Contributing sermons since Aug 13, 2020
Contributed on Sep 22, 2021
As we think about the young man who couldn't give up his wealth, we consider Jesus teaching on the subject and how money affects our relationship with God
In the name of the living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. I doubt that there is anyone listening to this sermon that hasn’t seen the film Titanic. If you haven’t seen it then I’m sorry if I spoil the end of the film for you because it sinks! But wind back about 30 minutes before that ...read more
Contributed on Sep 21, 2021
How do we rekindle our childlike faith of wonder and awe. Dare we be bold and love others and work to be the church that God wants.
In the name of the father, son and Holy Spirit. Amen. The Gospel today is certainly a fiery one, how do you preach on a subject such as divorce, where there are so many issues about what can bring about a divorce in present day society. However, as I sat contemplating the words of the Gospel, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2021
A look at what being a servant to all means to us as Christians, and looking at how we turn teaching into action. A call to action, post COVID
In the name of the Living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Over the past few weeks, we have been looking at a number of scriptures from Marks Gospel and the letter of James. These scriptures have set a number of challenges for us to consider, and all of these challenges have centred on two ...read more
Contributed on Sep 8, 2021
This sermon provokes us into thinking about how we bear our cross, and whether we live in the world or not of it, drawing on some of St Pauls teachings to the early churches
In the name of the Father, son and Holy Spirit. Amen. There is a story told of a man who was struggling to carry his cross, he complained and moaned at anyone that he came in contact with. Eventually the Lord heard his complaints and paid him a visit. My son, I have heard your pain, and I want ...read more
Contributed on Sep 1, 2021
How do we react to others - are we quick to judge on appearance, and can we learn to be hearers and doers of the word?
In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. It was a beautiful sunny Sunday morning, the congregation had just settled into their service and had begun to sing the first hymn, when their attention was disturbed by a young man who was aimlessly wandering down the aisle. He was unkempt, ...read more