Sermons

January 15, 2022

GOD’S GLORY IS REVEALED AND WE ARE JOYFUL!

As we continue to rejoice and celebrate in this season of epiphany, one of my favourite prophesies, is the description of God’s ‘new creation’ given by the prophet Isaiah 65:17-25.  […]
January 8, 2022

FIRE AND LIGHT

In a world shaken by the pandemic and people’s fear of the world darkening their lives, removing and changing plans, we find such changes are affecting our sense of purpose […]
December 31, 2021

THE LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS

Archbishop Desmond Tutu told us: ‘Hope is being able to see there is light despite all the darkness’.  This great prophet of our times, a Christian man and priest, who […]
December 24, 2021

A Story of Hope and Love!

With the world currently experiencing exhausting turmoil and chaos, I was reflecting on the challenges faced by many new young parents having children without family around them as covid-19 has […]
December 24, 2021

Hope in the Unlikeliest of Places!

For all of us, the story of the birth of Jesus is among the most well-known and beloved for Christians of all traditions (Luke 2:1-14). We are drawn breathlessly into […]
December 18, 2021

A RESOUNDING ‘YES’ TO GOD!

We are privileged to watch two women who are cousins meet, both with joyful news to share. (Luke 1:39-45)  One who is older and married, was apparently barren but is […]
December 11, 2021

DISTURBING THE PEACE WITH JOY!

With some hilarity, I was imagining what it would be like to copy John the Baptist and start my reflection by insulting you.  In my imaginings, I wondered how long […]
November 27, 2021

Waiting With Hope!

We are at the start of the four weeks of Advent.  Advent invites us to spend the next two weeks, looking forward to Christ’s coming, waiting, preparing and hoping in […]
November 20, 2021

‘I am the Truth!’

In John’s Gospel, 18:37 Pilate asks Jesus a loaded question in the middle of the trial for his life: one we have all asked at one time or another.  Pilate […]
November 13, 2021

‘Do Not Be Alarmed!’

There is something beautifully reassuring in the drama of Jesus’ words given to us in Mark 13:1-11, particularly in today’s world which is filled with uncertainty, division and fear, trying […]
November 6, 2021

CALLING OUT PRIVILEGE

Jesus’ words in Mark 12:38-40 offering the story of the behaviour of some scribes in the temple’s outer courts, come alive in our time: Beware of the politicians who like […]
October 23, 2021

…To See the Face of God!

This week is Anti-Poverty Week in Australia. It starts on the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October and it ends 24 October.  According to Anglicare Australia’s […]