Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Wedding Sermon for Susan and Daniel

Song of Solomon 2:10-13, 8:6-7 1 John 4:7-10Matthew 5:1-10 Friends, we have gathered here today to witness and celebrate the marriage of Susan and Daniel, and I am absolutely ecstatic. I was almost tempted to limit this part of the … Continue reading

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Sermon: Learning from Jesus

  Williamstown Uniting Church 17 of August, 2014 Matthew 15:21-28 A few years’ ago I took my nephew and niece to see a film called To the Arctic at IMAX. The stars of the film were a polar bear mother and … Continue reading

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Sermon: Avril talks about “boat people” – again

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church August 10, 2014; Ordinary 19 Matthew 14:22-33 Listening to today’s gospel reading is one of those times when our twenty-first century Australian mindset can create a problem. Most Australians are happy coastal dwellers, much more … Continue reading

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Sermon: God is not safe

Sermon for Williamstown 3rd of August, 2014 Genesis 32:22-31 Today’s story from the Hebrew Scriptures is one of my favourites, and Jacob is one of the biblical characters with whom I most empathise. That may seem strange; I hope it … Continue reading

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