Category Archives: Reflection

Covid19 Diary 2

Of course, in a crisis, people now think they can only rely on themselves. Of course people don’t believe they can trust the government. The government has deliberately created the conditions in which hoarding happens; it’s a bit disingenuous for them to condemn it. Continue reading

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The supposedly-Chinese (but probably really English) curse is: “May you live in interesting times”. Times have certainly become interesting! We do not know how COVID19 will affect us; we have already had to make changes to the way we live; … Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 1

There are so many other parts of my ministry, and of the life of the church, that would actually be dangerous at the moment. Continue reading

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No need for a Religious ‘Freedom’ Act

The Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 is a solution looking for a problem. Continue reading

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Funeral Reflection for Howard James ‘Jim’ Learmonth

‘Eulogy’ is Greek for ‘good words’ and I hope that these are good words for a good man. Continue reading

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Reflection: God our Rock

The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. Continue reading

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Reflection: Carrying the Cross

What we are seeing with the federal Religious Discrimination Bill is a last, desperate, attempt by Australian churches to hold on to the privilege and possessions that Australian Christians used to be able to take for granted: respect from the community, and a place at the tables of politicians. Continue reading

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