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Lectionary Sermon for 4 November 2018 on Mark 12: 28 – 34

The Love Puzzle: When we look at the almost world wide universal lack of welcome for refugees from war zones – or the reluctance on the part of the peoples of the world to work for a fair distribution of … Continue reading

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Trump Mark Two

It is a great shame for Mr Trump’s current credibility that he has insisted on making some of his more bizarre past threats and boasts in front of the TV cameras. Certainly in the wake of the recent letter bomb … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 28 October 2018 on Mark 10: 46 – 52

I realize that, at least by convention, homework exercises should be reserved for the end of the lesson. Today I want to reverse this and invite those of you with access to the internet to find out over the next … Continue reading

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WHAT PRESIDENT TRUMP FORGOT TO MENTION

Although I follow what President Trump is trying to persuade us to be his real reason for pulling out of the current long-standing INF nuclear treaty with Russia, it is more than a little worry that we are left to puzzle why he … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 21 October 2018 on Mark 10: 35 – 45

The other day my wife and I heard a distinguished theologian describe a visit to one of those Islands in the Pacific, Tuvalu, where every so often storm surges inundate the Island. He described how when such a storm is … Continue reading

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Good News for Trump, Bad for Friends of America.

At least nobody could accuse Mr Trump of caring for the poorer neighbour at his gate. Despite the US taking almost one quarter of the world’s GNP, Mr Trump, President of a nation encompassing only 5 % of the world’s … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for October 14 on Mark Ch10: 17-31

The Rich Young Man and the Eye of the Needle While today’s story is very familiar to many Christians, what is more intriguing is why so many of us who claim to accept Christianity happily accumulate riches and possessions and … Continue reading

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