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Sermon: Christianity means something (liberation and love)

How can we discern that we are on the right path, that the spirit leading us is the Holy Spirit and not simply the spirit of the age? By testing everything against the life and ministry of Jesus, and through love. If it is not loving, loving in truth and action rather than simply word and speech, it is simply not Christianity. Continue reading

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Sermon: Slavery and Biblical Literalism

If Christians were satisfied with simply ‘believing in the Bible’ we might still be approving slavery. 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: Why the Uniting Church is not a Bible-believing church.

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church September 08, 2013 Philemon 1-21 Way back in the sixteenth century, when the Western Church was splitting into Protestant and Catholic, some radicals accused Protestant Reformers like Luther of turning the Bible into a ‘paper … Continue reading

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