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Sermon: The greater righteousness (1)

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“We know love by this, that Christ laid down his life for us” (Easter 4B / 100th Anniversary of ANZAC Day, 26 April 2015)

Originally posted on Getting There… 2 steps forward, 1 back:
Readings 1 John 3.16–24 John 10.11–18 I hate militarism. I loathe nationalism. But I honour those who serve. Sam Neill How do we speak on a day like this? At this very…

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Sermon: Repenting at the Royal Commission

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church 1st of March, 2015 Mark 8:31-38 Today’s reading comes from a pivotal moment in the Gospel of Mark. Brendan Byrne, who taught me the Gospel of Mark, says that there are three stories in the … Continue reading

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We are all Gaza

Originally posted on Andrew F Dutney:
While I’m very grateful for the experiences of the last couple of weeks, I certainly don’t think I’ve suddenly become an expert on Palestine or the Middle East. In any case, as Sami El…

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End Child Detention

End Child Detention.

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No, the church shouldn’t celebrate same-sex marriages – Part 2

In this part Rev. Dr Garry Deverell explains why he believes marriage is a heterosexual institution.

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No, the church shouldn’t celebrate same-sex marriages – Part 1

In this part Rev. Dr Garry Deverell explains why his opposition to same-sex marriages is not an opposition to same-sex relationships.

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