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Sermon: Jesus the refugee and the tragedy of Bethlehem

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church Epiphany, January 4 2015 Matthew 2:1-12 For the past month or so the soundtrack of my life has been Christmas carols. I’ve heard them whenever I’ve been shopping; I’ve played them while driving in my … Continue reading

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Sermon: Avril talks about “boat people” – again

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church August 10, 2014; Ordinary 19 Matthew 14:22-33 Listening to today’s gospel reading is one of those times when our twenty-first century Australian mindset can create a problem. Most Australians are happy coastal dwellers, much more … Continue reading

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Sermon: Avril bangs on about asylum seekers yet again

Sermon for Williamstown The First of September, 2013 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16          Luke 14:1, 7-14 “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:1 Last Wednesday this congregation … Continue reading

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