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February 26, 2017

Hope and Forgiveness

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY Deuteronomy 10:12-22; Matthew 5:21-37 I want to give thanks to God for your resilience, courage and patience, for your fortitude and life-giving community today as I […]
February 26, 2017

Loving Our Enemies

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY  Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18; Matthew 5:38-48 We live in troubled times. Sometimes it feels like everywhere I look I see increasing injustice in our communities, our country, our […]
February 26, 2017

Globalised Capital and the Crime of the Century

The need to retain power and the desire to win at all costs has been a fight many of us have been watching, commenting on and engaged in to a […]
March 23, 2017

Where The Wind Blows – The Second Sunday in Lent

 John 3:1-17 I have been wondering about how often we come to find Jesus in the dark, asking questions that might frighten us in the light. As we reflect on […]
April 2, 2017

Reflections on Cheap Grace and Losing Hope

I have been reflecting on our ability to find excuses for poor behaviour and inexcusable excesses. The comprehensive loss of respect for the sacredness of human life and the endless […]
April 16, 2017

The In-Between Times, Death and Resurrection

HOLY SATURDAY – EASTER EVE Gospel Matthew 28:1-10 We are living in ‘in-between times’; this time between Jesus’ dreadful crucifixion and murder, as we wait for the Sabbath to be over […]
April 17, 2017

Fear and Greed in a World Without Hope

In a world full of fear and greed, it is easy to lose hope.   There is something comprehensively pernicious about the apparent ease with which our worldview in the last […]
April 25, 2017

After Easter comes Resurrection

The story of Jesus appearing to the frightened disciples and Thomas’s demands to see and touch the risen Jesus in John 20:19-31 is timely, as we prepare for Anzac Day, as […]
May 14, 2017

Being Changed By God – Luke 24:13-25

I have been reflecting this week on how hard it is to change ourselves, to change habits, beliefs, opinions and behaviours. How hard it is to do things differently, perhaps […]