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

Sep 9, 2020

  • Heaven and Earth Meet in the life of a Christian

At the heart of the traditional expression of Christianity and I think even some more liberal and progressive forms of Christianity which have been around since the 1800s is the belief that in some way heaven and Earth meet in the life of the Christian and in the...


Aug 7, 2020

This is a podcast from 2017 which hooks up the readings for this Sunday 9th of August 2020. If you want to find out more about meeting Jesus and stepping out of the boat, follow this link. (Active from 9th of August 9.30 am 2020)

Focus reading: Matthew 14:22–33

At my induction I said that I believe that it’s not us...


Jun 26, 2020

“and whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple—truly I tell you, none of these will lose their reward.”” (Matthew 10:42, NRSV)

Matthew 10:40-42 is a strange and powerful passage! It essentially says that any Christian who goes anywhere consciously in the name of...


Jun 5, 2020

Focus readings: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13, Matthew 28:16-20

The Trinity is a difficult concept to understand. How can God be one and three at the same time. While the Trinity did not become "official" until about 300 years after Jesus, today’s readings show us that this way of understanding God had already begun among...


May 31, 2020

PENTECOST SERMON

THEME: THE POWERFUL PRESENCE OF

THE HOLY SPIRIT

 Preached for Ipswich City Uniting Churches online worship.

YouTube version can be found HERE

Good morning Church! What a great privilege it is to be sharing God’s word with you at this time of our Pentecost Celebration.

 

The story of Pentecost actually...