Tag Archives: Year of Matthew

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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Sermon: Christians behaving badly

I didn’t say in so many words, ‘You fool’, but I definitely implied it. Continue reading

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Sermon: Dedicated to Arlo, Aimee and Alistair

It’s been a horrible week; let me make it clear what I believe Christianity is. Continue reading

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Sermon: In which Avril is chastised by the Apostle Paul

Sadly, I was not left long in my smugness and schadenfreude. Continue reading

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Sermon: Be loved.

Asking for help is seen as weakness and people who need help are often despised. Continue reading

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Sermon: The greater righteousness (2)

Matthew’s story is a story of social conventions being overturned and of mercy outweighing merely-legal righteousness. Continue reading

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