Tag Archives: Year of Mark

Sermon: Clericalism is wrong

The proposed legal change is a sign that the world is changing, and it seems that Australian society will no longer allow churches to be treated differently from other institutions. And that’s good! Continue reading

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Sermon: Love and Solidarity

In Jesus God is acting in solidarity with humanity, and so be watching what Jesus does we can see what we are called to do; what it means to be human beings living in relationship with God. Continue reading

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Sermon: Love in the face of Death

Life ends in death; and the lives of those we love might end at any time. Continue reading

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Sermon: What “Christ the King” means for us

Celebrating the Reign of Christ can be, in some places and at some times, a very brave and radical thing to do. Continue reading

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Sermon for Police Remembrance Sunday 2015: Watch your tongues!

If we, members of police forces and society in general, talk about Cumulative Stress Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental health issues as though they’re shameful or to be hidden, people experiencing mental illnesses will try to ignore them, hide them, or deal with them alone. Continue reading

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Sermon: The Creator of the Cosmos is our Next of Kin

We believe that the God who created the universe and to whom the heavens bear witness is also the God who loves human beings, us, as God’s children, members of God’s family. Continue reading

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Sermon: Do we really ‘believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ’? Welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

James demands that Christians follow the ethical direction of Jesus’ life, the way Jesus cared for people. He challenges his first readers, and us, to be involved in justice in the same way that Jesus was. Continue reading

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