Tag Archives: reconciliation

Reflection: Pentecost demands Reconciliation

History reminds us that, sadly, when the church preached the gospel here in Australia it was often the furthest thing from ‘good news’. It was accompanied with racism, violence, and dispossession. Continue reading

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Reflection for ANZAC Day

Let us use ANZAC Day to commit ourselves to be agents of reconciliation. Continue reading

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Sermon: Forgiveness, not sacrifice

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church ANZAC Service – 22nd of April, 2018 Have any of you seen the recent film Good-Bye Christopher Robin? It flashes forwards and backwards between the two World Wars and the period between them. It begins … Continue reading

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Reflection for the ANZAC Service: The Possibility of Reconciliation

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church ANZAC Service – 21st of April, 2013 On the 25th of April, 1915, some 20,000 Australian, New Zealand, other British, and French servicemen landed at the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. Russia, which was under attack … Continue reading

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