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

Oct 16, 2020

Focus reading: 1 Thessalonians 1:1–10 

This Sunday 18 October 2020 I will be preaching on the Gospel reading. Click here to join the live stream 9 am (18/10/20) Or watch it later.

Think of your own faith story. There are surely people who have encouraged you in your faith because they have lived out the good news of...

Oct 9, 2020

None of us who are Christians worships a golden calf like the people of Israel in the wilderness. We are far more subtle. An idol is anything we put at the centre of our lives instead of God. Sometimes I think we worship the church or its buildings instead of its Lord. Sometimes we worship our money or our...

Oct 9, 2020

Focus reading: Philippians 3:4b-14

Paul’s main argument in today’s reading is that there is nothing we can do to earn God’s love or favour. Churches like the Uniting Church baptize babies like Parker and Jaxon to proclaim the belief that there is nothing we can do to earn God's love because God already loves us...

Oct 9, 2020

Focus Passage Phillipians 2:1-13

Today I want us to look at the passage from Philippians. Ever since Early July the readings we have been following from Paul’s Letters from Romans and now from Philippians have essentially been dealing with the same problem. How do we live as Christians? How do we live out our faith?...