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July 3, 2016

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

2 Kings 5:1-14; Psalm 30; Galatians 6(1-6) 7-18 Luke 10: 1-12(13-16) 17-24 May the words of my mouth and meditations of all our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, O […]
August 7, 2016

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 1:1,10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, (17-28); Luke 12:32-40 I caught the tail end of a programme on the ABC on Monday night, talking about drug testing and […]
August 21, 2016

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; Hebrews 12: 18-29; Luke 13:10-17 I was wondering when you last thought of Sunday as a real Sabbath, a shalom, a day of transformation, peace and […]
August 25, 2016

Unimaginable Cruelty and Blindness by Governments towards Asylum Seekers and Refugees – It’s time to stop!

The unimaginable cruelty and deliberate blindness of our governments in recent years to the conditions being faced by asylum seekers and refugees kept in offshore detention is vindictive and amounts […]
August 30, 2016

Tyranny and Injustice in Australia

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants: it is the creed of slaves. William Pitt, Speech to the House of Commons, […]
September 4, 2016

Agencies and Congregations – Who is the Other in our Relationship and Why?

September 30, 2016

Resisting Temptation To Do Evil

“The holes of oblivion do not exist. Nothing human is that perfect and there are simply too many people in the world to make oblivion possible.” Thus wrote Hannah Arendt […]
October 5, 2016

Be the change you want to see in the world

Sunday, 2nd October was the International Day of Non-Violence, in honour of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. As I was looking at my Twitter feed I was struck how immediately after […]
October 14, 2016

Sexism, Misogyny and Grief

There is something deeply disturbing about the recent discussions of sexism, misogyny, and the claims and counter claims of sexual abuse in this country and overseas. The absolute hatred, disrespect […]