Author Archives: avrilhj

Sermon: God’s NO to violence

Throughout history, even today, attempts have been made to convince people that God endorses violence and that murder can be done in God’s name. Continue reading

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Sermon: Innocent Blood

We see in Jesus on the cross every innocent victim of political expediency and hate. In every innocent person hated for their race or religion or nationality or gender or sexuality we see Jesus. Continue reading

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Sermon: On death

We don’t need to comfort ourselves with the thought that death isn’t real, because we know that death isn’t the end. Continue reading

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Sermon: Another one of Avril’s feminist sermons

Yes, this is going to be another one of my feminist sermons. You have been warned. Continue reading

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Sermon: Golden fonts and visits by night

It’s a private baptismal font made of gold. I want to repeat that: it’s a private baptismal font made of gold. Continue reading

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Sermon: These things are not ‘sent to try us’

The question of why dreadful things happen to people remains, but the answer is never, ‘because God is testing us’. Continue reading

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Newsletter: Spending Lent Wisely

Protestants stopped fasting in Lent. It became something that those Catholics over there did, and was looked at with suspicion Continue reading

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