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Sermon: Golden fonts and visits by night

It’s a private baptismal font made of gold. I want to repeat that: it’s a private baptismal font made of gold. Continue reading

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Sermon: Dedicated to Arlo, Aimee and Alistair

It’s been a horrible week; let me make it clear what I believe Christianity is. Continue reading

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Sermon: For the first Sunday of Advent and Zoey’s Baptism

Sermon for Williamstown The First Sunday of Advent, 29th of November, 2015 Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Happy New Year! Today is a day of beginnings. It’s the first Sunday of Advent, and today the church begins a … Continue reading

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Sermon: The Trinity is a celebration; not a maths problem

I hope this is giving you a sense of why the doctrine of the Trinity excites me. (Yes, I am the sort of geek who gets excited by theological doctrines.) Continue reading

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Sermon: God-Humanity Solidarity

Sermon for Williamstown The First Sunday of Lent, 22nd of February 2015 Genesis 9:8-17 Mark 1:9-15 I’ve mentioned before that the Gospel according to Mark is a short, quick, intense gospel. Today this is a huge benefit for us, because … Continue reading

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Sermon: Called by God (expect the unexpected)

Sermon for Williamstown 19th of January 2014 John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9  In a couple of previous sermons I’ve mentioned the Revised Common Lectionary, which gives churches four Bible readings for each Sunday and is used by Anglican and Lutheran … Continue reading

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Sermon: Beloved sinners

Sermon for Williamstown Baptism of Jesus, 12th of January, 2014 Matthew 3:13-17 Acts 10:34-43 Christianity says two things about human beings. Actually, it says lots of things about human beings, but there are two particular elements of Christian anthropology that … Continue reading

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