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Sermon: Calling God ‘She’

The fruits of the Holy Spirit include patience, kindness, gentleness, and self-control. Sadly, I frequently fail to demonstrate the fruits of the Spirit on social media. Continue reading

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Sermon: More about justice (really, Avril is obsessed)

Whenever we find ourselves tired and frustrated by injustice in the world, remember the story of the campaign against slavery. Continue reading

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Sermon: Living as though the world were what it should be, to show it what it can be

But as Martin Luther King is quoted as saying: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice’ Continue reading

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Sermon: It’s all new!

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church Lent 4, 6th of March, 2016 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Today’s reading from Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth, or at least the second letter of his to them that we have, is full … Continue reading

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Sermon for the World Day of Prayer: Not much about Cuba but a lot about Child Abuse

To the great sorrow and shame of the churches, we no longer automatically inspire trust and loyalty and affection in our relationships with children. Continue reading

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Sermon: Contra prosperity gospel

Our repentance will not always be pleasant. Sometimes it may be profoundly unpleasant and even a bit smelly. 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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