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Monthly Archives: August 2018
Reflection: Notes from 20 years of the Uniting Church’s sexuality debate
I remember that moment and the Presbytery’s unanimous, unquestioning endorsement. Continue reading
Posted in Reflection Tagged Eighth Assembly, Fifteenth Assembly, homophobia, homosexuality, Ninth Assembly, ordination, sexuality, sexuality debate, thesis, UAICC, Uniting Church 2 Comments
Reflection: Marriage for Eureka Street
I wrote something for Eureka Street. You can read it here. Enjoy.
Sermon: Aren’t there times when you just want to punch Hitler?
I can remember the shock and fear I felt watching an ABC documentary that screened in 2000, so well within my adult life, about the bashing of gay men in Townsville. One young man said, ‘I’m a Catholic. It’s meant to be a woman with a man, not a man with a man. That’s sick. That’s hitting material’. Continue reading
Sermon: Scarcity, Abundance, and ‘Enoughness’
We are not God, we are not called to be God, and so just as we are, we are good enough, perfect enough, powerful enough, strong enough, extraordinary enough. Continue reading
Posted in Sermons Tagged abundance, being enough, bread, Gospel according to John, John 6, John 6: 35 41-51, scarcity, Year of Mark 1 Comment
Communion, the Eucharist, the Lord’s Supper, has many symbolic and spiritual meanings, but it is also always about feeding the world’s hungry. Continue reading
Posted in Sermons Tagged bread, communion, eucharist, Gospel according to John, John 6:24-35, the Lord's Supper, Year of Mark 2 Comments