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Sermon for 21 July 2019 on Luke 10:38-42 (48 C, Pentecost 6)

Mary and Martha Reconsidered For such a fleeting encounter with Jesus, Mary and Martha get an incredible pulpit exposure. Last time I put “Mary and Martha” into Google I discovered that there were then more than 55,800,000 references including quite … Continue reading

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Lloyd Geering – Distinguished Theologian and Sometime Heretic.

One of the unfortunate consequences of being a pioneer is that pointing to new paths does not endear you to those comfortable with the safer well-trodden tracks. Professor Lloyd Geering is now seen as more mainstream than he was to … Continue reading

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CONSERVATIVE VERSUS LIBERAL OR PROGRESSIVE CHRISTIANITY

If we look at the public face of Christianity in New Zealand we find a curious mix of traditional Christianity, orthodox sectarianism, evangelical and new life Churches at one end of the spectrum and those groups representing a smaller more … Continue reading

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