Tag Archives: Year of Luke

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: 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: 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: 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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Sermon: Righteous without being self-righteous

Lent reminds us that our role as Christ’s followers is to seek to be righteous without being self-righteous, as difficult as that is. Continue reading

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Sermon: Jesus was serious about all that ‘love’ stuff

As I said last week, we are not God. We cannot love others as God loves us. We will always fail and fall short. But that doesn’t give us a reason not to try. Continue reading

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