August 29, 2020

Take Up Your Cross…

A friend of mine reminded me recently how many Christians today believe morality means being neutral, polite and non-committal so we don’t hurt anyone’s feelings.  Jesus’ rebuke to Simon Peter […]
January 9, 2021

The Water of Eternal Life

Today is a special day!  Today we celebrate the baptism of our Lord (Mark 1:4-11), a significant occasion full of joy as we are invited to reflect on our own […]
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 […]
August 20, 2021


The choice of words and direction of the debate Jesus is having with his followers described in John 6:56-69 are confronting and difficult to digest.  There is no way we […]
September 17, 2021

Living in the Resurrection Power of God

I was watching ABC’s Foreign Correspondent recently about refugees crossing the Mediterranean from Africa, trying to reach Europe through Italy and Malta.  Both countries have taken the decision to ignore […]
September 24, 2022

Life or Death – Your Choice – God’s Choice!

The story of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) challenges us on many different levels.  So flagrant is the sense of entitlement and arrogance of the rich man, we […]
March 24, 2023

They Have Threatened Us With Resurrection!

How do we tell this extraordinary story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, (John 11:1-45)  exposed from a tomb?  He stinks. He has been dead 4 days.  He is covered […]
July 6, 2023

Death or Life?

Those of you with children or nephews and nieces, do you remember the frustration of never being able to make the world right for them when they were determined simply […]
September 1, 2023

Being Foolish?!

Last week I asked you a question: ‘Who do you think Jesus is?’ which followed on from Jesus’ questioning his disciples and companions concerning his identity.    Simon Peter’s robust identification […]