Tag Archives: Lent

Sermon: On not being able to do the right thing

There are times in all our lives when we find that it isn’t the right time or place for us to do what we think is right, what we had planned, and we have to pause, take stock, change our minds. Continue reading

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Sermon: God’s motherly love

In times of difficulty, post-Royal Commission, during congregational change, grieving the Christchurch massacre, as we walk with Jesus on the road to his death during Lent, we can rely on the God who loves us as a mother and protects us as a hen protects her chicks Continue reading

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Sermon: Love and Solidarity

In Jesus God is acting in solidarity with humanity, and so be watching what Jesus does we can see what we are called to do; what it means to be human beings living in relationship with God. Continue reading

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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: These things are not ‘sent to try us’

The question of why dreadful things happen to people remains, but the answer is never, ‘because God is testing us’. Continue reading

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Newsletter: Spending Lent Wisely

Protestants stopped fasting in Lent. It became something that those Catholics over there did, and was looked at with suspicion Continue reading

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Sermon: A hen in a world of foxes

… we live in a world full of foxes, and sometimes we desire more protection than a mother hen can offer. Continue reading

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