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

Mar 24, 2020

Focus reading: John 11:1-45

An oldy but a goody, a narrative sermon. I will play the part of Lazarus, the friend Jesus raises from the dead in the story of John 11. Along the way I will reflect on who Jesus is and what life itself means. I try to reflect the kind of ideas and culture that surrounded Lazarus but in the...

I preach therefore I am. How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land

Mar 22, 2020

Me PreachingToday (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 -...

Mar 20, 2020

This is a re-podcast from an earlier episode. In coming weeks while church services are cancelled due to COVID19 (Corona Virus) I will try to post new material that better fits the context. 

Focus Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1–13, John 9:1–41  Clck arrow above to download audio

It is hard to imagine a figure in the Bible...

Thirsting for value Lent 3A

Mar 14, 2020

If you can’t get to church you might like to listen to this podcast about the woman at the well. The sermon I will give today is similar but different. Click on the link below to hear or download the sermon.

Focus reading: John 4:5-42  Click here for audio file.

It’s hard to see just how amazing the events of...