Sermons

April 10, 2021

Peace Be With You!

‘Peace be with you’ are familiar words from Jesus and each other.  We say the words and share the peace with one another. We seek it in our regular prayers […]
April 3, 2021

Will You Follow Jesus? An Easter Sunday Reflection

The gospel stories give us an invitation, an open ending for a new chapter ready to be written for God’s creation, for our world.   We are all presented with a […]
April 3, 2021

We are Waiting! We are Ready! Easter Saturday Vigil Reflection

We have travelled a great distance, you and I in these last few weeks during lent, and we find ourselves now in an extraordinary liminal space; in in-between times we […]
April 3, 2021

Loneliness and Trust. A Good Friday Reflection

There is something incredibly lonely about these final steps in Jesus’ journey to the cross and his arrest, torture, crucifixion and death (John Ch’s 18-19).    In the middle of the […]
April 3, 2021

Betrayal and Love. A Maundy Thursday Reflection

I wonder if the most difficult and challenging of acts with which to be reconciled, is the one of betrayal.  Betrayal by a loved one or a friend, or perhaps […]
March 27, 2021

My God! Why Have You Forsaken Me?

One of the things I have reflected upon in recent debates about discrimination with our treatment of people who are black, women, asylum seekers, people who identify with the LGBTQI […]
March 20, 2021

Will You Follow Me?

I have been watching and reading about the protesters in Burma, as the country’s military seek to crack down on its citizens.  Their gritted determination to resist the military coup […]
March 13, 2021

The Choice to Love is Yours!

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. (John 3:16) This […]
March 6, 2021

Nothing Will Ever Be Same Again!

The world we imagine we know and understand as Christians still has a great deal of work for us to do as we look at the world afresh in these […]
February 26, 2021

So Far and No Further!

I’ve been reading a book this week as part of my Lenten disciplines, called: ‘How to be Less Stupid about Race’, by Crystal M. Fleming.  In it, she describes the […]
February 20, 2021

Tested in the Wilderness!

I have been reflecting on our human capacity to choose the lure of temptation, to take the easier path as it so often seems to match and justify our desires […]
February 13, 2021

The Darkness of Faith

I’m not sure if you recall the prayer which we use in our Anglican liturgy in the week following the 7th Sunday of Easter, but it says: O God, you […]