Tag Archives: marriage

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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Sermon: Against Domestic Violence

Looking at the example of Jesus, we can be equally clear that gender equality and the complete condemnation of domestic violence are gospel imperatives. Continue reading

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Sermon: For Asta and Matthew’s Wedding

the Church believes and has always believed that in the love between a married couple, as in any sort of love, we see God Continue reading

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A letter to the Prime Minister on Marriage Equality

But the letter is still important because the issue will not go away, and because it shows that Christians are not all of one mind on the question. Continue reading

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A Wedding Sermon for Susan and Daniel

Song of Solomon 2:10-13, 8:6-7 1 John 4:7-10Matthew 5:1-10 Friends, we have gathered here today to witness and celebrate the marriage of Susan and Daniel, and I am absolutely ecstatic. I was almost tempted to limit this part of the … Continue reading

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