Tag Archives: Year of Matthew

Sermon: Religious freedom

Any Christian who claims that they should be free to reject people rather than to welcome them, and to deny them service rather than to serve, is not following Christ. Continue reading

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Sermon: When commandments bring freedom

‘It is grace to know God’s commands. They release us from self-made plans and conflicts. They make our steps certain and our way joyful.’ Continue reading

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Sermon: Justice and Mercy

In Jesus we see that God is not working with a rights and rewards scale and making exceptions, but simply loving humanity. Continue reading

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Sermon: These things are not ‘sent to try us’

The question of why dreadful things happen to people remains, but the answer is never, ‘because God is testing us’. Continue reading

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Newsletter: Spending Lent Wisely

Protestants stopped fasting in Lent. It became something that those Catholics over there did, and was looked at with suspicion Continue reading

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Sermon: Do not be afraid of this story

When I heard that one of the Electra-Lights had asked whether Adam and Eve were real I knew it was time for us to start talking with them about the nature of the Bible. Continue reading

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Sermon: Rabble Rousing Riff Raff

“Will we be extremists for hate or for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice – or will we be extremists for the cause of justice? ” Continue reading

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