Category Archives: Sermons

Reflection: For Bill

We are gathered here to commend Bill to God, certain that God will receive him with love. Continue reading

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Sermon: Loving ‘white supremacists’

In the baptism of Jesus God acted in solidarity with all humanity; following his example let us stand in solidarity with each other. Continue reading

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Sermon: Be careful when choosing your lodestar

There are the obviously sinful lodestars: wealth; power; consumption, but the most dangerous lodestars are those that seem benign: knowledge; family; faith. Continue reading

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Sermon: Christmas Day

Let’s remember those ‘copping the hypocrisy, racism and hate’; those abused by church leaders; LGBTIQ teachers and students at religious schools. Let’s remember that in each one of these people we see Jesus’ face. Continue reading

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Sermon: Love Sunday

In Jesus’ birth, as in Jesus’ death and resurrection, God is defeating death and hopelessness. Continue reading

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Sermon: Joy Sunday

God is not well-behaved! Continue reading

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Sermon: Hope Sunday

The creation story speaks of light and order and life not because it is ignoring the reality of darkness and chaos and death but in response to it. Continue reading

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