Tag Archives: Acts 11:1-18

Sermon: Joining the church

But as Martin Luther King is quoted as saying: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice,’ and so, over the centuries, the church has discovered that apartheid is wrong, that women are the equals of men and (at least in the Uniting Church) that LGBTIQ+ people are to be welcomed and celebrated. Each time the church recognises that no one created by God can be called unclean or profane, the church is closer to living in a way that reveals God’s love to the world. Continue reading

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Sermon: Living as though the world were what it should be, to show it what it can be

But as Martin Luther King is quoted as saying: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice’ Continue reading

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Sermon with mandatory mention of same-sex marriage

Sermon for Williamstown Easter 5, 28 April 2013 John 13:31-35 Acts 11:1-18 Revelation 21:1-6 The Christian faith has a dual personality. On the one hand, the church is an ancient institution, drawing on thousands of years of history. At the … Continue reading

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