Sermons

May 19, 2019

God in the ‘In-Between’ Times

The readings today in John’s Gospel and Revelation offer us a moment to reflect on what I would like to call, the ‘in-between’ times.  Here we find ourselves sitting alongside […]
April 28, 2019

Forgiveness, Resurrection and Peace

Fear and closed doors are no barrier to the resurrected Jesus. Like many of you I have watched on television and read the reports of the dreadful slaughter and murder […]
April 21, 2019

God calls you by name!

A couple of years ago, I was running a course in Rome out of the Anglican Centre for women leading in the Anglican church. Women from around the world were […]
March 30, 2019

Temptation and Hope

I want you to cast your minds back to the story of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness. Luke writes about it in Ch. 4 and says after Jesus was […]
March 4, 2019

Those Glory Moments

Moments of great joy, of pure happiness and contentment, can feel like rare moments in our lives. They are frequently hard to put into words as we try to capture […]
February 10, 2019

Onwards!

Our gathering today in this Ultreya celebration for the Diocese’s Cursillo, reflects the gathering of the apostles returning from their travels, who were telling Jesus about all that had happened […]
January 28, 2019

Set the Captives Free

Let us imagine the scene outlined by Luke’s Gospel, Ch.4.Verses 14-21 as Jesus launches his ministry. All eyes are on Jesus when he comes into the synagogue in his home […]
January 21, 2019

Water into Wine

Those days which John’s Gospel is describing in John 2:1-11, in which Jesus was living and emerging as a preacher, healer and teacher in his local community and the surrounding […]
January 18, 2019

Changing Lives – The Baptism of Jesus

There are moments in our lives, when an experience helps to shape and change us forever. Can you remember such an experience, the intensity of the moment, an event, a […]
December 28, 2018

The Miracle of New Life and Hope for the Future

This is such a wonderful story told in Luke’s Gospel. So familiar to many of us.  And it got me remembering the birth of our first-born child as I re-read Luke’s […]
December 17, 2018

Repentance and Rejoicing

 I must admit, I had some fun trying to imagine what would happen if I opened my sermon this morning, by calling you snakes and vipers, deceitful, dangerous and unpredictable. […]
December 12, 2018

Wilderness Prophesy and Hope

I was reflecting on the introduction to John the Baptist’s prophetic proclamations by Luke 3:1-6. The lengthy list of the great and the powerful deliberately tell us about the historical […]