Tag Archives: marriage

Reflection: My chains fell off, my heart was free

I am proud of the Uniting Church and of every member of the Assembly who discerned a way forward with grace and humility. Continue reading

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Assembly Working Group on Doctrine response to Prof James Haire

Prof Haire’s response to the Report reveals a superficial and selective reading and, at times, a misreading or misrepresentation of its content. Continue reading

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Marriage Equality passes the Senate

We could almost have been the start of a joke: an Anglican priest, a Baptist pastor, and two Uniting Church ministers walk into Parliament House … Continue reading

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Sermon: Commemorating the Reformation

looking at the Orthodox and Catholic churches, which do not ordain women, I can only be glad that Luther nailed his arguments to the door of Wittenberg Cathedral. Or didn’t nail them, because that may be a myth. Either way, I think we’re a better church because of it.    Continue reading

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Vote ‘Yes’ for Religious Freedom

If I am wrong, and religious celebrants are forced by the state to marry any couples, I will be on the barricades and will happily join those celebrants in prison. Continue reading

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Sermon: We can’t choose our (church) family

It’s a cliché that we can’t choose our family, and that applies to our church family as well. After all, if God has welcomed even us into the family, how can we deny that welcome to others? Continue reading

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Reflection: Why I support Marriage Equality

today silence feels like cowardice. And if me being open about who I am can help even one young person feel better about who they are, then it’s worth it Continue reading

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