in Bethlehem in a borrowed room, or to be more precise a stable. There are a few though who believe that the stories of the birth in...

Dec 20, 2013

Readings Isaiah 7:10-16, Romans 1:1-7, Matthew 1:18-25

For King Ahaz in ancient Israel facing invasion from the Syrians and for Joseph living under Roman occupation with a fiancé pregnant before marriage there may not have been much hope around. Into the middle of this uncertainty both Ahaz and Joseph are promised a...

Dec 9, 2013

Readings Isaiah 35:1-10; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11        Click for: Direct download of audio.

The Uniting Church is a Bible based church. The church’s foundation document puts it like this: When the Church preaches Jesus Christ, her message is controlled by the Biblical witnesses.

                In other words...

Dec 2, 2013

Focus Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12

God loves us all.

“God loves us all.” We have heard this in church and before that in Sunday School so often that it is hard to see just how amazing that is. Three of our readings today speak about how it is not just the religious, or the wealthy, or the...

Nov 28, 2013

Readings:  Isaiah 21:1-5; Ps 122; Rom 13:11-14; Matt 24:36-44


What do you do when visitors are coming? If you are like me you run around getting the house tidy. When I was at Tannum Sands I sometimes had so many dirty dishes that on Bible Study nights I would hide them in the kitchen cupboards, so no one would see...