Tag Archives: resurrection

Sermon: Putting it all together

The journey to faith isn’t instantaneous and it isn’t simply a matter of reading and understanding the Scriptures. Faith comes from the disciples’ encounters with the risen Jesus, in which everything they’ve heard and learned is integrated with what they’ve experienced. Continue reading

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Sermon: The story continues

maybe Smith does fit in this year’s telling of the Easter story. After all, there’s no doubt that he has failed, fallen short of what has been expected of him. And one of the things that the Easter story reminds us is that all human beings do fail. Part of being human is stuffing up. Continue reading

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Sermon: God’s NO to violence

Throughout history, even today, attempts have been made to convince people that God endorses violence and that murder can be done in God’s name. Continue reading

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Sermon: Not just an idle tale!

Has Jesus’ resurrection initiated that world of peace and justice, or are we just repeating an idle tale? Continue reading

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Sermon: Mark the meta-narrator and the hope of resurrection

Mark is writing a meta-narrative, the sort of story that leaps from the page or the screen into the everyday lives of the readers or viewers. Continue reading

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Sermon: Multiple Happy Endings

Sermon for Williamstown Easter Sunday, the 20th of April, 2014 Matthew 28:1-10 Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! This is the message at the heart of Easter; the affirmation at the heart of the Christian faith; the eucatastrophe (one … Continue reading

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